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  • Zorba's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:58 PM
    Zorba replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    The only way I can do a one legged shimmy is to drive it with the obliques.
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  • Shanazel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:54 PM
    Shanazel replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    Not me. Just reading about it was exhausting.
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  • Daimona's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:53 PM
    Daimona replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    A tip could be practicing a one-legged shimmy. Stand upright, keep your weight on the right foot. Shimmy on the right side (in my case,...
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  • Shanazel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    Shanazel replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    Yeah, no kidding! I suppose the movement I've always called "Tinkerbell Trot" is a traveling knee shimmy.
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  • Zorba's Avatar
    04-19-2018, 03:44 PM
    Zorba replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    Color me impressed, then. I've never been able to do that!
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  • Jeanne's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 11:04 PM
    Anybody have a translation for Ya Ward Ala Fol We Yasmin? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_Qremoae6Q
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  • Daimona's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 04:10 PM
    Daimona replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    When I first mastered it, I've never had problems travelling with thigh and "knee-driven" shimmies. But it is never wrong to learn and master...
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  • Yara's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 10:25 AM
    Yara replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    Thanks for all the response !'it is interesting ! My teacher don't like that we do knees shimmies because she says that we can't travel or do...
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  • Shanazel's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 02:34 PM
    Shanazel replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    I interpreted it as, "Okay. You can do a knee shimmy. Now quit using it as the standard technique in order to concentrate on learning a new one."
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  • Bellydance Oz's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 04:36 AM
    Bellydance Oz replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    That's what I wanted to emphasise. It troubled me slightly that the OP said her teacher told her she "has to" use her hips instead, which implies the...
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  • Bellydance Oz's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 04:35 AM
    Bellydance Oz replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    I can understand why that would be, because ballet is all about tightening your muscles to initiate a movement. I remember when I moved from ballet...
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  • Shanazel's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 03:48 PM
    Shanazel replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    One of my students was a retired professional ballerina who now teaches dance classes at the rec center. She once told me that belly dance was the...
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    04-15-2018, 04:14 AM
    Zorba replied to a thread Bois d'Arc in The Lounge
    I've said goodbye to more pets than I care to remember - and it doesn't get any easier. We had to put our 20 year old cat down in January - which I...
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    04-15-2018, 04:12 AM
    Zorba replied to a thread How to shimmy in Dance Training
    And far more complex than anyone would ever imagine! We had a fairly experienced ballerina drop in our class a couple of weeks ago. She was amazed at...
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