413 Appalachian Dance—Southern Style!

Thursday, April 25, 2013: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM
Convention Center: 217A
Join Lisa Lewis, Heather Seagroves, and her mentor John Bennett for this exciting session where you will dance and learn the basics of two dance styles that originated in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. First you’ll learn Appalachian Porch Dancing which is a simple high energy dance. Then you’ll be joined by Clogging Hall of Famer, Heather Seagroves, as she leads you through the basics of clog dancing. This session is guaranteed to give all levels of expertise, a fun toe-tapping dance experience.
Appalachian Porch Dancing
Lisa Lewis, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
Big Set: Smooth/Clog Dancing in the Southern Appalachian Style!
John P. Bennett, Heather Seagroves, Chris Eason, Steven M. Elliott and Lauren Hollifield, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC