Click here to purchase tickets to the Spring Celebration, May 28 and 29, 2022

WORKSHOP: West African Dance with Tara Murphy, May 11



Teaching Artists:

Full Description

West African Dance Workshop
with Tara Murphy

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
6 – 7:30pm
Cost: $20 (or one Pulse class pass)

Open to all levels, ages 14+
The Daniel Arts Center
84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

This dance will get your blood pumping and your heart soaring….feel the rhythms and shake what you got! Participants will learn the basic styles of West African dance as well as traditional dances from Mali or Guinea, West Africa. This class emphasizes community, self-expression and the joy of movement. We will let our spirits fly!

BEGINNER/OPEN LEVEL for ages 14+—with live drumming!

  • Please bring a water bottle, mask, and clothes comfortable to dance in.
  • Arrive 15 minutes before the start of class for check in.
  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, with 10 spots available through Berkshire Pulse.
  • To pay with a Berkshire Pulse class pass, please select “Cash on Delivery” at checkout
  • Simon’s Rock students should reach out to Kati Garcia-Renart at, for information on registration.

In accordance with Simon’s Rock policies, all participants are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. If you have not yet provided Pulse with proof of vaccination, please email us with a photo of your vaccination record.
All participants are also required to sign Simon Rock’s online Authorized Visitor Pledge before arriving for class. (Pulse students may enter “Berkshire Pulse” in the fields labeled “Name of Simon’s Rock Employee” and “Email address of Simon’s Rock Employee”.)
Questions? Contact us.

Berkshire Pulse