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.


Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 3

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 3

For day 3 of the makeup vlogging challenge, I kicked things up a notch. I’ve decided to go more and more dramatic each day to keep things exciting! Check out day 1 here and day 2 here. You can also check out …

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 2

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 2

Welcome back to my makeup vlogging challenge for day 2. Check out day 1 here. You can also check out my inspiration from Davina here. Day two is what I call my “Day to Night” look. I know a lot …

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 1

Andalee’s Makeup Vlogging Challenge: Day 1

I was so inspired by Davina’s July’s makeup challenge that I wanted to give it a go for myself (plus, I’ve always wanted to try vlogging), so I’ve put together my own little makeup challenge. I’m only going to start …

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.


Taking a break from belly dance

Taking a break from belly dance

I think most of you know that I have moved to the south of France. I have been here for a little over 2 months and I absolutely love it here! It has not been without its challenges, especially the …

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.


Belly dancing with chronic pain: Andalee's story

Belly dancing with chronic pain: Andalee’s story

Back in April we heard from Tracy about her experience with fibromyalgia and how that has affected her ability to belly dance. I, too, suffer from fibromyalgia and have had it for quite sometime, although it took me forever to …

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.


2015 Belly Dance at Any Size Holiday Shopping Guide

2015 Holiday Shopping Guide for belly dancers

Last year, I posted the first Belly Dance at Any Size Holiday Shopping Guide and it was such a great success that I thought I would make another one this year (maybe it will be an annual thing!). This time …

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.


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 …

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.


Who is considered a plus size belly dancer?

Inspirational curvy Oriental dancers

Sometimes we all just need a little bit of pretty in our life to serve as inspiration. I’ve decided to curate a list of some of my favorite curvy belly dancers. Because I am an Oriental dancer, these will all …

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.


Q & A with Sophia Ravenna

This Belly Dance at Any Size Q & A features Sophia Ravenna. Sophia is a regular contributor on the site and has been a welcome addition to the writing team. She lives and dances in Tucson, AZ.  She enjoys performing fusion …

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.