6-8 South African Dance with Michael Moloi: Lesson 1

LIVE on Wednesday, January 6th at 9am

Program Description

Students will learn about South African history as they explore Gumboots dance, which was created in the Apartheid era by Indigenous South African mineworkers. This energetic dance includes stomping, clapping, leg slapping, and exaggerated facial expressions. Students will engage they whole body and mind in this dynamic dance lesson!


Open space for movement, movement clothes, water, optional: rainboots


This lesson touches on the following standards:

  • Arts Standard(s):
    • DA.3.CR3.6
    • DA2.CR.2.7
    • DA.2.CR.2.8
  • Physical Education Standard(s):
    • PE.1.6.1
    • PE.1.7.1
    • PE.1.8.1