Participants take part in fun and interactive virtual and/or in-person Caribbean folk dance workshops.
Workshops give participants an understanding of the origins and history of Caribbean folk and the different
elements of Caribbean folk dance through an exploration of rhythm and the relationship between music and
movement. Participants learn traditional folk dances from expert instructors with over 30 years of experience.
Workshops are adapted to the needs of the participants.
Themes: This workshop provides an opportunity for discussion about belonging in Quebec in the general sense and as
a member of the BIPOC community.
Materials: A clean clear space for dancing.
Grade Levels: Elementary Cycle 1, 2, 3, Secondary Grades 7-11
Artist Profile: West-Can Folk Performing Company