$15 – $80

Groovement for Black & Brown Bodies at Alena Museum

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Alena Museum

2725 Magnolia St

Oakland, CA 94607

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Groovement for Black & Brown Bodies

Mondays | 6:30-7:45pm

Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

Feb 18, 25, Mar 4, 11

Alena Museum | 2725 Magnolia St | Oakland

Groovement is focused on finding individual sense of groove and comfort within the container of a structured dance class that emphasizes rhythm, musicality, and authentic expression. Instead of drawing from a particular movement vocabulary, dana shares the movement that comes most naturally to her, a hybrid reinvention of the diverse influences of her dance background: ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern, West African, tap, and—most influentially—club dancing. The eclectic soundtrack spans Afro/soulful house music, hip-hop and R&B, dancehall, jazz, and more. The goal of Groovement is to get liberated through movement rather than feel oppressed by how to dance “right," and to create a protected space of community, acceptance, and joy among people of color.

People of color of all levels welcome; comfort with music and movement required. Sweats or other danceable clothes and sneakers suggested.

$10 per class for all 8 classes purchased in advance

$12 per class for any 4 classes purchased in advance

$15 per class for single class purchased in advance or drop-in

No one turned away for lack of funds.

About dana:

dana e. fitchett is a multi- and interdisciplinary artist, MFA candidate, and radical mixed-race Black woman exploring questions of identity reconciliation and healing from the impacts of racism, capitalism, and colonialism by way of creative expression and reimagination of what's possible. Her main current outlet for this work is directing, choreographing, and performing with an all-womxn of color dance collective based in Oakland.

Instagram: @def_artinmotion

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