Diamond Cut Bellydance

Diamond Cut Bellydance: Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners with Irina Akulenko 2-DVD Set – belly dance

Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners with Irina Akulenko 2-DVD Set – belly dance (2013)
As distinct from Western dance forms, the movement in belly dance is more internally focused and requires finer muscle control. There are many torso and hip movements that are completely unique to this dance form. Created by New York City-based star bellydance instructor and performer Irina Akulenko, Diamond Cut Bellydance – Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners will help you learn the delicate nuances of belly dance as well as build an overall strong technique from the very beginning. Continue reading

Serpentine: Bellydance with Rachel Brice

Serpentine: Bellydance with Rachel Brice (TWO-DVD SET): Complete belly dancing instructional program, Belly dancing classes with yoga, How-to in Rachel’s tribal style belly dance, including full choreographies

(TWO-DVD SET): Complete belly dancing instructional program, Belly dancing classes with yoga, How-to in Rachel’s tribal style belly dance, including full choreographies.

Rachel Brice’s “Serpentine” DVD is full of superb instruction, both in belly dance and yoga, for the beginner and any serious student who wants to have perfect technique as a basis for their movements. The yoga warm-ups and strengthening exercises add to the belly dancing by giving agility and power to areas of the body most needed in belly dancing, like a flexible, strong back, and in facilitating the isolations in the torso. Continue reading