ENJOY YOUR BODY
as Your Best Instrument
Feel the Music
Crystal is a belly dance expert who has been following her passions since 2004. She has been teaching and performing belly dancing in Turkey, Taiwan and Hong Kong. She established her first famous professional belly dance studio in Taiwan, 1001 Nights Belly Dance School, focusing on Turkish-style belly dance. Becoming a well-known and experienced belly dance instructor in Taiwan, she's motivated thousands of students including international students, and many of them have become leading dancers in their own countries.
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What is the Belly Dance?
Belly dance has its origin in the Middle East. The drawings of belly dancers can be observed on the ancient Egyptian murals which dated as far back as 1500 B.C. Belly dancing has been the entertainment among Middle Eastern women. In the Ottoman Empire, belly dance also became one of the dances inside of the palaces. In the 20th century, the belly dance started to spread to the Western countries and is performed in public places.
The belly dance features movements of the hips and torso, with the focus on isolations of the torso muscles, it forms various combinations of smooth or accented movements. The dance also has emphasis on the delicate expression of the music and/or its emotions. In some middle eastern cultures, dance is also considered as one of the music instruments.