Monthly Archives: December 2012

Contra Time and the Itotele Left Hand

When I am at my weekly bata lesson, I am usually playing the okonkulo, which is the smallest, highest pitched drum of a bata trio. During last week’s lesson, we were working on a slow starting rhythm which is for … Continue reading

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Fat Women and the Big Girls of Hooping

This weekend I commuted 2 days in a row north¬† for 2 Hooping Instructor Training and Certification workshops. One for “Minis”, which are two small hoops used, one for each hand, and the other for “Hoopfit”, which is basically Hoopdance¬† … Continue reading

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