Crazy 8s: Part Three - Forward and Back (Turkish) Shimmy

Technique, Transitions and Drills using 8 Count Phrasing

Join Liz for part three in this eight part Intermediate / Advanced level series focused on the EIGHTS in FCBD Style Belly dance.

We will have some fun challenging ourselves in drilling EIGHT count steps, variations and phrasing .

This class is focused on the Forward and Back (Turkish) Shimmy.

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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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Course Curriculum

  Crazy 8s: Part Three
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