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Encinitas West African Dance Class with Vivien Bassouamina

April 7 @ 11:00 am 1:30 pm

Encinitas West African Dance invites you this Saturday to join us for an exciting morning of African dance with the talented Vivien Bassouamina. Complete with live drumming, this class is designed to take you on a journey of rhythmic exploration, allowing you to connect with the music, your body, and a vibrant community. Regardless of your dance background, whether you’re a beginner or an advanced dancer, everyone is welcome to join in the fun and let the captivating rhythms inspire your movements.

Under the expert guidance of Vivien, you will delve into the beauty of polyrhythms and embrace the expressive nature of Congolese dance. Through a series of energetic and engaging movements, you will find yourself fully immersed in the power and joy that dance brings.

Encinitas West African Dance aims to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, where participants can explore their own artistic expression and build a supportive community. Prepare yourself for an event that not only uplifts your spirit but also leaves you with a renewed sense of connection and empowerment.

So mark your calendars, gather your friends, and join Encinitas West African Dance for an unforgettable evening filled with joy, rhythm, and connection. Let your body move to the beat, discover the rich culture of West African dance, and be a part of an uplifting community that celebrates the transformative power of dance.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the world of African dance. Join us for our West African Dance Class with Vivien Bassouamina and let the rhythm carry you away!

About our guest teacher

Vivien Bassouamina was born in Brazzaville, Congo where he was the lead choreographer for five different dance companies, one of which led to an international tour and brought him to San Francisco. He created a dance form called “tradi-modern,” a fusion of traditional Congolese dance with modern and contemporary dance. He currently teaches in Santa Cruz, CA and is a member of the Diaspora Performance Project under the auspices of the Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center.

535 Encinitas Blvd Suite 100
Encinitas, California 92024 United States
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(760) 445-7849
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