If you've looked into belly dancing as an alternative to your regular workout routine, I'm sure that you've seen the name Amira Mor.
An internationally renowned Belly Dancer and Certified Fitness Instructor, Amira Mor is almost synonymous to the phrase, belly dancing. Ms. Mor has developed her own remarkable style of belly dancing, combining her love of classical movement with her passion for modern innovation. No wonder, Ms. Mor has drawn a large, devoted audience that has made her one of the world's most sought-after contemporary belly dancers.
I received the Belly Dance Your Way to Fitness Vol.2 DVD to review and wow, it's like having a live belly dancing class right in front of me. In this DVD, Ms. Mor not only helps you understand the sensual movements of belly dancing with the most basic and easy to understand instructions, she also shares her tips on the importance of fitness incorporating belly dance movements.
I love belly dancing myself and if you're new to this form of fitness, this DVD will serve as your guide. Ms. Mor guides you through every step of body isolations, the fundamental building blocks and experiencing the beauty of belly dance.
Here is what Dr. Jason Tirado (from the American Academy of Pain Management) has to say on Amira Mor's Belly Dancing techniques for fitness:
"Amira Mor has done an incredible job in revolutionizing complex information on sensible exercise for busy people. Her techniques focus on strengthening and toning your abdominal, back, spine, shoulders, hips and most joint and muscles to support your spine which are vital in maintaining good posture and keeping a youthful look. Amira’s technique are safe for all ages, if you are looking for fun, fast and long lasting fitness solution that can actually live with –this is your answer. I highly recommended it!".
Now to me, that says a lot.
For other Amira Mor Videos and DVD titles, check out her Shopping Mall or at Amazon.com.
I have one copy of Amira Mor's DVD, Belly Dance Your Way to Fitness Vol.2, to give away to one of you, lucky Hip Mama's Place reader!
*HOW TO WIN? Read on...
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*Hip Mama's Place Disclosure: “My reviews and opinions are 100% my own. 5WPR sent me a copy of Amira Mor's Belly Dance Your Way to Fitness Vol.2 DVD to facilitate this review. The DVD giveaway is provided solely by 5WPR".
About the Author: Jocelyn Cañasa-Brown is a working mom of two boys and is a recognized blogger and mom influencer in the Washington, DC area. In her spare time, she designs and creates her own handmade jewelry, maintains her jewelry store on Etsy and is an active moms group organizer and leader both online and offline. Hip Mama's Place was nominated for Parents' Picks 2010 Best Parenting Blogs and named one of the Highest Rated Blogs and Sites on Nickelodeon ParentsConnect for the Washington, DC area. Follow Jocelyn on Twitter and/or Facebook.
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