Daily Practice Drill 2 – A Foundation for Layering

When it comes to bellydance technique, one thing that separates the women from the girls is their ability to layer moves effortlessly.

Layering is when a dancer layers two different moves together and often involves traveling whilst doing a move that you wouldn’t normally travel with.

So for this week’s blog episode, I’ve devised a drill to help you get control of your hips and feet so that you have a solid technical foundation to help you when it comes to layering. In particular I want to help you understand and master being in control of your weight transference, i.e. how and when to transfer your weight from foot to foot. Or, rather, being in control of how and when you transfer your weight.

So, enough technical talk and let’s get on with the drill! “See” you there …

  • Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to do the drill every day for 30 days – it will only take 4 and a half minutes a day!

Before I go, one more thing, if you’re local to Reading or Thatcham, UK, then you might want to take a peek at our Spring 2016 timetable which kicks off in January. Take a look here and book your place!

If you’re just starting out on your bellydance journey, then one of our new beginner courses in January could be for you. Take a look here at our Reading and Thatcham Bellydance Essentials courses – we LOVE new beginners!

And if you really want to up your game and set yourself a fun and exciting challenge in 2016, keep an eye out for upcoming info taking an IDTA bellydance exam (you only need a minimum of 3 months experience). More on that soon …

Thanks you for reading and remember to share with your bellydance friends, I’d be so grateful 🙂

Til next time – happy dancing!

Love and shimmies,


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