The French had a round dance called a "branle". It was done by couples in
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The Shimmy Sisters are a professional belly dance troupe based in San Diego, Ca. directed by Leilainia and Adelaide. The sisters style is a unique blend of belly dance forms they term as Cabaret Collage. They fuse traditional Middle-Eastern dance with styles of modern, salsa, African, Indian, ballet and hip-hop, to bring out the essential elements.