Hannah Romanowsky ~ Dance Artist & Ethnologist

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I look forward to sharing more of the beauty of dance with you!

Warmest wishes,

Hannah Romanowsky, Romani dance

Romani Dance

Turkish Roman music is known for its signature 9/8 rhythm that lends a spunky feeling to the dance. The dance is characterized by complex pelvic isolations, including tossing of the belly, and expressive gestures often mimicking aspects of life, such as playing instruments, cleaning clothes, churning butter, or drinking coffee. Often cheeky and playful, this …

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Hannah, Afghan Dance

Afghan Dance

At the crossroads of cultures along the Silk Road, Afghanistan has a rich and deep artistic heritage blending influences of the Persians, Indians, Chinese, Mongolians, and Arabs. Before the rise of the Taliban, music, song, and dance were part of the daily lives of women and how they entertained themselves and their children. With the …

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