Brenda Bechtel

Certified Essence of Bellydance Teacher

I have always had a love for music, art, and dance. I began belly dance classes in 2009, studying various styles and techniques, but when I came across the Essence of Bellydance method, I was hooked. I love the natural movement and earthy feel of it. I enjoy finding my way through dancing from the inside out. I realized that no two dancers are exactly alike, although the movements are taught the same. We all interpret this beautiful art in our own natural way, giving us the freedom to dance like no other.

As a fashion designer and professional seamstress for over 40 years, I am now teaching the Essence of Bellydance method and designing my Body and Soul brand of earth-inspired dancewear.

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