Sarahí Lay Trigo
She is a multidisciplinary scholartist from Guadalajara, Mexico. She is interested in study dance from different fields of knowledge such as philosophy, physics, anthropology, music and filming.
Doctor in Education.
Master in Management and Policies of Higher Education from the University of Guadalajara. Degree in Communication Sciences. Member of the International Dance Council CID, Unesco. Researcher in Anthropology and Dance.
Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and fellow of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Her current research line is Dance Anthropology and Philosophy. Her postdoctoral research focuses in Mexican folkloric dancers at the United States.
As part of her postdoctoral research she realized filming was a powerful tool to show her work as a researcher in the field of dance. So she ventured into the creation of documentary video, her first documentary is about dance reality of Mexican folk dancers in the United States.
She is also a dancer and choreographer. As a dancer she had developed a particular style of dance she called flamenco-flow. She had experienced different styles of dance and movement such as flamenco, ballet, Mexican folkloric, Modern, Yoga and Kung-Fu. As a researcher and dancer she has taught different courses, workshops, presentations, conferences, educational concerts of art and dance in Mexico, Argentina, Canadá, the United States and Spain.