Mish"Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion." ---Martha Graham
Divas"A filmy veil, floating gracefully around a whirling dancer is a special ethereal vision." ---Dahlena
Classes"While 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
Various"The dance is over, the applause subsided but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever." ---W. M. Tory
Great Results For Joint And Back Pain Relief
When we dance in this style, the hip movements consisting of hip drops, circles, figure eights, and shimmies place the the bodies ligaments and also the joints in the lower back and hip through a cycle of soft, gentle motions. Repeating these gentle movements is beneficial to the body.
The movements performed through through this style of dance increases the flow of synovial fluid (nature’s lubricant) in these joints. When movements are done properly with the aid of a qualified instructor, the pelvis is tipped forward into a position that helps prevent lower back problems. the dance style of Raks Sharki can help relieve stress to the back. This in turn helps to counter the constant compression of the disks that can happen while sitting or living in a sedentary lifestyle. When muscles are toned through this form of dance, the posture is improved which in turn can prevent back pain and also prevent unnatural curving forward of the spine that occurs when muscle groups become weak and unable to do the job they normally could preform.