Race & Dance

Virtual residencies for students of all ages.

Book a Race & Dance Residency for your class, company, or center:

Creating a safe and brave space for youth to process important topics about race:

Meet the Founder of Dancewave's Race & Dance Curriculum:

Dancewave Director of Programs & Partnerships, Sindy Folgar Llumipanta


Program Overview


Who can benefit?

Applicable for public schools, community centers, corporations, and organizations who want to collectively process racial bias through movement.


We make it fun!

Racial awareness topics are introduced through social dance forms, ranging from across the African Diaspora, Jazz and Hip Hop, to Tik Tok dance trends.


What's included?

Each session includes a dance class, historical context, learning techniques, choreography and composition modules, cultural celebration and literacy.


Session formats

Available in several different packages to fit your schedule: as a 1-day workshop, or as 5-week, 8-week, and 16-week sessions.


Apply today

Currently accepting applications for new residencies: email us today to book.

Measuring success with survey data

With support from The Fund for Shared Insight and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Dancewave is conducting in-depth surveys before and after Race & Dance residencies to track students’ reported growth in areas of self-esteem, confidence, grit, curiosity, self management, social capital and leadership.

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Dancewave Race Dance Curriculum


182 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11217, US

About us

Dancewave provides access to supportive and empowering dance experiences that center social, emotional and cognitive development through movement. Developing programs to meet community needs, we use dance as a vehicle for transformation, expression, active citizenship and self reflection. Dancewave fosters a culture where dance is celebrated as a healing and inclusive art form.

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