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Belly dance : the dance of Mother Earth

Author: Tina Hobin
Publisher: London ; New York : Marion Boyars, ©2003.
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"Written by dance expert, teacher and performer Tina Hobin, this book is both a fascinating introductory history and a practical guide to the belly dance. It traces the origins of the dance from prehistoric rituals, the cult of the shaman and temple dances of Ancient Egypt, via the harems of the Ottoman Empire and right up to famous 20th century dances like 'The Dance of the Seven Veils.' Along the way Tina Hobin  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hobin, Tina.
Belly dance.
London ; New York : Marion Boyars, ©2003
(OCoLC)647302715
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Hobin
ISBN: 0714530913 9780714530918
OCLC Number: 53232028
Description: 203 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The origins of dance --
The sacred dance --
Music and instruments of ancient times --
Gypsy dances and belly dance --
Belly dance and the Harlem --
Belly dancing for health and life --
Dance movements.
Responsibility: Tina Hobin.
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"Written by dance expert, teacher and performer Tina Hobin, this book is both a fascinating introductory history and a practical guide to the belly dance. It traces the origins of the dance from prehistoric rituals, the cult of the shaman and temple dances of Ancient Egypt, via the harems of the Ottoman Empire and right up to famous 20th century dances like 'The Dance of the Seven Veils.' Along the way Tina Hobin persuades us that belly dance can play a vital role in promoting health and happiness." "Ideal for any aspiring belly dancer or enthusiast, Belly Dance includes a step-by-step guide to ten basic moves, ten advanced moves, and suggested routines."--Jacket.

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