Popularly known as Bellydance, this age old dance has its origins in the Middle East. It was believed that it was used as a fertility ritual in ancient Egiptian, Greek and Turkish societies, practicing hip and belly movements.
Its different styles (Raks, Sharki, Baladi, Saidi, Shabi, Kalliji…) highlight women´s most feminine and sensual side, and also develop a deep body awareness and physical and mental benefits.
Besides of learning how to dissociate and coordinate different parts of the body, you also master the utilization of different props such as : Veil, Cane, Zills, Isis Wings, Sword, etc.
In these classes, you will deepen your study of classical and traditional musical styles ( Raks, Sharqui, Baladi, Tareb) but you will also be able to investigate new musical genres that embrace the newest and actual trends , like Oriental Pop, Romantic and Oriental-Groove.
Physical benefits: it strengthens arms and thighs, emphasizes the waist and corrects back and knee bad postures, soothes menstrual period pains and improves musical hearing skills.
Mental Benefits: it inprooves self - confidence, stimulates sensuality and feminity and develops coordination.