Alicia the Dance Dragon Slayer

African Diaspora

oakland

instructor

Afro Diaspora Dance

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Diaspora Dance Caribbean Vibes meets Afro Pop non-stop party class! Half dance fitness, half dance technique choreography, ALL FUN! This class features poppin' music and contemporary dance styles from across the African Urban Diaspora including Afrobeats from West Africa and Dancehall, Soca, & Reggaeton from the Caribbean! After we heat it up with Dance Fitness routines and learn a vocabulary of authentic movements with across-the-floor work, the class culminates in an Afro Urban fusion routine that captures the vybez of the cultures that evolutionized each dance style.

Diaspora Dance Caribbean Vibes meets Afro Pop non-stop party class! Half dance fitness, half dance technique choreography, ALL FUN! This class features poppin' music and contemporary dance styles from across the African Urban Diaspora including Afrobeats from West Africa and Dancehall, Soca, & Reggaeton from the Caribbean! After we heat it up with Dance Fitness routines and learn a vocabulary of authentic movements with across-the-floor work, the class culminates in an Afro Urban fusion routine that captures the vybez of the cultures that evolutionized each dance style.

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Wednesday

9:00a - 10:00a

All Levels

Wednesday

9:00a - 10:00a

All Levels

Saturday

9:00a - 10:00a

All Levels

Saturday

9:00a - 10:00a

All Levels

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About Alicia the Dance Dragon Slayer

Alicia Langlais is a Bay Area Dancer, instructor, and dance inspiration coach. Hailing from Bronx, NY, Hip-Hop and Caribbean culture were apart of her household and community which informed her passion for movement and dance, even as she began ballet training at the age of seven. In addition to over 15 years of dance training, teaching, and performing in New York and the Bay Area, Alicia also has a Master's of Education Degree in School Counseling and Master's of Art Degree in Transpersonal Psychology. Her M.A. degree concentration in Creative Expression with studies and research focused on Dance Therapy allows Alicia to meld her dance training, personal experience with dance trauma, and mental wellness backgrounds to help students slay dance related insecurities or trauma, which she calls "Dance Dragons." Dance. Inspire. Slay.