Valentine’s Day

The legend of Valentine’s Day dates back to the middle ages, where Saint Valentine, who had been imprisoned for performing weddings, healed the daughter of his jailers. Before his execution he wrote her a letter and signed it “From your Valentine”, and thus the Valentine tradition was born. Today women want chocolates and jewelry in…

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My Companion

One of my favorite belly dance videos is Aziza of Montreal’s Practice Companion. As she states in the intro, the video was produced at the request of her many students and workshop participants. It follows a format of a typical Aziza class, with her at the head of the room facing her students leading them…

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