Dabke is a folk dance native to the Levant, a region east of the Mediterranean Sea. Commonly performed by attendees at weddings, family gatherings, and other joyful occasions, dabke combines line and circle dancing with exuberant foot stomping and rocking movements. Class will include history of the dance, videos of regional styles of dabke, and dance lessons. Whether you love to dance or think you have two left feet, you can learn a simple version of dabke in a single evening. Wear comfortable shoes, loose clothing, and prepare for a rousing good time.