How many belly dance workshops are too many?

How Many Belly Dance Workshops Are Too Many?



  How many belly dance workshops are too many? Karen sits down with Cindy and Carmita to discuss the ins and outs of live and virtual workshops. We are also excited about going to Yaa Halla, Y’all in July and that the National Arab Orchestra is part of our annual “Give Belly Dance a Chance” … Continue reading How Many Belly Dance Workshops Are Too Many?


Online vs. In-Person Belly Dance | Learning and Performing

Online vs. In-Person Belly Dance | Learning and Performing



All of us had to pivot in 2020 and COVID-19 really screwed up in-person learning for dance studios as well as live music. Karen and two of her students, Lisa and Suzanne, took some time to discuss the joy and the challenges of online vs. in-person belly dance lessons and performances. Bottom line, Karen’s focus, … Continue reading Online vs. In-Person Belly Dance | Learning and Performing


Longevity and the depth and width of belly dancing

Longevity | People talk about how I am so “lucky”



People talk about how I am so “lucky”… … to have started out at such an early age as the key to what has made me a successful belly dancer and studio owner. Yet there are so many things that have been key to my longevity. During this episode of the Baby Boomer Belly Dancer, … Continue reading Longevity | People talk about how I am so “lucky”


I’m Karen Barbee Adkisson, The Baby Boomer Belly Dancer



  I’m Karen Barbee Adkisson, The Baby Boomer Belly Dancer. I’ve been in a dance studio since five years of age; and once upon a time, I worked in the corporate world in information systems for 12 years then finally quit to belly dance full time in 1996. Welcome to my journey! During this episode … Continue reading I’m Karen Barbee Adkisson, The Baby Boomer Belly Dancer