February 23, 2019
100 W 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
African Dance for Everyone
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Try African dance to live drums with West African Cultural Arts Institute.
In Africa, dance is not a separate art, but part of everyday life -- a spontaneous form of release, expression, and fun. This workshop is designed for beginning and emerging dancers as a lively introduction to traditional West African rhythm and dance styles. Taught by Andrea DiPalma Yansane, with live drumming lead by Alseny Yansane, co-founders of the West African Cultural Arts Institute.
West African Cultural Arts Institute is a non-profit with a mission to share the joy and passion of West African culture through vibrant educational programs focusing on music and dance; advocate for authentic, source artists from Guinea; and create charitable projects in Guinea that promote artistic, emotional, and physical health.