Video: Female ASU students find empowerment through dance

Students discuss how dance classes provided at ASU create a positive environment for expression

Two students discussed the dance classes ASU offers and how those classes have empowered them to express their bodies more freely. 

Isabella Fredrickson, a freshman majoring in journalism and mass communications, spoke about connecting with her culture through dance in the Philippine American Student Association at ASU. She also takes part in both hula dancing and belly dancing courses with Cristina Taylor. Taylor, a freshman studying philosophy, has a background in Zumba, barre and dance workout classes. She is currently training to apply to be a grind instructor at ASU. Both students talked about how dance provides them an outlet to celebrate their culture and confidence.

Songs: "Easy Seas" by Chris Haugen; "Toe Jam" by Diamond Ortiz


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