Mission Statement:The Sunshine Dance Club of the Chinese community located in the greater Harrisburg area was established in 2007 with a mission to promote the richness of Chinese cultural heritage through the art of Chinese dances.
Since its establishment, the Sunshine Dance Club has been actively participating in many cultural events sponsored by local governments, schools, businesses and community groups.
New Dances for 2011
紫竹调 (Purple Bamboo Melody)-Southern China Style (click title for video clip sample)
The original music of Zi Zhu Diao (meaning Purple Bamboo Melody) is one of the most well known Chinese folk songs which is characterized by its refreshing and poetic tune of the southern China. This graceful and elegant dance shows off the beauty of the ladies of the southern China through their movements of the fluttering fans.
西藏舞Tibetan Dance – Celebration (click title for video clip sample)
This is a dance represents the local characteristic of Tibet. Tibetan traditional dance is very energetic. It expresses people's passion for life. Tibetan costume features the long sleeves and its intense color contrast.
Please visit our Calendar page for detail pratice schedule.
José Johnson's Chinese Martial Arts & Wellness Center
2233 Paxton Church Road Harrisburg, PA 17110
Dances for 2010 (Video Clips)
北京新秧歌"引入了京剧、健身操、少数民族舞蹈等元素, 赋予了秧歌更多的时代气息 Beijing new style Yang Ge is distinguished by its different manipulations of the silk handkerchiefs and fans. The movements of Yangge are rich, bold, natural and unrestrained, embodying the simple, honest and optimistic character of northern people.
小城雨情Chinese Parasol Dance (Click on picture to view video clip)
This dance shows the uniqueness of the southern China architecture, reflects the beauty of the ladies from that region, and demonstrates the love and care among the people.