American Tribal Style Bellydance ® 

Fat Chance Bellydance Format

American Tribal Style Bellydance (ATS ®)  takes its influence from Middle Eastern, Indian Kathak & Rajasthani, Flamenco, and North African dance forms.    This strong and powerful form of Bellydance embraces the art of improvised dance, making every performance unique.


Join the world of ATS classes based in the classical FatChanceBellyDance® format , as founded and directed by Carolena Nericcio Embrace your inner dancer with as you learn the fundamentals of Bellydance movement within the ATS format; alongside zilling !!!


The beauty of the ATS format is its universal language of moves set into motion by a series of subtle cues & transitions by the lead dancer.   The ATS language is universal; we can dance with any other ATS dancer anywhere in the world.



Questions about ATS?   Interested in ATS Classes?  Contact us for further information on class enrollment any questions you may have.

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