Czigany World Fusion Dance
ATS® Sister Studio | ATT Certified | ATS® SSCE Instructor

Workshops for ATS®


All in the Family

Choose from the Shimmy Family, Arabic Family, Pivot Bump Family, and Egyptian Family. Learn the best way to drill steps and step combinations within families to get them into your muscle memory with the creator of the ATS® Drill Companion DVD series.

Work that skirt ATS® Style

Your amazing skirts don't just have to be part of your costume, they can be a prop to add a new dynamic to your dance. Krisztina has long been known for her beautiful skirt-work and now she will teach you how to take many Classic and Modern ATS® steps and add a new level to them with skirt moves. You will also learn a few of Krisztina's signature steps that she has adapted to fit into the ATS® format.

Work That skirt ATS® Style - Duets

Using techniques from the Work that Skirt ATS® Style movement dialect you will learn steps to create a dynamic duet performance. This is an intermediate/advanced level class, so prior experience with the Work that Skirt dialect is required to take this class.

Fun Formations

Work in duets, trios, quartets and dancing in the round.

Dynamic Duets

Learn steps and concepts to power up your duet performance. Hone your silent communication skills as you put these concepts into practice to perform truly dynamic duets.

Terrific Trios

Tips, tricks and combos to make dancing in trios more exciting, dynamic and powerful.

You Spin Me Right 'Round Baby Right 'Round

Slow Turns and Fast Spins along with tips on spotting.

The Performance Trifecta: Posture Power and Presence

Become a dancer that controls the stage, captivates your audience and keeps their attention.  In this workshop you will learn techniques to make your performance powerful, graceful, compelling, and engaging. Entrances and exits as well as transitions will also be covered.

Dueling Duets and Rush Hour

Learn how to get into and out of dueling duet formation, different step options, and Rush Hour steps.

Snaky Slow and Sticky Sweet

Refine your slow moves in this workshop designed to help you make all of your slow moves look graceful and mesmerizing.

Fast transitions

This workshop will focus on teaching you how to think on your feet, dance in the moment with the music, and transition seamlessly between fast moves.

Put Some Pep in Your Step

This workshop will focus on teaching you how to dance in the moment with the music and transition seamlessly between fast moves.

ATS® Basics

Learn the foundation of ATS® by drilling the basics in fun combinations. Topics will include posture, slow and fast steps from the level 1 vocabulary, music theory and zils.

ATS® Beyond Basics

For dancers familiar with ATS® Basics. Build on your basics with drills to learn concepts of leading and following, group formations, dance angles, cues and transitions and beyond basics steps.

Kick'n it Old School

Refine your Classic ATS® steps in this workshop focusing on the classic vocabulary

New Kid on the Block

Learn steps from the Modern ATS® repertoire as featured on the Tribal Basics Volume 9 DVD

Cruising with the Classics

Smooth, quick transitions between fast steps in the Classic ATS® vocabulary.

Painting the Perfect Picture

Work on your musicality to paint a beautiful picture to help your audience "see" and "feel" the music along with you.

Zils

Learn and drill different zil patterns, when to use them, and accompanying steps

Crafting an ATS® Set

ou have learned the steps, how to play your zils while dancing the steps, how to dance in formations, and how to move into and out of the chorus; what's next? Learn how to craft a beautiful ATS® set that is both fun for you to perform and exciting for the audience to watch.

Phrasing

Take your performance to the next level. Work with the concepts of anchor and release for synchronization between the dancers with both slow and fast steps.

Chorus

The chorus is not only a beautiful, ornate frame for the center dancers, but is also the vehicle to get you on and off of the stage. In this workshop, you will learn how to be a beautiful frame along with how to enter and exit the chorus seamlessly.

Creating Shape

Explore working with circles, spirals, horizontals, verticals, and angles to give your dance more texture and dimension.

Ballet for Belly Dance

Exercises, drills, tips and ticks from classical ballet to help you enhance your ATS® performance.

Dance your Chakras

Utilizing ATS® steps, basic drum rhythms and Tibetan Bowl Healing Sounds, you will learn to balance your chakras, become more in tune with the messages your body is sending you, practice relaxing breathing, and learn ways to de-stress through dance. In addition to her ATS® teaching experience, Krisztina holds a Holistic Fitness Certification and draws on that training in creating this workshop.


Workshops for Tribal & World Fusion


Graceful Arms

Often an after thought, arms and hands too many times do not get the attention they deserve. You can have the most beautiful undulations or the most powerful shimmies, and your dance will still be lacking much without graceful arms and hands. In this workshop you will learn very simple techniques to put the finishing touches on your performance with beautiful, graceful arm and hand movements.

Ballet for Belly Dancers

Krisztina draws on her over 40 years of ballet experience to help make you the best dancer you can be.

Shimmies!!

In this workshop you will learn the many different shimmies from the most basic to multiple layered shimmies.

Slow, Snaky Steps

Slow down and learn to master control of all of your muscles in this workshop designed to make your undulations mesmerizing.

Theatrical Skirt Work

Always an audience favorite, skirt-work can add a new level of excitement to your dance. Open to all levels and styles.

Candles: Votives and Tray Balancing

Technique and combos or a full choreography

Fans: Single, Double, and Veil Fans

Technique and combos or a full choreography.

Veil: Single and Double

Technique and combos or a full choreography.

Sword

Technique and combos or a full choreography.

Wings

Technique and combos or a full choreography.

World Fusion Choreography

Learn an entire dance or learn how to choreograph your own dances.

Chakra Dance

Balance your chakras, become more in tune with the messages your body is sending you, practice relaxing breathing, and learn ways to de-stress through dance. Krisztina holds a Holistic Fitness Certification and draws on that training in creating this workshop.


Workshops for Turkish / Romany


Basics of Turkish Oriental and Turkish Romany

Dancing to Karsilama, Romany 9/8 and Cifteteli.

Romany Gestures

Technique and combos or a full choreography incorporating gestures.

Drum Solo

Technique and combos or a full choreography.