Cajun dance
by Yael Schy

Cajun and Zydeco dancing are traditional dance forms from Louisiana. The Cajun people came originally from France, via Canada, to Louisiana and brought with them their joyous music and dancing, consisting of two-steps and waltzes, with French lyrics. Zydeco music and dance reflects the rhythm and soul of the African-American community that settled in Louisiana. This is easy partner dancing that truly expresses the joy of living. You will learn the basics of these popular dances from scratch. No previous experience and no partner necessary. Come "let the good times roll!"

Yael Schy is a dynamic speaker, trainer and facilitator known for her creative approach to learning. She is principal of Dramatic Strides Consulting, specializing in communication skills, teambuilding and creative problem-solving techniques that help people and organizations to move forward.

Yael has over 30 years of experience as a performer and teacher in theater and dance. She is a dancer and choreographer for Jubilee American Dance Theatre and has been on the teaching staff of several music and dance camps, including Lark in the Morning Music and Dance Camp. In addition, Yael brings a unique perspective by incorporating her theater and dance experience into active communication skills training and teambuilding in the workplace. She has a demonstrated track record in assessing communication needs of both individuals and organizations and in developing innovative strategies that meet personal and business goals. Yael can be reached at


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