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Sankofa Day and Performance w/Adalia
Sankofa Day and Performance w/Adalia

Sat, Feb 17


Carolina Fitness 544

Sankofa Day and Performance w/Adalia

A unique blend of history, dance, and culture this workshop will conclude with a short performance by the attendees. We will focus on Bachata, Salsa, and Kizomba using the Ghanian principle of Sankofa, "taking from the past what is good & bringing it into the future."

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Time & Location

Feb 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Carolina Fitness 544, 4125 Dick Pond Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

About The Event

The workshop will be held at Carolina Fitness on 544 and dinnner, performance and social at Bachata Caribbean Bar and Grill. 

There will be food and drinks provided during the studio workshop. Comfortable attire and shoes should be worn. Some dancing maybe in barefeet. People are encouraged to use the breaks for stretching, eating, and dancing as music will be played. 

* Workshop will be conducted in English with Spanish translation.

Take a look at the menu. We will order dinner during one of the workshop breaks. Drink not included on Seafood or Steak dinners. All other meals include a drink:


Early Bird $45 (2/10)

Advance Price: $55 (2/16)

Day Of: $65


Carolina Fitness 544

1:00 Afro Latin Dance: Lived Experience in Art 

         - Dance and Music rooted in culture and lived experience

         - History

         - Interactive dance component in context of lived experience.

         - Free writing activities included

2:30 Break

3:00 Adalia to teach short, 30sec-1min choreographies:

        - African Movement, Son/Cuban Rumba, Merengue, Konpa, Bachata, Salsa

        - Although everyone will learn the choreographies, everyone will not have to perform every dance

4:00 Break

4:15 Practice choreographies and flow of performance

6:00 Go to Bachata Bar and Grill for Dinner & Performance

7:00 Performance

7:30 Dinner and Social Dancing


  • Over 20 years experience as an Educator
  • 15 years of dance instructor experience
  • 6 years teaching public speaking and African Disasporic courses at Francis Marion University
  • Created and taught univesity courses on the History of Afro Latin Dance
  • Holds a Masters in Teaching
  • Holds a BA in History
  • Professional Training/Cerifications in Latin Dance- 2007 Son, Na-ri, 2017 Edie "The Salsa Freak"
  • Professional Training/Cerifications in Domincan Bachata- 2018 Alex and Desiree 
  • Professional Training/Cerifications in Kizomba-2018, 2019 Kimberly Nicole (Kizomba RDU), Tonino Cidade (Kizomba Training Academy)


  • 10 Early Bird Tickets (2/10)

    Deadline: February 10 Includes workshop, snacks, and dinner

    Sale ended
  • Advance Ticket: $55 (2/16)

    Includes workshop, snacks, and dinner

    Sale ended
  • Day of: $65

    Includes workshop, snacks, and dinner.

    Sale ended
  • Child's Dinner

    Includes workshop, snacks, and dinner

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