Shimmy Mob Memphis 2015 Videos

Scenes from Shimmy Mob Memphis 2015

Music:  Naked Zay Al Asal

Artist: Zamalek Musicians

Album: Belly Dance Around Egypt

Choreographer: Heather Curcio (aka Ashtalea)

Music:  Inti Malakeh

Artist: Emad Sayyah

Album: Modern Oriental Dance from Lebanon

Choreographer: Heather Curcio (aka Ashtalea)

Music:  Quest of the Oracle

Artist: Paul Dinletir

Album: Bellydance Evolution/Immortal  Desires

Choreographer: Jan Stanko

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20 questions saving thousands of domestic violence victims’ lives

Learn more about the wonderful work the Family Safety Center is doing in the video and article below from WREG!

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A checklist is saving thousands of domestic violence victims lives in Shelby County.

Police, social workers and nurses are giving the survey to victims.

“I met him when I was 17,” Gwendolyn Turner said.

It’s hard to watch Turner relive the abuse.

“I was in the relationship five or six years before the first lick or slap ever came,” she said.

Turner didn’t grow up in a home with domestic violence, so she never knew the warning signs until it was too late.

“It got really bad. There was some hospitalization. I now have permanent black eyes. I wear makeup all the time, because of the black eyes. I only have 20 percent hearing in my right ear, because of an irreparable eardrum,” Turner said.

When Turner tried to get help, Shelby County wasn’t using the strategies it is now like the Danger Assessment.

“It would have made…

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Dancers Needed to Change the World!

Five years of ShimmyMob. Let’s make this 5th anniversary bigger and better!!!!


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Join us Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Maker’s Market!

Maker's Market

Let us entertain you Saturday, June 7, 2014 during the Maker’s Market at Overton Square! Shimmy Mob Memphis and Mystic River Dancers are joining up to dancing at 10 a.m. Come enjoy some dancing and shopping!

Modern Handmade Memphis is a team of over 200 artists including sewers, painters, knitters, photographers, graphic designers, milliners, furniture makers, jewelers and much more!

For more information about the Modern Handmade Memphis, visit:

Wanna dance for a great cause?


Interested in dance classes?


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Shimmy Mob Memphis 2014 Video

FUNd-raising update: We are just $150 shy of our goal of $2000 for the Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County.

Our online campaign lasts until May 31, 2014. Contributions can be made at:


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Make Way for the Mob! The Memphis Shimmy Mob, That Is…

Why Parade





Men of the Mob

Men of the Mob



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Last Night at Thursdays Squared

Last Night's Double Rainbow frames the Square

Last Night’s Double Rainbow frames Overton Square


Thanks to Delta Groove Yoga for inviting Shimmy Mob Memphis to dance on their balcony during last night’s Thursdays Squared. We shimmied to the beats of the Bluff City Backsliders’.  What a fun night!

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