2019 Spring Semester

April 6 – June 23

Pay What You Wish* for New Students is April 6 & 7

*Register in person or online


Capoeira with Pena Verde

Saturdays (Ages 2-3) 9:30-10:15am

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, gymnastics, and music. The movements taught in Capoeira class develop children’s coordination; balance; flexibility; strength; cardio; rhythm; and creative thinking. They also develop a beginning Portuguese vocabulary by learning the movements and the music of Capoeira. Capoeira is extremely active and gives you the opportunity to express yourself in a fun and positive way!

$180 for the entire semester
Drop-in rate: $17 per class

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Conga Kids with Olatunji Ojore

Saturdays (Ages 3-4) 10:30-11:15am

Conga Kids is a fun and interactive West African and Afro Caribbean Drumming class where children will travel on a musical journey, learning traditional drumming from: the Congo, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Haiti, Mali and much more! Come explore the rhythms of the African Diaspora with drum, songs, games, and movement. Don’t miss a Beat! Parents should come ready to play along with their children.

$180 for the entire semester
Drop-in rate: $17 per class

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Dance, Drum & Play Around the World with Funmilayo

Sundays (Ages 2-4) 10:15-11:00am

Through play, games, drum, dance, call and response, students will learn how to dance styles and play rhythms from Africa and its Diaspora (Congo, West Africa, Cuba, Brazil, to name a few). This fast paced, interactive class engages toddlers with creative dance movements from Congo, West Africa, Brazil and more. Students will develop balance, flexibility, strength, positive self-esteem, and learn group dynamic skills. Class opens with play, followed by chants and songs. Dance/drum warm ups (including hand and finger warm ups, storytelling and interactive parachute games) transition into games and songs like freeze dance with scarves and ribbons, and the cowbell crawl. Hand drum work with rhythms from Congo, West Africa, Brazil and the Diaspora will help develop hand-eye coordination, listening and focus. Children will be dancing, drumming and singing with joy! Parents and guardians should come ready to play and participate!

$165 for the entire semester
Drop-in rate: $17 per class

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Weekly Youth Class Schedule