Afro-fusion is an umbrella term used to describe popular African music from West Africa and the
diaspora. This style was originally developed in Ghana and Nigeria in the 2000s and the United
Kingdom in the 2010s. The dance style is a street style that incorporates waist and core
isolations, footwork, and other core-based movements. This class also encourages students to
explore their individuality, self expression, and builds confidence.
This lesson focuses on the different African diasporic movements. Schools can choose which
style they would like their students to participate in.
- Learning about the historical and cultural context of these dances as well as
- Grade/Level: Suitable primary, junior, intermediate and senior grades