Have you always wanted to get your hands on a pair of those glamourous feather fans? Now you can -- no experience required!
Jo Weldon will put her fabulous fans right into your hands! She'll share a bit of the history of some of the biggest influences on modern fan dance, including Sally Rand, Noel Toy, and Jean Idelle. She'll also give shopping tips for buying your first pair of fans.
She'll show you a wrist and shoulder warmup to get you started, then you'll handle the big fans yourself!
Note: though this post post from 2021, fan dance technique is also a part of our Essential Burlesque Series! Sign Up Now at
Selfies with the fans are encouraged!