Tag Archives: dance

Showcase week

Hello! Just popping in quickly to say that regularly scheduled posts will return next week. This is the final week leading up to the Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance yearly showcase, so I will be rehearsing and costuming all … Continue reading

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A Circus-themed Halloween Choreography

Back during the days when the Mystic Lotus troupe (run by Mylitta) had a yearly Halloween hafla, ladies from our studio (the Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance in Toledo, Ohio) would often make the trek up to Michigan to … Continue reading

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OWE, She, & Stage Names

Had so much fun with my dance sisters performing this past weekend at the Old West End Festival and at She ~ A Celebration of Women. :) First was the Old West End Festival from noon to one. I always … Continue reading

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From the archives: my first solo

From 2010, my first solo in the Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance yearly showcase (That year’s show was called “Evolutions”). The song is called “A Song of Storm and Fire” by Kaijura Yuki, from the Tsubasa Chronicles soundtrack and … Continue reading

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Two of my loves: dance & animation

Wednesdays here at the J. Bak Studios blog are normally reserved for bellydance, but this week, I wanted to showcase a non-bellydance dance animation video that gives me the shivers (in a good way). I was one of those kids … Continue reading

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Cairo in Columbus 2013: Amy Sigil and Unmata review

Amy Sigil has an amazing gift as a dance teacher. Much like Suhaila (after who’s workshop I coined the following phrase), Amy leaves you feeling like a “Puddle of Power” – she works you incredibly hard, to the point where … Continue reading

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Belly Dance Performance at W.A.V.E

Wow. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted. o_O I have a few photo shoots, more restaurant reviews, local business reviews, shibori (silk dyeing) projects, and sister’s birthweek to post about, so hopefully, I’ll find the time to catch … Continue reading

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