Bhangra, Brazilian, North African, Malaysian, salsa, Southeast Asian and traditional Scandinavian gammaldans.
Name a genre of dance, and you'll find its practitioners in the Twin Cities.
But in the wake of George Floyd's murder last month, several Minnesota studios have been damaged or destroyed, leaving dozens of dance teachers to mourn years of unfettered police brutality, while simultaneously scrambling to secure their own spaces for the future.
The Cassandra School
Photo courtesy of Cassandra Shore
Photo by Kathy Mcp, Courtesy of Ananya Dance Theatre