Tia, featured August 2012

Tia is a multi-award winning performer who has performed throughout the Northwest from Northern California to Seattle, Washington. She has been teaching workshops in the NW for 5 years now and regular weekly classes for 2 years.  Tia’s dance style is considered to be a melting pot of technique and traditions. She likes to make her focus more about the emotional heart of the music.

Tia joined the Corvallis Belly Dance Performance Guild at the age of 18.   She has been a member of the guild for 10 years. She has been on the executive committee for a total of 6 years and is currently the performance coordinator for the CBDPG weekly belly dance shows at the Old World Deli.

She is one of the founding members in the TnTnS Belly Dance Productions group. She helps with organizing events and creating a warm, fuzzy, and professional environment for all of the people involved.  She primarily creates the posters, takes pictures, organizes dancers /videographer/photographer and manages back stage, and decorates.

Tia is very active in the belly dance community.  She is a member of MEDGE.  Tia is an active dancer and helper in the Salem and Portland areas. Tia is always on the look out to make new friends, help/create more dance opportunities with multiple bands, and help new and more experienced dancers get more involved!

For more information on classes, workshops, or to dance at the Deli contact Tia at missphantm@yahoo.com or visit www.tiadance.com.

MEDGE offers regular monthly shows the third Friday of each month at Cozmic, 8th & Charnelton in Eugene, OR.  Shows are family-friendly.  8:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation.