Folkehuset Absalon

Whacking 03 JanuaryJan 2024 18:00
Whacking

Would you like to learn how to whack or would you like to become even better at it? Then join this 8 week course in Absalon.

 

Whacking is poses, arm movements, and soul steps done to the sound of funk/disco music. This 8 week course focuses on teaching the basic arm techniques, funk steps, poses, and the performative element of whacking. Everyone can join.

 

Whacking originates from the 70’s club culture in California. The style was specially created by bipoc homosexual men, who were inspired by drag queens and iconic actresses as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Marilyn Monroe. Many became familiar with the genre through the TV show Soul Train.

 

About our teacher
Ida Irma has worked professionally with whacking for several years. As a teacher, performer, and competitor. In addition, she has completed a 3-year dance education.

 

Upcoming courses

8 week course: January/February: 3/1 - 28/2 (pause in week 7, on Feb. 14).

8 week course: March/April: 6/3 - 24/4

8 week course: May/Juni: 1/5 - 19/6

 

Time: 18-19
Price: 600 kr.
Place: ‘Klubben’ on the first floor

 

 

NB. Please bring shoes for inside use and wear clothes that allow free movement.