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Root Magazine

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Editor in Chief Marcy Mendelson is a photographer and dancer living in California. She was inspired to start Root as a response to the interests and needs of the ethnic dance community. Her dance education includes Samba, Afro-Brazilian, West African, Afro-Haitian and Flamenco (to name a few!). Her photography has been shown on both coasts of the United States. She continues to shoot travel, portrait and performance around the world.


Root Magazine inspires readers to discover diverse cultures through excellent writing and photojournalism that explores styles of dance and music from around the world.


music, travel, dance, fashion, community, photography, culture