FCBD® style Technique for Teachers Intensive
Tiverton, Devon, UK

due to Covid-19 postponed to 21 - 24 July 2022


for General Skills or Teacher Training please contact Miriam Schroth  or visit her website for further information

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Carolena back for the second T4T course in Devon, UK which only goes to prove how much we loved it first time around

FCBD® style has grown into a global phenomenon with an impressive expansion of the number of certified FCBD® style teachers. The Technique for Teachers Certification Course is an opportunity to ensure that we are all sharing the same high-quality instruction at our Certified Studio locations.


The 20 hour intensive course is truly unique for several reasons:

  • it is limited to only 20 participants 

  • it focuses on your own personal dance technique

  • it ensures we are all teaching the same thing and to the highest standard in our studios across the world


The course is open to all graduates of FCBD® styleTeacher Training. You do not need to be a Certified Studio

The course will be taught by Carolena Nericcio, the creator of FCBD® style and director of FatChanceBellyDance®, assisted by Deanna Freeman and Kelley Beeston, both are graduates of Advanced Teacher Training and are FatChanceBellyDance® Continuing Education (FCCE) instructors. 

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In this course we will assess each teacher’s technique, provide feedback and offer corrections to ensure that all our students worldwide are receiving consistent instruction.

Each day will consist of a detailed breakdown of two core moves from the ATS® vocabulary followed by chorus drills.

Each participant will have an opportunity to lead a two-song drill and receive feedback on their movement technique.

We’ll have plenty of time for questions and answers plus bonus drills

This is a 20 hour, 4 day course 

The course will be held at The Old Heathcoat School Community Centre, King St, Tiverton, EX16 5JJ and the cost of the Technique for Teachers 4 day intensive is £855 (British Pounds Sterling)


Steps to be broken down and drilled include:

Day 1
Shimmy Family, Taxeem

Day 2
Egyptian Family, Spins and Turns

Day 3
Arabic Family, Body Waves

Day 4
Pivot Bump Family, Circle Step and Torso Twist

There is no test. Each student will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the course but must be present for the entire 20 hours 

Student requirements  

Dancers must have obtained certifications in both General Skills Classic & Modern and Teacher Training for FCBD® style .

Once accepted on the course you will be asked to submit a photo together with a one-page bio which should include your dance experience as it relates to FCBD® style and what you want to achieve at the Intensive.

Students must be proficient in English


Registration will open on Sunday 1st September, 2019 

You will be required to complete the online Application Form which will be made available on this website at 12.00 noon British Summer Time (GMT+1). One application per person

We will notify you within 24 hours of receipt of your application and if successful you will be required to secure your place by 5th September using one the following payment options:


Payments for the revised event dates are as follows:

A. Payment in full £855 by 31st January 2022


B. Deposit instalment 1 of £285 payable now with an additional 2 further instalments:

      instalment 2 - £285 by 30th September 2021

      instalment 3 - £285 by 31st January 2022

If you fail to make payment by the deadline your place will be offered to the next person on the waiting list

Please read the 'small print' and note the following Terms and Conditions:

All payments, deposits and instalments are NON REFUNDABLE 

If for any reason you are unable to attend the course you will still be liable to pay the full amount of £855 even if you have chosen to pay by instalments.

In the event of cancellation you must notify the organisers in writing as soon as possible and we will offer your place to the next person on the waiting list. If there is no waiting list we will endeavour to find a replacement for you but there is no guarantee. In any case the deposit of £285 is forfeit whether paying the full amount or by instalments irrespective of a replacement person being found.

You may not pass your place to any other person without the prior consent in writing from the organisers

In the unlikely event that the organisers have to cancel the event then all course fees (payments, deposits, instalments) paid to date will be refunded. These refunds relate solely to the costs of the Technique for Teachers course. 

The organisers are not responsible or liable for any other costs incurred for example transport, accommodation, bank or payment facility charges etc

Accommodation - arrangements will be updated in due course and hotel reservations have been made for all participants

You may make your own accommodation arrangements if you wish but it would be great to have everyone in one place if at all possible.

Travel to Technique for Teachers - Tiverton, Devon, UK

by Air

there are several options available and it is really worth researching all of them :

- buy a more expensive flight with less expensive overland train/bus/taxi costs


- buy a cheaper flight with more expensive overland train/bus/taxi costs

Local international airports include:

Exeter Airport (EXT) - (nearest airport but flights are limited)

take bus/taxi to Exeter St Davids train station – train to Tiverton Parkway station– bus or taxi to Tiverton

OR take taxi direct from airport to Tiverton

Bristol Airport (BRS) - (next nearest airport with good choice of flights) take Bristol Air Bus to Bristol Temple Meads train station – train to Tiverton Parkway station – bus or taxi to Tiverton

London airports include: 
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) (most convenient London airport)

take Heathrow Express train to London Paddington (15 minutes) – train from London Paddington to Tiverton Parkway station – bus or taxi to Tiverton

Other London airports (less convenient)

Gatwick Airport (LGW)-  take Gatwick Express train to Victoria Station - take London Underground to Paddington Station - take train to Tiverton Parkway station - bus or taxi to Tiverton

Luton (LTN) - take Shuttle Bus to Luton Airport Parkway - take train to St Pancras - take London Underground to Paddington Station - take train to Tiverton Parkway station - bus or taxi to Tiverton

Stansted (STN) - take Stansted Express to London Liverpool Street - take London Underground to Paddington Station - take train to Tiverton Parkway station - bus or taxi to Tiverton

Buying Tickets

Heathrow Express tickets

Heathrow Express Tickets are cheaper if purchased online 90 days or 30 days in advance – group discounts available

Train tickets

booking in advance saves money - cheaper tickets go on sale 12 weeks in advance but once they are gone prices go up

Travelling in off peak hours is cheaper than peak hours - group discounts are available

by Car

Take M5 to Junction 27 - take Tiverton exit and proceed along A361 to destination 


Trev's Travel - 07592 784849 - (plus 6 - 8 seater taxis if booked in advance)

Lizcabs - 07899 903314 - male and female drivers available

Frankies Taxies - 01884 255333

AtoB taxis - 01884 251252


About Tiverton

Tiverton is a busy market town situated in the middle of Devon and a convenient centre for both coasts, the moors and the cities of Exeter and Plymouth

Food, dining and facilities

Supermarkets & Shops

Tesco - 24 hour (except Sunday)

Marks & Spencer - Simply Food


Reapers Healthfood store

Holland & Barrett

Restaurants / Cafes

Tiverton has a number of Pubs, Restaurants and Take Aways including Indian, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Pizza and various cafes and food outlets

Banking & Cash

There are a number of Banks and ATM's available in the town




Lloyds Pharmacy

Things to do in and around Tiverton

Tiverton Castle

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

Grand Western Canal

Knightshayes Court

Bickleigh Mill