African Rooted Dance – All Levels, for ages 12+


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AFRICAN ROOTED DANCE – All Levels, for ages 12+

With Noel Staples-Freeman, plus live accompaniment!

Join Noel Staples-Freeman, who has over forty years of experience and a deep passion for the dance traditions of the African Diaspora, on a journey through the dynamic realm of African dance. Noel’s profound knowledge and mastery of these traditions empower her students to delve into and celebrate the rich tapestry of African dance.

Course Overview:

Embark on a journey through African dance, where the fusion of rhythm, movement, and cultural expression provides an enriching experience for dancers of all backgrounds and skill levels.

Key Components:

  • Foundational Understanding: This course establishes the basics for understanding and performing dance styles rooted in African traditions, offering participants an excellent chance to grasp the fundamentals.
  • Exploration of Essential Movements: Learners will delve into the essential movements that form the backbone of African dance, essential for building a strong foundation in this artistic field.
  • Dynamic Interplay: Experience the unique interaction between drummers and dancers, a hallmark of African dance. Understanding this dynamic interplay is a key aspect of the course.
  • Inclusivity: Designed to welcome learners of all proficiency levels, the course is open to beginners and experienced dancers alike, ensuring that every participant can benefit from the program.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of African dance, enhancing your dance skills while developing a deep appreciation for the historical significance of these vibrant dance forms.

Enroll today and join us in celebrating the beauty, rhythm, and diversity of African dance under the expert guidance of Noel Staples-Freeman.

Tuesdays 5:45-7:15pm
June 4, 11, 18, 25

All Levels – This class is open to all. Teachers will gauge experience and teach to the level of the group present.

Register for the class by adding to cart and checking out (be sure to update your account details). Pay for this class with Class Passes. Purchase Class Passes 10 for $170 or 20 for $300. Single drop-ins $20 each (only available for purchase in-person at our Front Desk).

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