Learn American Tribal Style® belly dance with Damiana Dance Company!
We provide quality instruction of American Tribal Style® (ATS®) belly dance, as created by Carolena Nericcio, as well as our own ATS® sword vocabulary for all types of dancers from brand-new beginners to experienced performers. It’s our goal to provide students with high quality ATS instruction to enable them to dance with other ATS dancers around the globe.Make Damiana Dance Company part of your next event! Contact us for more details!
We’re extremely excited to announce our new online ATS drill videos featuring existing ATS Sword vocabulary dialect and Damiana Dance Company’s own ATS Sword Dialect!Stay tuned for more exciting new videos coming to you from FatChanceBellyDance and Damiana Dance Company. See links below to subscribe!Thank you to Carolena Nericcio and FatChanceBellyDance for featuring our videos on your site!
Online ATS® Sword Instructional
& Drill Videos!
Tacoma Dance Studios* 1127 Broadway, Suite 204 * Tacoma, WA
See www.DamianaDanceCompany.com for more details!
See TacomaDanceStudios.com/at to register & for location information!
American Tribal Style
Ready for ATS® sword dialect? You asked for it, you got it! YourswordgameisonlyasstrongastheunderlyingATS®swordfoundation you build it on. This workshop series will help you learn and reinforce your ATS® sword foundation and prep you to learn Damiana’s ATS sword dialect. We will will begin with in-depth technique on sword handling as well as the core movements to correct, strengthen, and improve your core ATS sword movements followed by Damiana’s sword dialect utilizing these movements in fun and dynamic duets and beyond.This workshop series is suitable for ATS® dancers of all levels. While each class can be taken separately, we strongly recommend taking the series together as each class builds on information presented in the prior classes. Not ready for sword? No problem? Come learn the proper technique behind each movement until you’re ready to balance and handle a sword! Come delve deeper into your love of ATS!
$45 per class block (drop-ins)**
$80 for 2 class blocks (4 hours of instruction)
$150 for full 4 class session (8 hours of instruction)
**Classes paid for in advance that are not used within the month are forfeit. Classes do NOT transfer to the following month.
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Mini Workshop Series!
ATS® Sword Mini INtensive!
Core Concepts and Advanced
Technique for ATS
of Damiana Dance Company
July 13th, 2019 Symbolic Dance and Fitness672 South Van Ness AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94110
Your sword game is only as sharp as the foundation that its built on. In this four-hour mini-intensive, you will reinforce your core ATS® sword technique in preparation for learning some of Damiana Dance Company’s brand new ATS sword dialect.The first two-hour workshop will begin with in-depth technique on sword handling and core movements to correct, strengthen, and improve your foundational ATS sword vocabulary. You will then utilize these movements in a two-hour workshop introducing Damiana’s ATS sword dialect for fun and dynamic duets and beyond.Please bring your own sword; swords will not be provided. Jen recommends the longer hawskbill-style scimitars, but shorter swords of the same style will also work.To ensure the best experience for participants, workshops are limited to 20 people.
Hosted by FatChanceBellyDance, Inc.:
Cost:Early Bird Package (includes both workshops): $85 (purchase by May 31)Full Price Package: $95Individual Workshops: $50 (on sale beginning June 1, subject to availability) Registration opens on Wednesday, May 1, at 11AM PST. Check back for registration links!
Prerequisites:This mini-intensive is suitable for ATS® dancers of all levels. Proficiency in ATS Levels 1 and 2 (DVD Volumes 1-4) is recommended but not required. Although each workshop can be taken separately, we strongly advise taking both because the workshops are cumulative and there will be minimal review. For those wishing to take only the Advanced Technique workshop, a strong working knowledge of advanced ATS movements (Level 3 and above) and the existing ATS sword vocabulary are necessary.