© 2019 by Tessera Tribal®

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About Us

Tessera Tribal® is a FatChanceBellyDance® Studio Troupe dedicated to performing American Tribal Style® (ATS®) belly dance in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. 


Tessera was founded out of a commitment to excellence in the study and performance of ATS® and a shared desire to explore the creative possibilities within the dance format.  Known for their innovative formations and keen musicality, Tessera’s ATS® Movement Dialect pushes the boundaries of American Tribal Style® while remaining true to the spirit of effortless and organic improvisation.


Founding members Jesse Stanbridge and Sofia Salazar-Rubio and troupemate Michiyo Salisbury are also members of FatChanceBellyDance® and certified FCBD® Studio Instructors.

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