Find rhythm, groundedness, and flow with dance classes at Ananya Dance Theatre's Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice. No pre-registration or shoes necessary. First class: Always free! Drop-in class: $13. Five-class card: $60. Ten-class card: $110.

Free, May 2020 Online Classes

We are re-framing classes for the remainder of Minnesota’s “Stay-at-Home Order” using two online platforms.

On Zoom, we offer Intro to Yorchha™ dance classes with Kealoha Ferreira:

Friday, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 6:30pm-7:30pm CDT
Saturday, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 10am-11am CDT
Tuesday, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 9:30am-10:30am CDT

On Zoom, we offer Advanced Yorchha™ dance classes with Kealoha Ferreira:

Wednesdays, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6:30pm-7:30pm CDT

To participate in Zoom classes, send an email to by 30 minutes before class time to receive an invitation link to join the online class.

On Facebook Live (, we offer Yorchha™ Burst – shorter, midday movement for the whole family. Sometimes stretching, sometimes strength-building, sometimes a burst of new grooves. 

Monday, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 12pm-12:30pm CDT
Wednesday, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 12pm-12:30pm CDT

By participating in these virtual classes, you agree that Ananya Dance Theatre is not responsible for loss, injury, or illness to person or property relating to your participation in these classes. 

All of our virtual classes are free, but if you would like to donate for participating or simply make a gift to Ananya Dance Theatre, please visit



Shawngram Summer Intensive | July 13-24


For information and registration link for our Shawngram Summer Intensive, click here



Ananya Dance Theatre | Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2427, Minneapolis, MN 55402-0427

Street Address: 1197 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55104