March is Craft Month

Great belly dance crafts for Craft Month 2017

March is Craft Month! I know that most belly dancers love being crafty! Whether it’s making our own costumes, veils, hair pieces and more! I thought it would be fun to share some of the best belly dance craft ideas …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Vote for Belly Dance at Any Size for Best Blog

Please vote for Belly Dance at Any Size for Best Belly Dance Blog 2017

It’s that time of year, again! It’s time to vote for the Belly Dance Quickies Best Belly Dance Blog Award for 2017! I was honored to have this blog nominated for the award…and to make me even prouder, two of …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Top Ten Posts of 2016

Belly Dance at Any Size’s top 10 posts of 2016

Another year has come and gone and the end of 2016 marked the end of Belly Dance at Any Size’s third year! It was a great year for the site, despite the crazy upheaval in my life due to my …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Start 2017 off right with these belly dance affirmations

Start 2017 off right with these belly dance affirmations

I’m not a big fan of making new year’s resolutions, but I do take some time each new year to set and reevaluate my life goals. One thing that I would like to work on in 2017 is being less negative about …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


2016 Holiday Shopping Guide for Belly Dancers

2016 Holiday Shopping Guide for belly dancers

It’s time for the annual Belly Dance at Any Size Holiday Shopping Guide! Like last year, I reached out to vendors personally to get coupon codes–these are vendors that I love to shop from, so hopefully you will too. The vendors …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Five ways to join a new belly dance community

Five ways to join a new belly dance community

If you’ve recently moved, then you know how hard it can be to join a new belly dance community. Relationships take time to build and the same is true when in comes to making friends with belly dancers. Don’t worry though, …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 7

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 7

I did it! I completed 7 days of the makeup vlogging challenge! Check out day 1 here, day 2 here, day 3 here, day 4 here, day 5 here and day 6 here. You can also check out my inspiration from Davina here. Today I decided to try …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Andalee's Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 6

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 6

I’m so tired, y’all, but I made it for day 6 of the makeup vlogging challenge! Just one more day to go! Check out day 1 here, day 2 here, day 3 here, day 4 here and day 5 here. You can also check out my inspiration from …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Day 5 of the Makeup Vlogging Challenge

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 5

After taking the weekend off, I’m back for day 5 of the makeup vlogging challenge! Check out day 1 here, day 2 here, day 3 here and day 4 here. You can also check out my inspiration from Davina here. Today  I put on a makeup …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.


Makeup Vlogging Challenge Day 4

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 4

Sorry I skipped a day yesterday, but I really wasn’t up for it. I barely made it today–but I’m back for day 4 of the makeup vlogging challenge (I never said it would be 7 consecutive days)!  Check out day …

About Andalee

Andalee is the founder of Belly Dance at Any Size. She is an Oriental dancer and instructor from Durham, NC, now based in Montpellier, France. She has been dancing since 2005 and teaching since 2008. Her mission is to promote Oriental Dance (a.k.a. belly dance) as a respected and valid performance art.