Lori Henry is a writer and anthropologist of dance based in North Vancouver. She began her dance career by training in Polynesian dancing when she was two years old, eventually going on to study ballet, tap, jazz and contemporary genres. While working as a travel writer for ten years, she also learned local dances around the world wherever someone would teach her. She is the author of Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories That Define Canada (Dancing Traveller Publishing, 2012) and holds an MA in Dance Anthropology from Roehampton University (London, UK). You can find out more about her at LoriHenry.ca.