Katie is offering World Beat Dance. This is a beginning/intermediate class. Dancers of all levels will benefit from instruction of technique and breakdown of body movements to learn the language of the dance.
The class features dances from Africa, both traditional and contemporary. We will also explore various Haitian dance forms. These dance styles are perfect for developing core strength, increasing overall flexibility and cardio strength.
Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am, A Side Studio. Location: Celebration Belly Dance and Yoga studios, 1840 Willamette St, Eugene OR 97401.
Cost: drop in $7 per class
Instructor Katie James uses her 20+ years of experience to combine African dance traditions for a great workout that’s a ton of fun! Explore a variety of dance moves: Latin, African, Hip Hop, and more. Great cardio workout that helps build strength and flexibility. Note: no street shoes in the studio: non-marking indoor-only shoes, or bare feet.
No dance experience is necessary and there is no pressure to get the moves – just keep moving, just keep smiling! All levels and ages welcome. This is a very supportive group of people who always welcome new students.