Roman-era Egyptian Finger Cymbals

January 30, 2021

“For belly dancers, our deepest and oldest connection to our performing ancestors is through our signature instruments, finger cymbals.” Dawn Devine ~ Davina Finger Cymbals in the Egyptian Exhibit at the Bristol Museum, Bristol, UK Photo by Alisha Westerfeld Finger cymbals are an iconic element in our dance. They are a defining hallmark for performers […]

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Teaching Finger Cymbal History – Free Workshop For Subscribers

January 15, 2021

January – Topic & Talk This month my “Topic and Talk” is all about the ancient history of finger cymbals.  Over on my Facebook page, I’m sharing lots of images of bronze-era finger cymbals from the collections of museums around the globe.  My goal is to help my fellow instructors, self-directed students, and belly dance […]

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Happy New Year & a World’s Fair Article Series

January 3, 2021

Happy New Year 2021 WHEW – I’ve never EVER been so happy to see the turn of the year!   What a wild year we had in 2020, and I am glad to put that rollar coaster behind me, and I must say, after all the hassle and frustration, the loss and isolation, I feel prepared […]

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My 2020 Study Project – MAKEUP

December 21, 2020

Hello Gang! I hope that this email finds you well and surviving, if not thriving in this coldest of winters. I am in the middle of going through my end of year review for my business. Each December I make time to look at the stats of my small independent business and this year was […]

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Missed a Lecture? Mahin is hosting a holiday sale!

December 16, 2020

HAPPY HOLIDAYS Treat yourself to an informative lecture this holiday season! Mahin is having a sale – for a limited time Catch a Lecture Replay for only $20 each! Now through the end of December Bellydance Quickies Website to Reserve Your Lecture Now through the end of December, you can pick up one of my […]

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