West African Dance - Dance Classes NYC

West African Dance

Description

This class for beginners brings together body, mind and spirit in an energetic union of music, dance and oral tradition of the people of West Africa. Students are taught regional songs and dances of welcome and praise such as; Lamban (Dance of Celebration), Mandjani (Challenge Dance), and Wolo Sodon Jon Don (Dance of Becoming Free). Each dance is accompanied by live drumming to provide students with an understanding of the relationship between the dance and musician and the common language they must speak in order to execute an African Dance style.

Schedule

Wednesdays
3:00 pm - 4:20 pm Maguette Camara
Fridays
3:00 pm - 4:20 pm Maguette Camara

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