L is for layering
Layering is a method of combining more than one movement at a time, yet still maintaing an aesthetically pleasing performance.
L is for Lessons
A large part of belly dance is motivated by the individual. Thee is nothing quite like attending belly dance lessons & discovering that you can already 'do' some of the movements. Learning can be an exciting journey ... first the iconic basics ... then gaining confidence & learning more; the dance; a variety of styles; performing; the history; costuming & the fun of dancing with like-minded friends. Nothing can replace "live" sessions for learning, practice & improving. But if you would like online video suggestions too, ckeck out the options at http://belly-dancing-lessons.com . Be aware that teachers vary in quality; you are the best expert for your body. Approach with caution any move you have not learnt 'in the flesh', online lessons can be a splendid reminder.
L is for Locks
Locks are a crisp percussive movment ... frequently done with hips, less often with upper body.