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Costumes and Supplies
Moondance: Gifts for the Dancing Spirit
Costumes and supplies for tribal, gypsy, and cabaret. Great deals!
Full cabaret costumes, hip scarves, and more.
The finest finger cymbals.
World Percussion Instruments
The Pink Gypsy
Videos, CD’s, books on bellydance and costuming, also costumes and accessories
Coin belts & bras, hip scarves, skirts, choli tops, harem pants, accessories, props, caftans, sandals, plus sizes
L. Rose Designs
Elegant Silk and Velvet Designs for the Discerning Middle Eastern Dancer
Quality custom-made costume pieces, skirts, choli tops, pants, veils, and more
(Allow several weeks for your item to be made-to-order and shipped.)
A' Kai Silks
Beautiful silk veils, skirts, and other clothing, plus instructional resources for veil dance
Fabric for dancewear including nylon/Lycra stretch knits, metallics, velvet, fake fur, and silk, also sewing notions, trims, and even quality patterns, all at discount prices
Great supplier for tribal costuming
Miss Belly Dance
Quality belly dance costumes, hip scarf, coin belts,
skirts, tops, bellydance scarves, veils and accessories are handmade in Turkey
according to traditional and modern belly dance costume designs. In addition
to costumes we sell handcrafted jewelry to accent your outfit.
Belly Dance Costumes
Handmade costumes from Middle East. Great collection of vintage belly dance photos!
Belly Dance Information
The Art of Middle Eastern Dance, by Shira
Teacher directory, plus loads of info, links, articles, teacher directory, and so much more!
Learn to Belly Dance
Links, articles, information, and history of belly dance.
Belly Dance History (from Yasmina’s Joy of Belly Dancing)
List of websites, articles, books, and more pertaining to history of belly dance, plus links about styles of belly dance.
Do You Need A Stage Name?
Article by Shira, plus links to name lists (from Shira’s website).
Zills on Fire
Finger Cymbal Instruction CD plus free zill pattern sound byte downloads
Music, Videos, and Books
Tons of videos, cd’s, and books for all styles of belly dance
Rak On! Bellydance (Live 365)
Online Radio Station--Middle Eastern, world, international
It's a new kind of radio--Stations that play only music that you like!
Newsgroups and Magazines
The Oasis Forum
The official Yahoo Group for The Maya Zahira School of Belly Dance
**Students**--by joining this forum, you can download handouts, post messages, chat with other belly dancers, and be informed of inclement weather cancellations.
Online newsgroup for everybody, a great forum for belly dancers, musicians, and just regular folks, also a great way to get in touch with other belly dancers who are not directly affiliated with our school, a commonly used source for event listings
The Gilded Serpent
Online Belly Dance Magazine
Hard copy belly dance magazine
Hard copy belly dance magazine
Online belly dance magazine
Find our instructors on Facebook!
Maya Zahira, Mandi McMillan (Mandilyn), and Etoile A Flemons (Etoile Abet)
Belly Dance Organizations
International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance
Discussion board, online store (great videos!), info, events, and pics
Middle Eastern Dance and Culture Association
Online magazine, email newsletter, photo gallery
Missouri Belly Dance
Teachers, events, and articles, featuring Missouri bellydancers
Performers, Teachers, and Troupes
Visionary Dance Productions
Features dancing legend, Delilah, of Seattle and her award-winning belly dance instructional & performance videos and DVDs, plus pics, articles, info about workshops and retreats, music and more!
Features Dalia Carella of New York City, Dance Artist, Choreographer, Instructress of Danse Orientale (Belly Dance), Dunyavi Gypsy (Rom), El Mundo Gypsy and Ethnic Fusion Contemporary Dance, Site lists classes, performances, videos, and cd’s
Features Morocco (Carolina Varga Dinicu) of New York City
Plus carefully researched articles and extensive book list
Official website for the internationally touring belly dance troupe, "The Bellydance Superstars"
Egyptian Academy of Middle Eastern Dance
Features Yousry Sharif and Nourhan Sharif of New York City
Dreams of the Nile Egyptian Dance Academy
Featuring Haleema of Springfield, MO.
Featuring Serena Wilson of New York City, classes and performances in Turkish and Arabic Bellydance
Suhaila Salimpour School of Dance
Features Suhaila Salimpour of California, info on classes, workshops, plus instructional and performance videos
Features international superstar, Ansuya Rathor
Features Aziza Sa’id from Southern California, includes information on classes, seminars, and booking, plus loads of information, including dancing while pregnant, online dance lessons, costume construction & care, links and so much more!
Yasmina's Joy of Belly Dancing
Features Yasmina of Arizona, drum rhythms and song translations, dance resources, articles, book list, video list, henna, history, costume advice, art & graphics, and lots more
Magical Motion: Bellydancing with Atea and Friends
Features Atea of Los Angeles, plus articles, faqs, videos, pics
Fat Chance Belly Dance
The leading belly dance school in American Tribal Style Belly Dance
Desert Moon Dance Academy
Info on classes & performances in St. Louis, plus a listing of events in the Midwest and beyond
Tribal fusion belly dance troupe, classes, yoga, meditation, massage and more in Topeka, KS
Kansas City's ITS Dance Troupe
Information on Melody Gabrielle of Lawrence, KS
Topeka Belly Dance
Belly Dancing in the Topeka, KS area with Huraiva Alimah
Midwest Belly Dance Happenings
Upcoming events in the Midwest and beyond!
Judy's Creative Costuming
Judy’s Sedalia, MO workshop schedule
Seminar info for Siham Ali of Kansas City
Holistic, Personal health
Circle of Healers
Circle of Healers - Where holistic healers meet...discussion forums, daily health journal, articles, a practitioners directory and more!
Holistic Local Businesses
Join an active community that is uniting people who are passionate about holistic, green and positive living.
Body Mind Spirit Directory
National Directory for Practitioners of holistic health, conscious living, natural healing, spirituality, and green resources
Wolford Clinic specializes in massage therapy and energy work providing stress relief, relaxation and health benefits.
Yoga Sanctuary of Northland Kansas City, MO
Offering~ Yoga, Tai Kwan Do, and Belly Dance