Belly Dance: from Sacred Dance to Performance Art

In my travels through North Africa, Turkey, and the Middle East, I spoke with women about the origins of belly dance. The question of “why was it created?” always resulted in the same answer: for birth. The question of “when was it created?” also had a unanimous...

Re-storing the Trinity: Part 2 What is Missing? Nothing!

Last month, my community and I buried our beloved friend Kim-chi.  Now everyone is unique, but some people, I say, are more unique than others.  Kim-chi was one of those exceptional beings.  (Who else has been struck by lightening… TWICE?!  And lived to tell both...

Roots of Belly Dance Workshop

Belly Dance Intensive: Directing the Life Force Energy Saturday, May 18th from 11 am – 4 pm at Brevard Yoga Center Cost: $60 Package Deals: $135 for Workshop with 1 Private Session $260 for Workshop with 3 Private Sessions (More info on Private Sessions here ~ If you...

Re-storing the Trinity through Embodiment

Preface:  In the following, the word “feminine” does not equate to “woman” and the word “masculine” does not equate to “men.”  All comments about Christianity refers to the institutionalized religion, not individual Christians. Driving home from teaching belly dance...

Birth Preparation

Birth Preparation Private Sessions for Expectant Parents Private Sessions are 90 minutes long and can address whatever needs the client desires, whether simply working on your birth dancing technique, addressing emotional issues arising as you face birth,...