General Skills & Teacher Training for FCBD®Style

General Skills for FCBD®Style

Prerequisite: We recommend at least two years minimum experience prior to taking General Skills for FCBD®Style

In General Skills, you will learn EVERY movement in the core FCBD®Style vocabulary as taught by Carolena and Advanced FCBD®Style instructors. You’ll get a break down of each movement with specific technique instruction.

In-Person General Skills 

Our in-person General Skills is a 20 hour training that includes movement instruction, lectures on the history and cultural context of FCBD®Style, a detailed training manual, homework and quizzes to enhance your learning.

Students must complete all hours to receive their certification. 

Online General Skills 

Our online General Skills is a 30 hour training that is limited to 20 participants.

This extended format includes movement instruction, lectures on the history and cultural context of FCBD®Style, a detailed training manual, homework and quizzes to enhance your learning and a final exam.

Students must complete all hours and pass the final exam to receive their certification. 

Teacher Training for FCBD®Style

Prerequisite: Completion and Certification of General Skills for FCBD®Style

In the Teacher Training intensive, you will learn the specific format that Carolena recommends for the instruction of FCBD®Style movements and experience teaching movements to your peers.

This course serves as an introduction to teaching FCBD®Style and is a pre-requisite to apply for Advanced Teacher Training.

In-Person Teacher Training

Our in-person Teacher Training is a 10 hour training that includes an introductory lecture by Carolena, instruction on how to present the concept of FCBD®Style, verbal instruction, physical cuing, assessing students needs, answering common questions, structuring a class, and troubleshooting.

Students will be required to teach a step in our movement vocabulary and will receive feedback from peers and the instructor team.

Students must attend all 10 hours to be eligible for certification.

Online Teacher Training

Our online Teacher Training is a 20 hour training that is limited to 20 participants based on an application process.

The extended format includes an introductory lecture by Carolena, instruction on how to present the concept of FCBD®Style, verbal instruction, physical cuing, assessing students needs, answering common questions, structuring a class, and troubleshooting.

Students will be required to teach a step in our movement vocabulary and will receive feedback from peers and the instructor team.

Students must attend all 20 hours to be eligible for certification and submit a final exam project to be eligible for certification status.

FCBD, INC. CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

The only approved FCBD® certification programs are as follows:

General Skills, Teacher Training, Technique for Teachers, and Performance Prep.

All certification programs are taught by Carolena Nericcio and FCCE Teachers

Current Offerings

We have returned to in-person training events and are now booking for 2023 and beyond. 

If you are interested in hosting General Skills and/or Teacher Training please contact certifiedstudio@fcbd.com

 

 

SOLD OUT

WHEN: July 6-9, 2023 10am – 3pm Pacific time

PRICE: $550 usd (introductory price for this first event also includes testing fee)

Participants must have their General Skills Certification in order to apply for Teacher Training.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Students will be required to submit the following with their application:

(1) 3-5 minute video introduction in English*: Must be filmed with the same setup as student will have during teacher training. This includes camera, background, lighting, sound and microphone. Video should include their bio and why they’d like to be accepted into the teacher training program.

(2) Proof of General Skills Certification in the form of photograph of their certificate is required at the time if application. If the applicant cannot provide a copy, but has their certification, they must contact certifiedstudio@fcbd.com prior to submitting their application.

*This course will be held in English, if English is your second language, you may submit a second application video in your native language. During the training there will be opportunities to also present in your native language as time allows.

Applications will be reviewed in the order received.

REGISTRATION PROCESS:

Upon application approval, students will receive a registration link and if applicable, a password for early registration access.

Early registration will be available in the following order:

Friday January 13, 2023 – Eligible students from the July 2021 Online General Skills course

Saturday January 14, 2023 – Eligible students from the September 2021 Online General Skills course

Sunday January 15, 2023 – Eligible students from the April 2022 Online General Skills course

Any remaining spots will be made available to all other eligible students on Monday January 16, 2023 in the order their application was received/approved.
Questions can be directed to certifiedstudio@fcbd.com
 
 


 

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1, 2023

Join Carolena and her team of advanced instructors for Online General Skills for FCBD®Style.

This newly formatted 30-hour certification training will take place online via Zoom on October 12 – October 22, 2023. The course will cover FCBD®Style movements and concepts documented on instructional DVDs Volumes 1-7.

Dates and times are as follows:

Participants must attend all 30 hours of the live online course, complete all homework assignments, and abide by all course terms and conditions. No exceptions. Upon completion of the course, graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion.

To ensure the best experience for participants, registration is limited to 20 people.

General Skills Certification:

Graduates who wish to receive their General Skills Certification will be required to pass a final exam to demonstrate proficiency in FCBD®Style vocabulary and concepts. Testing is optional and is not required to receive a Certificate of Completion, but General Skills Certification is a pre-requisite for acceptance into Teacher Training for FCBD®Style.

Prerequisites: Participants should have a working knowledge of belly dance. A minimum of one year of studying FCBD®Style is strongly recommended.

Participants must be proficient in English or must provide their own interpreter with prior approval from the instructors.

Cost: $900USD

Important Terms & Conditions:

  • Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Registration fees do not include Eventbrite processing fees.
  • If you register but are unable to attend, you may receive a refund (less processing fees) if we are able to transfer your registration to a participant on the waitlist. Please notify us as soon as possible at certifiedstudio@fcbd.com so that we can handle the transfer.
  • Limit ONE registration per person. Registrations cannot be shared whether in person or by sharing the Zoom link.
  • The training must be attended live. Recordings of any kind are strictly prohibited.

Please carefully review all of the Additional Terms & Conditions presented during the registration process before purchasing your ticket.

 

 

GENERAL SKILLS AND TEACHER TRAINING IN CHILE APRIL 2024

Join Carolena, DeAnna and Lore in Chile!

“Unique and unrepeatable opportunity for students, dancers, teachers, groups and schools in Chile and South America to obtain GS and TT certification!!"
 
This event is hosted by Banjara Danza del Vientre Tribal. Please be sure to follow them on social for more information and registration: