Belly Dance Party, with Neon - Belly dance for party dancing, Belly dance for social dancing, Beginner belly dance routines, Belly dance instruction
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Cool, sexy dance combinations can be learned separately or as a club-ready belly dance routine that is also a graceful aerobic workout. Take 10 lessons step-by-step, or just follow Neon in full-length practice sessions: choose from 3 tempos! Animated graphic rendering of dance moves helps you understand the steps, and explains how to teach them to your friends at a party.
If you are not yet familiar with belly dance, this program will introduce you to the belly dance vocabulary. It is also a great mini exercise routine. Belly dance will increase the flexibility of your body and enhance your natural grace in movement both on and off the dancefloor. Try it and see for yourself: Belly dance is a whole aesthetic system that can change your life in most amazing ways.
Planning a party with bellydancing? First learn a few of these combinations - the ones you like best - with a couple of your friends. Then perform them at the party and teach the whole gang. Hold a belly dancing contest. It's OK if you win because, hey: It's your party!
Neon treats bellydancing as something that's fun to do, but she also offers detailed explanations and tips for proper technique. --Shira, Dance Critic, Historian, Instructor
Top Customer Reviews
The DVD is divided into ten different mini-routines, which can be quickly learned by beginners (there are some intermediate movements, but they can be easily substituted). There is also a practice section, where you get to dance along with Neon as she goes through each mini-routine, at three different paces. This is a DVD that won't get dusty on your shelf!
Neon's teaching style is also very explicit and easy to follow. She mentions both the way to properly execute the move, and also which muscles to focus for maximum effect. The production is wonderful here! The lighting is clear and bright, and handy diagrams are placed over each move to show direction! Fabulous!
Neon is also one of the most fluid dancers I have seen in some time, and there is a lovely section where you can sit back watch her dance with a balanced tray of flowers. I didn't even mind the swirly background, it seemed to work somehow--I'm sure this is a credit to the editing.
Neon gives us 10 combinations to learn, which we can learn individually or sequentially, and the choreography is well balanced and uses the entire body, so that no single part gets overly tired, unlike some belly dance instruction DVDs I have tried by other teachers. One can learn these combinations alone or in a group, and they can also be a marvelous body workout. The total time for this instruction is approximately 63 minutes.
The Practice: There are 3 speeds one can practice the combinations in, and in this section, Neon dances with us facing front as well as back, which is very helpful. This section runs in a loop, so you can practice for as long as you like without needing the remote control to replay it.
Extras: "Welcome," where Neon talks about the combinations, the various ways you can learn them, and what belly dancing can do for your life, by increasing your coordination, and much more. "The Arrival," where Neon shows her artistry in a number where she dances with a tray of lit candles on her head.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This video stunk. I watched it once and never picked it up again!Published 19 months ago by Elaine L. Armenta
I didn't think this video would be as poorly done as it was. It wasn't very useful for exercise so it went back on the shelf.Published on January 2, 2013 by J. Wilfong
The belly dance party DVD is nice and easy, If you know how to move your hips around and lock your belly, and drop your hip one at a time, then you will think it's easy to catch... Read morePublished on February 19, 2010 by Truth Like no Other
I only watched this video twice, i cant get past how boring she is. The techniques are ...nice. She's not detailed enough when she's explaining the movements. Read morePublished on March 12, 2008 by Amazon Customer
From the product description, I was not expecting club music or an instructor with a Russian accent. But it worked out. Belly dancing is hard! Read morePublished on August 3, 2007 by jaykayshay
This is a great Belly Dance instructional/fitness DVD. I Love Neon's dance style; she is a fabulous instructor and she gives you a great workout. Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Shahla
Just that you cannot learn all of those combinations in just one night if you do not have any experience in bellydancing whatsoever... Read morePublished on February 24, 2007 by M. COMAN
This was my first bellydance dvd ever and I am glad for the foundation. The combinations are broken down completely and the visual angles are great which allow for an an easy... Read morePublished on September 7, 2006 by Seir
I first saw Neon in her 'Instant Belly Dancer' dvd checked out from the library, and liked it so much I bought this one. Read morePublished on August 18, 2006 by K. Jensen