Afro-fusion dances - adults
This class will explore the language of contemporary African dance, its energy and rhythms.
Afro-fusion dances - youth
This introductory dance class aims to explore the different possibilities of a body in movement by linking it to natural elements such as water, fire, earth – the elements form the common thread.
Danses traditionnelles du Mozambique
Come explore the traditional dances of Mozambique, a country with a rich culture of dance. In Mozambican dance, the rhythm comes first, and the movement of the body is then expressed. The dance is dynamic, rhythmic and joyful.
Introducton to Gnawa music
Gnawa music originated in the Maghreb from the cultural practices that Black African slaves brought with them. It is called Gnawa in Morocco, Diwan in Algeria, and Stambali in Tunisia and Libya.
The traditional kora belongs to the African harp family off Mandinka origin. Its resonance box consists of cow skin stretched over a half gourd. 21 strings made of animal innards are attached to a long stick that stretches the length of this gourd.
West African Dances
In these workshops, you will discover a repertoire of traditional Mandingo dances and rhythms, accompanied by fola djembes (musicians trained for dance): Djansa, La Danse de chasse, Sunu, Kakilembé, Mendiani, Wolosodon, Dunumba, Koredjuga etc…