Monday, October 10, 2005

Belly Dance photos of the week - the Salimpours

This little darling is Isabella Salimpour.

Her mother is Suhaila Salimpour, another of my favorite dancers. Suhaila's mom is Jamilia Salimpour. Jamilia is a pioneer of American belly dance (before her husband forced her away from performing by threatening to break her legs. Nice.) Suhaila's style heavily influenced the American Tribal-Fusion movement that you see with Rachel Brice. All those California dancers sticking together.... *watches as the audiences eyes glaze over*

Here are a couple of pictures of Suhaila.