"I highly recommend Whitney's class, it's fun AND exercise at the same time. I am not very coordinated, and I do believe this class has helped with that as well. Thanks Whitney!"     -Wendy 2017, Belly Dance Classes at Hitchcock Academy.


Pictured Above:  

Whitney, of Attar Mellea's Ancient Art of Belly Dance.  2003, Shelburn Falls Yoga Studio, Shelburn Falls MA.  Photography by Natalie Reynolds (student).


"The concepts associated with what English speakers 

recognize as music and dance 

are not shared cross culturally, in some societies there are n

o general terms for music and dance;"  


For a dancer, they are one and the same.


arenot shared cross-culturally. In some societies there are no general terms for music anddance;

not shared cross-culturally. In some societies there are no general terms for music anddance; instead, speci
c names describe different performances that involve music anddance."

~Quote from "A Cross-Cultural Perspective on the significance of Music and Dance to Culture and Society".


 



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Hampden and Franklin Counties.  

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