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Impractical Jokers’ Joe Gatto Wears a Bellydance America Costume!

In the fall of 2011, a stylist came into Bellydance America looking for a costume.  Jehan and I were assisting her and asking the usual questions so we could help her find what she was looking for:  Who is the costume for?  What is the occasion? What is your budget? Do you want a traditional or more modern look?  And [...] Continue reading >

Lissette, Bachelorette Party

Thank you so much for giving my guest and myself a wonderful bachelorette experience at Belly Dance America. From giving us a personal dance lesson, front row seats to an amazing belly dance show and sharing one of the most beautiful costumes I have ever seen on myself. Everyone danced absolutely beautifully. This is an unforgettable experience. Belly Dance America [...] Continue reading >

“STAYING FREE AND ALIVE” by Phaedra (Arabesque Magazine, 1978)

STAYING FREE AND ALIVE by Phaedra (Phyllis Saretta) Reprinted with permission from Arabesque Magazine, courtesy of Phaedra.        I feel compelled to write about the following incident because I’m sure that others in the oriental dance profession have at one time or another gone through a similar experience, or will perhaps encounter the same problem in the future. [...] Continue reading >

Pop star Kat Deluna wears costumes and jewels from Bellydance America!



        Fantasy seems to be the growing new reality for bellydance in America.  Winged goddesses, mythological archetypes, masked creatures and elementals are re-emerging from the depths of our psyches to become the inspiration for many bellydancers in this age. Theatrical plays, concerts and works on video, enacting famous myths or personal dramas incorporating several dance forms, are becoming [...] Continue reading >

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