Friday, September 26, 2014

First round of practice videos and some beautiful dancers!

For Ramsey Beginners



Music can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwbElWTUF2rxSE1HYXNqVzZHeVE/edit?usp=sharing

For Ramsey Intermediates


And just for fun - two of my all time favorite dancers, Aziza and Tito!!






Monday, September 22, 2014

Videos for Ramsey Beginners

Review of combos



Previous performance of Batwannis Beek


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Video Goodness

Since I won't be in class this week, I've gathered a few resources for you in case you want to practice.  Intermediates, even these basics are a good review.  Or put on your favorite music and dance!

Hips Ups and Downs (simple hip isolations)
http://youtu.be/sVa1Obny1Uc

Arms (including the dreaded snake arm :) and hip circles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8qYYyKkFyg

Scoops (Upward figure 8s)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6SQWJQechA

Shoulder Shimmies, Chest slides and lifts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMJ7f5VIsUs

Hip circles and walking hip circles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMJ7f5VIsUs

3/4 vs 4/4 shimmy and 3/4 shimmy practice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXhpU2Tho08

Awesome video overview of the history of bellydance
http://youtu.be/zg9_mWFocxc

And just for the intermediates - a little layering practice!
http://youtu.be/H6Jj7ofXFC0
and
http://youtu.be/pID7oN_PUPQ

And for fun -Tito!!  http://youtu.be/Hnc4DapuE_4