Hello again! I thought I would explain what a disappearing 9-patch is for those of you non-quilters out there who check into my blog once in awhile. 🙂 You’re welcome! 🙂 A nine patch block is made up of 9 squares (patches) that are sewn together in three rows of three. Usually (but not always)… Continue reading Disappearing 9-patch (Australia Quilt part 2)
Today is Random Thursday. Since I don’t have any quilting news, I thought I would finally get around to posting this choreography. This is my former dance troupe, Saba Middle Eastern Dance Ensemble, performing Beni wa Benak at the Yukon Arts Centre in March 2011. I originally choreographed this piece as a tool for the… Continue reading Random Thursday & Beni wa Benak
This is a re-posting from August 11, 2011. Bellydancers can benefit from including yoga into their personal fitness routine, and one way this is evident is in floor work. Floor work is an aspect of the dance that seems to be making a bit of a comeback very recently. At least, after seeing virtually zero… Continue reading bellydance floorwork & Purvottanasana: upward plank pose
I first heard this song at a show in Saint John New Brunswick in late 2000. I was sitting in the audience, having finished both of my performances, all settled in and enjoying the show when this fabulously energetic music boomed out of the speakers, and in bounced this little dance troupe from Maine. They… Continue reading Baba Mama
…a thick layer of frosting on an already rich and delicious cake. Congratulations to my wonderful husband on being awarded the Order of Polaris and inducted into the Yukon Transportation Hall of Fame! LOCAL PILOT HONOURED FOR 27 YEARS OF SERVICE By Max Leighton, What’s Up Yukon Photo by Michael Collins Local flight instructor Kelly… Continue reading The Icing on the Cake: Kelly Collins wins the Yukon Order of Polaris
I’ve been wondering if you’ve been wondering about classes and troupe now that we are into the month of October! I’ve been giving it a lot of thought. In fact, I’ve thought of almost nothing else. I’ve decided to retire from teaching and from the dance troupe for awhile while I recharge my batteries and nurture… Continue reading Classes this fall?