Dance Makers are Peace Makers


As part of the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities, Dancing with Class will facilitate “Dancemakers are Peacemakers” workshops at 20 schools or community sites this summer and early fall.

These workshops provide a platform for participants to develop self-confidence, relationship skills and social awareness through a group dance activity. Participants will learn a collaborative circular dance form that requires engaging in basic moves with all other participants as partners. The steps taught will be based on patterns from popular urban social dances of the past and present (examples: salsa/bachata, chicago steppin’/freestyle).