About Us

Welcome to Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance!

OUR VISION

To bring ashé, the power and spirit of African and Diaspora dance and music, into our modern lives.

OUR MISSION

Cumbe is a home for African and Diaspora dance and music.

Through classes and cultural programs, we invite everyone to feel the joy and vitality of rhythms rooted in Africa. Cumbe champions African and Diaspora culture as a vibrant legacy for people of African descent and as an exuberant source of power, spirit and knowledge for all.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Welcome everyone graciously.
  • Respect the traditions and cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.
  • Celebrate the contributions of African and Diaspora culture to the world.
  • Honor artists.
  • Use our platform as an African and Diaspora dance studio to move our community and world towards racial equity.