“What soothed my warrior spirit [in the military] was music and beauty.”
While the Afro Flow crew usually attracts around 40-50 attendees at a regular class, after just one week of streaming, they have more than 7,000 views on Facebook alone. Salmon Jones says she's had attendees from as close by as Northeastern, to folks tuning in from Barbados.
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"Dance is not the simplest thing physically, and you’re also in a vulnerable space. You have to work to change your body, you have to tune in to every limb, and it’s such a deeply vulnerable experience and you have to really focus. I teach a lot of life lessons through my classes."
An interview with festival organizers Maggie Cee and J Michael Winward
Dancers and members of the queer community alike are invited to put on their dancing shoes at the second annual Dancing Queerly ...
I went to several SLAMS while writing this article, each time trying to find the right words to describe an experience that is deliberately without words. I walked, ran, spun furiously, held poses, pretended to be a mouse as I scrambled on the floor.