Although Belly Dance is a western-coined word, many feel that it’s origins were in the Middle East. However, others point out that dances with undulating hip movements were also done by the Greeks and Romans, in Spain, and in Asia minor.
Different forms developed in different countries based on the region’s customs. Besides being an art form, people today sometimes use Belly Dancing for exercise.
Enjoy this video and learn a couple of easy movements:
Belly Dancing – a simple lesson