Acknowledgements
Great big thank yous to:

  • Tuomas for his invaluable help as a graphic designer
  • Shanthi and Johanna for their problem-solving skills
  • Organizers for many local charities for providing us with opportunities to perform
  • My students for all the fun we have had together
  • Mary-Ellen & Tuulikki for walking with me through my ups and downs
  • John for encouragement
  • Meghan for teaching me the rhythms
  • Sedat and Elizabeth for all their assistance
  • Kevin for making this website
  • Arno and Lisa for taking most of the pictures
  • Mickey, Jim, and Jay for prayer
  • And last but not least
  • Sharon for inviting me to my first belly dance class