Element: Belly Dance
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Lower
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Instructor: Jacqui Lalita (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 63 min.
Street Date: 12/02/2012
Filmed in a lush garden overlooking the Pacific Ocean, these three programs are designed to help women of all ages build strength, deepen flexibility and uncover their inner and outer glow.
Includes 3 Belly Dance Programs!
•Belly Dance Foundations
•Slow and Sensual Belly Dance Toning
•Belly Dance Burn
The Belly Dance Foundations segment is a good starting point that teaches fundamental moves using easy-to-follow technique. The Slow & Sensual Belly Dance Toning segment firms muscles and awakens sensuality with simple yet powerful moves like circles, undulations and figure 8s. The Belly Dance Burn segment helps build strength and stamina with energetic bursts and is a great way to recharge your energy as you decompress from the stress of daily life. Belly dance is often hailed as the dance of longevity because it bestows so many benefits.
Enjoy this truly empowering practice that has helped women around the globe build confidence and move through life with more joy and grace.
For over 12 years, Jacqui Lalita has devoted herself to teaching the ancient art form of belly dance. She began her study of Oriental Dance at the Mid Eastern Dance Exchange in Miami and later continued her studies in both Egypt and Turkey. Now she leads workshops, dance retreats and teacher trainings all over the United States and worldwide including destinations like Costa Rica and Bali. She delights in seeing her students uncover their highest potential through dance.