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Belly Dancing today is different than it was twenty years ago, and with today's modern conveniences, women are finding dance classes are just a click away. As a dance teacher, I found that I wanted belly dance to be available to all women who might not otherwise be able to learn because of location, economy or family. Thus began my journey with … [continue reading]
Belly Dance Village! is the one place where I can go to not only get instruction but support that is above and beyond! Having access to all video’s is very important and the fact that I do not have to wait for a DVD to be delivered to my front door means that I can work on my dance right away! Leyla has helped me with my dance in making everything she does easy and in a way that you can understand! have been a part of other online instruction and I will tell you that no one can hold a candle to them.
I just received and viewed your Hip Phylosophy DVD and I want to thank you and let you know how very pleased I am with your product. You are an excellent teacher and I am certain that the students who view your DVD will be inspired by your technique and style. (for Hip Phylosophy DVD) Thanks” Sarita
” Today I got the free 25 min lesson and I learned more about how to put moves together in that video that I have in my two years of independent study”.
I’m 23 and have wanted to learn how to belly dance for years. Unfortunately here are no classes in my area. I have tried many times to learn with DVDs as well as online videos and have never had any success until I came across your site. I’m finally understanding!!! the way you break down the movements and the details you go into are amazing and exactly what a beginner needs…I am so happy I came across this. cant wait for the next video!
Love it Love it Love it. It is so awesome that it was made just for me. I really like the amount of repetition and I like how Leyla does things facing front, side, and back. Yeah!!! I love that the first 2 combos (haven’t watched the whole thing yet) involve ami’s. I know how to do them but I rarely use them. (Not sure why). Now I get to really practice and use them.
Thank you so much for your incredible DVD. It is exactly what I had hoped for. You have done an incredible job of organizing hip work and making it practical. I am so inspired! From Donna, of Michigan for Hip Phylosophy DVD
Many of these combinations and cosmically inspired ideas I consider as real gems. I am confident that with the way I chapter and organize everything that you will get the help you need or at least feel free to take from my ideas. Many of these combinations and cosmically inspired ideas I consider as real gems. I am confident that with the way I chapter and organize everything that you will get the help you need or at least feel free to take from my ideas. If you are really familiar with Leyla’s dance vocabulary, this will be fun. I had to look up several terms to understand what move was being explained. A great way to practice at home and come up with your own versions. Mary J. Powell “Nevermore” Belly Dance Choreography is available on Kindle for $4.99 and on paperback. The book is …
I am so happy I decided to have a personal video made just for me. I started by filling out a little questionnaire on Leyla’s web site describing what level of dancer I was and just what I was looking to achieve from my class. About 30 minutes later Leyla called me on the phone and we talked in depth about everything. In about four days my video was up and running and I was in shimmy heaven! Rose….Philadelphia
Very detailed and specific instructions.I’ve viewed a few beginning videos and you were the only one who gave specifics for how to hold arms-fingers, and pelvis. Most just tell you to slightly bend knees and hold arms out. Great instructing
Thank You, Thank You
I just watched teh video and started practicing and I love it…………I love how you explain. Finally I think I can do it because finally I get to understand.
Thanks a lot