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Tribal Fusion Classes Start February 5th at Bend Circus Center

EMPOWER AND EXPRESS YOURSELF THROUGH BELLY DANCE! Fluid arms, shimmying hips and a slow, sensuous undulations are only a few of the captivating movements that make belly dance one of the most hypnotic and enduring art forms in the world.  … Continue reading

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Live Music is Magic

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Dancing to music by Ritim Egzotik last weekend was such a treat! If you haven’t checked them out in Portland, you should. The bonus? They are usually playing for a bevy of beautiful belly dancers, as was the case last Sunday night at the Hawthorne Theater Lounge. Here’s a little video from my performance. I have not danced to live musicians regularly, but I hope that will change now that I’m living in Portland. It really changes the dynamic of my dancing and keeps me even more present in the moment. It’s magic, really.

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What makes you an artist?

I came across this on the web the other day and it gave me pause.  What makes an artist an artist?  By definition (Webster’s) an artist is someone who ‘professes and practices an imaginative art’ or ‘a skilled performer.’   It … Continue reading

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Road Trip: PDX for Bellydance Uncorked on May 28!

Speaking of upcoming performances…this monthly show in Portland is not to be missed!  Hosted by Elise, Endymienne, & Jen of Narcissa Productions, Bellydance Uncorked is a unique evening showcase of varied talents! Every last Saturday at Vino Vixens, the Bellydance … Continue reading

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Bollywood, Bhangra and Bellydance in Bend, May 7th

This is made of awesome! Join the High Desert Bellydance Guild as they host Samantha Riggs for two amazing Bollywood & Bhangra workshops and an exciting Gala evening show!  Workshop and Gala show details are below. Workshops & Gala on … Continue reading

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Sparkles…

I’ve heard belly dancers compared to Magpies (my favorite desert bird, btw.) since we share a love of shiny, sparkly things.  With that in mind, I thought I’d share some of the things am excited about today–my sparkles, so to … Continue reading

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Photos from the High Desert Bellydance Guild’s Winter Showcase at Silver Moon

Just a few photos from the recent High Desert Bellydance Guild Winter Showcase at Silver Moon Brewing Co. on Jan. 16th.  It was a great event, with many wonderful performances and a very supportive crowd!   You can check out all … Continue reading

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Belly Dancer of the Universe, Rachel George is Coming to Bend!

I’m really excited that Sahara is bringing Rachel back to Bend for another workshop and performance!  She’s an amazing entertainer and instructor and did you see her abs?  Really! The evening show features Rachel, of course, but also other dancers … Continue reading

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Coming Up: A Big Bellydance Weekend in Eugene

It seems that next weekend, August 28th to be exact, will be a big one for bellydance in Eugene, with performance opportunities, a workshop with Zoe Jakes and a show by Beats Antique.  I’ve been thinking of going over early on … Continue reading

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Thinking About Retreat

This week has been a busy one in my little belly dance world.  Yesterday I finished a photo shoot with Brian of Abacus Photography.  It was my first shoot in a couple of years and we had a good time … Continue reading

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