Presentation on theme: "How to Dance Like an African Weldy Lupee Gowah Start Young – Dont Stop African Dance is one of the most ethnically- driven, culturally- celebrated, and."— Presentation transcript:
Dont Move to the Music – Become the Music Dancing is not about the dancer but the story being told. The entire body is engaged; pelvic, arms, feet, chest, and shoulders at multiple rhythms.
Dont count your steps, count your blessings African dance allows you to express your feelings, thoughts, emotions, pain, encouraging each other and triumph
To Dance like an African – Be an African The Soul of African Dance is Pride and Respect. To understand Africa, you need to understand African Dance.
Make Your Own Dance We are all different. West African dance is a vital factor in West African culture. It is a unique way of preserving history and passing down social values to the younger generation.
WORK CITED http://www.africantribalmusic.net/west-african-dance/west-african-dance http://sapphireinc.org/the-annex-division/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFfSZCLSK3k