Born in Mexico and based in New York City, Blanca is a dancer, choreographer, teacher and workshop leader. Trained in diverse disciplines, her main love has always been bellydance and its many facets: a performing art, a social dance, a fitness practice, a storytelling device and one of the most powerful healing tools she has encountered. Credits include a dance scene for the film Sex and the City 2, eleven bellydance DVDs and a series of dance concerts at Merce Cunningham Studio with her previous dance collectives Venus Uprising and CollexArts. She is a faculty member at 92Y and leads workshops throughout the U.S. and abroad. Her website is www.BlancaDance.com.