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Oakland Original "Turfing" Dance Class

Oakland Original "Turfing" Dance Class

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

This class is hosted by dancer/Airbnb host Adria Bani and taught by Tee Seven of the Turffeinz, professional dancer from huge music videos like Tyga's "Floss in the Bank," international commercials for Beats by Dre and Diesel's A-Z of Dance, and the viral "Dancing in the Rain" video that put Oakland's Turf dance culture on the map. We are Bay Area natives who have been studying dance for decades,…
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What we’ll do

The class begins with introductions and a handout to give participants some background on Oakland's Turf dance culture and some of the vocabulary we will be using to describe the dance moves. Then each participant will find a comfortable space in the classroom where they can see the instructor and themselves (utilizing the mirrors), and will start a warm up and stretch period with some basic…

What else you should know

The goal of this class is HAVING FUN and learning about Oakland's rich dance culture! All levels are more than welcome. Please come prepared to sweat, laugh and learn.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Water is available but you are welcome to bring your own as well.

What to bring

CLEAN sneakers to keep dance floor protected
Towel recommended if you tend to sweat
Comfortable clothing to move in

Where you'll be

Our dance classes take place in two independent Oakland studios, one in the Rockridge shopping district, and one in Downtown Oakland. During the summer we hold occasional outdoor classes at the beautiful Lake Merritt; check the schedule for details!

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The goal of this class is HAVING FUN and learning about Oakland's rich dance culture! All levels are more than welcome. Please come prepared to sweat, laugh and learn.
Adria
dance lesson
Oakland Original "Turfing" Dance Class
New experience
€33 per person
New experience
€33 per person