Johnny Cash at the University Concert Hall, Limerick 1993, Glucksman Library. Licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Johnny Cash: Belly dance role model?

Ok, bear with me here, I promise this is going to make sense! Recently I was out for dinner with my husband, and “I Walk the Line” by Johnny Cash came on the stereo. Immediately, my toe started tapping and …


Jean Léon Gérôme

The hafla how-to

Is there just “no place to dance” in your dance community? Maybe there are three or four shows a year with themes you don’t like, or styles you don’t dance, or a queue of 50 dancers for 14 show spots? …


How to make a plus size costume

The making of a plus size belly dance costume

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned since starting this website, it’s that belly dancers are really interested in learning more about making belly dance costumes, especially plus size women who have a harder time finding ready-to-wear costumes that fit …