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Working with a Bellydancer: A Guide for Restaurant Staff

Working with a Bellydancer: A Guide for Restaurant Staff We are all here to give our customers the best possible experience. Let’s work together to achieve that! For waitstaff, it can be helpful to remember that the dancer is only there about 20 minutes. Because of this, the performance is not intended as background music […]


“Teaching Belly Dance” by Sara Shrapnell: A Review

“Teaching Belly Dance” by Sara Shrapnell: A Review Published in issue 52 of Bellydance Oasis Teaching Belly Dance by Sara Shrapnell aims to be a comprehensive book about setting up, planning, teaching and running belly dance classes. At 257 large-size pages, it contains loads of material and it’s evident that the author has many years […]


Boost your Body Image with Belly Dance

26 September 2014 As the weather warms up, and we emerge from our cocoons of winter clothing, some of us may be feeling uncomfortable about what is being revealed. Self-consciousness and dissatisfaction with our bodies is rife in modern society, especially for women; and springtime can usher in a wave of insecurity. Comparing ourselves to […]


Adventures in costume dyeing

Adventures in costume dyeing Sometimes costumes just aren’t the right colour. Or they have faded from use, washing or sunlight. If the embellishments are still good, here’s a way to bring them a new lease of lifeā€¦. Maybe. In the past I’ve had some success dyeing lycra-based costumes. Nylon lycra is easy to dye: it […]