The roots of belly dancing run deep, but also far and wide. Steps and techniques differ in Egypt and Turkey, in Lebanon, Morocco and Algeria. But even with the overwhelming popularity of belly dance in the United States, many of those nuances are lost to modern students.
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Lori Midson Craig Dixon, executive chef of Cafe Options
This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Cafe Options executive chef Craig Dixon. To read part one of that interview, click here.
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