Dance of life – belly dance. How to unlock the potential of your charm?
It’s no secret that every girl wants to look attractive, feel young and beautiful, catch admiring glances. But it is not enough to have stylish clothes and spectacular makeup: for bright shadows do not hide the extinct look, and trendy outfit will not hide the stoop posture. Photo: Depositphotos How to maintain a balance between external attractiveness and internal self-perception? Where to draw positive and inspiration in the gray days? As the well-known saying goes: in a healthy body — a healthy mind, so many girls prefer to spend their free time from work and study in gyms and fitness clubs. Among the most fashionable types of physical activity, such as fitness, aerobics, yoga, the most popular belly dance, aka bellidans, aka RAX-Sharkey. The article will tell you about what belly dance is, what are its advantages for women’s self-development and how to be guided when choosing a school. The history of the development of the Cradle of belly dance belly dance is Ancient Egypt, where the dance originally was a ritual. With its help, the body of young girls prepared for pregnancy and subsequent childbirth. And this is not surprising, because the wave-like movements and shaking contribute to the flow of blood to the pelvic organs, which favorably affects the female reproductive system. Later belly dance began to develop as a stage art: it began to perform during the holidays and significant events, in particular, at weddings. At the moment, belly dance has about 50 styles and varieties represented in the Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish and other schools, which somehow influenced the development and style of bellidance. Photo: Depositphotos Dance dance discord There are 5 basic styles of belly dance: classical belly dance; folk bellidans; show numbers; pop bellidans; tabla solo. Classical belly dance basically contains Arabic dance movements and some elements of folklore. An example of such a dance is mejance, also referred to as the hallmark of the dancer. Performed Oriental dance in a classic suit: a bodice decorated with sequins or rhinestones, a belt with a hitch and a wide skirt. Folk style includes such dances as Saidi, khaliji, gavazi, dabka and others. The choice of music, elements and costume depends on the direction of the dance. For example, Saidi and khaliji perform in long dresses with a cut, and a suit for dabka — initially male dance, is a pants, blouse and a scarf on his head. Significantly different rhythms for a particular folk direction, so you need to carefully consider the choice of music, carefully listening to the rhythm. In the show rooms, the dancer can show all her imagination and creativity, because in this direction you can use elements of acrobatics, support, as well as various accessories: swords, chandeliers, veils, wings and much more. The version of the costume depends entirely on the imagination of the dancer, as well as the musical accompaniment. Photo: Depositphotos Variety belly dance is performed, usually under popular Arabic songs and may include various elements. At the same time, you need to convey the meaning of the song, its energy, using not only movement, but also your emotions, literally living your performance on stage. Tabla is performed under the drums, and the main element of this dance — shaking. Tabla looks spectacular both in solo and in group performance. For large groups of dancers choice dance tabla of formation. Health and psychological aspects of the age limit for belly dance does not exist: starting to practice belly dance can like little girls 10 years and adult women. The effect of belly dance on women’s health is extremely beneficial: wave-like movements contribute to the flow of blood to the pelvic organs, thereby improving reproductive health, easier to tolerate symptoms of PMS, improves overall health. Thanks to the waves and shaking activates the spine and joints, which is the prevention of arthritis, osteochondrosis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The strokes of the hairs develop the vestibular system and help to improve coordination. Photo: Depositphotos in addition To physical health, much changes in the internal sense of self: gradually disappear complexes about appearance, with the first results of training there is self-confidence, its attractiveness and charm. It is useful to engage in belly dance not only for self-development, but also to try yourself on stage. Let initially it will be a small audience and only your closest people: family, friends, loved one. Over time, gaining experience and gradually increasing the level of their skills, you can try your hand, speaking at events or dance competitions. In bellydance I go — let me teach! If you are interested and want to start practicing, your first step is to choose a dance Studio. The first thing you should pay attention to is the division of students into subgroups. In the Studio, teaching belly dance at a serious level, the group is divided into the main part and beginners. First have and perform on stage, learn the basics of a second dance. There are also schools with mixed groups, but in such studios, as a rule, beginners do not have enough teacher’s attention and individual approach. An important role is played by the way the teacher builds the lesson, how to communicate with students. The ability to dance does not speak about good pedagogical abilities. If during the lesson the teacher looks in the mirror solely on his reflection, not communicating with the group, correcting inaccuracies in the execution of movements of disciple — then he is not interested in the result of their work. Photo: Depositphotos it is Important that during the training the teacher introduces you to different styles and directions, so that in the future you can perform different dances and expand your horizons regarding bellidance and choreography in General. If you are interested in this charming, feminine dance, it’s a small matter: to allocate three hours a week in your schedule, find a Studio to your liking — and forward, to reveal your inner potential!