- WWW.BALADI.COM - Brothers of the Baladi
based in Portland, OR. EXCELLENT band.
- High energy Tribal Fusion Troupe based
out of Tempe, Arizona. Combines American Tribal style and West African
influences into music and dance.
- New flute CD from Desert Wind! From
Parthenogenesis to Disco Beladi, exotic Middle Eastern rhythms and scales take
Andalin's passionate jazz / rock fluting to a whole new level
- WWW.SHIRA.NET - One of the very best Middle
Eastern Dance reference sites
- The Seattle Source For Middle Eastern Dance - Events & more in
the Seattle Area.
- WWW.BHUZ.COM - Excellent national dancer/event
- Recommended: Yahoo e-Group BELLYTALK provides news and events in the Seattle
area Go to www.yahoo.com to join! Moderated by Christie Pruitt... a
nice lady from Federal Way, WA.
- Recommended: Yahoo e-Group MEDPDX provides news and events in the Portland,
OR area Go to www.yahoo.com to join! Moderated by Taheyya
of Portland, OR.
- Nizana's Events Listings
- excellent source for events in the WA/OR area
- Middle Eastern dance Mondegreens!!!!
- bellydancer.info - http://www.bellydancer.info/ is where you
can find belly dancers photo galleries photographed by Sarah Skinner, NYC
events, bellydancer e-cards, shopping for dancewear and belly dance
- A valuable directory for information and
- WWW.JAREEDA.COM - Jareeda Magazine.
Edited by Mezdulene out of Oregon.
- WWW.ZAINAHART.COM - Zaina Hart of
Vancouver, WA. Producer of the Double Crown Belly Dance Competition
- WWW.HASANI.NET - Hasani of Gig Harbor,
WA. Producer of Hasani's Hafla, a quarterly dance event.
- WWW.CASBAHDANCE.ORG - Morocco of
NY. One of the world's foremost Middle Eastern dance researchers.
- WWW.VISIONARY DANCE.COM - The incredibly
unusual Delilah of Seattle's own site. Delilah sponsors a yearly Maui retreat,
and has produced some of the most unusual artistic belly dances I have ever
- Cindy Loader in Colorado has some hot candle dance work going....
and produces some really fun events!
- Belly Dance Super Store! 100's of CDs,
Videos and DVDs. Your spot for Accessories, Costumes,sandals, unitards and
- Deviant Dance
- Deviant Dance troupe, workshops, and
classes by Grace. Based in Portland, Oregon and the San Francisco Bay Area.
"...a mystical experience seasoned with a fine sprinkling of
- Irida, belly dance
- Site of a French belly dancer:
information, forum, directory of the Arabic culture, online
Bellydance - Isiris teaches Beginner, Intermediate and
a prenatal bellydance class called MotherDance-Bellydancing thru
- belly dance in Mauritius. please contact
- NADI Belly
Dance - NADI, the Northwest Association of Middle
Eastern Dancers International, promotes ME dance and music around the Pacific
Northwest and beyond. NADI sponsors workshops, haflas, and other events, and has
a website, In addition, there is a newsletter, a monthly open dance venue and
discounts for NADI members. NADI members include performers, musicians, and
- Nizana's Middle Eastern Dance Site - Nizana is the Director
of Desert Silk Dance Co, and is an instructor in Eastern and Central WA. Also on
her page is a link to an events listing for the PNW and beyond.
- NW Bellydance
Source - NW Bellydance Source is a comprehensive
resource site for bellydancing in Oregon, Washington and British
- Oasis Dance
Camp - The original and longest running (19
years)dance camp for belly dancers in the USA with three locations annually --
Traverse City, MI in September, Vashon Island, WA in October, and St. Augustine,
FL in November. Cassandra is the principle teacher. Nicole LeCorgne is the
resident drummer. Each year a different guest teacher joins the staff. 2003 the
guest teachers are Jillina in MI, Dalia Carella in WA, and Hadia in
bellydance - sahara's website, devoted to the Art of
Middle Eastern Dance! I created this web site to share my Passion for the Dance
- Saqra's Web Site
- This is a test entry, but feel free to
check our name book, articles on belly dance, listings of events, shopping and
- School Of Egyptian
Bellydancing - Sarita Mileta is the director and
principal instructor. Her website has links many resources for dancers as well
as interesting articals
- Soraya's Mid-East Dance
and Music Productions - Internationally acclaimed, Middle Eastern
arts entertainment agency for Arabic concerts with famous singings stars, Casino
showrooms, fancy weddings and Zeffa, corporate theme parties, black tie soirees,
art museums and the like selectively.
- The Big Drums
- Middle Eastern music and dance news and
events in the California Central Valley. Online home of the band MIRAGE of
Fresno, California and the Bay Area: Performers of classic Armenian and Middle
Eastern songs with an a modern twist!
Tassels - Twisted Tassels Tribal Dance Troupe,
Twisted Tassels Tribal Dance Belts hand-made for the quality-minded dancer, and
classes in the Hudson Valley of New York.
- worldBellyDance.com -
worldBellyDance.com - for the latest news
on Belly Dance Bellydance - Based in Bristol, England. Bellydance events,
workshops, classes, dvd's, costumes, music and trips.
- Aleili combines belly dancing and yoga
techniques to build strength, flexibility and body awareness to support the
dancer whether it's just for fun and fitness or for a maximum performance. She
is the director for "The Veils of the Nile" dance company and her "Yoga for
Belly Dancers" video is widely used by yoga and dancers alike. Classes,
privates, performances and workshops available. It's all on her website at
Director - World music and dance troupe
BELLISSIMONDE's bio, description, mission, CD info and performance news. Also
long-winded belly/dance history.
- Performer and instructor for the
- Dance Ethnologist, Dancer,
Choreographer - Helene is an international touring artist
and scholar who researches, teaches and performs traditional dance from the
areas between North Africa and Central Asia. She has ongoing training programs
in the Seattle area as well as around the world.
- Dancers of the Mystic
Rose - The Dancers of the Mystic Rose are a
professional performing troupe that also give students the opportunity to
perform in live stage shows and events. Located in Roselle, IL.
Rain - A growing ensemble of bellydancers
committed to the dance. Sponsors of the Emerald Rain Bellydance Competition, in
- Fire Spirit Belly
Dance - Let Belly Dancer Zelia share with you her
fiery spirit! A dazzling performer who thrives on enchanting her audience
members with her energy and charm. Also, a dynamic instructor who is well-known
for her unique and creative choreographies. Check out her on-line boutique for
an array of hip scarves available for purchase.
- Javarah - Javarah performs & teaches Egyptian
style Middle Eastern Dance in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Visit the site
for lots of great bellydance links, or answers to your questions about
- Neo-Egyptian dancer from Ojai CA. "If I
can't dance...I don't want your revolution!"
Ahlam - Tribal Bellydance instructor on the west
side. Fun and challenging for any level! Currently teaching at PCC - Rock Creek
and Rebekah Hall (TV Hwy & SW 185th). I even offer a how-to notebook with
- Leylah Jamal
- This site gives my bio, contact
information, performance and workshop information, and how to book me for your
next special event.
- Magic of Oriental
Dance - Promo of international performer as well
as belly dance directories,on-line lessons, articles, interviews, music
downloads and opinion polls.
- Margo - Middle Eastern
Dance - Margo Abdo O'Dell is a renowned teacher,
performer and choreographer of Middle Eastern dance whom reviewers have called
"fiery exciting, charismatic, and inspirational." Noted for her polished
technique and expressiveness, she artfully combines them to form a beautiful,
authentic dance experience. She is a dance artist who enjoys sharing her
Lebanese heritage with students and audiences through the medium of
Bellydancer - Hi! my name is Mariana and I write from
Caracas - Venezuela. In this Web you will find information about presentations
and events, in addition to some referring articles of interest to the
- Nalini's website
- Nalini's Belly dance and Indian Classical
dance Kathak-style. Photos, video, bellydance costumes handmade by
- Outi is a professional performer,
instructor and choreocrapher based in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to
classical and modern Egyptian style she has studied Egyptian folklore (including
Milaya Leff, Haggala, Nubian, Fellahi, Simsimeya) and some other folk dances
like Tunisian, Gulf Khaleegy and Lebanese Dabka.
- Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern
Dance Troupe - Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance
Troupe is located in Charleston SC. We perform professionally and also teach
group and private classes in cabaret and tribal style where you can incorporate
the use of zils, veils, canes and sword balancing.
- Raks Sharki - Performances and
Instruction - Yosifah is a professional belly dancer
and instructor in Martinez and Lafayette in the San Francisco Bay Area. She
hostesses many dancer haflas, so let her know if you will be in her
- Raqs Halim
- Weaving together dance styles and
cultural nuances from the Near and Middle East, North Africa, India, Spain, and
all along the Romany trail, Raqs Halim performs a distinct blend of group and
solo improvised and choreographed dance pieces that are both beautiful and
mesmerizing. Bellydance is one of the most ancient forms of dance, passed down
from grandmother to mother to daughter, generation to generation. Tribal styles
of bellydance strive to express the spirit of celebration, sacredness and
- RAQS JAWAHIR
- Colorado area dancer, photos, links to
other sites, bio, and more...
- Shahrazad Dance
Ensemble of Seattle - A performance by Shahrazad Dance Ensemble
brings to the stage beautiful folkloric dances of the Levant, Egypt, North
Africa, and the Persian Gulf. The troupe also performs American belly dance and
fusion dance by their alter egos the Wild Women of Wongo.
- Shimmer Middle
Eastern Dance Studio - Bellydance performances for
corporate/private events by South African studio Shimmer. Tuition for all ages.
Join the fun or spice up your event!
- Suzanna - A Seattle-area dancer, described by Saqra
as a "powerhouse".
- The Goddess
Dancing - Located in Boston, MA, The Goddess
Dancing provides info on prenatal belly dance, Goddess Dance, ritual
performance, and belly dance and fitness. Read articles, find links, get music,
see a clip of our intstructional video, and photos of our theatrical prodcutions
all on our website. Join our email group or send us a note we'd love to hear
Teacher - Learn the wonderful moves to this
beautiful and empowering dance of grace! Located at The Rebekah/Odd Fellows Hall
SW 185th & Shaw (Between T.V. Hwy & the Aloha Post Office) $10 per
lesson, Thursday nights - Ongoing, 7:30pm - 9:00pm, Drop-in's are always welcome
- Yazmina Zarod & Sahara
Stars WebSite - "Sahara Stars" the FIRST middle eastern
dance company ever founded in the northwest of Mexico! director and founder
YAZMINA ZAROD from Tijuana, BAJA CALIFORNIA MEXICO.
- Zanbaka's Online Bazaar and Instruction -
Zanbaka teaches a mix of folkloric, world fusion, and tribal technique. Her
repertoire is based on the improvisational concepts of Gypsy Caravan and
FatChanceBellyDance, infused with more elements of Middle Eastern Folkloric,
Flamenco, West African, and East Indian Orissi Dance. Zanbaka's vision of tribal
dance is a balance between the old and the new, traditional dances blended with
the innovation of improv. She is one of the founding members of Raqs
- Berkeley Belly Dancer
Zabaneh - Middle eastern, Flamenco, Latin
dancer/teacher in Miami, Florida.
- SeaFattle - Important
support and information site for women of size and one heck of a fun group.
One of the few goups to get a Seattle varience to be able to throw bathroom
scales off the Space Needle for national No-Diet Day. Check out the site
if only to see if they still have info on how to find the site to teach women
how to pee standing up.
- The Hunger Site - Help
send food to hungry people around the world with just a mouse-click. It's
not a hoax.
- Real Goods - Since 1978,
a great place to shop for ecologically-sound products.
- The Stranger - Companion
website to one of Seattle's best free alternative papers; contains events
calendar, reviews, alternative news, features, etc.
- Bijou Cafe - Home of a
wide variety of alternative film (from short clips to full-length) available
in streaming video.
- On-Line Books
Page - A great compendium of free books online, run by the University
- Another Urban Legends Reference
Page - This site from the San Fernando Valley Folklore Association
thoroughly and painstakingly documents rumors and urban legends. It's the
best way to get the truth - or untruth - behind all those warnings that come
to your In box. Very useful and very interesting to browse, too.
- Apoet2's Webshots
Home Page - Hundreds of simply great pictures,
Including 2 albums with pictures from the Mediterranean Fantasy Festival from
2003, and most of an album from Med Fest 2002. Please feel free to download and
use all the pictures you want so long as it is for you personal, non-commercial
- Belly Up Ads around the
world! - Welcome to bellyupads.com, your source
for info, products and services related to belly dancing and belly ads around
- "Rak On! Bellydance" is a 1/2 hour,
locally produced TV show that began production in MAY 2004 in the Puget Sound
area. The show's focus is on local bellydancers (soloist, duets and troupes) of
a variety of Bellydance styles including Cabaret, American Tribal, Fusion, etc.
"Rak On! Bellydance" airs weekly (On Tuesday nites & Thursday
- A'Kai Silks ~~~ Divine Dancing
Silk Veils and Clothing - Beautiful, one of a kind silk dancing
veils for belly dancers. All custom dyed original. SPECIALING IN WHOLESALE
ORDERS!! Ask about a free silk veil. Silk is available in rectangular or true
half circle shapes. Silk clothing includes matching SILK skirt and veil sets for
bellydance and silk fringed shawls.
- Australian Belly dance
Store - Australian Belly dance store.Purchase
Belly dance costumes online. Phone orders accepted. Devs showroom is located on
the Sunshine Coast Queensland.
- B Sharp
Fabrics - A full-service fabric shop that does
fittings, too! The proprietress is experienced in both bellydance and
re-enactment and understands the odd needs that can come up....
- Belilah Online
- Harem pants, handmade cholis, Peruvian
jewelry, hand-dyed silk veils, tribal jewelry, videos, hipscarves and much more
at affordable prices. Also information on dancers, classes and seminars in the
Southeastern United States.
- Belly Dance Costumes and Dancewear
- Patterns and fabric for belly dancing
including nylon/Lycra stretch knits, metallics, velvet, and silk. Also sewing
notions and trims. And all at discounted prices.
- Creative Crystal Company
iron-on rhinestones, applicators and trims - Wholesale to public Swarovski Austrian
crystal iron-on rhinestones, jewels, transfer motifs and trims. Manufacturer of
the BeJeweler electric rhinestone applicator. Custom transfers, craft kits and
pattern books. Free decorating information and tips. Order securely online, by
mail or phone. Showroom in Sarasota, Florida.
- AMAZING Authentic Vintage SILK Kimono,
Obi, and Fabric Collections of Japan from 1900s - 1950s, great
- Miss Belly Dance shopping
website *** Free Shipping!!!!*** - Quality bellydance costumes, hip scarfs,
coin belts, skirts, tops, veils and accessories are handmade in Turkey according
to traditional and modern belly dance costume designs. In addition to costumes
we sell hand crafted jewelry to accent your outfit.
- Offering information and products for to
those interested in raqs el sharki, more commonly known as belly dancing. Visit
us today and review our Bulletin Board, free coloring pages, and
- Belly dance costumes on the rack or
custom costuming for all sizes. Specializing in custom beaded headbands and coin
belts. Other supplies include body stockings, tribal jewelry and much more.
Quality at affordable prices.
- Versatile, stay-put glitter for your eyes
and body! Unique sugar adhesive won't hurt your eyes, and keeps the glitter
looking great all day long!
- owner /
designer - quality one of a kind belly dance
costumes. hand made beaded jewelry. crystal stones, tea lights,
- Simply Stylish
- Belly dance attire from practice to
performanc. Harem pants, skirts, veils, and tops made out of cottons, rayons,
and polyester microfibers. Available in a rainbow of colors and reasonably
- The Copper Camel
- Looking for something fun and unusual?
Offers elongated pennies especially designed for the belly dance community.
Currently three style to choose fromm, with or without dangles, pressed on real
- The Gypsy Den
- Online belly dance shop in Australia
specialising in classwear and silk veils.
- Velvet Peacock
Designs - Classy, decadent & sexy Tribal Belly
Dance Costumes, Tribal Gypsy Belly Dance Costumes, Ghawazee Coats, Lady Pirate
Inspired and Medieval Fantasy Costumes & other fine Velvet Fashions.
Everything is hand made in Maui, Hawaii, USA. Medieval fantasy and lady pirate
inspired costumes coming soon!
online - The first Kurdish online shop for all
yours special Kurdish gifts, promotion material with your own dimension, logo
and text, publicity, others accessories, Kurdish flags, Kurdish clothes, music,
books, maps, posters with Kurdish dimension and text. Every where, every time
easy shopping and safely pay with your credit card.
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