By Fitness Trainer Abhishek Agarwal
In western countries, belly dancing is common for adults as well as children. In case of adults, it is a best way to uphold the curves, enhancing them even further. Various belly dancing classes exist to suit each individual. It ranges from beginners, then the intermediate and towards the advanced levels. If anyone wishes to start with belly dancing, they need to choose the class suiting their level and skill.
Initially belly dancing was being practiced to strengthen the hips’ of women. It started in the Middle East with the main intention being ease for child birth. This tradition soon took the form of art, entertainment and exercise. Expert belly dancers could show more than thirty moves. When you are a beginner, you need to know that it is not required to memorize each step to start with belly dancing. You would just need to know to be in the right motion, since this dance involves certain isolated parts of the body. All this is done, listening to the rhythm of music.
How belly dancing helps in the curve?
Movements of belly dancing are isolated. Your hips are lifted, pushed and shimmered; all the same, the belly should roll with the muscles on pelvic being tilted. Consequently you would know how to move your arms like a snake. The legs are moved either one by one or shimmy together. To achieve a great belly dance routine, every movement should be worked upon and mastered. Once this is done, you could start implementing them in several positions or in parallel. Floor work would soon follow wherein, dropping, sitting and standing would be learnt. To add to this, veil work is where many women prefer playing; this being significant about belly dancing.
Belly dancing highlights lot many things about it. Various teachers follow different names for each of these movements; however all are simply skilled moves. Body quake, lock, thrust, shake, curve and drop has all got to be linked with belly dancing. As your hands, arms and legs take over; there is exhibition of fluid motion. Belly dancers wear real sexy costumes where women get the privilege to show off the body curves. More skin should be shown for making sensual movements. The dancer manifests her art and grace to the spectators by having the hips and mid-rift exposed.
Belly dancing- form of exercise
Apart from being simply an art, belly dancing is one healthy crunch of exercise. As you dance, you work on your body muscles making it fit.
This dance indeed is a great addition to your daily fitness schedule. Stretching could be tried with exercise balls or possibly a few of the yoga stretches. Consequently, you need to focus on basic hips, waist, shoulders, thighs and belly movements.
In order to make belly dancing a good exercise, ensure to have it done at least for about 30-40 minutes, five times a week. Encompassing belly dancing in your fitness program, you could actually lose or keep your weight controlled, together with a healthy and balanced diet.
If you fall in the group of few who wish to stay fit and manifest pretty curves, then belly dancing is the apt thing you need to try out.