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Naomi Jackson

Naomi Jackson teaches at Arizona State University. She received her M.A. from the University of Surrey, England, and her Ph.D. in performance studies from New York University. She has published in Dance Research Journal, Dance Research, and The Dance Connection.

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Katya Delakova

Katya Delakova was a pioneer of Jewish dance, blending folk traditions, Hasidic worship, modern dance, and improvisation. Her integration of various dance philosophies from around the world allowed her to create and teach her own philosophy, titled “The Art of Moving.”

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Naomi Jackson." (Viewed on August 11, 2022) <>.


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