Alnouart Bellydance Party Barcelona

belly dancer history

“The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie. ”
Agnes de Mille

belly dance queen

“O body swayed to music, O brightening glance, How can we know the dancer from the dance? “

William Butler Yeats

belly dance retro

“The curve is more dangerous than the sword. “
Mae West

belly dance chillout

When I dance, I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole, that is why I dance.
Hans Bos

dance with shadow

To dance is to be out of yourself, larger, more powerful, more beautiful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
Agnes de Mille

veil dancers

“The dance is over, the applause subsided but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever.”
W. M. Tory

veil dance

“Don’t be afraid to be amazing.”
Andy Offutt Irwin

tahitian dancers Barcelona

“To understand the culture, study the dance. To understand the dance, study the people.” 
 Chuck Davis 

tahitian dancer

“Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God. “
Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi

polinesian dancer

“I get up. I walk. I fall down. Meanwhile, I keep dancing. “

polinesian dance

“I explained it when I danced it. “
Dame Margot Fonteyn
(when asked to explain a performance)

fan dancer

“1. Beginning dancer. Knows nothing.
2. Intermediate dancer. Knows everything. Too good to dance with beginners.
3. Hotshot dancer. Too good to dance with anyone.
4. Advanced dancer. Dances everything. Especially with beginners
. “
Attributed to Dick Crum, a folk dance teacher

fun of colors

“Dance is bigger than the physical body. Think bigger than that. When you extend your arm, it doesn’t stop at the end of your fingers, because you’re dancing bigger than that: you’re dancing spirit. “
Judith Jamison


“On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined. “
 Lord George Gordon Byron 


“The more you understand the music, the easier you can dance.”
Orlando Gutinez

kathak dancers

” Locked in this dance is a secret language that tells the story of women’s lives… their passions and their spirituality, their sacrifices, their joys, their intuitions, their emotional life drama. “

kathak dancer

“Listen to the music. “
Hossam Ramzy

Miriam Al kathak

“If I can not dance, I shall die!”
Anna Pavlova

Miriam kathak

“Freedom to a dancer means discipline. That is what technique is for — liberation.”
Martha Graham

kathak dance

“Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.”
Maya Angelou

kathak Barcelona

“Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.”
Ted Shawn


“Where there is no heart there is no art.”
Anna Pavlova

Hydra Barcelona

“If you can talk, you can sing. If you can walk, you can dance.”
African Proverb


“Let us read and let us dance – two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.”

Nour al shams belly dancers

“Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer.”
Sylvie Guillem

Al Nour al shams

“The dance is the mother of the arts. Music and poetry exist in time; painting and architecture in space. But the dance lives at once in time and space. “
Curt Sachs

Eli Castiñeira bellydancer

“She danced the dance of flames and fire,
and the dance of swords and spears;
she danced the dance of stars and the dance of space,
and then she danced the dance of flowers in the wind. “
Khalil Gibran, “The Wanderer”

Isabel Brtral belly dancer

“To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul. “
Eugene Louis (Luigi) Faccuito

Siomara's belly dancer

“There is only the dance.” 
T. S. Eliot

Soimara's belly dancers

“Stop talking, start dancing. Soon you will know what you need to know.”



“Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another”


“Dance – no translation needed.”

Kristy Nilsson

tribal oriental

“Musicality is when the dancers’ movements appear to create the music – and not the other way around.”

Kristy Nilsson

tribal fusion

“It is not the movements that make a dance beautiful, it is the emotions that inspired the movements 
that make it beautiful.”

Kristy Nilsson

tribal dancers

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children, all our lives.”

Albert Einstein

belly dance artist

“Beside the fire,
as the wood burns black, 
A  laughing dancer in veils of light,
Whose dance transforms the darkness to gold.”

Abu Abd Allah ben Abi-l-Khisal

final of fiesta oriental

“Dancers are the messengers of the gods.”

Martha Graham

Lena Alnouart organizator

“There is a Dancer in every Woman.”
Yuki Chua

Isabel Bertral belly dancer

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