The Blood Sugar Diet has received acclaim as a way to lose weight fast and keep it off. Does it work? After researching, I decided to give the 12-week program a try, and here are my conclusions.
So you want to declutter your home? It's a project but it's very achievable! Pace yourself and take the right approach, and your home can be decluttered in less than a month
An organized office means an organized mind, which means you'll work faster and more efficiently. Here are some tips.
Santorini is a Greek island perched on the edge of an extinct volcano. Its dramatic height and rocky shores make it a spectacular and romantic resort destination. Find out how to make the most of it.
You may already know about the usual advice for insomniacs, but the place you sleep—your bedroom—is often overlooked. Learn how to create the perfect sleep-friendly bedroom.
Online dating can seem scarey but in fact it's just as safe, if not safer, than the old-fashioned kind. These tips will help you succeed
We all dream of finding our perfect match, but why do we find it so difficult to find our ideal life partner? Maybe because we're looking for the wrong thing?
Most bloggers and writers know that nowadays, websites and blogs MUST specialise in one topic to be successful. But it can be hard to create enough material on your own. Collaboration is the answer!
Want to make the best of your Baltic cruise? These tips will help you plan your cruise to make the best of every port and your pre- and post-cruise time
Retiring abroad is attractive to many retirees - but where to start? This article sets out some basic steps that can help clarify your thinking and get you on the road to your retirement dream!
The Rio 60 Second Neck Toner claims to firm your neckline and reduce your double chin. With an advancing turkey neck, I decided to give it a try - and here are my conclusions.
The right shoes can make a big difference to your enjoyment of ballroom dance classes as well as protecting you from injury.
Tasmania is often forgotten by visitors to Australia, because it's a separate island. It's a pity that more overseas visitors don't see this charming, unspoiled natural paradise full of history.
We all have an idea what a flamenco costume looks like, but what accessories can you wear?
New members can find the number of "rules" bewildering but they needn't be - there are only a few basic rules you really need to worry about. Here are the key facts you need to know.
It's coming up to Christmas and you want to buy a gift for your favourite flamenco dancer. If you're not a dancer yourself, how do you know what to buy? Here are some ideas!
As you improve in flamenco class, you'll start thinking about performing at student recitals Here are some tips on what to look for as a first flamenco costume.
Although not popular in flamenco nueve, castanet playing is still an essential skill for any budding flamenco dancer. Learn what to buy and how to get started.
Flamenco dresses and costumes are expensive to buy, because there is so much material and work involved. If you are up for the work, you can make your own flamenco costumes.
Flamenco shawls are beautiful to look at and warm to wear. But in flamenco dance, the shawl or "manton" is also an important (and useful) part of the costume, and is also used as a dramatic prop
"Real" flamenco shoes can be expensive. Which flamenco shoes should you buy? Are there cheaper alternatives? What should you look for in a good dance shoe? All your questions answered!
So your Hub is UnFeatured. What should you do about it? Do you improve it, or delete it? Can you use it elsewhere? What are your options?
Backlinks are simply links TO your Hub FROM other places on the internet. Backlinks are essential, but the rules have recently changed. Get backlinks the wrong way, and you could do more harm than good!
I practised transcendental meditation, or TM, for 17 years. Why did I give up? Would I recommend it to others? What can it do for you?
Genuine tango shoes are expensive, and may not be suitable for a beginner - so what should you wear for tango?
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Pointe shoes are expensive, yet last only a short time. If you're a serious ballet student, then they're by far your biggest expense. How can you minimise that cost?
How to find images and photos you can legally use on your blog or online article.
It's one thing to write a blog, but quite another challenge to make money from it - especially in 2015, when the way to monetize successfully has changed so much
Are you ready to move from revenue-sharing sites like HubPages to your very own website or blog? Don't make a move until you've read this article.
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When I decided to buy a Skin Physics Photon online, I ordered it with complete confidence it would work because I had already experienced the dramatic benefits of a phototherapy 'facelift' in the salon.
At first glance, it seems like men wear ordinary clothes for ballroom dancing - but if you do, you're missing out on the comfort and ease of real men's dance wear
Male ballet dancers often have to "make do" with "unisex" garments. Far too often, they just don't fit. Here is a roundup of clothing and shoes made especially for the male dancer
Competition ballroom dancing is known as "dancesport". But is it a dance or a sport, or is it possible to be a mixture of both?
The flamenco 12-beat rhythm is hard to master, but the compas clock will help you understand flamenco rhythms easily.
An overview of some great Hubs about ballet on HubPages
This is a collection of articles offering a variety of advice and information on the art of flamenco dance.
Tribal belly dance is a uniquely American style of belly dancing with its own exotic costumes and hair styles. This is a basic primer on how to achieve the right "look"
One of the exciting things about Tribal bellydance is the great variety of Tribal Fusion styles which are constantly emerging. However, please don't forget to respect the genre you're fusing with.
Sevillanas is a Spanish folkloric dance often taught to flamenco students. It's unique in the flamenco repertoire in having set steps. This article explains how to dance each copla "paso a paso."
Palmas is an essential skill for any flamenco dancer. It's a huge help in mastering the rhythms, and you can support other dancers in performance with palmas and shouts of encouragement.
So you want to have a blog, and you see an ad inviting you to write on HubPages. It's free, it's easy to use - it's perfect! But is it? Fact is, HubPages is a great place to write IF you don't blog
HubPages is a very sociable site, but like any society, there are rules on how to behave. Also there are major differences between how different people use the site, and they should all be respected
Flamenco or flamingo? Gypsy or Latino? What is flamenco dancing? It may be easier to say what flamenco isn't!
In ballroom, Latin, tango or salsa dancing, the woman can't just dance what she wants - she must follow her partner. And the man MUST lead! How does that work?
Luigi technique is a long-established and effective method of training for modern jazz dance
Tribal belly dance costumes can be simple and rustic or exotic and fantastical. Even American Tribal Style costumes are a fusion of many influences, and Fusion styles take it to another level.
There are many pointe shoe makers, in England, Russia, America, and all over the world. This article lists the key players.
It's impossible to even start choosing a pair of pointe shoes until you know what shape your foot is.
Belly dancing is a wonderful gentle exercise for pregnancy, especially if you're already a belly dancer
The Bellydance Superstars are world famous but most of the Tribal kudos goes to Rachel Brice. Another cast member, Sharon Kihara, is my favourite.
Reflexology works. Looking at it with Western logic, it shouldn't work—how can a foot massage cure the pain in your neck, shoulder, or hip? But reflexology worked for me.
Most people are so nervous about their cataract operation, they don't think much about what to expect after the procedure. Unfortunately, some surgeons don't provide adequate information, either.
Backstory is the technical term for the background of your novel's characters - how did they get here, and why do they behave the way they do? It takes skill to incorporate it seamlessly into your story
Camper shoes are comfortable yet stylish fashion shoes with a quirky edge.
CACI is touted as an electronic non-surgical face lifting system. But does it work? Yes it does, but it may not do what you expect.
Your opening paragraph is the most important in your entire novel - it's what draws your reader in. But many writers misinterpret how to achieve that.
Are you a Hubber who's been here several months, created lots of well-written Hubs, but isn't making money? This Hub is for you! ....
What does writing in third person mean, and why is it so useful?
It's ironic that as we get older, we need make-up more than ever, but it has less effect. . . unless you know the right make-up for mature skin.
Zills are small but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take care in choosing the right zills, or study the correct technique to play them. These tips will help
Gaynor Minden pointe shoes have a reputation for being a "cheater's shoe." Why? Is it true? Why do ballet teachers dislike them so?
The bata de cola is a flamenco dress with a train. Learn what it is and how to dance in it. The bata de cola kick causes more trouble for flamenco dancers than any other aspect of handling it!
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The proud carriage and fluid arms of a flamenco dancer's body are part of the essence of the dance, so it's important you understand and master them, if you want to look authentic.
Precise, fast footwork is essential to a flamenco dancer. It's impossible to build speed unless you get the basics right first. Flamenco footwork technique is an exact science!
Buying your first tutu is an exciting experience for any ballet student
As a mature belly dancer, you may feel self-conscious about your figure flaws. These tips will help.
Oily skin and hair are a source of great anxiety for many. It's easy to feel you're in a "no-win" situation, because the more you clear the oil, the worse it seems to get! That, funnily enough, is the secret...
Most natural remedies relieve the symptoms of cystitis, but don't remove the cause. Correct dosage, and using them synergistically, can improve their effectiveness.
A belly dance class is a total body workout, but if you're in a hurry to gain flat abs, a slim waist and tight buns, you'll need to take specific belly dance exercises to the next level.
A belly dance veil is just a rectangle or semi-circle of fabric so it sounds easy to make, but it's important to know these tips to make one successfully
A novel must be at least 70,000 words long(unless it's a Mills & Boon style romance, or erotica, when you can get away with 50,000). If your novel is too short, it doesn't mean...
Your neck and shoulder pain may be the result of tension—or it may be caused by a serious disk problem. You need effective and safe measures to help relieve the pain.
Do you struggle to insert and remove your contact lenses? Do you find it impossible to see in the mirror at the same time? Learn to insert and remove your contact lenses quickly and simply!
You should regard your realtor (I'm an Aussie, so I call him a real estate agent) the same way you regard a used car salesman. Yes, I know there are honest realtors out there - but...
Ask almost any child to dance, and they'll move to the music. So why do so many adults find it hard to dance? By understanding the reasons, you CAN learn to dance!
Margot Fonteyn was certainly the greatest ballet dancer of her generation
Most women wear the wrong size bra, and there is no reason why that should be so. Learn how to work out your size and be comfortable in your bra!
When do you stop colouring your hair and let it go gray? In fact, if you follow some basic rules, the decision is not that hard.
Do you have wrist pain, carpal tunnel, RSI? How to know and why it happens
When I say I looked in the mirror the morning after treatment #5 and recognised myself immediately – it really was a huge deal! I felt like I was looking at a face I hadn’t seen for about 10 years.
An asthma inhaler can transform the life of an asthma sufferer. All asthmatics should have some kind of inhaler and understand how to use it.
You can't prevent a cold or flu unless you understand HOW you catch them. This article covers what to look out for and what you can do about it.
Billy Elliot is a wonderful inspiration for children who love to dance, but is the musical a safe choice for children?
Is your hair flat and lifeless? Do you envy people with bounce and volume? Don't despair, it is possible to put more oomph in your hairstyle!
Being assertive doesn't mean learning to say "no". It means learning how to have your own needs met without being aggressive.
Pilates does work! It's possibly the best strength training for women, because it creates a smooth toned body. But it has to be the RIGHT Pilates, not just floor exercises! What is "real" Pilates?
You'd love to throw away your glasses, but Lasik (laser eye surgery) scares you. At last, there's an alternative—orthokeratology! OrthoK involves wearing special lenses at night that gently correct the shape of your...
Flexibility for the inflexible - sounds impossible but it's not. It's just a case of knowing how to approach stretching properly.
If you want to travel light, the secret is to pack smart. These tips will show you how.
When you visit Florence, there is one thing you must book in advance IF you decide it's really worth your time: the Uffizi Gallery.
You no longer need to endure the embarrassment of cold sores. From effective first aid to long-term prevention, modern developments have transformed life for cold sore sufferers.
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If you're wondering how to learn belly dance at home, it's not that hard. Unlike most other kinds of dance, it's quite possible to learn and enjoy the basics in your lounge room.
If you have asthma, there's a very high likelihood that you have allergic asthma. You may not think so, but that's only because it's not obvious what you're allergic to.
Many people are surprised when they arrive in Sydney to find it’s a large, cosmopolitan city. Make a poor choice of hotel, and you could spend your vacation lost in suburbia, a very long way from where the action is!