Tonight! Funmilayo teaches Traditional & Contemporary Congolese dance! Every Tuesday 7:30–9:00PM at Cumbe: Center for African & Diaspora Dance in Brooklyn. www.cumbedance.com
"Funmilayo teaches the healing movements of Congolese Dance, called “medicine dance” for its therapeutic properties. Students will learn the fast footwork and intense hip and shoulder isolations that build deep core strength, as well as the corresponding rhythms and songs. Open level. With live drumming."
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Iemanjá is the ocean, the final destination of all Waters. Our planet is 70% seawater. Iemanjá receives the Waters that run through the Earth and the ones that pour from the sky. The continuous rhythm of the tides brings the flux and reflux of the emotions. Iemanjá promotes fertility and the interaction between feminine and masculine genders.
Tonight! Iris Wilson teaches Afro-Beat Body Workout at Cumbe! Every Thursday night 7:30–8:30PM.
"Iris Wilson teaches her signature blend of high-energy aerobic dance moves designed for a total body workout. Students build strength, stamina and muscle tone through dynamic combinations and engaging movement sequences. Each class features a comprehensive warm-up and stretch, intense cardio and exercises set to uplifting Afro-Beat, Afro-House and Afro-Pop.”
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