Old school yumminess is right here, right now, in your face. Tabu performs a fabulous old school bellydance pot dance and drum choreography. The costuming! The music! The skillz! Mmm MMMMMMMMM!
A dancer blog post has been making the rounds lately and has excellent advice. Here are just a sampling of the gems: 7. Strive to constantly make new discoveries about dancing (rather than waiting to be spoon fed the answers). … Read More
I teach costuming workshops now and again, specifically for tribal and fusion bellydancers. I used to be a professional costumer, so I have spent quite a lot of time considering all the elements that go into this style–what makes it … Read More
One of the most requested topics I get, both online and in workshop requests, is for makeup tutorials. Makeup takes a lot of experimentation and can be frustrating at first, especially if you have never or rarely worn makeup in … Read More
Jenn Lemaire Kasper posted a fantastic blog entry devoted to the idea of Respect in our dance community. Give it a read! “The Tribal Code: Respect I feel that respect can be divided into two levels. One sits at the … Read More
The videos have been pouring in from Tribal Fest 2014. As usual, they run the gamut of tribal interpretations. A real standout for me was UJBABA from Russia. I have enjoyed their videos many times before, and this one is … Read More
Seriously one of my favorite sha’abi performances I have enjoyed online. Sha’abi, meaning “of my people”, is a dance full of sass, energy, and attitude. Defined by a relaxed, “street dancing” kind of feel, good sha’abi is playful and effortless–both … Read More
Welcome back! Glad to see you again. I want to talk about a common thought in all student’s minds – “These moves don’t look the same on me as they do on _________. I will never be able to dance … Read More