Not all of us have the luxury of going to studio to practice our belly dance movements. As far as I know many dancers utilize the convenience of their home as their sacred dance practice space. Some even modify a part of their home into a private studio and of course as you can imagine, there are fantastic benefits to this idea. But whatever route you decide to take make sure that your vibrations are positive ones & your mind always in a receptive mode.
Now, there are many avenues you can explore to build your own practice and it has to work for you, at the same time nurturing your progress and development is vital to your practice. Every session should start with a warm-up session and end with a cool down segment.
I actually like this part of my practice because I can feel when my body is ready to proceed with the session, so I spend a little more time warming up than most dancers, anywhere from seven to ten minutes. [Read more…]