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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.

Instructor Bio: Nadege “Nado” Jackson is from the Ivory Coast, grew up in France, and has been an African dancer for more than 15 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 14 countries as well.