Includes everything a beginner will need to know to enjoy performing the ancient art of belly dancing! - This DVD includes everything a beginner will need to know to enjoy performing the ancient art commonly know as "oriental dance" or "belly dance! Hilary Thacker is a world renowned professional Egyptian-style 'belly dancer' performing and teaching throughout the UK and Middle East. In the privacy of your own home she will instruct you on how to master basic moves involved in belly dancing including the camel and Egyptian walks, snaky arms and shimmies, and finishes with a section on dancing with the veil. The survival of this ancient dance is a tribute to the appeal it has to the human spirit. It is enjoyable, it is excellent exercise for muscle-toning, and an opportunity for social involvement.