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This index to Bellydance Plus! is designed to help you navigate your way through the site. It lists all pages that appear on the site, indicating which menu structure they lie under.

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

Photos

View Alphabetically by Dancer's First Name

  • Asifa el-Bah'r
    • Part 1
    • Part 2
  • New!Caroline Labrie. Added December 23, 2008.
    • Part 1
    • Part 2
    • Part 3
  • Leyla Lanty
    • Part 1
    • Part 2
  • New!Melodi. Added October 30, 2008.
  • M'shisha al-Fo'awi
  • New!Shira. Added October, 2008.

View Categorized by Costume Type

  • Affordable Student & Hobbyist Options
    • M'shisha al-Fo'awi
  • Professional Sparklies
    • New!Caroline Labrie. Added December 23, 2008.
      • Part 2
      • Part 3
    • Leyla Lanty
    • New!Melodi. Added October 30, 2008.
    • New!Shira. Added October, 2008.
  • Folkloric
    • New!Caroline Labrie. Added December 23, 2008.
    • Leyla Lanty
  • Fusion
    • Asifa al-Bah'r

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

Costuming

Ask the Costume Goddess, by Dina Lydia

Flattering Your Figure

  • Apple-Shaped Figure
  • Pear-Shaped Figure
  • Jiggly Arms
  • Tummy Trouble
  • Bulges at the Hips

Specific Garments

  • Baladi Dress
  • Baladi Dress with Veil
  • New! Fitting a Belt. Added October, 2008.
  • New! Sleeve Variations. Added October, 2008.

Costume Tips from Shira

  • New! Making a Circle Skirt. Added October, 2008.
  • New! How to Finish a Hip Edge with Bias Tape. Added October, 2008.
  • New! How to Make a Narrow Hem. Added October, 2008.
  • New! How to Make a Turkish Edging. Added October, 2008.

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

Articles

About This Web Site

  • Frequently-Asked Questions. By Shira.
  • How You Can Contribute to This Web Site. By Shira.

You Can Bellydance!

  • Of Course Plus-Sized Women Can Bellydance! By Shira.
  • Too Fat to Bellydance? By Shira.

Attitudes

  • New!A Body Beautiful. By Jodi Blubaugh. Added October 30, 2008.
  • Things That Make You Go "Grrr!" By Shira.
  • Poochy Belly, Indeed! Harrumph! By Shira
  • Fit & Healthy. By Despina.

Bellydance for Exercise

  • Bellydance and Weight Loss. By Shira.

Artwork to Inspire

  • New! Lost in the Dance. By Linda Belmont. Added October, 2008.
  • New! Sabre Dance in a Café. By Jean-Léon Gerôme. Added October, 2008.
  • New! Dance of the Almeh. By Jean-Léon Gerôme. Added October, 2008.
  • The Bellydancer and the Diet. By Dr. William Maclean Smith.

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

Videos

Videos Featuring Plus-Sized Dancers

Reviews

  • Learning to Move & Play Finger Cymbals the Easy Way. By Libby.
  • Veiled Visions. By Mezdulene.

Other Instructors

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

Resources

Elsewhere on This Site

Articles on Other Web Sites

  • Attitude
  • Practical
  • Weight Loss
  • Other

Vendors Who Sell Plus-Sized Bellydance Attire

Other Bellydance Web Sites

Yahoo Groups for Plus-Sized Bellydancers

Tribes on Tribe.net for Plus-Sized Bellydancers

Other Sites (Not Bellydance) Who Link to This One

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

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