The Gift of Dance
Bellydance classes are fun and rewarding, allowing you to gain a new skill set, develop an appreciation of Middle Eastern dance, music, and culture, and meet new friends. Class registrations with optional hip scarf and zill bag gift sets will be available in a few days can be purchased here. Gift certificates are available if you are registering someone as a gift. General gift certificates are available as well and allow the student to choose their own combination of classes, private lessons, or workshops and use it anytime throughout the year!
For further recommendations on music, DVDs, books, and more visit Sahina's full online store here!
Julie Eason's new Practice Prompts book is a great option for guiding at home practice and Lauren's journal is a great way for students to keep track of what they are studying. There are also many fun books on bellydance history available.
Feeling Crafty or Shopping for a Dancer Who Likes to Sew?
Crocheted Zill Mufflers- Zill mufflers help to keep down the volume of zills so dancers can practice without disturbing the neighbors. Instructions to crochet them are available for free here.
Veils- Veils are easy to make if you have a serger. Just buy a 3 yard length of light weight polyester chiffon (as floaty and light as you can find), serge a 3 yard by 45" rectangle, and you're done!
Hair Flowers- Hair flowers are super fun to wear andeasy to make, plus they can be worn for dance or a night out!
Canes- Easy to make and affordable, just follow this handy instructional.
Headdresses- A lovely way to accessorize any costume. You can find easy to follow instructions and a materials shopping list here.
My adventures in dance, music, costume design...