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INTRODUCTION TO WAACKING๐ŸŒˆ

*please read the requirements prior to signing up*

 

This special one-time subsidized $$ class will hold space for Queer BlPOC folk to help uphold and honour the roots of this dance that was born from the oppression of Black & Brown gay men in the clubs of L.A. You must be BOTH queer and BIPOC to join. Please respect this space when registering.

 

Who is this for? This class will specifically hold space strictly for Black, Indigenous, People of Color who identify with the LGBTQ2S+ community (Examples: Trans Black Women, Trans Black Men, Gay Filipino Men, 2 Spirit Indigenous folks, Lesbian Filipinx, Non-Binary Latinx, etc). We ask that Cisgender white men, cisgender white women / straight white men / straight white women, other LGBTQ white folks, and straight BIPOC folk consider signing up for another class - respectfully.

All other classes welcome everyone from all backgrounds ages 18+. Thank you for understanding!

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What to expect? An introduction to Waacking/Whacking dance & culture. Youโ€™ll learn basic arm movements, the history & how to stay on the music.

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FAQ:

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-Why is this only for the BIPOC LGBTQ2S+ community? To honour the original gay Black & Brown roots of Waacking/Whacking, this subsidized priced Introduction to Waacking class will specifically hold space strictly for the Black, Indigenous, People of Color who identify with the LGBTQ2S+ community. This initative is to serve the community that the dance has derived from.

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-I am part of the LGBTQ community but I am white, can I join? Respectfully, we ask you refrain from joining this 1 particular class as this space is only meant for the BIPOC LGBTQ2S+ community.

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-I am BIPOC but straight, can I join? Respectfully, we ask you refrain from joining this 1 particular class as this space is only meant for the BIPOC LGBTQ2S+ community.

 

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INTRODUCTION TO WAACKING

โ–ซ๏ธMonday August 19th, 2024

โ–ซ๏ธ6-7PM EST

๐Ÿ“ Routhier Community Centre - 172 Guigues Ave (2nd floor - Robert Room)

 

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Important info:

No refunds after purchase - no credits

Covid 19, Refund, Code of Conduct and Injury policy in full effect

No discounts

If we have to cancel a class due to illness, snow storms etc, we will send you an e-mail (ideally 24 hours prior-to) and make alternate arragments so you don't loose a class

 

What to bring? A PRE-FILLED waterbottle and indoor sneakers

What to wear? Anything that makes you feel good. From crop tops to a full beat face. If youโ€™re unsure where to start, wear comfortable clothing (We suggest a t-shirt and sweat pants) and sturdy INDOOR sneakers. No outdoor boots allowed in the studio

 

Only 20 spots for the BIPOC QUEER community available.

 

*THIS CLASS IS AT THE ROUTHIER COMMUNITY CENTRE*

*QUEER BIPOC FOLKS ONLY* Introduction to Waacking (August 19th)

C$26.00 Regular Price
C$15.00Sale Price
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