FCBD® Style Intermediate: Part Five - (Arabic) Hip Twist and Half Turn
Recorded Live in the FCBD® Studio with Carolena
Welcome to part five of the the twelve-part FatChanceBellyDance® Style Level 2 (Intermediate) classes with FCBD®Style founder, Carolena Nericcio! Remember to keep practicing your Level 1 Fundamentals while you add complexity to the steps in Intermediate Level 2.
Remember that each Intermediate class builds upon a basic movement in Level 1.
Part 5 introduces the Arabic Hip Twist and Half Turn. We will build muscle memory as we review and drill, focusing on the chorus and formations.
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Carolena Nericcio is the creator of FatChanceBellyDance® Style.
In 1974, Carolena began dancing with Masha Archer and the San Francisco Classic Dance Troupe. Masha’s style was an eclectic blend of classic Egyptian, Folkloric, and any other influence that she found enticing. In 1987, after the SF Classic Dance Troupe disbanded, Carolena began teaching in a small studio in the Noe Valley Ministry. Her only goal was to teach people to dance so she could have dance partners.
Being young and tattooed, Carolena attracted other young people living alternative lifestyles. The Modern Primitives movement was also underway. Tattoos and primitive styles of body adornment were the vogue. Carolena and her students performed at tattoo shows and conventions and became well known in the City by the Bay.
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