‘Alaina Allred — bellydancer
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This week’s Page Three model, Alaina Allred, wears her addiction on her sleeve — or, rather, her lack of sleeves. Alaina is a bellydancer, and yes, she is an addict. “It’s really addictive,” she says. “Once you start you’ll be at every class after that. I started in high school for a project, and I heard about a local troupe here in Greensboro and I joined about three years ago.” Her troupe, Bellysima, which makes its online home at www.dalianadance.com, fuses bellydancing with modern jazz, a little ballet and Polynesian and Spanish techniques, but she’s a classicist at heart. “It’s supposed to celebrate a woman’s body,” she says. “From the shoulders to the knees — it’s actually more hips than belly.