Study Aids

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Books. Websites. DVDs.

This page is under construction. I personally recommend each resource listed below.

American Tribal Style® Belly Dance Resources 

For Beginner Students

​FatChanceBellyDance® Resources:

  • FCBD® Instructional DVDs (Volumes 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, & 9 are referenced in my Level 1 class)
  • American Tribal Style® Classic Vol. 1 Book (teaches Level 1 moves)
  • Pre-recorded online classes with FatChanceBellyDance® on PowHow (Beginner to Advanced)
  • FatChanceBellyDance® performance DVDs and YouTube videos 

Other Resources:

  • ATS® Drill Companion DVDs by Krisztina Naz-Clark 
  • ATS® Facebook Groups

For Intermediate to Advanced Dancers

FCBD® Instructional DVDs (Volumes 3, 4, 6, 7, & 9 are referenced in my Level 2 & 3 classs)
ATS® Movement Dialect DVDs:

  • Work That Skirt ATS® Style DVD by Krisztina Naz-Clark
  • ATS® with Props: Veil, Fan and Basket DVD by Terri Allred, Super Beth, & Dawn Ruckert
  • ATS® with an Edge DVD by Davina Tribal Collective (sword)

Miscellaneous Resources 

Books

​Looking for Little Egypt by Donna Carlton
Belly Dancing by Wendy Buonaventura
I Belly Dance Because: The Transformative Power of Dance by Terri Allred
Grandmother’s Secrets: The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing by  Rosina-Fawzia Al-Rawi
The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle
The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

Magazines

The ATS® Magazine (out of print)
Zaghareet! Magazine (out of print)
Shimmy in the Spirit of Bellydance

DVDs

Websites

www.shira.net