What is ATS®? check out www.FCBD.com!!! My favourite youtube video gives a great idea of the magic of ATS® dance ATS stands for American Tribal Style®. It is a form of improvisational belly dance created by Carolena Nericcio; the director of a dance company called Fat Chance Belly Dance®. Rather than the dancers standing in… Read More What is ATS®?
What is an ATS® costume? “I can only speak for my troupe in terms of the evolution of costuming style. My teacher, Masha, encouraged us to wear a choli and pantaloons, a fringe shawl, lots of big chunky jewelry and a headdress or some sort of embellished hair worn up. The coin bra was optional.… Read More The American Tribal Style Bellydance Costume
STOP FUCK THIS Back up. Shut down. Switch off. Numb numb numb. When you find yourself in the middle of what appears to be a hopeless situation, or a conflict, or just a feeling … like… “I can’t do this anymore” (whatever ‘this’ is), sometimes, if you’ve been bottling things up or holding on strong… Read More When the going gets tough