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ATS® ~ what is it?

 
In American Tribal Style® (ATS®) belly dance, women dance together improvisationally, using a shared vocabulary of steps and taking turns leading and following. We play zils (finger cymbals), and often dance to the earthy, folkloric or "tribal" music of the Middle East and North Africa.
 
This beautiful style of belly dance was developed by Carolena Nericcio, founder and director of FatChanceBellyDance®, in San Francisco, California. For more information on American Tribal Style, as well as links to performance videos and an on-line store providing fabulous costuming, visit the web site of FatChanceBellyDance:   http://fcbd.com.