We recently had Bahaia from Austin join us in the studio. Surprisingly, we found out that before becoming a belly dancer, she was a competitive Scottish Highland dancer and that her love for it waned because there was no room for expression in the dance. Something that also came up several times was the … Continue reading Bahaia was once a beginner belly dancer
Over the last decade, Karen has been making it possible for people to learn and appreciate the art of belly dance wherever they are in the world through the power of technology. Join us for a behind the scenes conversation with Kathy Swanson (The Marketing Maverick behind the marketing automation, Karavan Online, and everything digital) … Continue reading The Bellydancer, The Marketing Maverick and The Tech Guru
Close friends and a common love for belly dance. Debbie Smith and Karen Barbee discuss culture, dance, and the transformative effects of falling in love with both the art and science of belly dance. We are so pleased Debbie came in from Arkansas to San Antonio for this “performahearsal weekend” with her fellow Project … Continue reading Belly Dance and Friendship | Interview with Debbie Smith
Siblings With No Rivalry… How Karen Started Her Belly Dance Journey We take a walk down memory lane as two of Karen’s siblings, Barbara and Herb, discuss Karen’s early years and journey as a belly dancer, performer, and business owner. Explore a truly vulnerable and intimate view of Karen’s sibling dynamics and why there is … Continue reading Siblings With No Rivalry | How Karen Started Her Belly Dance Journey
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?