Stacey Estrella, a one-time “Project Runway” contestant, found herself in Flamenco dancing. While living in San Francisco, she attended a Flamenco performance and fell in love with the art form. She saw the dance as great way to reconnect with her Mexican and Spanish roots.
Flamenco also reflects the 46-year-old West Village resident’s philosophy of life: never stop growing. Watching as her mother struggled to raise three children alone, Estrella vowed to make her own life “rich with experiences” – including a stint on Season 3 on “Project Runaway.” She views dancing as a metaphor for her journey as a woman.[audio:http://cdn.journalism.cuny.edu/blogs.dir/9/files/2012/05/Stacey-Estrella-sound-portrait-3-28-12.mp3]