July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
This energetic class takes you on a journey across African dance floors!
Let Nado introduce you to the most popular Afro club music hits and dances from the Ivory Coast, Congo, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Angola. Come experience this lively blend of beats alongside traditional and contemporary movement.
Nadege “Nado” Jackson is from the Ivory Coast, grew up in France, and has been an African dancer for more than fifteen years. Her love of African music and dance inspired her to learn Modern, Jazz, hip hop, salsa, samba, Soukouss, N’dombolo, Zouglou, and traditional dances from the Ivory Coast like Gbegbe, Té Maté, Kaoka, and Zaouli. She was the lead dancer of the Afro-Caribbean dance group NASSUCO, and has performed various dance styles at many music festivals and stadiums. She has choreographed and danced for various popular African and Caribbean musicians including Awilo Logomba, Sekouba Bambino, Barbara Kanam, Sakis, and Orlus Mabele. She has performed and toured in over fourteen countries as well.