A lifelong dancer Joie entered the world of belly dance through the side door of raqs gothique after falling in love with its dramatic storytelling nature.
Her dance explorations have also led to a study of cabaret and Turkish styles of the dance expanding her love of the art form.
At the same time Cuban energy brings a lot of fun and smiles to his classes.
Karli is a social worker, mom, and wannabe talk show host.
She is also a student of Middle Eastern percussion, specifically the riqq, and has a love of playing the zills.
Inspired by Cuban friends, Anna tried Salsa Casino first and then completely fell in love with Latin dancing.Youth Line is primarily supported by private foundations, Multnomah County, and donations to Lines for Life.Youth Line Offers teen to teen crisis help with both a phone line and a texting support line through Lines for Life.She is the founder and director of the street vaudeville performance troupe Dark Follies which formed in 2008 and performs as a solo artist around New England..She teaches Theatrical and Exploratory Belly Dance in Portland, Maine at Bright Star World Dance.Youth Line is a peer-to-peer youth crisis and support service provided by Lines for Life—a non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide in Oregon.