Soraya - A Natural Born Middle Eastern Dancer
SORAYA, a gifted and multi-talented dancers shares her open, honest & candid thoughts about the dance, the art and the attitude needed to be a successful, respected Middle Eastern dancer.
Alay'nya's Unveiling: The Inner Journey
This is a must read for all women. Most of what is written, relates to oriental dance and the lives of dancers, instructors, and those who dream of becoming a dancer. A woman's journey is of importance and Unveiling: The Inner Journey is a terrific guide.
Holiday Thoughts for Dancers
It is that time of the year for celebration, family, and fun. The weather calls for those warm blankets and hot chocolate. A fire to gather around, telling stories. A time to reflect on who we are and what wishes we have for next year. I would like to share a few thoughts.
Creativity - Right Side Brain
We are always interested in learning new dance skills. Understanding our right side of the brain and doing certain exercises, strengthens that area.
The Arabian Nights Parts I and II
Now it is time for storytelling at its finest. In this discussion, I will refer to the storyteller Shahrzad, in the Persian transliteration. The first parts are "The Merchant and the Genie" and "The History of the Fisherman".
It has been awhile since I last spoke of the Arabian Nights. There is a reason for it. I've read so much into the story, that I don't want to finish. Scheherazade and her stories amaze me. As dancers, we should at least try to know her, this fascinating woman who inspires the music and our dance.
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