Bio
Cara Bowen has been performing Eastern European and Middle Eastern dance forms for over thirty years. From an early age, she trained with the Houston Balalaika Society and from 1996-2007 she studied with Karen Barbeein San Antonio, Texas. Under Karen's direction Cara became a performer, choreographer, and teacher for Karavan Studio of Middle Eastern Dance.

In addition to belly dance, Cara has studied and taught ballroom and country/western dances under the direction of Patrick McMillan, and Lindy Hop with several of the extraordinary teachers within the Lindy Hop community.

A native Texan, Cara relocated to the UK in 2007 where she continues to teach and perform.




















Photo by Chris Brown