Welcome to Navelgazing!
This is my Belly dance blog..I'll be recounting my struggles and successes and lots of other things in between. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, I hope you'll stay awhile.
See you soon.
Yes, the weekend is over and the workshops are finished but don't despair, I'm going to fill the gap with a couple of clips that I find very inspiring! Hopefully they'll tide you over until your next class! I love this drum solo, there are some unusual accents and I love the way she remembers to use her head as well as the rest of her body.read more...
Gypsy stuff, The really crazy head-whirling, foot stomping variety. I confess, not being totally au fait with the terminology, I hadn’t quite realised that was what I had put myself down for, but no matter.
Leila invited me to attend via email in exchange for ‘an honest review’. Completely won over by her wording (showing she understands my position), I accepted gladly.read more...
I'm taking inspiration from the many ideas whizzing about on Facebook of late concerning the pros and cons of taking a stage name/dance name. The arguments differ wildly and cover lots of different ground but let’s start with one I hear a lot: it's connected to the culture.
This woman is a creative force of nature. Some awesome insights into the process here. I have the book she mentions, The Creative Habit, and would recommend it to anyone.