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The Ultimate Guide to Instructional Bellydance With Jillina – Level 1

In this detailed guide to Instructional Bellydance With Jillina Level 1, you will find all you need for you home practice – the DVD contents with time marks, all combinations and choreography recorded in tables for easiers memorization, practice tips and music used on the DVD. Even though the Instructional Bellydance With Jillina Level 1…
Solar System – Free Montessori 3 Part Cards

Today I’d like to share with you solar system Montessori 3-part cards. The set contains the Sun, the Moon, all plantes in our solar system and Pluto, which is not classified as a planet anymore but that doesn’t mean it should be ommitted. You can download Solar System Montessori 3-part cards for free, mount them…
How to fix a broken Spanish fan

I love belly dancing with props. Dancing with a Spanish hand fan is refreshing and gives your dancing a nice Flamenco feel. My favourite ones are peacock Spanish fans. They look very pretty and come in so many colours! However, the small practice plastic fans seem to fall apart after a few weeks. It’s very…
Alabina by Ishtar musical analysis for belly dancers

In this article you will find the Alabina musical analysis to help you count whether you are learning someone else’s belly dance choreography or creating your own. Alabina is a perfect song for Arabic Flamenco belly dance fusion. It’s cheerful, upbeat and easy to listen to even for unexperienced audience. However, it is more difficult…
How to create a belly dance choreography

In this article I would like to share with you my workflow for creating a belly dance choreography and demonstrate it on an Arabic flamenco fusion in the hope that it will encourage you to start creating your own masterpieces. Over the past ten years, I created a fair number of belly dance choreographies for…
Zodiac Signs and Planetary Symbols Montessori 3-part Cards

All that most people know about zodiac signs is what the horoscope from their newspaper or a magazine predicts for this week. The truth is, heavenly bodies (planets, moons, stars…) influence human psyche and behaviour. The ancient Egyptians knew all this and therefore studied the movements of stars and planets around them and used this…
The best Arabic Flamenco YouTube videos

Whenever I am to create a new belly dance choreography, I always look for inspiration on YouTube. Nothing in this world is really original and getting inspired by other dancers’s work is not the same as copying their choreography. I’d like to share with you a list of the best Arabic Flamenco YouTube videos I…
Music for Arabic Flamenco belly dance fusion

In my belly dance class we are currently working on an Arabic Flamenco belly dance fusion choreography. When I started looking for suitable music, I had no idea how difficult it is going to be. While doing the research on the Internet, I quickly realized that almost every other Arabic Flamenco fusion belly dance performance…
How to customize the WordPress Text Editor

Many people think that the Visual Editor in WordPress can replace HTML but over the years, I worked with many clients and the same issues come up over and over again. Their posts are poorly formatted, with lots of inline code pasted from either rich text editors, emails or other websites which causes frustration for…
How to translate reCAPTCHA in Contact Form 7

Recently I implemented Contact Form 7 form on one of my client’s website. Contact Form 7 allows you to add Google reCAPTCHA to your form to help protecting your website and email from SPAM which is great. However, there was one problem. My client’s website is not in English and implemented reCAPTCHA didn’t mirror the…
Moon Dial – a Habit Tracker for Women

In the past few months, I have been on a path of rediscovering what it means to be a woman. I don’t feel like I fit in this society – which is still sadly a men’s world. Male energy is linear, full of constant action, achievement, goals and people’s values are external – money, success,…