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7/23/07 6:45 P

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LMAO Nandini....did you know that you typed "pubic" and not "public"? Made me giggle

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Welcome to our wonderful, eclectic world! (I won't let Lana say we're wacky! LOL)

Boulder - very pretty area. You might try www.shira.net to track down classes.

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Hi all:-)! I'm pretty much as rookie as they come - took 2 classes this spring & summer and have absolutely fallen in love with belly dancing. Just moved to Boulder, and I'm looking forward to tracking down my first class here!

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Welcome to the group Dallas. Hey, what's wrong with randomly dancing in pubic???? Huh??????? That's part of my favorite fitness routine. Random shimmies where ever I decide to do them - especially if in line somewhere and bored! LOL

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7/23/07 4:28 P

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Hey...my name is Dallas. I'm new to the group. I guess I started dancing about 2 years ago. Got really into it for awhile when a group of women I knew wanted to do more. But now I really just do it at home for fun...and of course, as a great workout. I had a bad fall several years ago down some stairs that messed up my lower back and I've always found that all the controlled movement of belly dance really helps alleviate pain....so occasionally you will find me dancing randomly in public if I'm hurting. lol

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LOL....yip!

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Gonna be a little while before you light that one????? LOL

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Yip...but you should see my neehs...black and blue...not too mention all the times I hit my head the other day...ugh...but it looks pretty(the move that is)

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The whole three of us????? Going to be a small group! LOL

I'm impressed - anything in a backbend is awesome.

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I'm pouncing.....lol....we are going to set up a spark fire troup...lol...yes I love my poi, just learned how to do a mexican weave in a back bend...will try to get it on film soon!!

Welcome to the group...and yes you will fit right in.

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Cool - I didn't even go as far as glow in the dark for my practice ones. Tennis balls on a thin cable with finger loops. They work great.

Your "instruction" sounds like us! Everything is self-taught or gotten from DVD. I've got the Pele's Element disc as well as The Art of Poi and the Encyclo-Poi-Dia. The latter two were produced in Australia. I've had a little bit of an advantage over our other spinners because I twirled in high school and a lot of the concepts transfer to poi well. I do some of the standard tricks, but I can also add additional elements and more dance to my sets.

We got my 10-year-old a set of the LED glow poi. He's much too young to burn, but he's really got a lot of potential. You'll probably find the same with your daughter.

Be careful in getting your poi too long. You'll have to wrap your hand more for some things and may be limited a little bit in your tricks. A pretty good "rule of thumb" is about the length of your arm. I like mine a little shorter for fire doing some of the horizontal stuff.

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Currently I have glow in the dark tennis balls on string... heh... I made mine my self, with finger loops and everything... painted them with glow in the dark paint. My dogs are facinated.. =)
My 7 year old is facinated and wants to learn too, so I figure we can learn together. Now if only we had a decent teacher in the area, or I should say one that I would take lessons from. I have the Pele's element DVD, but my house isnt big enough to practice in =) because of my round body, I have found that I need to over exagerate my moves a bit. or I need some longer ones... thinking longer almost... next week when I have time... heh

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Nice web site - and those 25 yd skirts - droolworthy!

Oh Lana --- another spinner here!! Pounce on her! LOL

Lana and I both spin and play with fire. We don't run into many more who share this hobby. What kind of toys are you playing with????? I love my poi, but lately I've been more partial to my fire fans, I think.

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I sew fusion and tribal belly dance clothes, heavy on the gothic fusion, and tribal fusion... big skirts, hand dyed stuff... always new stuff coming out... when I have time to create it!
all specializing in custom sizes. I can sew from anyones measurements... (yes that means plus size)
http://creationsbyangelia.com
It started out as a way to fund my sewing habits, and turned into an international biz. I send to germany, the uk and even aus.
FUN STUFF...
I love dance... we are currently learning Poi... =) mmm... poi... I still suck at it tho... we'll figure it out. Just set up a gig on the 18th of aug! wheee!!!

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And Howdy to you, too! Let's see, fusion, self-taught/teaching, obsessed . . . yep, you should fit in quite nicely here! LOL

Welcome to our slightly off-kilter version of getting healthy, as only belly dancers can do it!

Would love to hear about your business. Nobody will think you're spamming.

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Howdy, just joined yesterday. Been dancing now for over a year. I started out doing a basic form of dance, the teacher called it *american folk gypsy* and that turned out to be a fusion of what she had taught herself.
A group of us broke off, doing tribal fusion, teaching ourselves, and learning what we can from workshops and the such! We have such a good time!
I am so obsessed with fusion dance that I even have a biz sewing... HAAHAH... ask me and I'll tell you, but I wont spam the group...
I love to dance. I am obsessed with dance. I dance all day long all the time. Even while sitting at my sewing machine =)
I am a "stay at home" mom of two, though I work on sat at a *bar* its fun. I get out of the house, and get to talk to people in a quiet enviroment.. =)
I am on sparks to get some motivation to loose weight. Stop giving myself excuses....
I am comfortable with my body most of the time, but I have moments...

nice to meet everyone =)

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You're most welcome. Your comment reminds me of how I felt the first couple of times I saw the Dream Harem perform. It was kind of awe-inspiring. My "something to work toward" didn't take long - I got thrown in to the performing arena when I'd only been at that studio about two months. (I'd had five years of lessons previously, but the instructor didn't have a performing troupe - just the occasional very small gig.) We were at ren-faire, and the advanced group had a number that required one more girl, or they couldn't do it. So, they elected me to do a two hour crash course and perform it. Such a vote of confidence! I did, but only because one of the other girls was just a little bit behind me calling the moves.

See, there's your something to aspire to - it happens when you least expect it! LOL

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Thanks for the link Nandini. I love watching them perform - gives me something to work towards!

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Welcome to this team, too Jane! Your excitement is fantastic.

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Seasoned belly dancer here emoticon If you consider 1 class seasoned!1st class was intimidating! Very excited about my future classes, my classmates are pretty fun!

When all is said & done...have fun!

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Hi Shauna - welcome to the clique! Don't let Lana lie to you - we're not wacky. We just view the world from a slightly different angle! LOL Eclectic - there's a word that fits!

This is cool - I've been at the MED Choreography Competition with your teacher and troupe. That link has a video of The Purple Roses of Cairo on the top row and my Hawan Hindustani is on the second row.

http://tinyurl.com/2ceq8s

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Welcome and nice to have you on board...sounds like you are a busy girl...so shimmy on and get back to your choro, but keep in touch....did I mention that we are a bit wacky here? emoticon

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Hi everyone. My name is Shauna and I've only been belly dancing for about 6 months now. I live in Tulsa, OK and take classes at the Shadia Dahlal studio and am now a level 2.

I love the tribal fusion style and can't wait to start taking those classes as well as the traditional!

We are in high gear right now learning our choreographies for Octoberfest so I guess I should get off the computer and get back to practicing!



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Ditto...welcome and enjoy!! It sounds like you are off to a great start!!! Just keep at it!

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Welcome to the group! You've picked a fun place to "getstkinnyagain." Well, at least we try to make it fun, and you know that belly dancers don't exactly think like the rest of the world! What would be the fun in that??????

Glad you've decided to join us on this wacky ride back to health.

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I probably introduced elsewhere as well, but here goes. I am 52 years old and trying to get healthy and "getskinnyagain". I have an old knee and ankle injuries that made my doctor tell me that my goal weight should actually be at he low range of healthy, so here goes.
I love belly dance. I think tribal fusion is what I have done the most of , but I'm willing to try anything. I took classes a couple of times before (once clear back in college) and finally found a troupe that gives classes where I live. Went for a few months a couple of years ago, but the budget and my asthma got in the way. I'm breathing a lot easier(went g/f) and am ready to leap back into it this fall. I'm going to use videos until the classes start up again in September.

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I probably introduced elsewhere as well, but here goes. I am 52 years old and trying to get healthy and "getskinnyagain". I have an old knee and ankle injuries that made my doctor tell me that my goal weight should actually be at he low range of healthy, so here goes.
I love belly dance. I think tribal fusion is what I have done the most of , but I'm willing to try anything. I took classes a couple of times before (once clear back in college) and finally found a troupe that gives classes where I live. Went for a few months a couple of years ago, but the budget and my asthma got in the way. I'm breathing a lot easier(went g/f) and am ready to leap back into it this fall. I'm going to use videos until the classes start up again in September.

Victoria

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No, I'm not laughing. I took a quick peek at a couple of the links, and they're not half bad.

http://www.expertvillage.com also has some good beginner lessons. Just look up belly dance.

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Okay, you might laugh! LOL! But here's the links I've been practicing with:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=904S9W9AZ
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Then the classes:

1st Class
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6OQZuSEl
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2nd Class
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNgtzYf26
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3rd Class
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYDdCGtbr
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4th Class
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUhygmFRg
mI&mode=related&search=

5th Class
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5plr7Qa6Z
II&mode=related&search=

This is what I've been practicing with, and I think it's helped me. I am taking spanish so I am pretty sure these people are bilengual... however you spell it, they speak spanish and english. So It must be a type of spanish bellydance???

 
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Welcome to the group. What videos have you been catching on YouTube??? We're always curious here - so be prepared for questions! LOL

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Hi, I'm new and I'm not in any classes. I've learned a lot on youtube videos. I'm practicing and practicing...

 
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And that's the whole entire key! Just have a good time. If you do, then everybody around you does, and if you're performing, the audience does.

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Yes, it does! She also said I show I'm having fun more than anyone else in class....hehe....that's cuz I am!

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Congratulations! Moving up is a big vote of confidence from your instructor. Feels good, doesn't it????

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Thanks for the welcome! The class I'm taking is from an instructor who teaches at a variety of local cities and different levels. She also invites us to festivals, bellydance parties, dinner shows, etc, but I haven't been able to attand any of those extras yet! With a 1 year old I have to plan a little more carefully...but one of these times I hope it works out! Right now I'm in a beginning class but my teacher thinks an intermediate would be good for me. So I'm excited to hear that!

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You're welcome - and yes, we do. This week, we're spinning! Had to throw it in there, because that's my favorite thing to do.

If you have any suggestions for more challenges (and this goes for all of you) please share them.

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Thank you for the warm welcome!

I am from Rotterdam, which is a pretty big city for dutch standards. Our troupe is also based here. What I totally love about our troupe is how we are all different (age, style, personality, etc) but still dance as one!

So from what I understand this team has weekly challenges? That is so cool!

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Welcome to you both - Smurfi and Ravennaz. Sorry I've been a little behind in saying, "We're glad to see you."

The Netherlands? Nice to see our international base growing in here. Tell us all about where you are and your troupe.

Smurfi - tell us all about your classes and stuff, too!

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Hi,

New to the boards and group section ^^. I'm 23, from the Netherlands and dance in a troupe here.

My main motivation for some weightloss and health improvements is so I can be a better dancer, more confident and not so out of breath after a performance ;)

Nice to see that there is a group for bellydancers!

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Isn't it fun!!! And welcome!!!

Ohhh Poi stuff...arms must be tired!!

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Heart and soul may we come
Together
Fearless and spirited
Shameless and beautiful
With purpose and inner strength
Dance until you live again

Much love and Bellykisses,
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Hi all! I joined a little while back but can't remember if I introduced myself or not. So if I already did, sorry! I'm kinda new to bellydance. I've been taking classes for about 6 months. I love it! emoticon
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Welcome - I'm gonna catch up with y'all more later - I danced my keister off and am DEAD TIRED! lol

Poi stuff Lana!

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Yes I love my Poi to!!! Well welcome all newbes....I love all forms, but my passion is tribal/tribal fusion....and maybe it is because of my clubing days, but I have really loved the whole goth thing...anyways, welcome all and shimmy on!!

Heart beat as one
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Heart and soul may we come
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Dance until you live again

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~Lana~


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Hi im corrie. I joined the team a few weeks back. Im just getting in to learning belly dancing. I have always found it a beautiful form of dance.

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Hi Sarah!! Welcome to the team - You've landed in a spot where most of us like just about everything. Also, you're still in basic learning - you've got ample time to explore all the precious little varieties! LOL

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Thanks Nandinisuhana! I will be in touch!

Hi Sara and welcome! I LOVE the gothic tribal style too, actually it all rocks, but I'm particularly smitten with the goth tribal.

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Hello,

I'm Sara and I just found this group. I joined SP about a week ago and have done pretty well, though I went over my calories today. *sigh*

I am really just beginning to bellydance, so I can't pick a style yet, but for the pure aesthetic of it I am drawn to gothic tribal. I hope to be taking a class soon to augment my videos! It's such a fun, feminine-affirming form of dance and I love it.

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Welcome Jen! (Hi Jen!) Not dancing was stinky advice, wasn't it??? Oh well, now you can have fun getting back into it.

Let me know when you're ready for poi - that's one of my passions. LOL

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I'm not sure if I introduced myself or not. Hi my name is Jen (hi Jen). I belly danced for 5 years before I became pregnant, than was instructed to stop. I think that was the worst advice I have ever taken. I am getting back into the swing of things again, but the extra wiggle and a jiggle is throwing off my timing.
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It just gives me more incentive to LOSE!

Once I get my groove back I would really like to learn Poi.

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We love to add new dancers to the mix - makes for a more interesting masala!

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