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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Grandmother's Secrets : Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing.
Massachusetts : Interlink Publishing, ©2012
|Named Person:||Rosina-Fawzia B Al-Rawi; Rosina-Fawzia B Al-Rawi|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rosina-Fawzia Al-Rawi; Monique Arav
|Description:||1 online resource (255 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Part One: How it all Began; In the Beginning was a Child; The Ancestral Call; Have No Fear, Sister; Seeing Feet; Good Morning, Mystery; The Tale of Giving and Taking; The Magic Kitchen; In the Garden of Thoughts; The Other Garden; Grandfather, the Quiet Warrior; The Dancing Heart; Oh, the Ball!; A Women's World; Blood Flows; The Great Celebration; My New World; Part Two: A History of Women's Dancing; Primitive Peoples and Dancing; Dancing in the First Advanced Civilizations; The Greeks; The Romans; Christianity; The Middle Ages; The Arab World. The BourgeoisieIndustrial Times; The Present Day; Mother Belly; In Praise of Dancing; Belly Dancing; The Basics of Belly Dancing; Part Three: From Head to Toe; Hold Your Head Like a Queen (The Head); The ocean of the soul (The Eyes); The Gateway to the Soul (The Ears); Fragrance, Take Me Back From Whence I Came! (The Nose); Serpents in the Wind (The Arms); Giving is the Source of Receiving (The Hands); The Breath of Divinity Lies in Your Breast (The Breast); Meekness Rests Proudly on Your Shoulders (The Shoulders); When Your Hips are Circling, the Whole Universe Swings Along (The Hips). The Snake of Spontaneity is Coiled in the Pelvis (The Pelvis)As Full as the Moon, as Soft as Clouds in the Wind (The Belly); The Pillars of the Temple (The Legs); Hold My Feet, Mother and Give Me Strength (The Feet); Part Four: Variations and Rituals; The Floor Dance; The Stick Dance; The Veil Dance; Walking and Whirling; The Menstruation Dance (Rahil); The Wedding Dance; The Birth Dance; The Trance Dance; The Mourning Dance; Epilogue; Works Cited; Endnotes.|