She's saltry and given to glitz,
and noted for shaking her hips.
Mesmerizing, spellbinding, and beguiling,
we wonder which witch is which!
Tamalena has danced throughout her life
for the love of giving joy to others. She has performed in the
play "Dancer in Latin Scene " from Guys and Dolls. She
has entered contests, winning 1st and 2nd place in Disco, performed
at the Iowa State Fair in 1979 following the Pointer Sisters and
in 1983 at a Merry-Go-Round retail store. She taught and choreographed
dance routines for seven years in Kentucky, won Best in Presentation
for a dance called "The Wedding Party, which featured her
three children in 1996 at Demicon VII in Des Moines Iowa. She
began her career in Middle Easter dance when she joined the Caravan
of Joy International Dance Troupe in 1999.