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Early childhood parenting and Belly dance

Early childhood parenting and Belly dance

I’ve been a bellydancer for around 13 years and a mum for nearly 9, so a huge portion of my dancing life has been while learning and growing into becoming the mother I really want to be. The major challenge I’m sure many belly dancing mums face, is finding... read more
A guide to dancing in restaurants

A guide to dancing in restaurants

Last weekend, my belly dance partner Sonia and I were booked for an event at an Adelaide restaurant, which presented a quite a few logistical challenges. After dancing at many restaurants (including this event) I’ve learnt some important tips on trying to ensure... read more

Top 9 FREE Apps for belly dance and productivity

Hey lovely dancers! I’ve compiled a list of my favourite apps that inspire my belly dance practice and they are Free! Can’t complain with that They are not ‘how to bellydance” type apps but apps that I find really helpful. I’d love to... read more

10 signs you are a belly dance addict

Have you ever wondered if you are suffering from a belly dance addiction? Well here is a check list to confirm your belly dance obsession or to lay your fears to rest! 10 signs you are a belly dance addict 1) You know what the latest costume fads are 2) You hoard lots... read more
The “Vata” dancer (from an Ayurvedic perspective)

The “Vata” dancer (from an Ayurvedic perspective)

Ok so I am mildly obsessed with Ayurvedic healing right now. You know when you hear something from someone, read it or sense it (usually it’s the third time) and know there’s something in It? Well this happened to me with Ayurveda. I’ve been... read more

Some gigs are hard!

98% of gigs are great! However sometimes challenging circumstances can happen which often prove to be vital experiences which you can add to your “lessons learnt” list. So we had a gig booked at an outdoor event on a boiling hot day. Jivan’s... read more

Performing must know

A small minority of dancers may feel the pull to start dancing professionally. Many people feel that dancing for restaurants, clubs, parties etc is the ultimate goal which will bring fulfilment and joy, but it is not for everyone! It is important to think about... read more
Highly Sensitive Dancer

Highly Sensitive Dancer

Many years ago I read a book “The highly sensitive person” it resonated with me so much and helped me to understand many of my own traits, as well as my son who is also highly sensitive. The author and national bestseller, Elaine Aron defines it as a... read more
Pristine Posture Vs technique Junkie

Pristine Posture Vs technique Junkie

When I talk about posture I mean “whole body posture”, rather than referring to the spine and shoulders alone. As a dancer it is vital to be aware of how your posture can be improved and where there are possible imbalances. If you are a dancer who really... read more
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