Pump Up Your Book Presents Quintessential Bellydance Book Blast – Win a $25 Gift Card!


Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Evyenia Karmi’s QUINTESSENTIAL BELLYDANCE Book Blast August 15 – August 26!


Inside the Book:

Quintessential Bellydance

Title: Quintessential Bellydance
Author: Evyenia Karmi
Publisher: iUniverse
Genre: Health and Fitness
Format: Ebook

If you’re looking for a fun, effective, low-impact workout that will build stamina, enhance flexibility, and improve your cardiovascular well-being, look no more. This gentle and effective dance is not only exciting to learn; it’s also a great workout. Bellydance strengthens your core muscles gracefully, giving you new confidence in your body’s natural sway and movement. These popular dance steps have been embraced by women of all ages everywhere.

Here, Evyenia Karmi, an experienced dancer, teacher, and member of the International Dance Council, introduces students to the basic terminology and movements of bellydance. Through careful, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, you can quickly begin learning the vocabulary of this ancient and beautiful dance.

Once you master the basic steps, the addition of sultry veil work can add a whole new dimension and excitement to your experience and performance. This compact and easy-to-use guide is an excellent teaching tool, featuring a gentle warm-up routine, to prepare your body for this energetic workout experience.

Create your own choreography or just have fun dancing! You’ll learn basic arm movements, technique for both the upper and lower body, directional and travelling steps, the basics of veil work-and much more.


Meet the Author:

Evyenia Karmi started dancing as a small child learning the traditional dance of her family. She has appeared in film and television; training includes the community adult ballet program at the National Ballet School of Canada, and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Evyenia performs internationally as a member of CID-Unesco in Greece. She lives and teaches in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Evyenia is giving away a $25 Gift Card!


Terms & Conditions:
  • By entering the giveaway, you are confirming you are at least 18 years old.
  • One winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter to receive one $25 Gift Certificate to the e-retailer of your choice
  • This giveaway begins August 15 and ends on August 26.
  • Winners will be contacted via email on August 27.
  • Winner has 48 hours to reply.

Good luck everyone!


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