Lose the Label

When did we start dividing oriental dancers into categories? Why is it so important to pin down her (or his) bellydance style, and put it in a box and put a label on it? With so many genres under the vast umbrella of bellydance, we have to identify what it is the person is doing […]

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Glitter and Gratitude

Ive been staring at my dog, Indigo (“GoGo”), for the last 10 minutes. She’s sleeping on the couch by the Christmas tree and there’s a tiny sprinkle of gold glitter stuck to her sweet, jet black, Labrador face. It’s not unusual for glitter, sequins, and various other kinds of bling to be stuck to my […]

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