Ahlam Academy of Middle Eastern Dance

How to Belly Dance Hip Twist and Twist Shimmy

Hip Twists are a fun and exciting belly dancing movement. The hip twist’s speed may be increased into a hip twist shimmy. A single hip twist can be used as a dramatic accent in drum solos or any danceable¬†Arabic music. The hip twist shimmy may be layered over a simple side-to-side hip slide to add spice to any dance.


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