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West African Dance



Move your body to grooves from Guinea, West Africa with Sarah Lee.  Great teaching, interesting choreography and a nurturing environment make these very fun and inviting classes!

All levels classes with Sarah Lee

These classes are both a great introduction to West African Dance, AND a great place to expand into intermediate/advanced level dancing. You will learn posture, technique, movement vocabulary and steps!

Dance class with Sarah LeeSarah Lee teaches a wide variety of traditional dances from Guinea West Africa and you will find yourself enjoying the movements of these dances, as well as the workout it gives you. With her friendly "show and go" style of teaching, you will develop the strength, fitness and coordination needed to move and express yourself through these amazing and joyous African dances. You will learn the movement vocabulary and rhythms that make up this beautiful art form and meet great like-minded people. Come out and give it a try, you will LOVE IT!

Details

*MONDAYS 8:00-9:30pm - all levels -

Monday classes are held at Velocity Dance Center, in the CAPITOL HILL neighborhood of Seattle:
Stewart Studio
1621 12th Avenue, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
(just north of the intersection of E Pine & 12th Ave E)

**THURSDAYS 7:30-9:00pm - all levels

Thursday classes are held at Balance Studio, in the FREMONT neighborhood of Seattle:
418 N 35th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
(just east of the intersection of 35th & Phinney, across from Theo's Chocolate Factory)

All Monday and Thursday weekly classes are 'drop in' and need no preregistration. While both Monday and Thursday classes are open to all levels, Thursday's class tends to move at a more accelerated pace with live drumming. Come try each night and find out which works best for you!


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TWO SPECIAL 6 WEEK INTRO SERIES -

OCTOBER 15 - NOVEMBER 5
NOVEMBER 12 - DECEMBER 10

MONDAYS 6:15-7:45pm

From time to time we offer this Introduction Series to support people who are new to West African Dance. This is a great class to come and learn basic technique and some straightforward steps in a fun setting! This series will be taught to recorded music and will give you the foundation and confidence to participate fully in all levels classes.

Participants should register now with Velocity Dance Center. Click to Register or call 206.325.8773.


Monday Intro classes are held at Velocity Dance Center, in the CAPITOL HILL neighborhood of Seattle:
Stewart Studio
1621 12th Avenue, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
(just north of the intersection of E Pine & 12th Ave E)



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"I used muscles that I hadn't before and I like that! I felt great after class and really in touch with my body. It was a fabulous experience for me and I will be back next week for sure! The live drumming has such a huge impact. Plus nice, laid-back people with no pressure to look or be anything."
--  Amy