Shimmy Mob - Washington, DC
  Official team site representing our Nation's Capitol

                                                       Official site representing our Nation's Capitol                                                                                                                                                 

Egyptian Dance

The objective of World Belly Dance Day is to celebrate and educate oriental music and dance.  The following is a very basic information to begin your belly dance journey.  Enjoy!

Belly dance or 'Raks Sharki' as it is called in Arabic, refers to a collection of traditional and modern cabaret styles of dance in the Middle East. 

Here is a collection of maps to understanding the geography and some history of this part of the world -- Click here to see maps

Enjoy this menu to gain a brief peek at the history and a starting place to begin your dancer knowledge.