Amara in a morning segment of
We are Austin

Amara and Angela in
We are Austin: Picks of the Day

Amara in a morning segment of
We are Austin

Dr. Laura/Amara Osweiler featured in Press. She has been featured on Television shows including ‘We are Austin’ (2010, 2016, 2017, 2020), ‘7Plus Morning Show’ (Sydney 2018, 2019) & ‘Today’ (Sydney 2019) & ‘BDTV’ (Los Angeles 2004). Print media such as Multicultural NSW (2020) has written about her while several such as ‘The Argonaut’ (LA 2004) and ‘Jareeda’ (USA 2006) featured her on their cover. Furthermore, she is highlighted in over 15 commercial videos. The International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance (IAMED) calls her a Star of Belly Dance, while LARaqs.com named her Instructor of the Month (Oct. 2008).

Checkout her current projects.

The Austin Belly Dance Convention

An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance

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2013
Laura Ann Tull. "Middle Eastern Dance Experimentation at the Electric Lodge." The Examiner.com.
Michael Aushenker. "The body Electric: A weekend of Middle Eastern dance returns to Venice."The Argonaut. October 2, 2013.
2011
Z-Helene. "Review of Saturday Night X-MED Performance Show."
Sonya Taft and M’lilah. Review of Sunday Night X-MED Performance Show."
2009
Gevorkian, Mariam. "An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance - 2008." Zaghareet! Mar/Apr. 2009: 55-57 and The CorsAir 24 Oct. 2008.
Marula. "Once Upon a Belly Dance: A Colleciton of Short Stories." The Papyrus. March 2009: 24-27.
2008
Liliana. "An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance – 2007 DVD Review." Belly Dance: Winter, 2008: 83.
Sharina. "An Evening of Experimental Dance (EEMED) 2007 - DVD Review." Zaghareet! March/April 2008: 54
Marula. "Amara and Ya Halewa!" The Papyrus Aug. 2008: 24-25
2007
EEMED concert photos featured on laraqs.com
Mezdulene. "An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance - EEMED 2006 DVD Review."Jareeda. Oct/Nov 2007: 36
2006
Jorgensen, Jeana. "X-MED 2006" Zaghareet! Sept./Oct. 2006: 62-64.
Sun, J. Haeleigh. “X-MED – An Extensive Workshop in Experimental Middle Eastern Dance. Los Angeles – May 28-30, 2006.” Jareeda July/Aug 2006: 17.
Rehor, Tom. "X-MED 2006" Chronicles Oct/NovDec 2006: 28.
Amara. “Designing Experimental MED Costumes” Jareeda in Jan/Feb 2006: 50-51.
2005
Amara. “EEMED.” Bennu. Vol. 6 Issue 3 2005: 42.
Hoxsey, Heather. “A Review of An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Jareeda Oct/Nov 2005:16.
Mezdulene. “Amara Presents: An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance (Video Review)” Jareeda Oct./Nov. 2005: 42.
2004
“A Behind The Scenes Look at An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Belly Dance Television (BD-TV). DVD. Offworld Entertainment, 2004.
Djourmahna, Kajira. “BD-TV Volume 1 – Review.” Zaghareet! July/Aug 2004: 58-59.
Pistor, Rehne. “What’s On – Front Cover Feature. Modernizing Middle Eastern Dance in Venice.” The Argonaut. Aug. 19, 2004. 15-16.
Riskin, Kimberly. “When Movement Takes You to Dream Land.” Cymbal Autumn 2004: 10.
2003
Dawna. “Experimental Dance.” Cymbal Autumn 2003: 28.
Dhyanis. “An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance Video.” Gilded Serpent July 10, 2003 [note: this is a link to the article on the Gilded Serpent website]
Shulem, Victoria. “An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Jareeda Dec 2003: 17-18.
2002
Khudan, Monica. “Amara’s Night of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Jareeda Jan/Feb 2003: 17-18.
Meleah. “An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” The Papyrus 2002: 28- 29.
Mezdulene. “An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance – Video Review.” Jareeda July/Aug 2002: 17+.
2001
Crandall, Melissa. “The Soul of a Dancer Lives through Experimentation.” Jareeda. Jan/Feb 2002: 17-18. (Also published in Cymbal Winter 2002: 20.)
Delilah. “Amara Presents An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Aug. 1, 2002 [note: this is a link to the article on VisionaryDance.com]
Amara. "Warning: I am Going to Talk About Nude Female Bodies on Stage." Flyer. Happenings Dec. 2001.
Duranti, Jean and Claudia Immerzeel (Tandemonium) Letter Submitted to author and MECDA (The Middle Eastern Culture & Dance Association) in response to an article published in the Happenings. Dec. 2001.
2000
Buenafe, Laurie. “RX for the Jaded Belly Dancer.” Cymbal Fall 2000: 20.
Lewis, Judith. “Dancing for the DNC. Things to do in L.A. when you’re delegating (or not). LA Weekly. 11-17, Aug. 11-17 2000 [note: this is a link to the article on LA Weekly's website]
Matthews, Jocelyn. “Breaking New Ground: An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance.” Jareeda Dec. 2000: 18-20.