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PHOTO CREDIT: Above photo by John Rickman Photography, San Jose, California.

Index to Inspirations
Related to Belly Dance



Table of Contents

  • Visual Arts Gallery
    • Art History
    • Modern-Day Artists
  • Poetry
    • Inspired by Belly Dancing
    • Inspired by Middle Eastern History, Myth, Culture



Visual Arts Gallery

Art History

Jean-Léon Gerôme



Modern-Day Artists

Lacy Chenault


Kelly Hawes

Three Dancers

Janet Morgan

Tribal Dancer

Artist NikkiJ (Nikole McDonald-Jones)


Wendy Pini

Grand Celebration

Delight Prescott

Taming the Dragon

Regina Lafay


Misty Dawn Waggoner

Legendary Egyptians
Dance Friends
  • Shira. Brown Hanan costume.
  • Shira. Bella costume.
  • Shira. The theme photo for
  • Shira. Midnight blue Hanan costume.
  • Shira. Burgundy Hanan costume.
Mahmoud Reda

Gaia Wildmane

My Green Leaf Gown




Poetry Inspired by Belly Dancing

By Shira

Dance Spirit

By Myrrah

By Charles Albano

By Jezibell

See the section titled, "Poems Inspired by Middle Eastern History & Culture" for more poetry by Jezibell.

By Sha Had Aroba

By Savannah Skye

By Rose Salinas

By Sumaya

By Other Contributors



Poetry Inspired by Middle Eastern History, Myth, and Culture

Poems by Jezibell:

See the section titled, "Poetry Inspired by Belly Dancing" for more poetry by Jezibell.

By Other Contributors



Essays, Opinion Pieces, Reflections

By Althea Aschmann

By Amanda Niehaus

By Arabella

By Brea Morgiane

By DaVid of Scandinavia

By Despina

By Diana DeMille and Friends


Photo of Arabella.

By Jody Blubaugh

By Joy

By Juana Garcia

By Kristin Raeesi

By Lennie Clark

By Razi

By Saqra

By Setsuna


Photo of Razi

By Shira


Photo of Shira by Pixie Vision Productions, Glendale, California.

By Thea

By Valizan


Photo of Valizan.



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