My first New Year's Eve performing in Istanbul consisted of four shows. The first was on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. It was in a mansion so lovely that the tile floor in the garage was nicer than what most people have in their kitchens.
I hired a driver to take me there (it sounds glamorous, but it's basically a taxi), wait for me, then take me to a seaport where I was picked up by a yacht just before midnight. There was enough time before my show for a quick dinner in the
So this year has been quite full.
So many great shows classes and workshops!
Taught at Ques and Tattoos
Earned my ACE certification
Opened the Urban Ghawazii studio
Married my hunny Michael
Went to Spain and Morrocco, the Alhambra is amazing!
May we all be blessed with peace, good health and dancing in 2012!
Updated 12-29-2011 at 12:49 AM by shahravar
Wow I have not dropped by Bhuz for a couple of months...they always change so much when I do that...doh!
Wonder what happened to my old blog? and my friends? any who
Well, thank the powers of whatever "it" be for the internet otherwise I'd feel completely out of touch with the bellydance community. Without any regular venues in the area, it's too easy to get lazy and lose motivation.
Most people in this area of Pennsylvania consider bellydance to just be good exercise and choose not to explore it further. Whether the general lack of curiosity is due to the general lack of availability of qualified teachers here in southern PA or if it's
Originally Posted by jesennia
Not sure where else to post this.. many bellydancers may have already experienced the teachings of Adnan Sarhan (my teacher) at Sufi Foundation of America and Adnan Sarhan
here's a few more links
she describes whirling perfectly at end of this video
Mercan Dede - Mira Burque - YouTube
beautiful article by Tamsin
How to dance with a silk veil and dvds of drumming concert with Adnan Sarhan.