Good teachers do homework, too: Teaching Journals
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It’s back to school time, so it seemed a timely opportunity to look at our lesson plans, class structure, studio/class environment, and the like. First up: teaching journals! If you are just getting started teaching, or even if you have … Read More

Computer programs for dancers
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Megan Hartmann recently posted a great blog entry on things she has had to learn as a professional dancer, which included detailed information on software she uses to edit music and video. Thanks, Megan; great post! Head over there to … Read More

Nervousness when leading improv? Glam it up!
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Here is a question from a student regarding how to feel more confident in the lead. Letty always asks really great questions, and she agreed to let me share this one, and my answer, with you all! I find myself … Read More

Jamila weeklong, here I come
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It’s finally in the works. My registration is in, and I am going to the Jamila weeklong next month. Booking flights and hotel next, along with Renee who will be a TA that week so we are traveling together. I … Read More

Powerful Percussion continues this week!
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We just finished a fantastic three week session bending our brains and building our agility and stamina in finger cymbal percussion. Thanks to Helene for a truly challenging and rewarding series of classes. Everyone is buzzing about what a fantastic … Read More

What to expect as you progress
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Last year I began teaching occasional comprehensive workshops in which we cover all the movement vocabulary and concept material for each of Level 1 and Level. In that workshop, we also defined what are the skills students are expected to … Read More

Upcoming Performances with inFusion Tribal Bellydance
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Here are a few of inFusion Tribal’s upcoming performances in August. We hope to see you out and about celebrating this gorgeous Seattle summer!! Totally Tribal HaflaSaturday, August 15, 20094-7pmOttoman Trading Company at Country Village Shops826 237th St SEBothell, WA … Read More

Just reach for it…
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“I have learned a great lesson this last week/2 weeks. I must pay attention to my intentions. I got a little lost for a bit because I allowed my focus to stray from my ultimate goal. I guess I’ve spent … Read More

Dance as Healing – There Are No Words

Below is an article I wrote for the now-defunct Caravan Trails quarterly newsletter which used to be produced by Paulette Rees-Denis of Gypsy Caravan. I was author of a regular column called “Of the Tribe”, for which I wrote short … Read More

Powerful Percussion – Special Skills n’ Drills session!
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Powerful Percussion with guest instructors Helene Eriksen and Erik Brown Thursdays 8:30-9:30pm Helene Eriksen – Finger Cymbals: July 23 & 30, August 6 Erik Brown – Middle Eastern Drums: August 13, 20, 27 Helene Eriksen and Erik Brown will be … Read More

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