history of belly dancing

prototype belly dancing was known in many ancient civilizations - China, Arabia, Africa and came out to the ancient Slavs long before the new era.It is here that this dance became a ritual.He was executed only in the evening and dance the woman for her man.The main idea of ​​dance to show that his wife is beautiful, young, desire and ability to the birth of offspring.

just a few centuries before Christ Slavic ritual dance hit in the East Asia, along with migrating Slavic tribes.Here he existed until 1.BCwithout any changes.And only in the new millennium, some dancers began to take charge of the execution.By the 5th century ADdance of the ritual finally became a secular phenomenon.The cult has turned into an enter
taining erotic spectacle.Gradually, belly dancing has spread throughout the east and south - India, Ceylon, Japan and even Africa.

the 7th century of this art is well established called the "Arab."And dancers from many countries, including Europe, wanted to get to the East and to grasp all the subtleties of belly dancing.

Today there is a renaissance of this art, which has become popular around the world.Experts there are more than 50 species and 8 basic bellydance oriental dance schools: Turkish, Egyptian, Pakistani, Botswana, Thai, Bhutanese, Aden, Jordan and many smaller and small branches.The most popular and commonly considered the Egyptian and Turkish belly dance school.

Meaning of Dance

This fascinating oriental dance is not by chance is called "belly dance."After all, "belly" - that's life.And the origin of life is a woman-mother.In ancient times, in different countries, this art was associated with the cult of the goddess of fertility.And thus the dance became the spokesman of the basics of life - conception, gestation and birth of the child's rights.All erotic belly dance, which has been preserved in full, and to this day, was fully justified and had a sacred meaning.

In the old days in the Arab countries belly dancing had such a big impact that could even change the fate of a simple dancer.Girls from poor families could use this art to make a rich dowry, or even become a slave of the mistress.

Even today, in the Arab countries and the Caucasus, many weddings can not do without this dance.The dancers, through their movement symbolically willing young healthy, passionate love for many years, healthy and numerous progeny.

healing properties of belly dancing

For many people belly dancing - just beautiful, erotic oriental dance.However, apart from the sacred dance and aesthetic components carry the load and recreation for the female body.It leads to normal functioning of internal organs which are responsible for reproductive function, strengthens the body in general, prolongs youth and has a strong positive energy.