Top 10 moves that every belly dancer must know! | The Hip Drop Release

There are so many beautiful movements in the belly dancers vocabulary and we can spend a lifetime diving into the beauty and nuance of this incredible folkloric dance. (That’s totally where I am right about now!)

Within this vast treasure chest of movement are a handful of totally iconic moves that are the total “must-haves” for any belly dancer learning this art form. And this, my friends, is one of those moves.

In today’s video we are going to take a good look at the Hip Drop Release, a movement that you will see just about anytime a belly dancer performs.

I will take you through the best way to create this movement in a strong, graceful and body safe manner, all the while building core and leg strength and working on your balance.

Are you ready to learn this must have belly dance move and starting rockin the dance floor?

Let’s do it!


Stay tuned for more of the Top 10 moves that every belly dancer must know series.

In the meantime, are you ready to build on what you’ve learned here? Join me online and get ten free on-demand belly dance classes to help you take your technique and creativity to the next level!


Extra special thanks to the incredible Bahaia and Samer Issa for the use of the music in this video. You can support the artist and get your copy of this incredible CD “Ya Bahaia vol. 2” at

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