The Dances of Afro-Cuban Orishas with Michel Rodriguez Cintra

Event Type
Event Description

In this introductory class we will learn the basic steps of the dances of a few of the many Orishas in the Yoruba Pantheon. We will learn the isolation of body parts, grounded movement, and the cultural meaning of the steps. The class also explores how the same step can be executed differently, depending on which Orisha is the focus.

Running Time
1 hour
Dance Styles
Multi-Ability / Physically Integrated
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
West African


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Chicago, IL 60618
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