But increasingly belly dancers are practicing an earthier genre called American tribal style, or ATS, developed in San Francisco in the 1970s.
What does ATS stand for?
ATS stands for American Tribal Style (belly dancing)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
One hot topic among many in the online and festival bellydance communities is the growing popularity of the American Tribal Style bellydance.
Krien, who has been dancing and teaching for more than 25 years, says that American Tribal Style belly dance-a fusion of movements from India, the Middle East, North Africa, and Spain--is the perfect vehicle to teach these important lessons.