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    Belly Dance Home Page - One of the most complete listings of Belly Dance URLs, with some excellent articles on the same site. (Don't let the stark presentation put you off!)

    Belly Dancing - Art Of Middle Eastern Dance - A comprehensive web site on belly dancing. It features poetry, translated song lyrics, a glossary of belly dance terms, tips and tricks, finger cymbal rhythms, Egyptian goddesses, and much more. For everyone from beginners to bellydance pros.

    Middle Eastern Dance and Healing - Information about Raqs Sharqi (belly dance). Article covers information on the different Middle Eastern dance styles, instruments, costuming, and props.

    Morocco and the Casbah Dance Experience - The web site of one of the leading researchers of dance traditions in the Middle East and North Africa. Articles on Oriental dance and childbirth, floor work, ethics of ethnic.

    The Gilded Serpent - An online magazine focused on Middle Eastern dance, arts, travel, and culture.

    International Dance Discovery - The IDD Dancezine, which is a collection of poetry, essays, and fiction about dance as a transformative experience, a spiritual healing, and/or karmic journey. Also lists recommended dance readings, and the Little Egypt Home Page.

    Madame Mozuna's Caravanserai - A nice belly dancing site: Quotes, suggestions on finding dance music, lyrics to a couple of songs translated into English, and a glossary defining more than 50 terms.

    Ottoman Traders Guild - Ottoman Traders portray an Ottoman Turkish Trading Caravan of the mid-1500's. The web site for this Renaissance performance guild offers historical information about mid-eastern music and dance.

    Visionary Dance Productions - In addition to commercial information about Delilah's classes, videos, music, and retreats, the "Ideas And Images" page of this web site leads to a number of interesting articles about belly dancing written by Delilah. Look for the section called "Alexandra's Library". Unfortunately, a lot of tantalizing article titles haven't yet been linked to anything, but there's enough there to be worth visiting.

    Edmund W. Frick Web Site - One corner of Ed's site features a photo gallery of belly dancers and links to belly dancing web sites. - An online community for Middle Eastern arts. Includes a directory, event listings, discussion boards, articles and an auction area where dancers, musicians and merchants may buy and sell items.

    Belly Dance Gallery - Photographs and links of belly dancers. By Jeff Oberman.

    Belly Dancer Breast Cancer Survey - An online survey that explores how belly dancing has helped breast cancer patients through the recovery process. Includes both the survey questions that you can respond to and also the results so far.

    Al Mustarib - A newsletter to serve the dancers and musicians of the Middle-Eastern persuasion in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), as well as those whose interest includes Middle-Eastern Culture.

    Dance! - For Middle-Eastern & ethnic dance. Directories for bands, books, dancers, costumers, events, music, teachers, troupes, videos, and workshops.

    Forbidden Dance - Article about belly dancing that appears on the InnerSelf web site.

    Atea's Magical Motion Belly Dance Scene - Atea sells instructional belly dance videos, cassettes and cds and gives classes. Site includes several informational articles to read.

    Belly Dancing by Desert Moon Dance Academy of St. Louis, Missouri - Belly dancing classes by Arleah and the Desert Moon Dance Academy in St. Louis, Missouri. Includes articles with definitions of some dance-oriented terms, and information about Middle Eastern music. Excellent collections of dance-oriented links that is well organized into categories and points to very informational web sites.

    Botticelli - Features belly dance classes and performances in Roskilde, Denmark by Botticelli and her troupe, Jumanah. Also an extensive technique section with text and diagrams explaining how to do a variety of belly dance moves. Site is in both English and Danish.

    Boulder Bellygrams By Maria - Recipes, product reviews, humor, lists of television shows and movies that feature belly dancers, and information about Maria, a belly dancer in Boulder, Colorado.

    Zaida Bellydancing for Older Women - Several articles exploring topics related to belly dancing that are particularly slanted to the needs of older women, but interesting even for younger ones!

    Omphalo-Stepses - Great resource for instructions on making belly dance costume items, plus a gallery of antique photos/dance art.

    Middle Eastern Dance in New Mexico - Guide to events, teachers, and vendors in Albuquerque and other areas of New Mexico for Middle Eastern dance. All dance information is welcome and encouraged.

    Middle Eastern Dance Resource Guide - Very informative belly dancing web site. FAQs, World-wide teachers listing, vendor listing, and contact list.

    Middle Eastern Dance - - Online community featuring articles, opinion poll, discussion forums, and occasional contests, all related to belly dancing.

    Bellydance Museum - Collection of rare postcards, film posters, engravings and other paraphernalia on Oriental dance.

    1001 Nights On The Internet - A Germany-based resource site on belly dancing. Content in both German and English. Includes Middle Eastern recipes, a directory of Middle Eastern names with their meanings, German-language translations of some Arabic songs, a German-language forum, an article with an overview of belly dance, and a rudimentary Arabic language lesson.

    The Joy of Belly Dance - In addition to information about this troupe based in Queensland, Australia, this site also offers discussion forums and links to costume information.

    Virginia: Bellydance by Anthea (Kawakib, Atesh) - Anthea's site for information on belly dance, classes, costumes, performance, Diva Dancers, bellygrams, links, photos, Anthea's resume, Kawakib's Dance Tips.

    Bellydance With Selket - Bellydance site based in Chico, California. Selket mixes in her own humor, performance tips and a dance names database with an ever-growing library of links.

    Yasmina's Belly Dance Home Page - A very informative web site. Yasmina has eight articles to read, some jokes, a limerick, reviews of nine videos, music reviews, a series of "Spotlight" articles on dancers and troupes, and a lot more. Better yet, she regularly adds new material to her site, so it keeps growing and is worth coming back to visit from time to time to see what's new.

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