Went dancing today. Took an Afro-Haitian class (for the second time in my life).
For an hour and a half – I was transformed to another land.

Live drums, understanding the dance and the story behind it. Learning about the culture and what’s behind the moves. and why. At one point it felt tribal, ceremonial. Like we’re all in Haiti, surrounding a bonfire… with the drums and the singing and the dancing. Amazing feeling that allows you to let go of everything and just surrender to the beat, music and feeling.

To give the credit – the instructor’s name is Michelle Martin and she teaches at Dance Mission, SF.

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