You can experience Chinese dance all year round with our exciting Chinese dance workshops.
2019 is the Year of the Pig.
People born under the sign of the Pig are said to be energetic and always enthusiastic. They can be materialistic, but this gives them motivation to work hard to get the things they want
If you want a dance workshops celebrating the Chinese New Year, your workshop will start with the dance teacher telling the story of the new year and how the animals came to be those chosen ones in the zodiac.
We will also show lots of props before starting the dance workshops – things such as lanterns, Chinese flag, Lion puppet, Lucky hanging ornaments, decorative fans, pictures of Dragon dances and costumes.
But why just celebrate it at New Year, when you can enjoy Chinese dance all year round with a Chinese Fan dance!
Your teacher will wear a Chinese costume and show the children costumes, photos and props (see pic on the right) to do with the history of Chinese dance and to make the workshops really interactive. Zack the traditional Lion puppet is proving a hit with everyone who meets him!
Your students will then get to learn an exciting Fan Dance. They can pre make their simple paper fans before we come in if you want to make that into an activity to link with it, or we can bring in Chinese paper fans for everyone to use.
Here are some examples of fans students have made for their dances…