Ari Mankey

Ari Mankey is a teacher, dancer, and High Priestess. Dancing under the stage name "Ayperi" (Turkish for "Moon Fairy"), Ari specializes in Egyptian cabaret style bellydance, while also indulging her interests in folkloric dance from the Middle East and North America. Ari believes that dance can be a vehicle to find our high selves and commune with the gods. When she's not dancing, she can be found officiating rites in the infamous Morrison Clan with her husband Jason.

Devotional Dance to Aphrodite

Use the power of dance to transform yourself. Pay homage to the great Aphrodite through movement, and receive her blessings of self-empowerment in return. Let your desires and longings sway, step, and shimmy upon the wind in this belly dance inspired piece, as we praise the eternal goddess of love and beauty.

Fire Shimmies - Belly Dance Moves for Bonfire Circles

Have you ever wanted to just let loose and really dance around a bonfire, but you weren't sure how? In this workshop, you'll learn how to use simple belly dance movements to dance around a bonfire without running into everyone else trying to do the same thing. There's so much you can do around the fire: spin, turn, shimmy, and step. A whole world of bonfire dancing is waiting for you; come and grab it!

















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