Last Updated on July 18, Recently, I have come across articles about belly dancers who have turned and are still dancing, as well as forum posts where people ask if it is possible to dance into old age or even start learning this dance genre at 40 or 50 years of age. This has made me want to investigate more and write a post about this topic, especially since I am no spring chicken myself and as someone who loves to dance! In my research, I have come across several examples of belly dancers who are still performing later in life, including some who started learning in their 40s or 50s. It is definitely possible to become a professional belly dancer beyond the age of
Being sultry in any form is one of the worst things, but being a curvy, mature dancer is a whole other section of the boat. Let me explain further. When I say curvy and mature many people think frumpy and old.
It's always appropriate to wear exercise clothing for belly dance classes and practicing at home. However, some students like to dress up in practice outfits. It's fun, and it can help put aside the hassles of the day. Some find a practice outfit makes them feel a bit more like a "dancer".