Articles of Interest

Armenian Apricot Lentil Soup

This recipe features dried apricots, the national fruit of Armenia, which add a sweet flavor to the lentils. The recipe was adapted from a cookbook called Please to the Table:…

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Persian Winter Celebration Shab-e Yalda

On the evening of December 20-21 Iranians all around the globe celebrate Shab-e Yalda (Yalda Night).  Also called Shab-e Cheleh, this tradition with roots dating back 8000 years is held…

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Fig, Carrot, and Cabbage Salad

I love this salad because it features figs as well as other flavors commonly used in Mediterranean cooking. Carrots with cinnamon and cumin is a featured Moroccan specialty, along with…

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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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Shaved Summer Squash Salad

Check out this gorgeous summer squash salad! 🥒🍎🍋 More yummy vegan recipes at: www.vegansaladmaster.comLearn how to earn your own Saladmaster food processor at: www.makethebestsalads.com

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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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