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Jul
23
Sun
House, Locking, Waacking @ Afta Shock D.C. Dance Place
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

HOUSE
Since the early 80′s in Chicago, House Dance has become one of the largest celebrated underground dance styles in the world. This dance style has created a spirit of free expression for dancers of all genres. Learn how to “Jack”, which is one of the foundational moves of House dance. Students will also learn intricate footwork, concepts for free-styling, choreography and history in House Culture. House dance has influences in African, Afro-Caribbean, Latin, Rhythm Tap and Capoeira.

LOCKING
Locking also known as Campbell Locking was created by Don Campbell during the soul/ funk era in the early 70′s. The foundation move of this dance is called the Lock, which is bending the arm and freezing as you lower the body forward at the waist. Using different character poses the dance consist of arm extensions, wrist twirls, knee drops, splits and social dances from this time period. Several pop artists such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Usher and Chris Brown have used this dance style in performances and videos.

Waacking
This dance was pioneered and created in late 70’s during the disco/funk era. Originally called Punking this underground club style that started in the clubs in Hollywood, CA. became known as Waacking and made popular in the mainstream by Soul Train Dancers. This dance style involves fast intricate arms motions around the head and body with periodic poses.

Jul
24
Mon
House & Hip-Hop @ Washington International School Primary School Campus
Jul 24 @ 11:00 pm – 11:50 pm

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

HOUSE
Since the early 80′s in Chicago, House Dance has become one of the largest celebrated underground dance styles in the world. This dance style has created a spirit of free expression for dancers of all genres. Learn how to “Jack”, which is one of the foundational moves of House dance. Students will also learn intricate footwork, concepts for free-styling, choreography and history in House Culture. House dance has influences in African, Afro-Caribbean, Latin, Rhythm Tap and Capoeira.

For more info, go to www.wis.edu

Jul
26
Wed
Hip-Hop @ The Dance Institute of Washington
Jul 26 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

For more info go to http://www.danceinstituteofwashington.org/

House @ The Dance Institute of Washington
Jul 26 @ 2:30 am – 3:30 am

HOUSE
Since the early 80′s in Chicago, House Dance has become one of the largest celebrated underground dance styles in the world. This dance style has created a spirit of free expression for dancers of all genres. Learn how to “Jack”, which is one of the foundational moves of House dance. Students will also learn intricate footwork, concepts for free-styling, choreography and history in House Culture. House dance has influences in African, Afro-Caribbean, Latin, Rhythm Tap and Capoeira.

For more info go to http://www.danceinstituteofwashington.org/

Hip-Hop Select I/II @ City Dance
Jul 26 @ 11:30 pm – Jul 27 @ 12:30 am

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

For more info, go to www.citydance.net

Jul
27
Thu
Hip-Hop 3 @ City Dance
Jul 27 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

For more info, go to www.citydance.net

Hip-Hop @ Ben Murch Elementary
Jul 27 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

For more info go to www.murchschool.org

Jul
28
Fri
Hip-Hop (8-10 yrs old) @ Activity Center at Bohrer Park
Jul 28 @ 12:45 am – 1:45 am

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

For more info go to www.gaithersburgmd.gov

Hip-Hop Lecture Class (NovaScoop) @ Saint Peter's in the Woods
Jul 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.

Jul
29
Sat
Hip-Hop (Beginners, 9+ yrs old) @ Jamz
Jul 29 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

HIP-HOP
Using everything from todays Hip-Hop, R&B and Old School this class covers original elements of Hip-Hop, such as locking, popping, and footwork. This class focuses on building technical skills, freestyle ability, and mastering Hip-Hop choreography. Students will be challenged to improve their coordination, musicality, and groove.