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KDA offers free online dance classes

Video Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield - Duration: 01:54s - Published
KDA offers free online dance classes
KDA offers free online dance classes

BUSINESSES STRUGGLING TO STAYAFLOAT DURING THEPANDEMIC.23ABC'S DANIELA GARRIDO HAS ALOOK AT AN OPPORTUNITY FORDANCE TEACHERS AND STUDENTSTHROUGH A LOCAL NONPROFIT.NATDANCING IN THE LIVING ROOM ISTHE NEW NORMAL FOR DANCESTUDENTS AND TEACHERS ACROSSKERN COUNTY..SHELBY WALLS/DANCE NATION STUDIOOWNER: "I JUSTNEW THAT THIS WAS GOING TO BETHE NEW NORMAL AND WE HAD TOQUICKLY COME UP WITH A GAME PLANWHILE STILL RUNNING THEBUSINESS AND ITS BEENCHALLENGING" DANCE STUDIOSACROSS KERN COUNTY HAVE HAD TOADAPT THEIRDANCE CLASSES TO A PHONE ORCOMPUTER SCREEN..

INHOPES OF KEEPING THEIR STUDENTSIN A NORMAL ROUTINE."WEVE GONE ABOVE AND BEYOND TOGET EXTRA ONLINECONTENT LIKE WARM UPS, DRILLS,SKILLS, SHEETS, GAMES,CHALLENGES ACTIVITIES"ACCORDING TO KERN DANCEALLIANCE, THERE ARE ABOUT 90DANCE STUDIOS IN KERN COUNTY.ANDREA HANSEN/PRESIDEN T OF KERNDANCE ALLIANCE:"OUR DANCE STUDIO AND ART SCENEIS JUST AS MUCH A PART OFOUR ECONOMY AS EVERY OTHERBUSINESS SECTOR"RECENTLY, KERN DANCE ALLIANCERECEIVED A NON-PROFIT GRANTFROM VALLEY STRONG CREDIT UNIONTO FUND THEIR KDA CARES:COVID-19 PROGRAM WHICH ALLOWSTHEM TO PAY LOCAL DANCETEACHERS TO TEACH DURING THISTIME."WE ARE PAYING LOCAL DANCETEACHERS MANY WHO ARE OUT OFWORK TO TEACH ONLINE CLASSES FORTHE COMMUNITY TOENJOY"TAKING AN ONLINE DANCE CLASS CANBE A GREAT WAY TO BREAK THEQUARANTINE ROUTINE AND FOCUS ONMOVING YOUR BODY."THESE CLASSES ARE AIMED ATMITIGATING THE FEELING OFISOLATION, DEPRESSION, STRESSALL RIGHTFULFEELINGS DURING THIS TIME AND WEALWAYS SAY ITS TOUGH TO FROWNWHEN YOU'RE DANCING"DG 23ABC CONNECTING YOUTHE USAGE OF VIRTUAL MEETINGSOFTWARE ZOOM IS THROUGH THE




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