Did you know? -The Juba dance or Hambone

The Juba dance or hambone, originally known as Pattin’ Juba (Giouba, Haiti: Djouba), is an African-American style of dance that involves stomping as well as slapping and patting the arms, legs, chest, and cheeks (clapping). “Pattin’ Juba” would be used to keep time for other dances during a walkaround. A Juba dance performance could include: …Continue reading

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