The Definitive Guide-More Entertaining Than Many Performances

The definitive guide – and a book more entertaining than many performances!, May 2, 2012 By Shantimar (Athens, Greece) This review is for: You Asked Aunt Rocky: Answers & Advice About Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Shaabi (Perfect Paperback) … Continued

Technique Frees Dancer’s Soul

The great classical /ethnic dancer and dance scholar, La Meri, has commented: “The only reason for mastering technique is to make sure the body does not prevent the soul from expressing itself.” A wonderful technique is so misvalued, … Continued

A Weekend with Morocco “Aunt Rocky” in Salina, Kansas!

It was by chance that I stumbled upon a Facebook event for Morocco’s workshop in Salina, KS. Honestly, I knew little of this incredible woman who calls herself “Aunt Rocky,” and had no idea what to expect. Morocco … Continued

A MUST OWN for ANY Middle Eastern Dance Lover!!!

5.0 out of 5 stars. After 10 years of studying with Rocky, I couldn’t WAIT for her book to come out! Case after case my students can’t get enough, and we have even developed an entire 3 month … Continued

An Essential Book on Dance

5.0 out of 5 stars This book is a triumph! I’ve followed Morocco’s career for thirty years as she has performed and taught — from Lincoln Center to many venues around the world. Her wide experience and encyclopedic … Continued

A Must-Have Reference Book!

5.0 out of 5 stars After waiting for this for years, I am so glad it is available. This book contains a wealth of information from someone who has really seen it and done it. Rocky has seen … Continued

Definitely Worth Pride of Place on Any Dancers Bookshelf

5.0 out of 5 stars Over 50 years of experience & research has been poured into this comprehensive reference text for Middle Eastern Dancers. “You Asked Aunty Rocky: Answers & Advice About Raqs Sharqi & Raqs Shaabi” by … Continued

The Book That Gives Raqs Sharqi the Respect It Deserves

5 out of 5 stars You Asked Aunt Rocky: Answers & Advice About Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Shaabi (Perfect Paperback) is the definitive book that gives Raqs Sharqi/ Middle Eastern dance the respect it deserves as a beautiful … Continued

The Definitive Book on Middle Eastern Dance!

The Definitive Book on Middle Eastern Dance!, February 9, 2012 By Kathleen S. Pressley 5.0 out of 5 stars In “You asked Aunt Rocky: Answers & Advice about Raqs Sharqi and Raqs Shaabi”, Morocco, known as “Aunt Rocky” … Continued

Essential for Every Bellydancer’s Bookshelf!

“You Asked Aunt Rocky” is Essential for Every Belly Dancer’s Bookshelf. There is a hidden repository of knowledge, wisdom, and experience within each of the “great masters” of our art; those who have been Oriental dancers (practicing Raqs … Continued