Belly dancing and its influence in India

The influence of belly dancing in India:


Belly dancing is an Egyptian folk dance. It has a long history in the Middle East. Also known as Arabic dance form, belly dancing has garnered a lot of attention in India. First of all, it is performed by dancers in the Middle Eastern countries like Egypt and Turkey. The dance has also become popular among countries like Spain, Australia, USA and UK.

MP-Rock-Belly-Dance-300411-lvcIn India the craze of learning belly dancing is too high. Dancers learn belly dancing just like any other dance form. 


Belly dancing in Bollywood and dance shows:


Bollywood has also represented belly dancing through the item songs. Celebrities like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and others had made belly dancing quite popular. Also, we can see serious belly dancing performances in the Indian dance shows.



Belly dancing as a popular form of exercise among Indian women:

Furthermore, if you’re bored with your daily gym routines, then start doing belly dancing. It can be a healthy exercise. And the swanky moves also helps you to burn those calories which in turn can lead to a flat stomach, you’ve been working on for years!


However, as easy it may seem belly dancing requires a lot of hard work. You need control your hips and abdomen because it involves serious manipulation and strengthens your muscle and builds your endurance level.

Belly dancing has become interestingly popular with women in their 50s and 60s. The reason people are signing for the classes are fitness, friendship and visibility. Instead of some hard-core spinning, kickboxing or planks, belly dancing provides a much-needed break and also boosts your self-confidence. If you’re not up yet for belly dancing, do it now for it might be the best thing to happen with you.



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