Friday what I’m loving!

Being home! yeah……so great to be home, get reconnected with myself, my man, my dogs, my bed! and time to look at photos and reflect on the last whirlwind of dance days…

I got home yesterday from my Orlando and Milwaukee dance tour! It was amazing…two weeks of full on dance, incredible workshops in both places, performances in both places, laughter, and more dance, including the intensives, Collective Soul and Teacher Training Level One!

Yea Leize…congrats my lovely dancing sister, for your hard work, commitment to Tribal Style, determination, and here’s to your dreams!

Many thanks to Lacey Sanchez of Florida Tribal and her wonderful man, Alex, and all the people who helped out in Orlando, and to Karen Hunt for joining me in Florida with Caravan Soul Collective Dancers, Toni and Sherry! That was a hoot!

and Amanda Richardson and Leize Averill of Rakhshanda Tribal, in Milwaukee (and GCDC) for each putting on an awesome event!

Tribal Rocks!

the girls were having fun in their new Tshirts! (yes you can get them on my website in the shopping pages…)

there will be some video clips and more photos coming…


meanwhile, the internet forces kept working and my Tribal Bellydance Online Class #2 is up and ready for you!

I am soooo happy about these… (can you hear the whistles and zaghareets inserted here!)

You gotta dance with us! woo hoo… this one was filmed in  Flagstaff with the gorgeous gals, Carol and Hilary. It was a beautiful setting, with some thunder, snakes and deer in the distance, several gusts of wind, and us…I’ve gotten great feedback from the first series, and yes, once you buy any of them, they are yours to continue using, no monthly fees, no expiration dates, just dance on my friends! So take me and the GC dancers home with you, and let’s get that tribal groove on…


*and there was still a little time to relax and visit my family’s cottage on the sweetest little lake on a glorious late summer day…ah, bliss…

enjoy your weekend, make it brilliant and full of love…


OHHHHH, one more thing!

don’t forget to get registered for

the 20th annual Women’s Weekend
Tribal Vision–Tribal Bellydance
with Paulette Rees-Denis
of Gypsy Caravan Dance Co, Int.
at Breitenbush Hot Springs, Detroit, OR
April 26-28, 2013
Celebrating Women, Dance, Art, Words,
Music, and Community–and our 20th Retreat–
Be ready to sweat and groove, dance, write, and laugh.

Our FIVE teachers this year:
Cinzia DiCioccio from Italy–Vogue & Vintage Tribal Zizi Zabaneh from Florida- Flamenco Fusion &Samba
Lynea Gillen– African Fusion & Yoga for Dancers Carol Vance- Gypsy Caravan Tribal Technique Reviews
Paulette Rees-Denis–Tribal Grooves, Moves, & Trancey Bits, with some fabulous Writing for Dancers

Honor yourself with the power of your dance and the power of your words. In our vibrant circle of women, you will dance own dance within the communal and improvisational structure of Tribal Bellydance and the fusion beyond.
This is a fabulous blend for our weekend of dance and writing–add luscious outdoor hot tubbing, steamy saunas, great vegetarian meals, some down time, the peacefulness of the mountains, and our circle of dancing women just gets stronger and more remarkable every year! This is for dancers please, some experience necessary.
Included in the weekend fee are all of your delicous vegetarian meals, the various dance classes, time for soaking in geo-thermal hot tubs
and sweating in the amazing sauna, your shared rustic and cozy cabin (roommate requests taken but not guaranteed). On Friday night, to go with our Dance journaling and wild workout, we will have a chocolate feast! On Saturday night, we have our infamous informal salon where you can show us your stuff—-be it dance, poetry, a song, a story, yourself! Anyone do henna, let me know and bring it on. A dancer’s sale and swap on Saturday.
Got some drums and zils, bring those too!

A fabulous weekend, Breitenbush–here we come!

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