How to Use a Sword in Belly Dancing

Let belly dancer Irina Akulenko teach you how to use a sword in belly dancing in this Howcast video.

[music playing] So a sword is prop that belly dancers very often use in order to demonstrate their flexibility and the sense of balance. So it’s a very beautiful prop and also has a sense of dancer and definitely mesmerises the audience very often. And what often is done is it’s balanced either on the arm, on the fingers, sometimes on other body parts, shoulders, hip, knees and most commonly it’s balanced on the top of the head. [music playing]