Maria “Naja” Richardson Studio Owner, Fat Chance Belly Dance Style Certified Instructor Maria is global dance performer, choreographer and Instructor from Brooklyn, NY now in Linden, NJ. and is a founding member of the world renown troupe, Manhattan Tribal of NYC. After traveling abroad with Manhattan Tribal, Maria branched out creating her own troupe Tribe Hamsa, which as toured the US. She has studied under some of the most prestigious teachers such as Dalia Carella, Carolena Nericcio, Sarah Johansson Locke, Puela Lunaris, Silvia Salamaca and many others. Her style is contemporary yet traditional and is sought after to teach and perform regularly.