‘Whatever you do, everything is behind bellydance’

In preparation for my trip to Turkey, I talked to and emailed and facebooked everyone I knew (and didn’t know) in connection to Turkey or Turkish dance. From the amazing Artemis Mourat, Turkish and Romani style teacher and dancer, I received a few wonderful leads. It seems her student, Gigi (Dilsah) was now living and … 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