Tanha Joy of Life

Tanha Joy of Life

It’s that time of the year again for our annual student showcase. This year we celebrate life and anti voilence against women. Tanha – Joy of Life a fundraiser for Bet Sheekoom. This year our ladies wanted to raise funds and awareness for a charity that...
Miss Belly Dance South Africa

Miss Belly Dance South Africa

At the beginner of August, we jetted off to Johannesburg to attend the Miss Belly Dance South Africa competition and festival. We had so much fun and Jessica created a wonderful video library of the event. Which says so much more than words can about the friends we...
9th World Belly Dance Day

9th World Belly Dance Day

It’s that time of year again. As we finalize our preparations for our 9th Annual World Belly Dance Day Celebration. Each year we strive to bring you something a little different! This year is no exception. We are partnering with Bonamia Restaurant in Walker...
Music Selection

Music Selection

Creating music for your class takes time and patience, we follow a formula to both educate and make the CD fun to listen too. Once Melanie and I have finalized the syllabus for the year, I start with each class’s CD. Firstly I find warmup music. I look for music that...
Shahrzad Durban 2018

Shahrzad Durban 2018

The lovely Senta from Maya Company in Durban invited Shahrzad and Marshall to be her guest for the end of May 2018. We hopped onto a plane and jetted off to learn from these amazing performers. Between us we attended all Shahrzad and Marshall’s workshops, they...
World Belly Dance 2018

World Belly Dance 2018

We work so hard preparing for a show and in a blink of an eye, it’s over. It was our 8th Annual World Belly Dance Show this last weekend. With so many people helping us make a success of the show! I thought it fitting to write a blog to thank all those people...
Questions

Questions

So often your block to starting something new is not knowing what to expect. I sent out a quick survey and asked the ladies what “Questions” would be best answered for those ladies who are uncertain about “Oriental Belly Dance”. The top...