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  1. why i make veils for almost free

    by , 12-17-2011 at 01:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jesennia View Post
    Ohhh girls!!! I do remember us talking about Adnan before..I can't tell you how wonderful it is to have a dance friend who has experienced teachings with Adnan :) Yes..I remember bringing a fire veil that I dyed to a three day workshop in Taos New Mexico ..he asked me to trade out for the workshop to a lighter silk (the fire veil was 6mm) . You're so right..it's very difficult to explain the veil work that Adnan teaches ..he has asked me before to supply silks and also go with him to teach but
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  2. Zills with veil - no problem

    by , 12-16-2011 at 11:16 AM (Anthea Kawakib's Bellydance Blog on Bhuz)
    Quote Originally Posted by anthea View Post
    I teach holding the veil like this:
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    so when you have a veil, it's no different, and no problem! Like this:
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    So you don't actually hold it with your thumb, you hold it between your index & middle fingers.
    See this on my Pinterest board "Best Belly Dance Tips":*Veil & Zills

    Updated 04-15-2014 at 07:28 PM by Anthea Kawakib Poole

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  3. The time I danced in Konya, Turkey. . . A learning experience. . .

    by , 12-10-2011 at 03:20 PM
    I signed on to work for 11 days at a music hall in Karaman, a smaller city outside of Konya,
    Turkey. I took the job upon the recommendation of a friend, a female singer who was headed there for a two week appointment herself. The music hall is in a very religious region of Turkeythe city of Konya boasts several major sacred attractions. When she was hired by the establishment, my friend encouraged me to join herthey were interested in contracting a dancer as well. My friend thought she ...
  4. An Entirely Possible Possibility

    by , 11-30-2011 at 09:38 AM (Kisses from Kairo)
    Until now, I’ve refrained from dabbling in political discussions about Egypt. Mainly because watching this so-called revolution unfold before my eyes elicits intense emotions. A year later and with elections currently underway, however, I don’t know how much longer I can keep silent without exploding. I mean, I didn’t get a degree in Middle Eastern politics for nothing. :)

    When Egyptians first took to the streets to overthrow Dictator Hosni Mubarak on Jan. 25th,
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    Updated 11-30-2011 at 09:40 AM by Luna of Cairo

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  5. Professionalism

    by , 11-23-2011 at 07:02 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by tantzyebatb View Post
    If we are looking to have more respect in the general dance community, we need to carry ourselves with a certain dignity as instructors. We need to temper our criticisms of other dances and dancers. Instructors are the public face of our dance. We are belly dance ambassadors and should not lower ourselves to uninformed biased declaratives. We can teach a lot by our behavior.
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