“Swing dance and music is more than just about partying and having a good time. It is the heart and soul of who we are as a people. It is the legacy of our ancestors. It is the link between our past and our future, the connection to our native land and our home land.”
NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB)
December 22, 2017
Meet the World Image Solutions client Oz “The Dance Doctor” Cooper, founder and lead instructor of the Who Dat Steppers of New Orleans, are about to take celebrating Black History Month to another level with their 2nd Annual https://www.facebook.com/events/154422775317181/ event, Feb. 16-18, 2018 at the Wyndham Garden New Orleans Airport Hotel in Metairie.
Steppin’ N2 History will not only focus on the father of Black History Month, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, but will also celebrate New Orleans music, dance and culture with dance workshops, parties, and, of course, food.
Cooper, a Navy veteran and New Orleans native, teaches urban swing dancing twice a week for the New Orleans Recreation Department as part of NORD’s goal of making New Orleans one of the nation’s fittest cities. He takes this goal further by combining culture and history into his dance lessons, all of which he says evolve from classic dances such as the Lyndy Hop.
“Swing dance and music is more than just about partying and having a good time,” explained The Dance Doctor, who has been teaching urban swing dance in New Orleans since 2011. “It is the heart and soul of who we are as a people. It is the legacy of our ancestors. It is the link between our past and our future, the connection to…