MADN Article Archive

Mosaic Magazine Spring 2017 Issue 71

Posted: 20th April 2017

The new issue of the magazine is out. The theme is the look of belly dance. There are articles on:- Fabulous Fingers and Thumbs by Sara Shrapnell Poppy Maya’s Five Top Costuming Tips and Kelley Beeston on being a Tribal Goddess and many more… To read these articles, join MADN and receive the magazine. The […]

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Mosaic Magazine Winter 2016 Issue 70

Posted: 3rd January 2017

The latest edition of the magazine is now out. There are articles on American Tribal Style®, Roots and Branches, the Evolution of Our Dance and Movement for Humanity and many more on Music, Perfumes and Live reviews Next month’s issue has a theme of “Gilding the Lily”, the look of belly dancers from around the […]

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Mosaic Magazine Summer 2016

Posted: 2nd August 2016

The latest Mosaic magazine is now out. The theme of this magazine is “Following the Muse”. Read articles on how belly dancers found their muse (or it found them). Also The Golden Era of the London nightclub scene in the 1970s, belly dance in London as described by Vashti. Also Yvette Cowles featuring in the […]

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The Healing Benefits of Bellydance by Kathleen Kiernan

Posted: 15th April 2016

As belly dances we all know that we have fallen deeply in love with this art form. It provides us with a deep sense of camaraderie and very often leads to a sense of greater self esteem and confidence. The Spring 2016 issue (no.68) of the magazine has a theme of why belly dancing is […]

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Raising the Profile of Belly Dance by Kay Taylor

Posted: 4th March 2016

Do you teach? Are you struggling with low class numbers? It think one of the things we need to do as a belly dance community is to raise the profile of belly dance. We need to work together, share ideas and get word out there. I am a committee member of the JTA (JWAAD Teachers […]

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The Beauty of ATS® by Nirzari

Posted: 2nd November 2015

When you think of American Tribal Style® Bellydance what do you see? Tassels and turbans…big skirts and bloomers..kuchi covered costumes…zills? Do you think of beautiful, flowing improvisational dance? Two words come to straight into my mind:community and connection. The true beauty of ATS® is the connection it gives us to other dancers, other people. Article […]

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Maria D’Silva – A Life in Dance

Posted: 14th April 2013

Question What advice would you give a young dancer? Simply work hard on your craft perfecting technique, understand the music, the culture of the people is an important factor, to be able to grasp and respect the art form. It is important to explore all forms of the dance within one that is chosen eg. […]

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Review of Bellylicious – The Sequel by Maggie Godsland

Posted: 23rd December 2012

The belly diva’s confessions cover all sorts of subjects from the origins and nature of the dance to whether she is wearing knickers or not (I’m not telling you the answer here) and are illustrated by dance and to my surprise songs! That Galit can dance I already knew before I saw the show but […]

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