"Real life" Occupation: Graduate Student, Gardener, Writer, Home Health Care Provider

Favorite Belly Dance Movement: Omis!


Favorite Belly Dance Style or Prop: Sword, because it makes me look really badass.

How long have you been dancing? 8 years


Why did you start Belly Dancing? I needed a way to love and appreciate my body, challenge my mind, and meet new friends.

Why do you dance at Raq-On? The non-competitive attitude of the studio, the wonderful welcoming community, and the gentle encouragement of our fearless leader, Amity Alize.


What's the one thing you would tell someone who is interested in trying Belly Dance? Belly dance will teach you to trust yourself, your intuition and your body. It will allow you to accept yourself for who you are, and give you the confidence to shine on your own