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WEST AFRICAN DANCE with live drumming   background image

WEST AFRICAN DANCE with live drumming  

by ADEFUA Cultural Education Workshop

Enjoy an evening of cultural arts and fitness with African folkloric dance classes, offered to youth and adults of all levels. Participants will experience an opportunity of self empowerment and celebration! This class is a great workout, and you’ll learn dances of West Africa to professional live drumming.

Participants should be injury free and in reasonably good health. Children must participate with an adult, no drop offs. Please arrive promptly to secure your spot. The class will be held outdoors with a limit of 30 participants, who are required to socially distance. Participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes before class, dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, and come ready to dance!

Location: Pier 62
Class recommended for: All Ages
Session Duration: 2 Hours
Participation Limit: 30 per class
Price: Free


Class Schedule:

Mondays, July 12 – August 30

  • Check-in: 4:15pm
  • Class: 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Sunday, August 29

  • Check-in: 6:45 pm
  • Class: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Created in partnership with ADEFUA Cultural Education Workshop

ADEFUA Cultural Education Workshop (A.C.E.W), is a nonprofit organization that is central to youth and families within and surrounding Seattle communities. Providing year-round various interactive activities that engage, serve, and make available West African experiences, both academically and socially to all generations.

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