Workshop with Fathiem

Posted on Mar 23, 2015

Workshop with Fathiem

Last weekend I had to opportunity to study with Fathiem from California. I had taken her workshops in 2009 and I really enjoyed her teaching style. She is so approachable and kind, and has amazing technique and skills. The workshop topics were: Articulation and Layering Techniques: Explore the effective use of body articulation and its application to music. How to keep yourself interested in your “own” dance. Timing – Creating drama with creative use of music TAXIM –...

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Photos from Beer Durham

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Photos from Beer Durham

Right after I came back from Egypt, local dancer, Sonya, asked me to perform at Beer Durham, a new craft beer store in Downtown Durham on February 5. I was one of three dancers that night–Sonya and Cristina being the other two dancers. There was a great crowd despite the cold! It’s a great new venue for dancers who want to perform in an intimate environment and I am excited that it has become a monthly thing! Check out this listing to find out when the next...

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The Dream Camp Experience!

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

The Dream Camp Experience!

I can’t believe it has been about a month since I returned from Aziza’s Dream Camp. Dream Camp is a week-long belly dance intensive situated in the beautiful countryside in Quebec, Canada. This year, Aziza brought in Bozenka, making this the year to do it. Aziza and Bozenka are two of my favorite contemporary belly dancers. It was a dream come true! There is nothing better than escaping to a beautiful place with amazing women studying this incredible art form....

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Student Hafla Photos

Posted on Jun 16, 2014

Student Hafla Photos

It’s been about a month since the Student Hafla and Launch Party for Carolina Belly Dance, so I am a little late in getting these pictures up. Better late than never, you know! Without further ado, here are the pictures taken by my student, Elizabeth, and our professional photographer of the evening, Bonnie Stanley of The Intimate Lens Photography. You can also find more pictures on Facebook here and here. Note: Watermarked images are copyrighted and property of...

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March updates

Posted on Mar 16, 2013

March updates

Hey y’all. I didn’t manage to get a newsletter out because I have been so busy. I got a new day job and I start on Monday! Woo hoo! I am very excited about it, but that means a lot of changes coming my way. As a result, I have put classes on hold. I am not sure how long my hiatus will last, but I will send out a newsletter and update this site as soon as I am ready. And don’t worry, I’m not quitting! I love teaching way too much, but I don’t...

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