Join Gbedu Town Radio for another round of our Afro Dance workshop. This month we are going in with BAY AREA vibes, with some of the BEST Bay Area movers. 3 Different styles in one workshop 90s Hip Hop, Turf, & House… all coming together for an experience like no other.
About the teachers:
Ebonie Barnett. One of Bay Area’s most dynamic Afro-Diasporic dancers. Born in San Francisco and raised by her grandmother in Richmond, Ebonie developed her passion for dance at the age of 6. Studying multiple styles such as Guinea West African, Haitian, hip hop, Brazilian and Congolese with different Bay Area premier groups including Dimensions Dance Theater, Fua Dia Congo, Diamano Coura, to name a few. Ebonie continues to travel throughout the diaspora studying the Black experience through dance and returning to her community to mentor the youth.
Carmu. A turfin/ freestyle dancer from San Francisco, ca who’s been dancing for 12 years in various styles including turf dancing, tutting, contortion, pop locking, waving and footwork.
Amber Julian. A professional dancer of over 20 years whose style is often described as fierce, strong, and groovy. Her background and primary training is in Hip Hop and House, and she considers herself a freestyle dancer with an emphasis on somatic healing. The experience: Vibe with groovy Afro-House steps while activating the root, core and crown. Explore range of expressions with fluidity, rigidness, and smoothness.