Venus Pratova scaled the heights of international gymnastics before discovering the healing power of sensual dance. Photos: Oscar Munar. Venus, where are you from and how did you grow up? My roots are from Kyrgyzstan but I was born and raised in Siberia, Russia. I grew up in a family where my parents showed me how to be loved. I realized later that it’s the most treasured gift I could ever ask for. What was early life like for you? My childhood was very scheduled as a young child. Besides regular school I was doing gymnastics, ballet and music. I … Continue reading Venus