The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

August in Perspective Workshop: Dancing While Black's Master Class for the Masses "Praise Traditions"

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Helms Theater

Dancing While Black's Master Classes for the Masses series presents: Dance Diaspora Collective/ PRAISE TRADITIONS 

About: With the Afro form and the pulse at the center, this class will explore 3 well known spiritual dances: The Baptist Shuffle (from the Deep South, Mississippi & Alabama); The Ring Shout (from the Sea Islands and Low Country of Georgia and the Carolinas) and the Cordon (from Cuba)

  • February 2nd, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, UVA Helms Theater
  • RSVP to by January 31st, 2018

No prior dance training required. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.