A Belly Dance Teacher’s Promise

A belly dance teacher’s promise

With January come and gone I have had time to reflect on the traditional “weight loss” season where we often get an influx of students into our classes. Many enter the classroom for the first time unsure, and positive that …




What makes a belly dancer beautiful?

What makes a belly dancer beautiful?

I have been thinking a lot recently about what makes a belly dancer beautiful. Far too often I feel like we get sucked into the black hole of comparing ourselves to others. We look at the lithe legs, flawless bellies, …


Healing through belly dance

Healing through belly dance

Editor’s note: I don’t usually post trigger warnings before posts, but I felt that this post merited one. Please read with care, or skip, if you are triggered by talk of sexual assault. I’ve been wrestling with whether or not …