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March 7, 2018

Have you ever thought of taking a bellydance class? Like most people who have contemplated shaking their hips or rolling their belly, you probably talked yourself out of doing it because you thought you could never "move like that" or you have no rhythm or anything else you could possibly say to talk yourself out of getting to a class. Instead of thinking about how you might move think about how the dance might move you.

It's amazing what happens in a bellydance class (I will use the term bellydance throughout this piece, but Oriental Dance is a more proper term). We shimmy, shake and break a sweat. We laugh a lot and are amazed by the things our bodies can do. We're also so enamored by how gorgeous we feel when body parts start shaking. As soon as a bellydance newbie walks in the room, they shed their inhibitions to relax, let go and have a good time. Hey, it’s a celebration! But that's just one small piece of what happens in class. Bonds are formed. Spirits are lifted. People are empo...

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