Author Archives: Deirdre

Deirdre Takes Tribal Global — Dancing in the streets with Elena Mellai

       Deirdre Takes Tribal Global- Dancing in the streets, with Elena Mellai Don’t you love a great story? Today I have one a friend of mine shared – she has energy, passion and all the ingredients I love in a dancer (and who this fab Gypsy Caravan Tribal Style Bellydance ® format attracts)! From Ferrara, Elena… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global – Rockin’ the Global and Personal Learning!

Deirdre’s Dance Den     Hello! A warm welcome from Deirdre’s Dance Den in winter-time Scotland with the weather cool and the leaves fallen. Any seasonal change can provoke thoughts and reflection. I enjoy these moments to take stock. I recently taught my first Collective Soul Certifications here in Glasgow, Scotland in the Gypsy Caravan… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global – Sharing the Tribal Spirit

Deirdre’s Dance Den with Richelle Spencer Last week in Deirdre’s Dance Den, I shared with you the thoughtful words that one of our Australian Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance ™ groups uses when they meet to ground themselves and to set their intention for their dance. It’s not essential:  Sometimes it’s organic, unspoken, or in the moment,… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global – Invoking the Tribal Spirit, Part One

Deirdre’s Dance Den Taking Tribal Global – Invoking the Tribal Spirit , part one Connecting to such wonderful goddesses around the world is one of the magical benefits for me in Deirdre’s Dance Den (and for everyone in the Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance™ world and beyond).  Through Nina Martinez, a Master Teacher and member of… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global – Personal transitions and connections , with Cinzia DiCioccio, Part Two

Deirdre’s Dance Den…. Taking Tribal Global – Personal transitions and connections , with Cinzia DiCioccio, Part Two Welcome to part two of my conversation with Cinzia DiCioccio here with Paulette…. She’s from Milan, Italy and a Master teacher and dancer with Gypsy Caravan Dance Company International (GCDCI).   Last week in part one of my… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global – Dance discovery and understanding , with Cinzia DiCioccio, Part One

Taking Tribal Global Dance discovery and understanding , with Cinzia DiCioccio, Part One The first of a two-part interview from Deirdre’s Dance Den  This summer while driving to Ferrara from Milan, Italy, I had the pleasure of chatting with one of my fellow Master Teachers and Gypsy Caravan Dance Company dancers, Cinzia DiCioccio. Not only… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global, In Their Own Words – Sarah Coffey

Deirdre’s Dance Den with Sarah Coffey A warm welcome from Deirdre’s Dance Den, bringing you stories from our dance community around the globe! Yes, Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance™ has gone global and is welcoming new dancers and followers all the time.   I love hearing your stories and particularly those that illustrate resilience, strength and… Continue Reading

Taking Tribal Global, In Their Own Words – Amalia dell’Aquila

  Deirdre’s Dance Den with Amalia dell’Aquila On my dancing travels with Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance ™ , I am honoured to meet so many lovely people – genuine folks who are kind, generous, and dance beautifully and…when in Italy, kind also enough to speak English with me! My understanding Italian is better than my speaking talent,… Continue Reading