Gretchen is a formally trained Belly Dancer with over 20 years of performance, training and teaching experience. Her training and background includes American Cabaret, Egyptian and Turkish styles of “Cabaret” format bellydance, training with SSD technique and Folkloric styles of mid-eastern dance. She has won awards, competitions and dances for the love of dancing and moving the body. She believes that you can be any age, size or gender and participate! Dancing is good for the soul as well as the body!