Greetings Fellow Space Travelers!
Shamsi Charlie here to share some quick news about what's going on in the Dance and Fitness world in our area!
This week kicks off two weeks of excitment leading up to National Dance Day wherein we ask our community to join in, get moving, and dance - in every way possible.
The New Orleans Dance Network is hosting the 5th annual New Orleans Dance Week with exciting new events and activities for all ages leading up to National Dance Day. The celebration has three central components:
New Orleans Dance Week 2019- $5 Class Challenge
15 dance programs across the city are offering $5 adult classes for two weeks leading up to National Dance Day.
Classes are available for all levels in a wide range of genres, including African, ballet, belly dance, bounce, contemporary, hip hop, salsa, swing, and more. Adults that take class at 5 or more studios over the course of the two weeks will be entered in a raffle to win dance prizes such as free class packages and merchandise.
Tour de Dance
A week of dance events featuring different facets of the New Orleans dance community, schedule to TBD. Check out: www.NOLADANCENETWORK.Org for further details
National Dance Day Celebration and Secondline
September 21, 9am-12pm
Established in 2010 by American Dance Movement co-founder, Nigel Lythgoe, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, National Dance Day is an annual celebration dedicated to dance, that encourages Americans of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. By creating a focused day of celebration to show support for dance as a valuable form of exercise and of artistic expression, American Dance Movement aims to educate the public about dance and its many benefits, as well as make dance accessible and inclusive to everyone.
To learn the NDD choreo: https://youtu.be/N_IhaedXyeg
Second Line and Flash Mob Location TBD.
Join the NODN mailing list for all of your New Orleans Dance Week news: http://www.noladancenetwork.org/community-membership
New Orleans Dance Week's lead organizers include The Moe Joe Gallery "Home of Bounce Fitness w/Moe Joe", Crescent Lotus Dance Studio, Dancing Grounds, Live Oak Dance LLC, Liquid Rhythm Inc. - L R I and Artivism Dance Theatre,
No registration required, but if you've got any questions, plese email us!