How to sell your belly dance costumes online

How to sell your belly dance costumes online

One of the things that often surprises people who don’t know much about belly dance is the used costume market. They raise their eyebrows at the high prices, yet are fascinated to hear that I bought my favorite costume second-hand …


Building inclusive belly dance communities

Building inclusive belly dance communities

Sounds like a great idea, right? “Inclusive Belly Dance Community.” Everyone doing “their thing” and supporting everyone else doing “their thing.” Everyone getting the exact same opportunities and support…easy peasy! But wait…there are factors we can’t control in our environments, …


Just add assiut

Need an instant costume? Just add assiut!

Assiut is a hand crafted textile, made in Egypt by women working in their home studios. Long prized by belly dancers for its ethnographic appeal, wear-ability, sparkle and shine. Assiut is made from metal wire, or plate, that is about 1/8” wide. The …