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Where does innovation come from?
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I have been thinking a lot about the creative process lately. About how important it is for me to not go through it alone, how I flourish in a team environment where like-minded people are pushing toward a common goal.  … Read More

Interviews with Carolena by PinkCoinBelt
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In my recent wanderings around the ATS dancer blogosphere, I came across the Pink Coin Belt Chronicles, which is a blog written by Yuska, a male *gasp*ATS dancer at FCBD studios.  More than that, he just became the newest member … Read More

Deep Roots Dance Student Spotlight – Meera Mittal
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Name: Meera Mittal Age: 23 Profession: Social worker Hobbies: salsa dancing, painting, hiking, fishing, cooking, reading How long have you been studying bellydance: about 3 years  When did you first see bellydance? What were your first impressions? I had not really … Read More

More trio goodness: Silver Wolf Clan
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All the way from Italy, this beautiful ATS troupe is the fist Sister Studio in that country! Their dedication to the form shows in this video. While they are backed by a chorus, the trio in front stay out front … Read More

Don’t Forget the Joy
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Lauren Zehara (at right) recently posted this note on her Facebook page, and I wanted to make sure that a wide audience would be able to read and appreciate her simple yet profound wisdom–in short, that there is room for … Read More

Your Dance Bag
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The first night of every Level 1 class, I do a brief orientation with the students.  We go over simple studio layout (where’s the bathroom, water fountain…), etiquette (being on time, no shoes in the studio, etc), how the session … Read More

Fresh take on a TEDTalk – impulses
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Two months ago, I posted a TEDTalk which featured Benjamin Zander talking about getting modern audiences to love classical music.  I didn’t tie it into anything dancey, I just really was moved by the video and wanted to share. Today … Read More

Doing vs. Teaching
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I am a pretty competent cook. When people eat my cooking, I get lots of compliments, and I know my way around my kitchen. But if someone asked me to teach a six week course on cooking, I am not … Read More

DTBD Student Spotlight – Jenna
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Name:  Jenna (Brenna Glenna*)Age: 32Profession:  Speech-Language PathologistHobbies:  tribal bellydance addict, singer, musical theater aficionado, amateur foodie, coffee fiend, snowboarder, shoe-hunter, and rabid roller derby fanHow long have you been studying bellydance: First class and first attempted shimmy: January 2010 When … Read More

Skillz & Drillz! – Exploring Texture
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Movement isn’t merely a series of precise muscular contractions–it is a shaded expression which is the result of various artistic options we have at our disposal.  A movement can be fast or slow, big or small, can be deeply intense … Read More

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