Backstage at “A Taste of Los Angeles Bellydance”

Last Saturday January 21st, was the premiere event for the new Los Angeles chapter of MECDA (Middle Eastern Culture and Dance Association).  It may have been called “Taste of Los Angeles Bellydance” but we all left satiated.    There was over 8 hours of performances and workshops by Devilla, Heather Shoopman, Mandala Danceworks, Princess Farhana and … Read more

“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