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PPT. about belly dance


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PPT. about belly dance

  1. 1. BELLY DANCE<br />By: Carolina Jiménez G.<br />
  2. 2. BELLY DANCE…<br />This dance is a Western term for traditional Middle Eastern dance styles.<br />Is a misnomer as all parts of the body are involved in the dance, the most important are the hips.<br />
  3. 3. ORIGINS…<br />Was originally danced by women for women, to demonstrate or ease childbirth.<br />
  4. 4. ORIGINS…<br />Belly dance was originated in Northern Africa and was spread by Caravans to other parts of the Middle East<br />
  5. 5. ORIGINS…<br />Another theory claims that belly dancing originated in Ancient Babylon introduce by Adnanite Arabs.<br />
  6. 6. COSTUME…<br />The most associated with belly dance is the bedlah. This costume includes:<br /><ul><li>A fitted top or bra
  7. 7. A fitted hip belt
  8. 8. Skirt or harem pants</li></li></ul><li>
  9. 9. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…<br />SHIMMY<br />A shimmering vibration of the hips. This vibration is created by moving the knees. Shoulder shimmy is also an important element of belly dance.<br />
  10. 10. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…<br />SWINGING ARMS<br />Important expressive means in belly dance and highlights the beauty and flexibility of the dancer.<br />
  11. 11. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…<br />Basic move. Helps alternate the weight on the legs and create impression of the swinging pelvis.<br />HIP PUNCHES<br />
  12. 12. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…<br />Rotating movements of the chest forward, up, back and down, create the impression of riding a camel.<br />UNDULATION<br />
  13. 13. VIDEO…<br /><br />
  14. 14. THANKS!!!!<br />