Archives for October 2013

Why Folklorists (Should) Love American Tribal Style® Belly Dance

I was recently chatting with a folklore colleague who was thinking about starting belly dance classes, specifically, American Tribal Style┬« Belly Dance classes (or ATS for short). It occurred to me if folklorists knew what made ATS different from other styles of belly dance, would be all over this as something interesting and neat to [Read More…]

Health and Bodies: The Whole30 and Weight Loss

In my wrap-up post on the dietary aspects of the Whole30, I discussed what I ate for 30 days, how it made me feel, and so on. I stand by that post: I would definitely recommend the Whole30 as an eating plan for people who are looking to diagnose food allergens, kick the sugar habit, [Read More…]