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Resources - Birmingham based belly dance organisation - bellydance resource & community. - Includes teachers list worldwide / song lyrics & articals. - Arabic music to downloads.

Dance Arabic - Information site including classes and events, also a magazine publication. - Mosaic Arabic Dance Network (UK based) - Another fabulous resource site (USA) - A wonderful resource, it will take you months to read everything

Wiggle - A UK site with lots of info on classes and workshops

 Zehara - UK site with very useful technical articles, of use to Teachers and Students alike.

Belly Dance Museum - Abbreviated info

Shanmonster's Belly pages - Various info - A wonderful resource with a very useful zill tutorial

Belly Dancing with Botticelli - Very useful descriptions of moves

Raqs Sharqi Society - Hompage for UK based organization - Useful Info page.

GoDancing - Want to find a teacher on any dance form in the UK? Try GoDancing.

 Egyptian Moon - American based info and discussion. - Directory of Links .

 SoPen Bellydance - Organising regular events in the South Pennine area - workshops open to non-members.

The Irish Dancing Directory - Your Irish Dance Website - Worldwide directory of Irish Dancing teachers, schools, suppliers and dressmakers. Europe, America, Australia & New Zealand. Locations, phone numbers, websites & contact info. Your one stop shop for the Irish Dance World.

 Talent Contest Open Call Idol pass you by? Become a singing sensation anyway!

Open University Bellydance - UK Based in Milton Keynes.


Tutors, Dance Troupes & Performers - Rugby's own tribal dance troupe UK - Misstress Tallulah Flame - Belly & Burlesque Performer and teacher UK - Bellydance teacher & performer UK Debbie Williams, UK teacher /Performer - Vivenne Radfar, UK teacher /Performer - Diana Mehira, UK teacher / Performer.

PURE - Public Urban Ritual Experiment, dance collective the founding facilitators behind PURE are Kaeshi from Bellyqueen (NYC) and Darshan from Gypsy Caravan (Portland). - UK dance troupe - Amazing US belly dancers, wonderful pictures and videos.

Deita Hubbard UK Actress/Belly Dancer/Singer

Amaris - (aka) Diane Cox, UK Teacher / Performer

Khalgani - UK Tribal Legends

 Nuala - UK Teacher / Performer

 Georgina - UK dancer / teacher's site - UK Dancer

The Seattle Source for Middle Eastern Dance - U.S. Events, classes, workshops, and dance venues in the Puget Sound Area.

 Raqs Halim Tribal Fusion Belly Dance - Seattle Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Troupe

 Keti Sharif - International Teacher / Performer

Delilah - American teacher's site - Yasmina's site - American dance teacher's site.

Zanbaka - Pacific Northwest Performer and Instructor of World Fusion, Folkloric,
Orientale, and Tribal Style Belly Dance as well as artistic director of
Troupe Zenobia.

Deniz - UK Teacher / Performer

Angela Dannette - UK performer / Teacher

WWW.AMARAALAMIR.COM - US based Teacher / Performer & Resource Site

 Magic of Oriental Dance - Official site of Salome. Features belly dance
instructor and event directories, on-line lessons, articles and star interviews. - Arielle (a.k.a) Val Rainbow UK teacher. BelCobraDance - Artistic Director Rick Heiman "The grace and power of the cobra" - based in San Francisco USA - US Performer; Ayshah performs Egyptian and American styles of Bellydance. Veil dances are Ayshah's specialty. Ayshah's web site features an extensive International Bellydance Directory. - Read My Hips is a tribal troupe located in Chicago, Illinois, USA - All things Samba, classes etc... Based in Rugby in the UK. - Belly Dance Elements aims to promote self-expression and self-confidence, fitness with fun, and above all a spirit of community, through innovative adaptation of ancient dancing and tradition, in the Birmingham area.(UK) Egyptian Spirit Belly Dance is a friendly team of belly dancers based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in the UK.

Shopping Sites - Belly Dance Clothing and Accessories - Isis Exchange; we design and manufacture all professional belly dance wear and accessories

 International Emporium belly dance supply Canadian importer and wholesaler of belly dance costumes, jewelry, incense and other goods.

Belly Bazaar Lots of goodies (UK based)

Zanbaka's Designs Online Bazaar - Unique, custom, and one-of-a-kind headdresses, tassel belts, hand-dyed fringe, jewelry and much more! (U.S.A)

Backbeat Press - Publishers of books on Arabic Dance - not strictly shopping, but good info on books that are available. -

Basthabda - Roz Rayner-Rix's brings you articles/a bazaar/dance holidays/info on how to get Basthabda magazine and membership to Basthabda. (UK based)


Dance Studios,Venues & Events - Step By Step dance school UK - London showcase night.

Jaides Stage Studio's - Jaide's dance and stage studio's in Rugby (uk) - Planet Egypt is a consortium of experienced teachers and acclaimed
performers, founded in 2003 to promote Oriental dance and music in London.


Dance Holidays - Julie's Getaway Breaks in North Devon, are for small family or all-female groups. She can arrange for workshops and haflas with local teachers and dancers as well as surfing, coastal walking, horse riding or bread making.


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