… but there’s a guy in the mix:
Shayne Dempsey, attending with his wife Allison, was the only man in the group. He had previously taken belly dancing classes while living in another state.
“I like it. It’s fun,” said Dempsey. “It teaches you to use muscles you didn’t know you had. It doesn’t matter what age you are. Anybody can learn to do it.”
An untrained eye could become hypnotized by the music and body thrusts, but the dance in its basic form is both beautiful and breathtaking.