Photo by Tung Nguyen
Chanthou is one of the most beautiful dancers I've ever met. She started as a hip hop dancer and moved on to African and modern. The way she moves is like water in a stream. Fluid, strong, and sometimes unpredictable. She's a high school dance teacher, wife, mother to a 13 year old daughter, and an incredible friend. This photo happened after a long ten hour rehearsal and she absolutely did not want her picture taken. Tony got her at a moment she just happened to look up. She would be so mad to know I've put this photo on my blog but I think she looks absolutely beautiful and real.
More photos of Chanthou and me here.