Debbie Allen’s Free Instagram Dance Lesson Was a Hit, Watch It Now!

by Taylor Handberry Staggers

March 19, 2020

Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Yesterday we reported that celebrities have started to use social media platforms to entertain, inform, and comfort fans who are stuck at home amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Among them was Debbi Allen who hosted a free dance lesson, aimed at getting those sitting at home moving.

The 70-year old’s online lesson began trending on social after only minutes and garnered upwards of 40 thousand participants.

Here are some fan-favorite moments from the lesson:

If you missed Wednesday’s session, fear not, it seems the fun will continue! Allen announced she will be hosting a kid’s class early Saturday morning.

The “Grey’s Anatomy” star, who runs the Debbie Allen Dance Company, is on the growing list of celebrities utilizing their platforms, talents, and coins to help affected fans. John Legend performed an intimate concert via Instagram, and Erykah Badu is planning a benefit concert as well.

In addition to entertainment and charity, some celebrities are working to spread knowledge and information. Idris Elba released a PSA video after he tested positive for COVID-19.

For the latest on the coronavirus, contact your local health department and visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

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