About Shimmy by Fire

Shimmy by Fire is Kansas City’s only American Tribal Style® Certified Sister Studio.  Troupe director and primary teacher is Fabiana Liska.

Fabiana Liska has been belly dancing since 2004.  She began her dance career in cabaret bellydance, and found ATS® in 2009 while living in Chicago. Fabiana founded Shimmy by Fire studio in Illinois.  She is proud to have a “dance family tree” of seven daughter troupes across the Chicagoland area, and to have hosted the Midwest ATS® Extravaganza in Naperville, Illinois for three years.  After moving to Kansas City in 2013, Fabiana continued performing and promoting events around the Midwest.  In 2016, she had the honor of hosting the Volume 9: Anatomy of a Step Workshop in Kansas City.  Fabiana received her General Skills and Teacher Training certifications in 2012 and is a Fat Chance Belly Dance® Certified Sister Studio. Fabiana has traveled all over the country to attend workshops, take lessons & perform.