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Stepping (African-American)

Stepping or step-dancing is a form of percussive dance in which the participant's entire body is used as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken word, and hand claps. Though stepping may be performed by an individual, it is generally performed by groups of three or more, often in arrangements that resemble military formations.

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This is so cool! Learning about how stepping works and where it came from!

Contributed by Megan Christine Wulf

Although they may not be 100% together in their rhythms, these kids are so cute. It's great when kids do something productive with their time.

Contributed by Brianna Kay Colbert

I have been involved in stepping since high school, and formed a team after graduating. It is a very athletic activity, and I think every school (high school and college) should have a team. This was a fun performance we did to get the middle school excited for the state tests that week.

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