Belly Dancing 101

Learn how to shake it like Shakira from belly dancer Irina Akulenko in these Howcast videos.

ABOUT THE EXPERT

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.