Dance and Desire–Are you living your life’s purpose and dream?
Dance and Desire Are you living your life’s purpose and dream? How do you get there from here? All I ever  wanted to do as a little kid was dance and read mystery books! And make some sort of music and art… I dipped into many things as I went through late teens, early adult, and later adult too! Different colleRead More »
Deirdre’s Taking Tribal Global – Special places and happy dancing
Deirdre's Taking Tribal Global - Special places and happy dancingIt's well into 2015 now dancers, I hope your dance journey is progressing as you would like? Are you dancing regularly, challenging yourself, being kind to yourself, reinforcing and enjoying what you know? We Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydancers® always know hoRead More »
I thrive on…
Dance and DesireI thrive on   good strong coffee, a glass of robust red or a chilled dry white a close and tight hug, a smile   peonies make me weak from their unfolding beauty yes, a walk on the beach---water heals my soul   I thrive on   the desire to be outside the Read More »
Dance and Desire — Motivational Monday
  Motivational Monday Today this photo prompt is posted over at our new FB group called Dance and Desire! (which I would love you to join us, here) Here are a few questions for you to think about! How do you start your week? Are you prepared and ready for the week to unfold? Are you inspired to go Read More »
Are you ready to join Dance and Desire?
Dance and Desire Why move? I know that when I  move my body, I mean really move it (and I don't mean just walking up the stairs!), I feel great—and what does "great" feel like? Limber, flexible, strong, sexy, alive. I LOVE those feelings, and relish feeling that way in my body and my heart and soul And when I don’Read More »
The Tribal Bellydance Lifestyle, Part Three
The Tribal  Bellydance Lifestyle Part Three In the past two articles of this series, I wrote about our Tribal Bellydance and what I’ve learned from it. We dove into the various reasons why we dance, and some of the components that make up this amazing style of dance, Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance ®. But all these lesRead More »
Friday Bling and here’s the thing!
Friday Bling and here’s the thing! For a few years now I have done this weekly blog post, now called Friday Bling, used to be named Friday what is rockin my world, where I have shared with all of you, my readers, the wondrous goings on around the globe—people, poetry, recipes, networks, dance troupes—anything that has lRead More »
Why Collective Soul Gypsy Caravan’s Tribal Bellydance Intensive?
Why Collective Soul -- Gypsy Caravan's Tribal Bellydance Intensive?  My mission as a dancer, teacher, trainer, coach, writer, and musician, is to be the tribal hostess, the tribal matrix, to bring you all together, collectively—through the collective unconscious, but also individually to ignite your passion, and to shaRead More »
The Tribal Lifestyle — What this dance has taught me…
The Tribal Lifestyle -- What this dance has taught me— Connection and Creativity Unleashed..part two! As I wrote last week, being seen in our daily world these days is what most people deeply desire. We all crave community, a family of some sort, and our Gypsy CaravanTribal Bellydance ® does that for the dancers invRead More »
The Tribal Lifestyle:  What this dance has taught me
The Tribal Lifestyle:  What this dance has taught me ... part one (this was previously written for a 3 part series for Zaghareet Magazine! sharing here now...) Who knew that taking a bellydance class could change one’s life? Really, it’s just a dance class...Ha… Paulette through the years! Having developeRead More »