The sign of a fit and trim body is tight and flat abdomen with no accumulated fat. Every person strives to get a toned belly to look in shape. To get that body one needs to spend sweaty hours at the gym. Sometimes it becomes so boring and exhausting that many people leave exercising at the mid-way. How about the idea of exercising in the form of dancing?
Yes!! Belly dance comprises of simple to learn and perform dance moves which engages your abdominal muscles to get you a firmbelly in just few days of practice. In this article you will learn five effective belly dance exercises to try out today.
These Are Belly Dance Exercises You Should Try
Hip Drop Step
This is a great step in this dance which works on obliques. Here you need to use your left leg for supporting the weight of the body and move the right leg forward and then to the left. You need to use the toe of your right leg while moving it. Now raise right hip and bring it down.
Hip Circles is a miraculous move which is good for burning those extra fat deposited on your waist. Your obliques and glutes are focussed in this exercise. In this step move your hips in the form of circles. Do it in this way: right to centre to left to centre to right.
You can increase the speed to make it more vigorous.
Again a powerful exercise for the abdominal muscles but requires little practice to become proficient in doing it. Keep your hands on your hips and your hips should be still and little distance apart.Now focus on the movement of your ribs in the order as: right side to the left side to the centre.
Horizontal Figure Eights
To get a perfect shape for your lower abs and booty muscles this dance step is magical. Take your right hip ahead and make a circle. Now bring it back and finally to the centre. In this way you are making a shape of “8”. Now do it with the left hip. Feel free to move your arms anywhere along with your legs to make it look more like a dance than an exercise.
This is a wonderful dance step which focuses on the torso of your body. Here in this step you need to move chest in forward direction and pulling both shoulders behind at the same time. Now keep your abs muscle firm and tight and pelvis turned inside. Pullboth shoulders in forward direction. This will give an appearance of body flowing in the form of waves.
Belly dance is a popular dance form of Middle East and is called as “Belly dance”. It is an interesting and fun-filled way of exercising to shed those extra pounds from your belly region along with enjoying the whole process of doing it. Enjoy this new form of exercise which leaves you with energy, happiness and a fit you!!