In March 2013 I went back to Chigasaki to hold workshops at Mihoko Ogawa Hula Halau for the third time. I was only there for three days to teach her students of all ages, as can be seen in the photos... Read More
I discovered a true passion for the art of Tahitian Dancing while studying abroad in metropolitan France. Coupled with my extensive background in the ballet, I began teaching Ori Tahiti (Tahitian... Read More
There are two basic movements in Tahitian dance: tahiri (sometimes spelled “tairi”) and tatue, which is also called otamu. The five basic steps involved in Ori Tahiti, as they are taught in the... Read More
Tahitian dance is becoming a popular practice around the world, but the truth remains that most dancers did not learn their technique from Polynesia.
The majority of Tahitian dancers have been... Read More
Ori Tahiti, which is the literal translation for “Tahitian dance”, is an original artistic expression rooted in ancient traditions, from which we ignore almost everything.
Originally, Ori Tahiti... Read More