“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

Ayse Cerami and 9/8 Improv Tribal Fusion

Ayse and I have both danced with Medianoche Dance Company, just not at the same time.  So I’m happy that I got to know her at the last Tribal Fusion Faire in San Luis Obisbo, CA.  We both share a love for 9/8 rhythms, Turkish dance, Folk dance, Tribal Fusion dance, American Tribal Style (ATS) … Read more