Crazy 8s

8 Count Variations and Phrasing

Join Liz for this is an Intermediate / Advanced series focused on the EIGHTS in FCBD Style Belly dance. We will take an in-depth look at one fast step each week in the Arabic, Shimmy, Egyptian and Bump families. Focusing on EIGHT count steps, variations and phrasing we will have some fun challenging ourselves in drills where all the steps are in EIGHTS. Let’s Dance!

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Your Instructor

Liz Malcom
Liz Malcom

As an artist, Liz was drawn to the elaborate costume and powerful aesthetic of ATS®, now FCBD® Style format. Liz first began studying with Megha in 1999 and when Megha returned to Alabama, she quickly became a professional level dancer with Devyani Dance Company in 2004. She soon became an assistant director of Devyani and when Megha moved to Texas, Liz co-founded Birmingham, Alabama’s Dala Dance Company. Striving for excellence in all she does, Liz has immersed herself into her FCBD® education by completing General Skills numerous times, Teacher Training, Teacher Training 2, Advanced Teacher Training in 2015 and recently Technique for Teachers. As a Fat Chance Continuing Education Instructor (FCCE), she shares her passion and extensive knowledge of FCBD® with students and in workshops all over the country. Liz has shared her teaching at Homecoming/Reunion in 2015 through 2019, as well as workshops in South Carolina; Columbus, Ohio; Florida and Devon, England and continues to share her inspiring knowledge in her weekly online classes.

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