Friday Film Break: "Aisha" by Starinah "Star" Dixon for M.A.D.D. Rhythms

To celebrate National Tap Dance Day earlier this week, Chicago's M.A.D.D. Rhythms released two new dance videos, including "Aisha," choreographed by the group's assistant director Starinah "Star" Dixon. To a song of the same name, written by McCoy Tyner and performed by John Coltrane, the company members perform a joyful, romantic dance filled with infectious rhythms. The film was directed and edited by Adam Salinas with Alexander Lakin as director of photography.

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5 Reasons to Keep Taking Online Dance Classes Post-Pandemic

We get it; after over a year and a half of virtual dance training, you're ready to kiss Zoom goodbye forever.

But your dance training doesn't have to be completely virtual or completely in person. In fact, finding the sweet spot between in-studio and online training could be exactly what takes your dancing to the next level.

Here are five reasons online dance training should stay in your tool kit post-pandemic.

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