Tribal Basics Vol. 1; Fundamentals of Dance Revised
American Tribal Style® Bellydance is elegant and graceful, celebrating the strength and beauty of the femaile form regardless of age and size. Tribal Style is largely improvisational, using simple steps and gestures in a repetitive fashion, building on the music and the music and interaction between the dancers. In this workshop: Posture and it's direct relation to movement, simple stretches, moving meditation and detailed breakdown and drill of each of the fundamental tribal dance movements and steps, followed by a review using simple combinations and transitions. DVD closes with a Performance by FCBD®
In this DVD workshop you will learn these steps: Figure 8 Taxeem, Ribcage Rotation, Torso Rotation, Bodywave, Bellyroll, Arm Undulations, Basic Shimmy, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot Bump, Choo Choo
Tribal Basics Vol. 3; Zils Yin & Yang.. New Edition!
Although, finger cymbals or zils are a dancer's natural accompaniment to the dance, beginning students are often confused by their relation to the music and dance steps
In this DVD workshop you will learn which zils are best for you, how to size them to your fingers, getting used to zils, feeling the pulse of the music, plus these zil patterns: RLR (aka Gallop), Military, Baladi, Riffing & Moroccan Six
Carolena's zil playing has been featured on several music CDs and this instructional Zil DVD workshop is recommended by many instructors for their students who are just starting out on their journey with zil playing
28 minutes... in new environmentally friendly packaging!
Tribal Basics Vol. 4; Embellishments & Variations, temporarily SOLD OUT
Originally released as 'Advanced Workshop', this new edition has updated steps and new performance footage as well as some bonus "behind the scenes" moments from Devotion 2009. This is the perfect companion to Vol. 1 Dance Fundamentals and Vol. 7 Creative Steps & Combinations
In this DVD workshop you will learn these steps: Hand Floreos, Flutter, Head Slides, Levels, Reverse Taxeem, Deep Bodywave, Turkish Shimmy, Shoulder Shimmy, Egyptian Half Turn, Arabic 1-2-3, Arabic Hip Twist, Up2 Down3, Reach and Sit, Choo Choo Singles, Choo Choo Doubles, Choo Choo Arc, Layering, Camelwalk, Circle Step, Torso Twist, Propeller Turn, Corkscrew Turn
66 minutes... in new environmentally friendly packaging!
Tribal Basics Vol. 7; Creative Steps & Combinations
~Temporarily Sold Out~
In celebration of the exclusive partnership of FCBD® and Devyani Dance Company and the 20th Anniversary of the creation of ATS® by FCBD®, we present to you 20 new steps and combinations! In additon to the 20 new steps this DVD also walks you thru the Moving Meditation, Stretches, & Posture. Thorough instruction and time to drill with new music by Helm and a special performance by FCBD® and Devyani
In this DVD workshop you will learn these steps: Walking Taxeem and Walking Bodywave, Single Bump Half Turn, Sunanda, Wrap Around Turn, Egyptian Full Turn, Wet Dog! Barrel Turn, Re-shamka, Chico Four Corners, Sahra Turn, Arabic Hip Twist Flourish, Water Pot, Layback, Double Back ...with Half Turn Spins, Reverse turn, Turkish Shimmy w/Arms and Turn ...and in a Circle, Arabic Shimmy w/Arms and Turn ...and in a Fade and in a Circle, Ghawazee Shimmy Combo, Arabic Orbit
75 minutes... in new environmentally friendly packaging!
Tribal Basics Vol. 8; FloorWork, temporarily SOLD OUT
Tribal floorwork is magical and nobody does it with the same strength and beauty that FCBD® has mastered. Learn the essentials of tribal floorwork with Carolena Nericcio, director of FatChanceBellyDance®, as she offers instruction on the moves, strength, flexibility and timing needed to execute flawless tribal floorwork! Includes a special performance with music by Helm, and a look behind the scenes at the making of 'FloorWork'
Aided by the FCBD® dancers, you will learn:
-the strategy of muscles and bones
-a yoga routine designed by troupe dancer & certified yoga instructor Anita Lalwani
-how to descend and rise gracefully
-level 1, a simple drop to the knees
-level 2, the berber walk and mermaid turn
-level 3, the "zipper"
-level 4, the standing drop
-the FloorWork sit up and tips for success
Tribal Basics Vol. 9; Anatomy of a Step
FatChanceBellyDance®, Devyani Dance Co., Ghawazi Caravan and Tamarind present more than 30 new steps, including some great variations & combinations based on some of the classic ATS® moves, plus all new moves created by each troupe! Learn how a step is created and what it takes to get it into the FatChanceBellyDance® ATS® lexicon. Over 1 hour of performance and behind the scenes footage add to the fun!
Devi Mamak, director of Ghawazi Caravan in Australia presents: Box Step, Push Forward & Back, Egyptian Sevillana, Triangle Step, Arabic With a Double Turn, Pulse Turn, Rainbow, Loco Camel, Medusa 1 (ATS® version), Medusa 2 (Indian version)
Jennifer Nolan, director of
Tamarind in Milwaukee presents: Strong Arm & variations, Slow Diagonal Fade, Roundhouse, Dragonfly, Triple Egyptian
35 min. of behind-the-scenes footage
Megha Gavin, director of Devyani Dance Co., in Alabama presents:
Turkish Shimmy 1/4 Turn Fade, Combos: Chico Circle Up, Choo-Choo Arc Arm, Sunanda Duet, Trukish Shimmy Cross-over, Wrap Around Drop, Alabama Twister
Carolena Nericcio, director of FatChanceBellyDance®
in San Francisco presents: Dueling Duets, Resham-ka Spin, Level Drop, Passing: Camel, Chico, Sahra, Wrap Around, Barrel, Turkish, Torso Twist; Arabic Flourish & Fade, Arabic Do-Si-Do
33 min. of performance footage
200 Minutes total on 2 discs... in new environmentally friendly packaging!
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