Join professional dancer Edz Gymafi for an electrifying dance workshop that celebrates the vibrant music and dance of Africa. From the infectious beats of Afrobeats to the dynamic movements of African dance, you’ll learn about the cultural roots and contemporary influences of this exciting genre.
- Cultural Roots of Afrobeats: Discover the origins and cultural significance of Afrobeats, including its roots in African music and dance traditions and its contemporary fusion with hip-hop, pop, and other genres.
- Afrobeat Dance Techniques: Learn the fundamental techniques and moves of Afrobeats dance, including the signature footwork, hip movement, and body isolation that make this style so dynamic and unique. Edz Gymafi will guide you through each move step-by-step, so even if you’re new to dance, you’ll be able to keep up.
- African Music and Rhythms: Explore the various elements of African music and rhythms, including the influence of traditional drumming, percussion, and vocals on contemporary Afrobeats music.
- Performance and Expression: In Afrobeats, dance is more than just a physical exercise—it’s a way to express yourself and connect with others. Throughout the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your skills and creativity in group performances and freestyle dance circles.