Belly Dancing 101

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  1. How to Do a Belly Roll
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    How to Do a Belly Roll

  2. How to Do a Walking Shimmy
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    How to Do a Walking Shimmy

  3. How to Do a Traveling Twist
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    How to Do a Traveling Twist

  4. How to Isolate Upper Abs
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    How to Isolate Upper Abs

  5. How to Do the Basic Egyptian
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    How to Do the Basic Egyptian

  6. How to Do Opposite Hip Pushes
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    How to Do Opposite Hip Pushes

  7. How to Use a Belly Dancing Hip Scarf
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    How to Use a Belly Dancing Hip Scarf

  8. How to Use Cymbals
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    How to Use Cymbals

  9. How to Use a Sword
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    How to Use a Sword

  10. How to Use a Cane
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    How to Use a Cane

  11. How to Use Belly Dancing Veils
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    How to Use Belly Dancing Veils

  12. How to Do a Traveling Hip Lift
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    How to Do a Traveling Hip Lift

  13. How to Do a Traveling Undulation
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    How to Do a Traveling Undulation

  14. How to Do Traveling Reverse Undulation
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    How to Do Traveling Reverse Undulation

  15. How to Do a Choo-Choo Shimmy
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    How to Do a Choo-Choo Shimmy

  16. How to Do Single Hip Vertical Figure 8
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    How to Do Single Hip Vertical Figure 8

  17. How to Do Undulations
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    How to Do Undulations

  18. How to Do Reverse Undulations
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    How to Do Reverse Undulations

  19. How to Do a Horizontal Figure 8
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    How to Do a Horizontal Figure 8

  20. How to Do a Reverse Horizontal Figure 8
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    How to Do a Reverse Horizontal Figure 8

  21. How to Do a Vertical Figure 8
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    How to Do a Vertical Figure 8

  22. How to Do a Reverse Vertical Figure 8
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    How to Do a Reverse Vertical Figure 8

  23. How to Do Interior Hip Circles
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    How to Do Interior Hip Circles

  24. How to Do Vertical Hip Circles
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    How to Do Vertical Hip Circles

  25. How to Isolate Lower Abs
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    How to Isolate Lower Abs

  26. How to Do Chest Circles
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    How to Do Chest Circles

  27. How to Do Large Hip Circles
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    How to Do Large Hip Circles

  28. How to Do Small Hip Circles
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    How to Do Small Hip Circles

  29. How to Do Hip Drops
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    How to Do Hip Drops

  30. How to Do a Hip Drop & Kick
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    How to Do a Hip Drop & Kick

  31. How to Do Piston Hips
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    How to Do Piston Hips

  32. How to Do a Belly Isolation
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    How to Do a Belly Isolation

  33. How to Do Hip Twists
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    How to Do Hip Twists

  34. How to Do Hip Lifts & Basic Shimmy
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    How to Do Hip Lifts & Basic Shimmy

  35. How to Do Double Hip Locks
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    How to Do Double Hip Locks

  36. How to Do Front-to-Back Chest Slides
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    How to Do Front-to-Back Chest Slides

  37. How to Do Chest Lifts
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    How to Do Chest Lifts

  38. How to Do Snake Arms
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    How to Do Snake Arms

  39. How to Do Wrist Circles
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    How to Do Wrist Circles

  40. How to Do Hip Slides
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    How to Do Hip Slides

  41. How to Do Side-to-Side Chest Slides
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    How to Do Side-to-Side Chest Slides

  42. How to Do Shoulder Isolations
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    How to Do Shoulder Isolations

  43. How to Have Proper Posture
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    How to Have Proper Posture

  44. What Is Isolation?
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    What Is Isolation?

  45. How to Do a Head Slide
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    How to Do a Head Slide

  46. Kelley Learns to Belly Dance
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    Kelley Learns to Belly Dance

  47. How to Belly Dance with Irina Akulenko
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    How to Belly Dance with Irina Akulenko

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  • Irina Akulenko

    Irina Akulenko is a New York City-based performer, teacher and choreographer with a burning passion for arts of all genres. Although she discovered Middle Eastern dance purely by chance, her interest in expression started at an early age and was channeled into ballet training, in addition to piano and voice lessons as well as visual arts. Today Irina travels extensively teaching and performing Middle Eastern dance throughout the United States and abroad.