CategoriesHolistic Life

What does it mean to be organized?

What does it mean to be organized? That’s a question everyone has to answer for themselves. There are two extreme cases, a disorganized person who doesn’t put any value to the skill or organization – “Order is for stupid people, intelligent person can manage chaos” – to the total opposite – an obsessive compulsive control…
CategoriesHolistic Life

10 signs you need to get organized

There are many articles called 10 signs you need to get organized available on the Internet. Yet, I find that many people I know don't have a clue, what organized means, why they should bother and where to start. While pondering over the following list, consider whether you could benefit from establishing some sort of an…
CategoriesBelly Dance

How to hip shimmy and walk at the same time

Are you having trouble hip shimmy and walk at the same time? You’re not the only one. 🙂 I remember how happy I was when I eventually had my hip shimmy going but as soon as I tried to take a step, it was all gone. After years of belly dancing and teaching belly dancing,…
CategoriesBelly Dance

Alf Leyla Wa Leyla – musical analysis for belly dancers

Alf Leyla Wa Leyla is one of the songs every belly dancer should know. It’s perfect for any performance, both choreography and improvization. It has a typical structure with changing rhythms and also taxeem (without rhythm) which makes it interesting for the dancer as well as for the audience. This complexity, however, can cause problems,…