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For Arabic words try Common Arabic Words and Dance Terms
For anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology try SafeDance Glossary
For belly dance moves try Glossary of Moves
For traditional costuming try Traditional Clothing of the Middle East and the Maghrib

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abdominal muscles diagrams showing position of
in glossary
obliques - in glossary
strengthening
TAs (Transversalis abdominis) - in glossary
Alexandria, Egypt photos & notes from 2003 Tour
Algeria map, population etc
Arabian Peninsula map, population etc
Arabic language common & dance related words
pronunciation - quick guide
Squiggle Squiggle - notes for English speaking dancers
transliteration - is it "raks" or "raqs" - and why
Arabic music basic overview
history of instruments
articles a range of opinion pieces
belly dance culture and history
Aswan, Egypt photos & notes from 2003 Tour
Attar links links for the Attar lectures
awâlim description - singular & plural
dance
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bedleh translation & Arabic script
BellyBeat definition
briefly (in newsletter)
Bedouin traditional Bedouin dress
the Bee a mythical dance
Badîa`a Masabni short bio
beledi
balady
baladii
Beledi Blues - opinion piece by Kashmir on the misuse of the term "beledi"
briefly (in newsletter)
translation & Arabic script
urban beledi the style of dance developed in Cairo and Alexandria
BellyBeat a 2003 radio show
belly dance some moves
terms for the dance
what do we call the dance?
What is Belly Dance? Handout
what is it? (brief overview)
Belly Raqs for the general public
why "Belly Raqs"?
belts making belts
types of belts
blog Index to Kashmir's blog
Kashmir's blog
books anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology
Arabic dictionaries & grammars
Arabic music
BellyBeat follow up books
General books
Book Reviews
safedance glossary
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Cairo, Egypt photos from 2003 Tour
observations from 2003 Egypt tour
observations from 2009 Egypt tour
calves stretching & ROM
candelabra raqs shamidan
cane dance dance
children Classes for girls 10-14
choli not part of BD costume
Christchurch teachers & performers
circle skirt how to make one
classes about Kashmir's classes
beginner classes
Kashmir's full class timetable
Girls classes
introductory class FAQs - what is in the course, what to wear, etc
follow up courses - what is available after the introductory course
refund policy
special courses - perhaps you have a group of people with a specific need
student feedback
why choose Kashmir's classes
clothing traditional clothing by region
traditional clothing glossary
traditional clothing types
traditional men's headwear

traditional Bedouin dress
traditional Egyptian dress
traditional Palestinian dress

competitions Bellydance Goddess of the Stratosphere Award - very tongue in cheek
contact Contact Kashmir
costumes BellyBeat belt notes
choli
comparisons of types used in folk, urban beledi, orientale
evolution questions
how to make a circle skirt
how to make a hip belt
how to make pantaloons/harem pants
how to make a khaleegy thobe
overview
seen in Egypt 2003 and seen in Egypt 2009
notes on traditional clothing
Tunisian
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dangerous moves general list
toe touching, flopping over
dancers short bios
dance styles short descriptions of a range of folk styles
danse du ventre what the ouled naïl did
danse orientale see orientale
debke dance
dress traditional clothing glossary
traditional clothing types
traditional Palestinian dress
DVDs see videos
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Egypt Film Industry
"Golden Age" dancers
map, population etc
The Place of Belly Dance in Egypt
travel tips
2003 Tour
2009 Tour
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FAQs introductory class FAQs - what is in the course, what to wear, etc
feedback student feedback on Kashmir's belly dance classes
flopping over dangers of
folk dance see raqs beledi
see styles
folk links for BellyBeat
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ghawazee dance
Zanny's costume
gift vouchers for classes, performances, playshops
girls Classes for girls 10-14
Golden Age dancers short bios
guerda dance
Gulf States map, population etc
"gypsy" dance
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hamstrings stretching & ROM
harem pants how to make them
headwear traditional men's
hen's night Playshop with Kashmir
hip belts making belts
types of belts
hips flat hip circle aka big hip circle, aka donut
hip bones in glossary
hip flexors in glossary
hip isolations - brief overview
hip rock
hip slide
shimmy
hire a dancer
history questions
timeline
humour some laughs
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Iran map, population etc
Iraq map, population etc
Islam overview
spread
isolations basic
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Jazz and MED
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kamar dance troupe in Christchurch
translation & Arabic script
Kashmir blog
Contact Kashmir
dancer and teacher in Christchurch
Kashmir's training
photo gallery
Belly Belle - article in local Press on "belly dance" to keep fit
khaleegy dance
how to make a khaleegy thobe
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Lebanon map, population etc
Levant map, population etc
links main links - nz, information, vendors, misc
Arabic Music & rhythms
Attar lectures
BellyBeat - follow up info for radio show
middle eastern related - music, cultural, language, islam
raqs and pregnancy
safe dance - physiology & exercise, debunking myths, courses
loosening neck and shoulders
lordosis in glossary
lower back Dangers of toe touching, flopping over etc
Luxor, Egypt from 2003 Egypt tour
lyrics two or three translations
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Maghrib translation
map, population etc
male belly dancers links about male belly dancers
mandil making and wearing a mandil
Maps Middle East
also Egypt & Sudan, Iran, Iraq, & Gulf. The Levant, North Africa/Maghreb
maqam tonal system
men links about male belly dancers
Middle East map
traditional clothing
MED
Middle Eastern Dance
what do we call the dance?
milâya-laff
milaya leff
dance style overview
as part of with urban beledi
Arabic text
Morocco map, population etc
moves introductory movement vocabulary
potentially damaging moves, exercises & stretches
movies links to movies with dancers
music comparisons of types used in folk, urban beledi, orientale
also see Arabic music
simple descriptions of musical instruments
muwashshah Egyptian (Reda) dance style
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naming the dance what do we call the dance?
neutral pelvis in glossary
newsletters Latest Newsletter
2014 Newsletter articles
2013 Newsletter articles
2012 Newsletter articles
2011 Newsletter articles
Nubian class August 2005
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obliques in glossary
open house January 2011
opinions a range of opinion pieces
orientale
oriental dance
comparisons with folk and urban beledi
use as a name for "belly dance"
ouled naïl origin of the term "danse du ventre"
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Palestine Traditional dress
pantaloons how to make them
pelvis diagrams of
performance Kamar dance troupe in Christchurch
Kashmir
persian dance
see Iran
photos of Kashmir
old ones of Kashmir
of Kamar
of student performances
Egypt Tour 2003
Egypt Tour 2009
playshops for Hens Parties
light hearted workshops
pom-pom scarf making and wearing a mandil
posture types of
muscles
problems with
also see stance
pregnancy and dance
privacy site privacy policy
pyramids notes from 2003 Tour
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radio BellyBeat
raqs
raks
raqs - an overview
translation & Arabic script
raqs assaya cane dance
pronunciation & script
raqs beledi comparing "straight" folk with urban beledi and nightclub styles
raqs shamidan candelabra dance
raqs sharqi dance
comparison with urban beledi and other folk styles
use as a name for "belly dance"
translation & Arabic script
reda Reda troupe
references see books and videos
refunds Refund Policy
rhythms awazan & links
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safe dance practice glossary, stretches, warm-up, etc
saiidi dance
derivation of word
translation
map
Also see: Aswan notes from 2003 Tour
and Luxor notes from 2003 Tour
Salome and the seven veils
schikhatt dance
shimmy hip, shoulder, bust, flutters
overview (in newsletter)
sha`abi sha`abi flavoured dance
site history of updates
skirt how to make a circle skirt
Jane's layout & hem length
somatype short article
in glossary
sources see books and videos
Souher Zaki Kashmir's response to uproar on BBC interview
stance posture
stretches definition of "stretch" and "stretch reflex"
general notes
potentially damaging stretches
styles short descriptions of a range of folk styles
student feedback feedback on Kashmir's belly dance classes
Sudan map, population etc
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TAs transversalis abdominis - in glossary
tahtib dance
translation
taqsim
taxim
translation and use in dance
teacher finding a teacher - some things to consider
info about Kashmir in Christchurch
about Kashmir's classes
temples notes from 2003 Tour
thobe how to make a khaleegy thobe
timetable Kashmir's class timetable - classes change according to student need
toe touching dangers of
alternative safe stretch
tours Egypt (2009)
Egypt (2003)
traditional clothing glossary
clothing types
veiling
trance dance guerda, sema, tanoura, zar
travel travel tips
2003 Tour
tray dance dance
troupes a lighthearted look at some of the problems in troupes
tunisian costume
dance
pot dance
map, population etc
Twitter Classes and workshops
General Tweets
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urban beledi the style of dance brought to, and developed in, Cairo and Alexandria as the fellahi moved off the land and into the cities
dance
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Valley of the Kings, Egypt from 2003 Egypt tour
veil BellyBeat info
and Salome
traditional veiling
vendors vendors used in the past
DanceArt - BellyBeat supporter
videos cultural background
links for the Attar lectures
vouchers Great Gifts!
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warm-up general notes
Kashmir's warm-up
in glossary
webmistress Kashmir
workshops physical preparation
with Kashmir
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zar dance
danger of head circles
zills BellyBeat links

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