Get ready to move to the beat with Dancehall with Edz! This immersive dance workshop explores the history and culture of Dancehall music and dance, from its roots in Jamaica in the 1980s to its global influence today. Led by professional dancer Edz, you’ll learn the fundamental techniques and moves of Dancehall dance, and get a chance to express yourself through group performances and freestyle dance circles.
Join us and discover the rhythm and energy of Dancehall for yourself!
- History and Culture of Dancehall: Discover the rich history and cultural significance of Dancehall music and dance. From its roots in Jamaica to its global influence today, you’ll learn about the evolution of the genre and its impact on contemporary music and culture.
- Dancehall Dance Basics: Learn the fundamental techniques and moves of Dancehall dance, including the signature footwork, hip movement, and body isolation that make this style so dynamic and unique. Edz will guide you through each move step-by-step, so even if you’re new to dance, you’ll be able to keep up.
- Music and Rhythm: Dancehall is known for its infectious rhythms and upbeat energy. In this workshop, you’ll get a chance to move to the beat and explore the various elements of Dancehall music, including its roots in Reggae and Ska and its incorporation of modern influences.
- Performance and Expression: Dancehall is more than just a style of dance—it’s a way to express yourself and connect with others. Throughout the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your skills and creativity in group performances and freestyle dance circles.