GS & TEACHER TRAINING

REGISTRATION for General Skills & Teachers Training is now CLOSED as both courses are sold out. Email: fcbdtraininguk@gmail.com to be added to the waiting list.

Please read on for more information about these courses.

GS and TT will begin at 10am and end at 4pm each day with a break for lunch.

GENERAL SKILLS (22-25th August 2017)

In the General Skills workshop, you will learn FCBD® approved ATS® movements from Carolena Nericcio and Megha Gavin as they break down each movement providing specific technique instruction. General Skills is divided into two sections.

GENERAL SKILLS FOR ATS® CLASSIC

A 10-hour intensive certification course presenting the Classic vocabulary of steps from the FCBD® Tribal Basics DVD series Vol. 1 Fundamentals of Dance and Vol. 4 Embellishments and Variations as well as cues, formations, lead and follow and chorus. 

GENERAL SKILLS FOR ATS® MODERN

A 10-hour intensive certification course presenting the Modern vocabulary of steps from the FCBD® Tribal Basics DVD series Vol. 7 Creative Steps and Combinations, along with simple music theory for ATS® and lots of drills.

Prerequisite: Participants are expected to have a working knowledge of belly dance. This is an intensive course not suitable for beginners. Experience in ATS® and Tribal Improv is highly beneficial. Each student will be required to submit a dance bio, limited to one page, upon acceptance to the program. This should include dance experience as it relates to ATS® and what you want to achieve at the Intensive, but NOT a "resume" listing everything that you have ever done. A photo is appreciated along with any personal comments. 

Please note: Students must attend all 20 hours of instruction to receive their certificates, no exceptions. Students must be proficient in English, or must supply their own interpreter with approval from Carolena and Megha.

TEACHER TRAINING (29-30th August 2017)

For graduates of General Skills for ATS® Classic and Modern looking to Teach American Tribal Style®. In the Teacher Training workshop, you will learn to the specific format that Carolena recommends for the instruction of ATS® movements and get to practice teaching those movements to your peers.

Curriculum will include an introductory slide show lecture with Carolena, instruction on how to present the concept of ATS®, the steps, verbal instruction, physical cuing, assessing students needs, answering common questions, structuring a class, and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: Participants must have completed both General Skills Modern and General Skills Classic to attend Teacher Training. Each student must submit a dance bio, limited to one page, upon acceptance to the program.  This should include dance experience as it relates to ATS® and what you want to achieve at the Intensive, but NOT a "resume" listing everything that you have ever done. A photo is appreciated along with any personal comments. 

Please note: Students must complete all 10-hours of instruction to receive a certificate. Any student not attending all required hours of class will not be certified. No exceptions. Students must be proficient in English, or must supply their own interpreter with approval from Carolena and Megha. Prerequisite for Teacher Training for ATS®: General Skills Classic and Modern for ATS®. 

Certifications: There is no test for either of these intensives. Each student will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the course if they are present for the entire course. They must arrive on time and be in the room until we excuse them (for breaks and lunch as well). There will be NO make up time. If a student defaults on the schedule they can continue with the instruction but forfeit the certificate. No exceptions.

PAYMENT AND FEES

GENERAL SKILLS:

GS Classic and Modern Total Cost: £700 (not including PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

GS Classic and Modern Deposit (due 1 week after registration): £175 (plus PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

GS Balance (due on or before 7th July 2017): £525 (plus PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

TEACHER TRAINING:

TT Total Cost: £600 (not including PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

TT Deposit (due 1 week after registration): £125 (plus PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

TT Balance (due on or before 7th July 2017): £475 (plus PayPal/Bank transfer fees)

Please note: A deposit will secure your spot on each intensive. The balance can be made in installments via PayPal, International / UK Bank Transfer, to be completed in full by the 7th of July 2017. All PayPal fees and Bank Transfer fees are to be covered by the participant. Payments are non-refundable!