FANWOOD, NJ -- The ninth annual Why We Dance workshop will take place at Forest Road Park in Fanwood, on Sunday March 26, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. This FREE event is open to the community and will include workshops on Hip Hop, Belly dance/Bollywood and African dance. Workshop leaders are Tatianna J Dorsey, Naleesa Jacob, Titilayo "Titi" Majoyeogbe and Saideh Browne.

Browne wears many hats. She is a personal trainer, author, and has appeared on media outlets such as the Dr. Oz show. She will be giving motivational tips on maintaining good health and how we can better take care of ourselves. 

Dorsey has been working with Why We Dance for the past four years and will be teaching a contemporary hip hop class. She founded Pure Passion Dance Company in 2013.

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Majoyeogbe is the artistic director and choreographer for T.M.A.J. dance Company. She will be teaching an African dance class. 

This is Jacob’s first year leading a Why We Dance Workshop. She is a professional dancer and will be teaching Middle Eastern and Bollywood style dancing.

The upcoming March 26 arts program is made possible in part by a HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For more information on the classes and the festival, contact Candace Waller at 908-432 2003 or whywedance@gmail.com.