Belly Dance Podcast A Little Lighter

Belly Dance Podcast A Little Lighter

Latest Episodes

The Evolution of Jillina – 062
September 29, 2021

Belly Dance Superstars Choreographer Jillina Carlano on courage, contribution, and marinating yourself in music. From performing in prison, touring the planet and stumbling forward through the reckoni

Brenna on Voguing, Neuroplasticity and Unstoppable NYC – 061
June 30, 2021

Brooklyn-born belly dancer and fusion artist Brenna Crowley tells us how she went from looking down at the ground to strutting sidewalks like a runway model and dancing like a superhero.

Amanda Hart on Belly Dance Competitions & Continuous Growth
May 28, 2021

Award winning belly dancer Amanda Hart talks about how "A little progress each day adds up to big results", her own growth from being part of Jillina's Belly Dance Experience, and her love for the Lebanese singer Fairuz. (Results quote from Satya Nani) 

Kamrah on Swords, Back Bends, and Energy on Stage – 059
April 28, 2021

Trans masculine belly dancer Kamrah of Chicago talks about key differences in Egyptian and Lebanese belly dance and highlights a big mistake that many of us make when dancing with a sword...  

It’s All Improv: Carolena Nericcio & FatChanceBellyDance Style – 058
March 31, 2021

The founder of FCBD Style speaks on the origin of ATS costuming, cultural appropriation, and the shift back to the name FCBD.

Ebony on Feeling Good and Fusing Urban Dance Styles with Belly Dance – 057
February 27, 2021

What is the difference between Popping and Locking? Find out from this amazing fusion belly dancer who has toured with Belly Dance Superstars, Belly Dance Evolution, choreographed for Zoe Jakes's shows, and is featured on Rachel Brice's Datura Online.

Go Hunting for Joy with Eshe Yildiz – 056
January 31, 2021

Hear how Eshe travelled to Turkey to study with belly dance legends Sema Yildiz and Princess Banu, why the word "Roman" needs to replace the G* word, and why Fifi Abdou's new performances on Instagram may be even better than her iconic dance performances.

Reflecting on Dance During the Covid Era – 055
December 26, 2020

Forget about writing a useless New Years Resolution. Here's a better way for dancers to prepare for the best year of our lives. Listen and find out what it is! This episode gives you time to reflect and create. 

Show Musicians You Love Them: Fun Tips from Carmine Guida – 054
December 09, 2020

"Hafla Prince" Carmine Guida of NYC has played oud, cümbüs and percussion for thousands of delighted belly dancers. Hear Carmine's tips for helping the band love to play for you and for making  it super fun.

Rachel on Darkness, Dance and the Medicine All Around Us – 053
November 18, 2020

Healing yourself is possible, even in rich dark nights of the soul. Find out how Ceremonial Botanical Bodywork practitioner Rachel Fisher heals, how she became friends with Rachel Brice, and hear how she got 250,