In honour of today being the International Day of Dance, I’m going to share some of my previous dance life with you! You can find more here and here. …if you’re on a device, you’ll need to view this in your browser to see the video. Click HERE to go directly to the website. I… Continue reading Happy International Dance Day!
“You think you can. You think you can’t. Either way you’re right.” I came upon this quote on Tamara Reddy’s blog, Early Retirement Journey and it jumped right off the page at me. I’ve been feeling some trepidation lately…worries that the small budget we’ve set for ourselves won’t be adequate, worried that I will be… Continue reading what early retirement means to me
I have been pondering my upcoming retirement and what I want it to look like. Who do I want to be? What do I want to do? Ironically, it was my illness that gave me the opportunity to examine these questions. It was a devastating time for me. For a while, I couldn’t even… Continue reading Bellydance after Retirement: the beginnings of a plan!
Last week Andra gave permission to upload her sword dance, and I am so happy to present it to you today! I am a very proud dance mama, and it thrills me to pieces to see how far my former students have gone. Presenting Andrameda performing Beyond the Edge: a bellydance/heavy metal fusion sword dance.… Continue reading Bellydance/Heavy Metal Fusion: Andrameda’s sword dance
One by one, I’m finally getting all of the show cuts up here for your viewing pleasure. 🙂 Visiting this show has really made me miss my troupe. This was one butt-kicking dance troupe, let me tell ya! Talk about a talented, fun group of gals. I sure wish they could have stayed together. Anyway,… Continue reading Rockin’ the Casbah Finale (finally!)
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