5 MYTHS ABOUT BELLY DANCE
Belly dance is a very complex art, which is little known deeply, so there are many misconceptions. Here is the top 5:
♥ BELLYDANCER ARE STRIPPERS
It is very common for dancers to receive invitations for private bachelor party. People relate belly dance directly to something obscene sensual, rather than with art. That’s because they don't know much about belly dancing. All dancers should present the dance responsibly to help this art gain more respect.
♥ BELLY DANCE GIVES YOU BELLY
Belly dance does not give you belly, on the contrary, it tones your abdomen. What gives you a belly is a bad diet and your bad posture day by day. Belly dancing burns 306 calories per hour in the average 150-pound person, according to the "Discovery Health" newsletter.
♥ BELLY DANCE IS FOR WOMEN
Belly dance is not only for women, but also for men. Some of the famous male dancers are: Mohamed Shahin, Tito Seif, Amir Thaleb, Samir Abut, Azad Kaan, Oscar Flores, Yamil Annum, Pablo Acosta, etc...
♥ THE SIZE AND WEIGHT DO MATTER
Many girls want to do belly dancing class, but they are always concerned about their appearance, either for being too thin or too fat. The truth is it really doesn't matter.
♥ BELLYDANCE IS EASY
Many believe that belly dancing is very easy, it's just moving the hip and being sexy. Many are surprised in their first class by all the techniques that require only to move the hip. The technique on the one hand, on the other hand, the most difficult thing is to learn about the culture and interpretation of music.