With over 20 years of experience in numerous dance styles, nearly 15 years of teaching experience and a BA degree in both dance and in teaching, Hilde's understanding of the moving body shows in each class she teaches. She works a great deal with cross training, using multiple dance and fitness disciplines in order to get the best results for her students, whether it is working towards stronger technique or safer dance practise.
Her analytical approach helps students from any background to reconnect with their body and find a movement language through dance. She is currently studying to become an IYN (Independent Yoga Network) accredited Unity Yoga instructor and holds a diploma in Dance Studies (Laban). She's currently also training on a 3 year specialist diploma course in Choreology at Laban.
She has studied intensively with many Tribal Fusion and Oriental Dance masters, such as Rachel Brice, Zoe Jakes, Suhaila Salimpour, Beata and Horacio Cifuentes to name a few.
Her unique dance style and teaching approach has made her a sought after instructor and she teaches worldwide to share her love for this dance. Hilde teaches weekly Fusion Belly Dance classes in London.
Charlotte is co-founder of transcontinental ATS® troupe Ter’zím Tribal, now dually based in Brighton UK and Cape Town, South Africa. She is Sister Studio to FatChanceBellyDance® of San Francisco and holds the highest certifications in this dance style; General Skills and Teacher Training I and II. Charlotte is committed to providing quality ATS instruction; regularly travelling to train with ATS Masters, FCBD members and the creator of ATS, Carolena Nericcio.
Since 2010 she has been collaborating with Philippa of Moirai Tribal and collectively they are known as Ter’zímoirai. Apart from her accomplishments in ATS®, Charlotte is also experienced in teaching Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, covering Hilde's classes when she is teaching abroad. She is part of the Masmoudi Dance Collective, and often performs side by side with Hilde in shows all over the UK. She is L1 certified in Jamila and Suhaila Salimpour format and has passed the Initiation level of Rachel Brice's 8 elements.
Charlotte teaches ATS classes in Brighton and Hove. Check her website for more info. Charlotte substitutes for Hilde from time to time.