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Getaways Without Leaving Home

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I know summer is over. I know talking about vacation is out of season. But the arrival of fall prompts me to go over some of the things I've done this past year that made me feel far away without leaving home.

Screenwriter Joëlle Touma Bridges Cinematic Worlds

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

While The Attack and Just Like a Woman are directed by men, they seem to respect the complexity of female identity in the Arab world.

How the Media Affects Our Body Image

Kaeshi Chai | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts
Kaeshi Chai

Even though the average person is inundated with an onslaught of daily media messaging dictating what is acceptable and what is not, it is possible to develop resilience to such nonsense through the healing power of art.

What Performing With a Belly Dancing Troupe Taught Me About Life

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Try a dance class -- any dance class -- because everyone's a dancer, you just have to find the right music. You just might learn something about yourself in the process.

How This Belly-Dancer Got Her Groove Back (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Belly Dancing and Laughter: How to Add Years to Your Life - or Life to Your Year

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 08.27.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

I looked around the room at my friends, each straining to make circular motions with their less-than-flexible hips while trying to keep their heads still, and tried (unsuccessfully) to stifle a giggle.

Choosing The Right Fitness Class For You

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.13.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

Quick -- where can you go to sway like a belly dancer, build strength like a weightlifter and sprint like a sergeant? If you belong to a typical modern fitness center, you already know the answer.

Belly Dancing Photo Sink Woman's Disability Claim

AP | Posted 06.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City woman who was getting $850 a month in alimony because she was supposedly disabled and unable to work had her payments slas...

Chasing Lotta

Mark Coggins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Coggins

In my late twenties, I waged a bitter struggle for the affections of a belly dancer named Lotta.

Belly Dancing Falls Out Of Fashion In Egypt (VIDEO)

Huffington Post via BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Although the art of belly dancing has grown in popularity worldwide, in its home-country of Egypt, the art for is becoming increasingly scandalous. Eg...