The History of Salsa!
A look at the roots of this Latin rhythm, from Cuba's son and Puerto Rico's bomba to New York's Fania All Stars, including some insights into how the term Salsa was coined to refer to this contagious rhythms and dance form.
Una oda en verso al ritmo que es herencia de la mujer latina.
Belly Dance as a Means of Dance Therapy
Detailed research on the benefits of practicing Belly Dance and it's uses as a form of improving emotional and psychological wellbeing.
An Introduction to Belly Dance
Clearing up misconceptions by exploring the theories of the origin of Belly Dance, reviewing its history and stating the physical as well as psychological benefits of practicing it.
An Introduction to Dance Therapy
A review of the definition and history of this innovative form of psychotherapy.
Becoming a Zumba Instructor
A recount of how I came to be a certified instructor of the newest (and most fun!) dance fitness craze that is sweeping the nation - Zumba!
Romanians and "the Gypsy Problem"
An opinion essay on global issues involving ethnic minorities.
A Personal Feminist Theory of Belly Dance
An essay on questions, issues, and dilemmas surrounding our dance.