Storytelling, dance, and art

Folk and Ethnic Dance

To understand the culture, study the dance. To understand the dance, study the people.
- Chuck Davis (American Dancer Specializing in West African Dance)

Holly loves how dance is shared by every community across the world. Studying dance is a great way of introducing cultures and learning about the world. Holly has collected folk dances from across the world and showcases folk dances from the following areas: Japan, Hawaii, Italy, West Africa, England, France, Russia, Israel, Peru, Mexico, Sweden.

Instruction for Troika (Russia) and Zemer Atik (Israel)

Troika

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jump Jim Joe from Holly Gundolfi on Vimeo. This clip is an example of Holly leading an all-age group in a new dance.

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