Beginner West African

About Beginner West African


This introductory-level dance class is a high-spirited, high-powered rhythmic dance experience and is for anyone who loves to dance. Accompanied by live drumming, the class brings together body, mind and spirit in an energetic union of the music, dance and oral tradition of the people of West Africa. All levels welcome. Loose fitting attire and barefeet suggested. Women are encouraged to wear an African print wrap/sarong tied at the waist which can be purchased at The Ailey Boutique.

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Vado Diomande
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Maguette Camara
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Maguette Camara
11:35 am - 12:25 pm Yah'Ya Kamate



Suggested Attire

Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move easily in and bare feet. Women are encouraged to wear wrap/sarong tied to the waist which can be purchased at the Ailey Boutique.

2 for $28

New Students - take advantage of our introductory class offer of 2 classes for only $28!
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