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Sankofa Day and Performance: Bachata Clásica
Sankofa Day and Performance: Bachata Clásica

Sat, May 25

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Aroha Afro Latin Dance

Sankofa Day and Performance: Bachata Clásica

A deep dive into Bachata's history, dance, & culture, this workshop will conclude with a short performance by attendees. You will learn fundamental body movement, partner work & cultural roots using the Ghanian principle of Sankofa, "taking from the past what is good & bringing it into the future."

Time & Location

May 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Aroha Afro Latin Dance, 1001 S Cashua Dr Suite F, Florence, SC 29501, USA

About The Event

A deep dive into Bachata's history, dance, & culture, this workshop will conclude with a short performance by attendees. You will learn fundamental body movement, weight shifts, & partner work using the Ghanian principle of Sankofa, "taking from the past what is good & bringing it into the future." The day will close with a performance by attendees at our Afro Roots Party. 

COST: 

Early Bird $45, 10 available (5/15)  

Advance Price: $55 (5/24)

Day Of: $65

Children (5 years - 11 years)

First child free with paying adult, additional children are $10 each

SCHEDULE

1001 South Cashua Dr, Suite F, Florence SC

Attendees will be taught a short choreography to perform at the evening social. Performing is optional. If you plan to perform, bring something to wear that is nice casual. 

  • No dance experience necessary
  • No partner needed
  • Light refreshments will be provided.

2:00-3:00 Bachata History and Cultural Context (interactive. be ready to do some moving)

3:15-4:15 Bachata Body Movement, Musicality, Footwork & Choreo

4:15-5:15 Bachata Partner work & Choreo

5:15-6:00 Choreography Rehearsal

6:00-7:30 Dinner on your own

Social

7:30-10:00 Afro Roots Party & Performance at Local Motive Brewing

DJ Mon-Te will be playing the best in Afro Latin, Afro Caribbean, Afro Beats, Hip Hop and R&B.

Tickets

  • Early Bird Tickets (10)

    Deadline: May 15 Includes workshop, social, and snacks

    $45.00
    Sale ended
  • Advanced Ticket

    Sale ends: May 24, 11:50 PM

    Deadline: 5/24 Includes 4 hour dance workshop, social, and snacks.

    $55.00
  • Day Of

    Includes workshop, snacks, and social.

    $65.00
  • Additional Child (5-11years)

    One child is free with a paying adult. Additional children are $10 eaach

    $10.00
  • Add Partner

    $15.00

Total

$0.00

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