-Amazigh-Berber Shimmies: Dance of the Kabyl People * Fri Aug 10, 4:30-6:30p
-Arabic & Amazigh Berber Symbols * Sat Aug 11, 5-6:30p (LECTURE CLASS)
-Nuba: A Dance Journey Through the Maghreb, Part 1 (Tunisia & NE Algeria) * Sat Aug 11, 9a-12p
-Nuba: A Dance Journey Through the Maghreb, Part 2 (W Algeria & Morocco) * Sun Aug 12, 9:30a-12:30p workshops
Born in Algeria, Amel Tafsout is an inspirational first source master dance artist, choreographer, language and dance instructor, frame drummer, singer, energy worker and one of the finest exponents of North African traditional and contemporary Maghreb Dance of our time. With a research in dance anthropology, and a long training in various healing practices, Tafsout’s knowledge of her culture and her experience in many dance styles and music make her very unique.