Bellyography: Halima – April 2007

Bellyography: Halima – April 2007
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In Arabic Halima translates as ‘quiet one,’ but there’s nothing quiet about this lady’s expressive dancing and her dynamic troupe, Desert Gypsies. … read more

Bellyography – June 2005

Bellyography – June 2005
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Utah is a great place. Our belly dance community is so special and so big compared to other cities. Our dancers are being recognized nationally, and we have many opportunities available to us. … read more

Bellydancing – August 2004

Bellydancing – August 2004
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Nikia Amira, a favorite dancer from Ogden, Utah has only been dancing for six years. Six years ago she had never watched a belly dance performance. When a friend invited

Bellydancing – September 2004

Bellydancing – September 2004
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Sumra watched her first bellydancing performance at a renaissance fair and was mesmerized by the sensuality, control, and intricacy of the art. Not long after that, at another belly dancing venue,

Bellydancing – October 2004

Bellydancing – October 2004
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This months’ bellydancing column is about Tamar, the director of the Giza School in SLC. [Tamar]Middle Eastern dance or belly dance, is considered to be a derivative of some of

Bellydancing – November 2004

Bellydancing – November 2004
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If you have attended the International Dance Gala, Mirage in Winter, Spring Fest and several other belly dance events, you have heard the mellifluous voice of Ana Kitka za Sofia

Bellydancing – December 2004

Bellydancing – December 2004
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When I watch Shahravar dance, I am transported to another time and place: to exotic lands, spicy scents and multi-layered earthy music. There is magic and mystery in her interpretations,

Bellyography: Tirza – January 2007

Bellyography: Tirza – January 2007
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Tirza is a dancer’s dancer. Her incredible talent is obvious. She has been well trained and she seems to have been born to express herself through dance.  … read more

Bellydancing – February 2005

Bellydancing – February 2005
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 Linda Linda will be performing at Belly Dance Spring Fest on Saturday, March 5, and also at the Grecian Gardens. … read more

Bellydancing – April 2005

Bellydancing – April 2005
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Midnight Mirage doesn’t fit into a box of ideas on how belly dancing should be performed. We took our ideas, our experiences and our dreams and with the core technique of belly dancing, created what we wanted to do. Diversity is what makes life, art and dance interesting.  … read more