Pin-Up Bellydance

The lovely Michelle Manx met with me one night of Tribal Fest 2012. This interview was the beginning of a beautiful night where we celebrated her birthday at the Cosmik Casbah afterparty. Michelle is a sweetheart and it was a highlight of Tribal Fest 2012 to get to know her better. She studied ballet for … Read more

“This is what it’s all about”

I had one of those peak experiences in my first class with Ozgen.  Less than 24 hours after landing in Istanbul, I had already danced for 6 hours.  Every minute was exhilarating.  But it was during that first class that I felt pure elation because I realized I was in Turkey learning Turkish Romani dance. … Read more