Stephanie Barto

Stephanie was the Midwest pioneer of American Tribal style bellydance. She began teaching in 1996 with a certification from Carolena Nerricio. director of FatChanceBellydance in San Francisco. Over her 20+ years as an instructor and troupe director of Read My Hips Dance Ensemble, Stephanie has innovated unique interpretations of tribal-style improvisation (ATS) and modern tribal fusion dance upon a solid foundation of basic bellydance movement vocabulary.