• Lisa Lumina

Lisa's Favorite Dance Quotes

Updated: Apr 29


"The floor section is not only a rest before the drum solo, it is a place where you can nail your soul to the stage for all to see"- Cory Zamora


"Bellydance is the art of learning to move inside your body." ~Sandra


"By teaching them how to control their bodies they were able then to take control of their personal space, and their world, and their life." ~Morocco


"Improvisation means learning to feel comfortable with yourself, even in the face of not knowing what's coming next. " ~ Ranya Renee


"...the core of bellydance resides in the lived, felt, courageous truths it can tell." ~ Andrea Dragon


"The music tells you what to do.... That's part of the thrill of watching a bellydancer. It's not the fact that she can shimmy, it's that she's shimmying to a drum that sounds like she should be shimmying to it." ~ Zaheea


"This is not about being a Barbie doll. This is not about being beautiful and protected by a good choreography. This is about being human and portraying emotions... because pure feelings are beautiful." ~ Orit Maftsir



"We're changing how we feel about ourselves, how we think, how we breath, how we move, and you know what? These women go home and their heads, their chins are high" ~ Suhaila Salimpour


"Dance is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself." ~ Havelock Ellis


"Life shouldn't and won't be choreographed" ~Yasmin


"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different." ~ Coco Channel


"Women find a way" ~Sahra C Kent


"Learning to walk set you free. Learning to dance gives you the greatest freedom of all: to express with your whole self the person you are." ~ Melissa Hayden


"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way" ~ Wayne Dyer


"The bride needs to make the transformation from girl to woman during the procession... and the bellydancer is the only one who is so powerfully woman that she can make that transformation happen" ~Sahra C Kent


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