On Sunday, November 21, 2010, I performed belly dance in public for the very first time.
My friend Marcia and I signed up to take a belly dance class together here in Grande Prairie from Oksana at Moondance Shimmy. The class started in September. We met every Tuesday for 1-hour and our teacher taught us one dance.
It was quite the experience making the costume (thank you Robin) and the papermache jug (which my mom greatly helped me with). Our next class starts in March and in May we’ll have a final dance recital where we’ll be doing the dance we performed this past Sunday, as well as two more dances we have yet to learn.
While traveling the world one of the things I promised myself was to take dance classes and perform for people. I have accomplished that goal!
Here is a video of our dance. My teacher directed me to it on Facebook. The videographer’s arms gets a little tired at one point, so you’ll be watching us dance without heads for a bit. Nonetheless, you get the idea. I’m in the brown dress and my friend Marcia is in green.