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THE HISTORY OF BELLY DANCING

Long ago when belly dance and the female body was worshipped and sensuality in the dance blended with the spiritual, uniting mind and body and spirit, Today this art form known takes on many forms.

Belly dance was first introduced to mankind during the first civilizations in the Sumerian times originating as far back as 7000 BC . One of the first freest forms of expressions known in history which began as a fertility dance called dance of the stomach or Belly dance and is a direct descendent of all the dances and has evolved since. Today it still reflects the respect for the body as a creation of nature and temple of the soul and has been practiced by many cultures around the world.

Belly dancing was introduced to America public in 1893, by promoter Sol Bloom, at the Chicago World's Fair. Eighteenth-century French explorers travelling in Egypt witnessed performers of a curious dance, after observation of the belly dancers these Frenchmen termed the dance ” dance du ventre” (” dance of the stomach” ).

Belly dance is a non-impact, weight-bearing exercise and is suitable for all ages. Many of the moves involve isolations, which improves flexibility of the torso. Belly dance moves are beneficial to the spine, as the full-body undulation moves lengthens (decompress) and strengthens the entire column of spinal and abdominal muscles in a gentle way. The legs and long muscles of the back are strengthened by hip movements.

Belly Dance improves, coordination, reflexes, muscle memory, muscle toning, musicality, strengthens quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteus minimus and the gluteus maximums, arms, strengthens the back muscles improving posture and prevents back injuries, aids in digestion, relives stress.

The movement of BD opens up the line of the seven energy centers called Chakras. Balancing the central nervous system from the base of the spine the serpent or Kundalini . Empowering bringing vitality, health, and boosts self-stem. 

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