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Your source for all things bellydance!

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Your source for all things bellydance!

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This is a great podcast!

By annieodette - Jun 22 2012
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Fun, smart and engaging I am really impressed with this podcast! I can't wait for the next episode. Not really into tribal bellydance, but I feel they cover a wide range of interesting bellydance topics. Loved the John Compton interview! Keep up the great work you guys are amazing!

YIP is addictive!

By Sapphire2 - Sep 23 2009
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Listen to a couple of episodes and you'll be hooked! I'm not a Tribal style dancer so I didn't think I'd find much of interest. I was wrong - this podcast is as informative as it is entertaining.

iTunes Ratings

18 Ratings
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This is a great podcast!

By annieodette - Jun 22 2012
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Fun, smart and engaging I am really impressed with this podcast! I can't wait for the next episode. Not really into tribal bellydance, but I feel they cover a wide range of interesting bellydance topics. Loved the John Compton interview! Keep up the great work you guys are amazing!

YIP is addictive!

By Sapphire2 - Sep 23 2009
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Listen to a couple of episodes and you'll be hooked! I'm not a Tribal style dancer so I didn't think I'd find much of interest. I was wrong - this podcast is as informative as it is entertaining.
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Rank #1: Episode 59: Carol Tandava Henning

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Welcome to over an hour of awesome! This episode features an interview with the fabulous and talented Carol Tandava Henning! A bellydancer with a strong theater background, Carol Tandava has been taking her one woman show - "Blood on the Veil" - around the country to rave reviews!! (Well, Tammy and I are raving about it, in any case!) Mary also catches up on her bellydance magazine reading and Tammy bemoans her lack of Twitter followers (we're looking at you, Princess Farhana!).
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In This Episode:
"Creating a Healthy Belly Dance Community" by Princess Farhana
Follow Tammy on Twitter! (LOL!!)
Lotus Dance Studio (Alina's school)
Driving the Saudis - Purchase on Amazon
FatChanceBellyDance® Community Fuse Magazine
Akasha Afsana - Craft Creations (my fave part of Fuse!)
Djinn
YALLAH
Omaris
Meagan Mayada Hesham
Randee Ryder-Ahrens
Thalia del Fuego - DVD reviews on Amazon
Sara Haase (a.k.a. Contrapposto) on DeviantART
Onca O'Leary
John Compton
Melissa Murphey - Bellydance Sheet Music DOT com!!
Ishtar on Facebook
Carol Tandava Henning - Dark Lady Dances (blog)
Blood on the Veil - In San Francisco on April 5th, 2013!! GO BUY A TICKET!!
Tamalyn Dallal - Purchase "They Told Me I Couldn't" on Amazon
Beats Antique
Featured Artists:

Artist: Ishtar - Amazon or
Album: Belly Rock
Songs: Shashkin, Misirlou, Garoon Garoon

Artist: Beats Antique - Amazon or
Album: Contraption Vol. 2
Songs: Crush, Crooked Muse, Bloody Bones
Additional Music:

Album: The Gathering Season by Solace - Amazon or

Mar 19 2013

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Rank #2: YIP Snip 4: Solos

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Welcome to YIP Snip! This week's topic is Solos!

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In This Episode:
YIP on Facebook
Spotify
Pandora
Lights by Ellie Goulding Remix by Bassnectar - Amazon or
Michelle Obama Arms!
Lacey (Florida Tribal Dance)
Dexter's Theme Song  (Whoa!!! The Ending Theme is awesome!) - Amazon or
Angel Theme Song - Amazon or
Mr Brooks Theme Song - Amazon or
Phoenicia and Fan Veil
Carolena Nericcio Flutters (about 2 mins in, but the whole performance is gorgeous!)
The Choreographer's Notebook: Standard Edition by Julia R. Zay - Amazon  (Oh and I know I said Choreographer incorrectly... wah wah)

Background Music:

Artist: Phil Thornton - Amazon or
Album: Nexus Tribal
Songs: Ederlezi Trance, The Broadoak Sheik, In The Bubble,  Bay City Shimmy, Duma Sa Duma

Mar 13 2013

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Rank #3: YIP Snip 3: Zills

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YIP Snip is back once again! This week's topic is Zills!

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In This Episode:
YIP on Facebook

Mahin's Tweet that started it all!
So who else is in a #zill buying panic today? Gotta get enough Saroyans for the rest of my dancing life now! ACK! #bellydance
— Mahin Sciacca (@MahinBellydance) January 25, 2013
My original post about Harry Saroyan
Updated post on Saroyan
Simplicity Pattern where the girl's zill is on upside down (1st girl in the picture)
5 ways to Improve your Zill Playing
Intro to Finger Cymbals - Shira.net

Background Music:

Artist: Raquy And The Cavemen - Amazon and
Album: Dust
Songs: All of them!

Feb 18 2013

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Rank #4: YIP Snip 2: Personal Practice

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YIP Snip is back for a second episode! Our topic this time is Personal Practice!

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In This Episode:
YIP on Facebook
Laura Stanyer' Holistic Dance Practice

Background Music:

Artist: Vanessa Mae - Amazon and
Album: Choreography
Songs: Tribal Gathering, Roxane's Veil, Moroccan Roll

Feb 02 2013

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Rank #5: Episode 58b: Sacramento and Amy Sigil

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This "part b" episode wraps up our Hot Pot adventures and features a really awesome interview with Amy Sigil! She talks about the buildup to their most recent - and already legendary! - Blood Moon event, how she chose her name, and her new coffee table book: Sigil, Ink. Mary and Tammy have a few random comments and another music spotlight, but it's mainly all about Amy! :-) YIP!

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In This Episode:
Check out our Donate button! It's in the upper right hand corner of our page!! 
Rachel Briceand Datura OnlineBeats AntiqueAmy Sigil, Unmata, and Hot Pot studiosBlood Moon(Part of) The Pajama PartyThe Funeral (Sidenote: This is an amazing piece. Stop what you're doing and watch it now. NOW.)Race Car (NASCAR) piece
Big skirts number
Fashion set
SAIL (The Sail "set" kind of starts at minute 6:45)
Another Unmata choreo that Amy didn't bring up, but that I totally love! - The Marijuana Piece
"Sigil" definition on Wikipedia
"Top Gun" trailer recut
Sigil Ink book promo (the book is out and it is cool!)
Unmata POW DVD
Sweet Snacks - Facebook
David Satori on Facebook
The Adam Roth Project - Facebook, ReverbNation
8tracks mixes by MidnightBlue

Description of Amy's 2013 intensive:
Amy Sigil Presents KINESPHERE: An exploration in limitless space
Exclusively for the epic year of 2013, a dance experience unlike any Sigil has offered before. We're bringing it all to the table baby, because life is short and Art is unmeasured. This one is the Deluxe Package, my friends, including: technique, theory, choreography, Improvisational Tribal Style, games and explorative movement. A moment in the creative mind of Amy Sigil. Available in 2013 and only in select locations.

And because I forgot to put them up for episode a: on the left is my tattoo (Mary) and on the right is Tammy's fabulous tattoo! Awesome! Both of these images are taken from the book Sigil, Ink; originally both pictures were taken by Rodin E. Thanks Rodin! :-) (Tammy's brother took the one that ended up in the book. Thanks Anthony!)
Featured Artist:

Album: Arabic Percussion - Amazon or
Artist: Mario Kirlis presents Matias Hazrum
Songs: Electronic Dream, Baladi Sangaran, Tribal Song
Additional Music:

Artist: Middle Earth Ensemble - Amazon or
Album: Middle Earth Ensemble
Songs: Ya Gameel, Mudejar, Shaskin, Ya Mustafa
Featured Instrument Music:

#1: Indian Tabla
"Khandam - a Sequence of Five" from Talking Tabla by Bikram Ghosh - Amazon or

#2: Oud
"Mevlevi Cheti" from The Oud: Music of the Near and Middle East by Aram Gulezyan - Amazon or

#3: Indian Tabla
"Drut Teentala" from Talking Tabla by Bikram Ghosh - Amazon or
Unmata ITS classes with Mary or Tammy:
Mary: Check the class schedule at Florida Tribal Dance to see if classes are in session!
Tammy: Contact for private lessons via the YIP email (email@yippodcast.com)!

Jan 21 2013

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Rank #6: YIP Snip 1: New Years Resolutions

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What is this thing?  A YIP Snip?  Whhhhaaaatttt????  These will be special 10-15 minute episodes that cover one topic.  We will put these out in between regular YIP episodes.  Basically we want more YIP in your ear... don't you?  In this first episode we talk New Years resolutions!

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In This Episode:
YIP on Facebook
New Years Resolution Tips
New Years Resolution Worksheet
Background Music:

Artist: Raquy and the Cavemen - Amazon and
Album: Dust
Songs: Dust

Artist:  Various - Amazon and
Album: Muse Melodic
Songs: Magreb, Wayward

Artist:  Various - Amazon and
Album: Monsoon Wedding Soundtrack
Songs: Fuse Box - Alexkid's Dub Remix

Jan 13 2013

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Rank #7: Episode 58a: Sacramento and Hot Pot

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Hey YIPpers! We are BACK! From outer space! We just danced in and saw you there (listening to less exciting, less bellydancey podcasts) with that sad look upon your face! Okay, enough of that...IT'S BEEN A WHILE! (Sorry about that...) But we have not "pod faded" (a term that Tammy introduced me to; it's kind of a cute term, but a sad state for any podcast). We just were a bit busy. We return to the virtual airwaves with not one but TWO episodes chronicling our summer adventures in California (yes, last summer, we said it's been a while...DON'T JUDGE). This episode contains one magical music spotlight, a brand new "What's that Instrument?" focus, a few interviews from some Sac Town Hot Pot-ers (Hot Pot = Amy Sigil's studio) and a bunch of random giggling. You're welcome!!

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In This Episode:
Unmata and Hot Pot Studios
YIP on Facebook
Zaghareet
Yallah


Fuse
Laura Barselou
Onca O'Leary
Organic armor costumes
Sakura Tribal on Facebook - awesome duet video!
Katana (Facebook) - Shiny Pants video!
CopperClock
Wonderland - A Belly Dance Play (YouTube promo video) 
Learn more about the tabla on Wikipedia!
More awesome tabla information

Tabla with a suh-weet pink background!
Ravi Shankar and Alla Rakha - Tabla Solo in Jhaptal
Rachel Brice on 8tracks
Midnight Blue on 8tracks
Dark Desert playlist
Richard "Moontan" Jay
"Django Unchained" preview
Raquy and the Cavemen
Unmata in "Pony Play"
Caricature artist Greg Sumbardo
Steve O at Something Wicked Tattoo
Alex Sanchez - Inner Image Ink

Tammy in front of the Capital Building
Tammy walking past the UNmetro and heading towards Hot Pot Studios (forward and to the right)
 The awesome UNmetro
Our new friend Afton and I (Mary) inside Hot Pot Studios. Art all over the walls! Cool, right?

Featured Artist:

Artist: Moontan - Amazon or
Album: Odalisca
Songs: Corn Flakes, Dharma Salad, Turkmen
Featured Instrument Music: "Tabla Trio in Rupak Taal (Excerpt)" - Track 6 on In Memory of Alla Rakha - The Wizard of Tabla, Vol. 1
Additional Music:

Artist: Greg Ellis - Amazon or
Album: Kala Rupa
Songs: Form 8, Form 4, Form 7, Form 9, Form 10

Jan 06 2013

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Rank #8: Episode 57: The Fabulous Na'La!

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Whoa! Get ready for some awesome! For this episode Na'La from Shakra joins the YIP Crew in studio! We all learn about the oud, Tammy shares her secret for happy feet (super sweet dance shoes, that's what!), Mary shares some Na'La-approved music and there's more giggling than usual! (I know....scary!!!)

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On This Episode:

Tammy's sweet dance sneakers!
DIY/Bellydance on a Budget (tribe.net) - "Glue?"
E6000
Shira.net tribe (tribe.net) - "Is It Good for Business?"
Hipmix.net - Dilara's Diary - "Hi, I'm Dilara Sultan, and I don't approve of this message"
Shira.net tribe (tribe.net) - "Forgiving bad dancers and teachers?"
Princess Farhana (blog) - "Dancing Through Pain and Physical Limitation, Part Two"
R.I.C.E.
So You Think You Can Dance - Janelle Issis
Sadie - Awesome video of Sadie being awesome!
Deep Roots Dance
Lava
Sarita
Jill Parker
Luciterra
Valley of the Jolly Green Giant
Cues and Tattoos
Udjat Beats & Belly Dancing
Shula Azhar Belly Dance Divas
Tribal Solstice
Tjarda
Geisha Moth
Sakura Tribal (blog) - "Mishaps and Mayhem!"



The oud

Planet of the Ood (Doctor Who)

The oud - legend of the creation 

Dobby (Harry Potter)
Melanie Moore - "Cracks" solo from So You Think You Can Dance
Freestylers
Ellie Goulding
Bassnectar
Na'La on Facebook
Office Space Milton (red stapler)
Heather Stants (Urban Tribal Dance Company)
Amy Sigil - UNMATA
Donna Mejia
Mira Betz
Tjarda and The Uzume Dance Company
Sera Solstice
Carolena Nericcio
Gothic Bellydance - RevelationsShakra's Industrial Strength Dance Workout DVDThe Daily Show
Clip of TURKU featuring the Ghawazee Dancers (did you spot Olivia Kissel?)
Domba!
Shakra
SCA - Society for Creative Anachronism
Suhaila
Rusted Root
Never give up! Never surrender!
Around Town:
There is not an Around Town on this episode, however you can Join our Email List and find out everything currently going on!
Oud Music:
1. "Oud Taksim" by The Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club of Zanzibar
2. "Oud Taqsim" by Kara Nomadica
3. "Taksim" by John Berberian
4. "Azziza" by John Berberian
End credits: "Siseler" by John Berberian
Featured Artists:

First set:
1. "Cracks" by Freestylers (Flux Pavilion remix) - Amazon or
2. "Lights" by Ellie Golding (Bassnectar remix) - Amazon or
3. "Timestretch" by Bassnectar - Amazon or

Second set: All songs by Rusted Root - Amazon or
Song 1: "Agbadza" (off the album Rusted Root)
Songs 2/3:  "Drum Trip" and "Back to the Earth" (off the album When I Woke)
Additional Music:

Artist: Solace - Amazon or
Album: Gorgon Days
Songs: Full Blown Stutter, Blind in One Eye
Album: Nagari
Songs: Coveting Bes, Bain of Desire, Sorrow & Veil, Serpent's Kiss, Strange Flesh, Death in Sin, End of Religion

Artist: Shiva in Exile - Amazon or
Album: Nour
Songs: We're All One

Sep 22 2012

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Rank #9: Episode 62: Ariellah

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It's been a long time, YIPpers, but we are back! (And more giggly than usual, I'm afraid...don't expect a lot of substance from this episode!) This episode features the fabulous Ariellah!! She's pretty fantastic, articulate and awesome and we hope you enjoy! We've also got a couple new music recommendations and some random eye candy (scroll down). Happy yipping!

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On This Episode:
Ariellah
30 Day Plank Challenge

You can do this, girl. I believe in you!
 I couldn't find a picture of a sexy guy with a  2x4...so I added this instead...Princess Farhana - The Belly Dance Handbook: A Companion For The Serious Dancer
Feedly.com
Shira.net
Tempest's Teapot - Tending the Flame Without Burning Out
YALLAH
Laura Barselou
Lacey Sanchez - Florida Tribal Dance
Third Coast Tribal Fest

Alla Kushnir and her fabulous...eye makeup.
Belly Dance for Change - flickr pics
Suhaila Salimpour
Note: As of this moment....www.IPunchDancers.com is available for purchase! :-P
The Peace Corps
Rick Astley - Okay, yes, I know who this is....
Deshret Dance Company
Lindsey Stirling (Oh and this ep is so old, her new album is now out AND the concert I am going to is this Thursday!!!!  -Tammy)
Pentatonix and Lindsey Stirling - "Radioactive"
Crystallize - Lindsey Stirling
Moon Trance - Lindsey Stirling



Featured Music:

Album: Orient Noir: A West-Eastern Diva - Amazon or
Song 1: We Daret El Ayam - Salwa Abou Greisha
Song 2: The 2nd Night in Mohamed 'Ali Street - Mahmoud Fadl
Song 3: Im Nin'Alu - Watcha Clan

Album: Lindsey Stirling - Amazon or
Album: Lindsey Stirling
Songs: Crystallize, Song of the Caged Bird, Moon Trance
Additional Music:

Album: The Gathering Season - Amazon or
Artist: Solace
Song: Huda

Jul 01 2014

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Rank #10: Episode 61: Jill Parker

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Whoa! Three cheers for another unintentional YIP hiatus! (Anyone? Anyone? No?) Okay, well then Happy New Year, YIPpers! We're back from a long (I think our longest ever??) break and getting back in the podcasting grooooove! We missed all of you! Ahhhhhh!! We're so exCIted!! And we just can't HIDE it!! This episode features the fabulous "Mother of Tribal Fusion" herself...Jill Parker!! (More fan-girl SCREAMING!!!)



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On This Episode:

Asharah's blog - "Live Onstage - or Why don't you stop recording and just watch the show"
31 Signs You're a Bellydancer
Mahin Bellydance Quickies - Contact Mahin!
Bhuz.com - Vaseline on your teeth
Image from www.juicybeautyword.com
Hipmix.net
Raqs in the City - Najla's Belly Dance blog - "Baby Your Bling"
Stuff you NEED! Trust me!!: E6000® , clear fingernail polish, Fray Check
The Pink Coinbelt Chronicles - Tales of a boy and his hip scarf - "Hot and Bothered"
15 Fabulous Ways to use Vaseline
The Tribal Way - "Choose to be kind to yourself"
Tribal Mind - The cool April Rose interview!
Tribal Solstice
Donna Mejia
Sherri Wheatley
April Rose
The Fab Principessa Ann on Facebook!
Ariellah
Arish Lam playlist on YouTube
Jabbawockeez
Zoe Jakes mask routine
FestiByn
The best scene in "Drumline"!!! Muh ha haaa!!! MARCHING BAND!!!
Phil Thornton
Helm
Jill Parker
Carolena Nericcio
Michael McElhaney and The Stud
Azure Bellydance (Michael McElhaney and Andra Young)
Jill's wrist tattoos Image courtesy of: The Dancer's Eye
Featured Music:

Artist: FestiByn - Amazon or
Album: Balkan Express
Songs: Dönme Bana Sevgilim, Sparaben i Staden, Besame Mucho

Artists: Helm and Phil Thornton - Amazon or
Album: Tribal Spirit
Songs: Lovar Jivera (trad. Rajasthan), Le Rosier Blanc (trad. France), Lashir Spirit (trad. Yemen)
Additional Music:

Album: The Gathering Season - Amazon or
Artist: Solace
Songs: All

No-Sew T-shirt Skirt

So, I thought I'd gotten the idea from Generation T, but now I can't find what I specifically did in there. So...sorry for not giving credit where credit is due, but here are the steps:


  1. Cut the sleeves and collar off of a T-shirt (since this skirt version doesn't taper the fabric in at the waist at all I recommend using a shirt that fits you rather snugly, or you'll have weird bunched up fabric around your waist). If you'd like a straight edge at the bottom of the skirt then just cut off the whole section from under each sleeve (at the armpit) to the other side. I like the look of little slits at the side, so I didn't cut straight across.


  2. Cut a hole in the bottom hem of the shirt. The bottom will now become the waistband. Using a safety pin - or a bodkin - thread 1/4" elastic or a strip of fabric through the bottom hem. (I used a piece of stretchy fabric, which gave me a cute bow with some cute dangle-y ties, but also made the waist super elastic comfy). If you're planning to just put in elastic then you can make the hole on the inside of the shirt hem so that the hole is hidden.


  3. Ta-da! It looks a little boxy in this pic, but that's only because my floor has no curves. It's actually pretty flattering for a 5 minute project! :-) Don't forget that this skirt version turns the shirt upside down, so if your T-shirt will look weird upside down then don't do this version. I think the Beats Antique logo looks fine upside down, so I didn't mind it being flipped. :-)

Jan 02 2014

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