Belly dance is descended from the folk dances of the Middle East. In Arabic, the dance is called Raks Sharqi, meaning “Oriental Dance”. Bellydancing was later translated from the French Danse du Ventre, or stomach dance, which was used to describe the tribal dances. Bellydancing is the most popular, well known international dance. Women who belly dance are having a lot of fun while getting exercise and they feel better about themselves!
Learn for yourself how much fun bellydancing can be!