Ekaterina Andreeva, who dances professionally in Egypt under her dance name Johara, has been arrested for breaking costuming rules with a costume designed by Polina. The Egyptian press reports that officials feel that Johara's costume breaks rules surrounding decency and are threatening deportation. This "Semi-Naked" dress came to the attention of authorities after a video … Continue reading Revealing Belly Dance Costume leads to Arrest in Cairo
It's time for our October list of blogs, newsletters, and videos we have been enjoying during over the past month. If you have a blog that you would like to share in next month's reads, drop us an email and tell us about it! firstname.lastname@example.org Zara Dance presents: 10 Arabic words as a dancer you must … Continue reading October 2017 – Inspiration Around the Web
Hello Gang! Each month, we're going to share some of our best finds around the web. This list includes new posts, old favorites, and tidbits our editors have been enjoying this month. We are always searching the web for visual inspirations, following our favorite dancers, watching performances, instructionals, and DIY videos. We hope that you … Continue reading September 2017 Inspirations: Blogs, Vlogs & More
In our first edition, we featured an excellent article on performing a “Website Spring Clean.” If you checked out this article and are looking for another step to kick up the professional look of your website is to make your site more uniform. Using the same presentation elements including fonts, image styles, indentation methods, and … Continue reading Improve your Website with a Style Sheet
Hello, my dancer friends, I Just wanted to thank everyone who took a moment to check out Amabella Magazine on the Issuu.com publication sharing platform. While I've always wanted to create beautiful, full-color magazines, it wasn't until I found the Issuu website that I realized that I could really do it! As I poked around the … Continue reading Belly Dance on Issuu.com
Making your own costume can be an exciting and creative project. Even with the increased availability of ready-made costumes on the internet, many dancers elect to make their own performance wear. "When you make a belly dance costume yourself, the only true limits are your imagination." There are as many reasons for taking a DIY approach … Continue reading Why Make Your Own Belly Dance Costume?
This spring, we've asked our editors what they are reading now. Their reading selections are as varied as they are, ranging from coffee table books to self-help, cookbooks and classics. Here are their top picks for this spring's reading lists. Face Paint: The Story of Makeup by Lisa Eldridge What Alisha has to say, "As … Continue reading On the Bookshelf, March 2017
Hello, and welcome to the Amabella Magazine website. Our mission is to bring you beautiful, informative, and useful articles and information from the industry leaders of the belly dance world. Our issues are available for free digitally from the Issuu website. We are currently building our editorial team before we begin production on our first … Continue reading Welcome to Amabella Magazine