The INTERNAL HIP CIRCLE, AFRICAN CIRCLE, AFRO or OMI is an essential move for Bellydance, it's a combination of Hip Tilt (1) and Hip Lift (7). Do those lessons before starting this one to get the best results!
Submitted by Coco on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:24
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CHEST EIGHT DOWNWARDS - your first combination of Chest-Sliding and -Side-Lifting opens your ribcage and makes more space for breathing!
CHEST SIDE SLIDES - is a fundamental move in Bellydance which makes your spine and ribcage super flexible. You will have more space for breathing!
CHEST SIDE LIFTS - in Bellydance - this exercise is great for a break in your office, you can even do it sitting at your desk ;) Your organs will be so happy!
It's also a fundamental move in Bellydance which will be combined to more advanced moves later.
MAYA - this Bellydance move is a combination of our first two moves Hip-Lift and Slide. You learn the fundamental moves which will be combined to more advanced moves later.
HIP SIDE-SLIDE - your second fundamental Bellydance move that is great for getting in touch and strengthening your pelvic floor!
HIP LIFT or ROCKING - you learn the fundamental moves of Bellydance which will be combined to more advanced moves later.
Make sure, you know your basics before moving on. Every move introduced here will be practiced in with music later in this Workout.
Introducing: POSTURE in belly dance, check if you have a good posture during your practice.
Through our exercises you will gain a new feeling for your body, build new muscles and relax tensions resulting in your perfect posture!
This delicious JOINT WARM-UP for your Bellydance Workout provides mobilisation and flexibility.
It increases production of synovial fluid located between the joints, which reduces friction and enhances your body to move more efficiently.