Are you the last one standing every Friday at the club and just want to continue dancing after the lights go out? Then this is a course for you! Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. The popularity of dancehall has spawned dance moves that help to make parties and stage performances more energetic. Many dance moves seen in hip hop videos are actually variations of dancehall dances. The dance is mainly developed on Jamaica in the street parties where the latest rhythms are played. The dance is a mix of different club steps with influences from African dance, Hip hop, and Latin dance, and in addition every person put their on flavour into it.
Dansarna.se offers Dancehall classes on different levels focusing on body isolation with an emphasis on hips and chest and at the same time learn variations of the basic / club steps of dancehall. Especially, we focus on leg and butt movements with the beautiful heavy reggae wobble that is mixed with influences of the weight in hip-hop.
Dancehall Beginners is a course for beginning your Dancehall experience. You will learn the very basic steps of Dancehall/Ragga n' Soca techniques, Old school and New School and authentic Jamaican dance moves through a fun and simple choreography.
Dancehall Improvers builds on the basics and adds more movement and more intense dancing. The warm ups will mainly consist of old school and new school Jamaican dances with mild stretching and isolation exercises. You will also learn very new steps of dancehall moves through a fun energetic and more advanced choreography. This class is a high, positive and fun dynamic hour that leaves you wanting more, said to be the closest thing to the actual club scene, you will actually “feel” the dancehall vibe.