The Belly Dance Studio

Yes! You CAN Belly Dance… We Have FUN Classes for YOU at The Belly Dance Studio

Do you know how many times we at The Belly Dance Studio hear these words: “Oh I think Belly Dance is so fun to watch, but I can’t move my body like that” ?????????????????????????????????????? Guess what… You CAN! Now, not all of us have a natural ability to dance like Shakira (Who, by the way, […]

Dee’s Diary. . .

How to Succeed at Weight Loss Without Really Trying!   September 6th. . . This is the story of my transformation!  It chronicles my surprising, ongoing journey, not only of weight loss, but of learning how to accept and love myself. . .just as I am along the way!  Because, let’s face it, we all […]

Watermelon Soup — with Feta!!

  Watermelon  Soup — with Feta!!     What do we still have right now in Southeast Texas?  Even though it’s September, we still have the sweet summer taste of watermelons. . .watermelon is still in season!  Albiet not for long, pumpkins are quickly replacing them in the produce aisle shortly.   While we still […]

Avoiding the Belly Bulge!

Avoiding the Belly Bulge! A report from the Mayo Clinic Health Newsletter crossed our path today, with a few surprising causes for that bloated belly that we wanted to share. We know, when you feel bloated one of the last things you want to do is head to the gym, but exercising is exactly what […]

Lady Lysette. . .her thoughts on Belly Dancing!

Don’t Discount the Full-Figured Belly Dancer Are all belly dancers thin?  Can full-figured ladies find fun and acceptance in belly dance? member Lady Lysette shares her first-hand experiences and thoughts on this subject. Obviously I am not your stereotypical Belly Dancer, but only in one way, my shape.  I am a Full-Figured woman, and have […]

Anytime Avocado and Cucumber Salad!

Avocado and Cucumber Salad Makes 8 servings 4 cups avocados, diced to your liking 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes 2 cups cucumbers, peeled and diced medium 1 cup red onion, diced small 1/2 cup green onions, chopped 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 cup olive […]

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part III: Projecting the Goddess Image

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part III:  Projecting the Goddess Image   Part I started the assessment, Part II discovered your beauty, and now, let’s show the world. In ancient times, women were revered as creators of life, and goddesses were worshiped in exchange for fertility and bounteous crops.  Belly dance was sometimes a […]

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part II: The Garden of Inner Beauty

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part II: The Garden of Inner Beauty   In this, the second part in a series of three, Finding your Inner Belly Dance Goddess, the focus is on inner beauty…the beauty beneath the surface! In the first part of the series, we discussed The Power of Self-Assessment.  Now, let’s […]

Belly Dance Performance Anxiety

Belly Dance Performance Anxiety…It’s not ONLY for Beginners It’s not just beginner belly dancers who get the jitters. . .the cold hands, shaking, sweating, nausea, and the fear of things going terribly wrong are all perfectly normal for a first time dancer.  Getting through that initial performance is a rite of passage. Of course, the […]

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part I: The Power of Self-Assessment

Finding Your Inner Belly Dance Goddess Part I: The Power of Self-Assessment In this article, the first in a series of three, you’ll discover how to keep life balanced and find your Inner Belly Dance Goddess! Every woman is a goddess, though many fail to connect fully with the strength, confidence and femininity inherent in […]

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