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Get belly dance costume tips, great songs you can dance to, damn sexy dance moves, and feel-good-look-goddess habits that will make you feel A Little Lighter. The “Danceable Rituals” in the show make it easy to dance even when we are busy, and these rituals help us enjoy the magic in the world. In each show we’ll also showcase a delicious whole food to add to our lives and push out the stuff we don’t feel good about eating. Alicia Free has been performing, learning and teaching belly dance in the US, India, Thailand, and Morocco since the year 2000. Alicia has studied with amazing teachers including Tribal Fusion founder Jill Parker, the every-graceful Colleena Shakti, Rajasthani Gypsy dancers Raki and Sunita Sapera, and Flamenco Fusion dancer Anjelica Scannura. Visit AliciaFree.com for dance videos, plant-based recipes, and more.

Belly Dance Podcast A Little Lighter Belly Dancer Alicia Free

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 11 Ratings

Get belly dance costume tips, great songs you can dance to, damn sexy dance moves, and feel-good-look-goddess habits that will make you feel A Little Lighter. The “Danceable Rituals” in the show make it easy to dance even when we are busy, and these rituals help us enjoy the magic in the world. In each show we’ll also showcase a delicious whole food to add to our lives and push out the stuff we don’t feel good about eating. Alicia Free has been performing, learning and teaching belly dance in the US, India, Thailand, and Morocco since the year 2000. Alicia has studied with amazing teachers including Tribal Fusion founder Jill Parker, the every-graceful Colleena Shakti, Rajasthani Gypsy dancers Raki and Sunita Sapera, and Flamenco Fusion dancer Anjelica Scannura. Visit AliciaFree.com for dance videos, plant-based recipes, and more.

    Kamrah on Swords, Back Bends, and Energy on Stage

    Kamrah on Swords, Back Bends, and Energy on Stage

    Trans masculine belly dancer Kamrah of Chicago talks about key differences in Egyptian and Lebanese belly dance and highlights a big mistake that many of us make when dancing with a sword...  

    • 39 min
    It’s All Improv: Carolena Nericcio & FatChanceBellyDance Style – 058

    It’s All Improv: Carolena Nericcio & FatChanceBellyDance Style – 058

    The founder of FCBD Style speaks on the origin of ATS costuming, cultural appropriation, and the shift back to the name FCBD.

    • 41 min
    Ebony on Feeling Good and Fusing Urban Dance Styles with Belly Dance – 057

    Ebony on Feeling Good and Fusing Urban Dance Styles with Belly Dance – 057

    What is the difference between Popping and Locking? Find out from this amazing fusion belly dancer who has toured with Belly Dance Superstars, Belly Dance Evolution, choreographed for Zoe Jakes's shows, and is featured on Rachel Brice's Datura Online. This show is packed with deep health and beauty secrets as well as a love for festivals and shenanigans. 

    • 45 min
    Go Hunting for Joy with Eshe Yildiz – 056

    Go Hunting for Joy with Eshe Yildiz – 056

    Hear how Eshe travelled to Turkey to study with belly dance legends Sema Yildiz and Princess Banu, why the word "Roman" needs to replace the G* word, and why Fifi Abdou's new performances on Instagram may be even better than her iconic dance performances.

    • 1 hr
    Reflecting on Dance During the Covid Era – 055

    Reflecting on Dance During the Covid Era – 055

    Forget about writing a useless New Years Resolution. Here's a better way for dancers to prepare for the best year of our lives. Listen and find out what it is! This episode gives you time to reflect and create. 

    • 19 min
    Show Musicians You Love Them: Fun Tips from Carmine Guida – 054

    Show Musicians You Love Them: Fun Tips from Carmine Guida – 054

    "Hafla Prince" Carmine Guida of NYC has played oud, cümbüs and percussion for thousands of delighted belly dancers. Hear Carmine's tips for helping the band love to play for you and for making  it super fun.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Brennafitz ,

Fun, insightful, and inspirational

This podcast offers so much wisdom and inspiration whether you are a dancer or not. Alicia is a deep thinker and a creative soul. The music woven in will inspire you to shake and move!

trurenewhomes ,

Wonderful podcast.

The Tony Robbins and Pema Episodes are amazing!

Amandahartbellydance ,

Wonderful podcast

I really enjoy this podcast! I love all the different tips and Alicia has wonderful guests on this show!!

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