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
We talk a lot in the recovering-from-depression / living-with-anxiety world about this thing called self-care. Self-care is so personal to each and every one of us. My idea of self-care could be completely different to other people’s experience of self-care. I also feel like, my idea of self-care, is the opposite to what my Myers… Read More What does ‘self-care’ mean exactly?
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