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Bellydance Variations: Embodied Research

On Sunday, September 23, the Santa Cruz Dance Salon presented “Cairo to California: an Introduction to Bellydance.” As the hostess of this workshop, my goal was to illuminate the varieties of bellydance that have evolved from their original forms in … Continue reading

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Jamila Salimpour’s Legacy in a Workshop

“I am Jamila Salimpour’s daughter.” Suhaila Salimpour is acutely aware of her place in bellydance history and of her responsibilities towards her mother’s legacy. Indeed, so important is her mother’s work that Suhaila compared her to America’s great modern dancer, … Continue reading

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