Attendees at weddings, family gatherings, and other joyful occasions perform Dabke, a folk dance native to the Levant, a region east of the Mediterranean Sea. Dabke combines line and circle dancing with exuberant foot stomping and rocking movements. We will discuss the history and regional styles of dabke and get a dance lesson. Whether you love to dance or think you have two left feet, you can learn a simple version of dabke in an evening. Wear comfortable shoes, loose clothing, and prepare for a rousing good time.