Spring 2017 Class Resources
Hello and welcome to the spring semester of belly dance classes! Look to this page to find resources to compliment your study of the dance, including curriculum, notes, handouts, video tutorials, and more!
Intermediate Belly Dance
Please bring a silk or chiffon veil to each class!
Apr 19: Welcome! Twisty shimmy and vibration shimmy.
Apr 26: Horizontal and vertical hip figure 8’s. Veil frames & transitions. Begin choreo.
May 3: Camel & reverse camel. Veil spins and wraps.
May 10: Hip circle and hip figure 8 on the side. Review veil moves.
May 17: Hip circles and pelvic circles.
May 24: Stomach pulse and head slide. Finish choreo.
May 31: Double veil!
June 7: DRESS REHEARSAL
Choreography Practice Video
Our song is “Kadouka el Mayas” by Melissa.
Download the Choreography Notes
Spring Student Showcase
Sunday, June 11 at the Arts Barn Theater in Gaithersburg
more information coming soon!
New Music this Semester!
We’ll be dancing to selected songs from the following albums. Some of this music is available to download from Amazon and/or iTunes.* For additional music recommendations for practice and performance, be sure to check out my blog post, “The Best Belly Dance Albums.”
- Now the Best of Indie Arabia, various artists
- Amina, Essam Kareeka, and Saad Alsagher
- Bazaar Night, various artists
- Bellydance Hits to Shake Your Hips, various artists
- Electro Fusion Bellydance, various artists
- Le Best of REG Project, REG Project
- Modern Belly Dance from Lebanon: The Dance of the Princess, Emad Sayyah
- Now Arabia 2017, various artists
- Play it Loud and Electro Oriental, Said Mrad
- Shadowbox, Beats Antique
*Linked albums are available to download from Amazon. Please note, these are affiliate links. If you purchase the music from Amazon after using my link, Amazon will give me a small commission for referring you. It doesn’t change the cost of the music, or otherwise affect your purchase, in any way. If you would prefer not to use an affiliate link, just search for the album from Amazon’s homepage.