West African

Each class teaches the rich legacy of traditional African dance, accompanied by master drummers. Classes start with a thorough warm-up, followed by a sequence of movements across the floor. This high-spirited, high-powered rhythmic dance experience is for anyone who loves to dance.

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Learn International Dance Styles and Rhythms at Ailey Extension’s World Dance Celebration

(New York) April 5, 2018 — Dance lovers of all experience levels are invited to learn traditional dance styles and rhythms from around the globe at Ailey’s annual World Dance Celebration. This popular eight-week workshop series – beginning on Saturday, April 21 and culminating with on stage performances – combines folkloric dance styles and live accompaniment native to Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East into a “life-affirming celebration” (W42St magazine).

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