“You have a sisterhood of other dancers out there”

 “You already have a shared experience, you already have a shared language and it doesn’t matter where you come from or how long you’ve been dancing.  If you understand the vocabulary you can dance together.  I love that.  I think that it’s the tribal aspect of dancing: the fact that you have a sisterhood of … Read more

Gigi at the 2011 Ojai Bellydance Festival

“I personally tell my students all the time, dance from your heart, and dance for other women…Which is where I believe, the origins of bellydance came from.”  Gigi Corkett http://www.gigicorkett.com/ Gigi is one of my absolute favorite people.  She’s intelligent, caring, fun to be around, and a great dancer!  The following is from an interview … Read more

The “Ballet” of the Bellydance World

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jenn and Sooz on March 19th, 2011 at the Ojai Bellydance Festival. We talked about what they love about ATS (American Tribal Style), Tribal Bellydance community, and their own history in bellydance.  I can’t wait to see these beautiful ladies again, on or off the stage. http://www.tribalsooz.com/   Sooz and … Read more