For some, dance is either a form of exercise, or reserved for special occasions. Dance represents so much more for Sharifa Crawford Clarke, a professional dancer on stage and off. Shari’s style of dance combines traditional Caribbean dance steps with African movements that truly celebrate her heritage.
- D5-5.2 Compare and contrast the cultural and historical context of dance in different communities and cultures.
- D5-6.1 Recognize the ways that healthy practices enhance one's ability to dance, demonstrating respect for his or her own physical well-being and that of others.
- D5-1.1 Demonstrate increasing awareness of strength, range of motion, agility, and coordination when alternating between locomotor and nonlocomotor movements.