Articles by Arabella
Arabella is a dancer in Toronto, Canada who has contributed many valuable articles to this web site.
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Arabella began her dance studies with Russian Ballet classes. Frustrated by ballet's impossible ideals, and curious about more ethnic dance disciplines, she moved on to study various other dance forms. Moving further east each time, these included Spanish flamenco, Escuela Bolera, Middle Eastern, and East Indian Odissi.
Arabella, based in Toronto, Canada, is also a certified Mastercraftsman in crewel embroidery, with a special passion for metal thread and ethnic embroidery. Currently she particularly focuses on Palestinian and East Indian embroidery.
In addition to this web site, many of Arabella's articles have also appeared in the Canadian magazine for Middle Eastern dance MID-Bits.
In the photo to the right, Arabella wears a Bharata Natyam costume. Photo by Arabella's embroiderer friend, Lucy Garvin.
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