Ka Hula (Basic Hula)
Thursday 8 -9 am
Beginning Modern Dance
Pan African Dance
Shereel Washington will lead and show you:
How to move in rhythm to different sounds & music
How to hear and internalize rhythms;
How to tap into your natural ‘inner rhythm’;
How to move with enhanced coordination and flexibility.
Shereel’s dance experience spans 40 years of training, performance, and choreography in a wide range of dance styles and traditions such as: modern, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, traditional Congolese & Senegalese, African Diasporic Genres, and Hula. She teaches and performs throughout the U.S. and Hawai’i, having won critical accolades for major performances in The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. She has also been recognized as a pioneer in the Christian & Praise Dance genres.
Shereel co-founded IXALT in 2003, a performing arts organization whose motto is ‘sharing the Arts, sharing The Gospel’, through Dance, Music, Song, and Spoken Word www.ixalt.org. In 2005 she co-founded The Black Choreographers Festival. In 2006, she co-curated the Choreo-Fest at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in San Francisco. Shereel also served on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco International Arts Festival 2004-2007.
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