Articles of Interest

Russian Romani Dance

Russian Romani Dance The Roma (Gypsies) have been instrumental in developing and transmitting some of humanity’s most outstanding intangible achievements: music, song, theater, and dance. Like people worldwide have done…

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Salad Queen ~ Shaved Summer Squash Salad

Check out this gorgeous summer squash salad! 🥒🍎🍋   Recipe: 4 cups pounds assorted zucchini and yellow squash (Saladmaster cone #4) Thinly sliced tomatoes- cherry tomatoes 1 bunch red radishes…

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Among the Trees

When I am searching for peace and grounding I walk among the trees. Majestic and graceful, quirky and unique, they have a way of bending, wrapping, and adapting to their…

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Whirling Tips and Tricks

WHIRLING PRACTICE NOTES AND TIPS: MOVEMENT SPACE: A flat surface with no carpets, cracks, or grooves that may trip you is important for whirling. You will need a big enough…

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9/8 Choreography

Please enjoy this delightful 9/8 choreography by Hannah Romanowsky. If you would like to learn the full piece contact me and we can set up a coaching session. Music: “They…

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backstage at the Austin Belly Dance Convention Gala Show 2019

Baba Karam Dance

This, perhaps, requires some explanation. Baba Karam, or Jaheli dance, is a popular Iranian character dance portraying a low-class urban tough guy. Members of this subculture have been known to…

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Persian Dance Practice Videos

Persian Dance Lessons This video contains basic technique Hannah uses in her Persian dance workshops and classes. Follow along and enjoy! If you’d like to learn more contact Hannah to…

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Belly Dance Practice Videos

Belly Dance Practice Videos for Beginners The following practice videos I made for my weekly class students so they could work on their technique between classes. Hope you enjoy working…

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Nowruz Mobarak!

Happy Spring! This past week Iranian and Central Asian communities celebrated the ancient Zoroastrian new year holiday Nowruz. Nowruz is the day of the vernal equinox (March 21), and marks…

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Be the Eye of the Storm

Be the Eye of the Storm and Cultivate Centering through Whirling Practice Doesn’t life sometimes feels chaotic?  With our busy modern lives and the whirlwind of media input that draw…

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