Everyday Tribal.

“The Spy” – Mata Hari portrayed by Paolo Coehlo

  When Groupon first came out, I hestitated to run a coupon with them for my bellydance studio, but I went for it anyway.  When the promo came out, I was mortified at the copy that they invented to go... Continue Reading →

June birthstone inspiration: Pearls

"The pearl is the oyster's autobiography" -Federico Fellini The June birthstone is the pearl, symbolizing wisdom through experience, wealth, luck, balancing karma and loyalty and integrity.   If you're seeking to imbed your costume or #everydaytribal look with special meaning,... Continue Reading →

Focus on Fair Trade: Swimwear Edition

For today's Focus on Fair Trade, we're getting you ready for summer fun with a swimwear edition.  Suit up with a cute new boho bikini and know that you're contibuting to the global movement in ethical fashion.  Check out these... Continue Reading →

Morroccan Wedding Blankets

For my behind-the-curtain interview with Jill Parker, I asked her if there was a certain trinket or souvenir she relishes from all of her travels as a headlining bellydancer.  Her response inspired today's blog:   "I bought a Moroccan Wedding... Continue Reading →

History of the Moves: Choo Choo Shimmy vs. ATS Choo Choo bump

Ok bellydancers, raise your hand if you have ALWAYS wondered why there are two seemingly very different belly dance movements called "choo choo."   If you're a tribal dancer who's taken a classical workshop and they say "Ok, we're going... Continue Reading →

Dance Creativity Challenge: Triangles

How do you keep your creativity sparking when you are a professional artist or on a deadline? What about when your art is your hobby, and you just can't find enough time to play with it and create?   For... Continue Reading →

Behind the Curtain with Ariellah

Headliner Ariellah, queen of dark fusion bellydance, shares some fun factoids about her life off stage that you probably couldn't guess...

Costume Inspiration: Emeralds of May

  It's May!!! Time for Tauruses to don their birthstones to represent all the beautiful things that May celebrates - femininity, motherhood, budding flowers, baby animals.... Of course, if you're dealing with the torrential downpours like some of us around... Continue Reading →

3 minute ethnography: Kuchi

Find out more about where your favorite boho jewelry comes from - the Kuchi of Afghanistan

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