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African Diasporic Music & Dance

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Classes & Workshops

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    Ongoing

    Salsaton Fusion

    Tika Morgan

    Oakland, CA

    Ongoing

    Beg - Cuban Salsa & Rueda de Casino

    Manuel Suarez

    San Francisco, CA

    Ongoing

    Dancehall Groove

    Marconi Tsui

    San Francisco, CA

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    Afro House [Beg/Int]

    Rae Studios

    San Francisco, CA

Respect the Technique

Samba Reggae

Samba Reggae is a music and dance genre created in Salvador, Bahia by Afro-Brazilians during the 1970s. It arose in the context of the Black Pride Movement (Movimento Negro) in response to Black Brazilians not being allowed to participate in the Rio samba schools and parades. A mixture of Brazilian samba with Jamaican reggae, Samba Reggae music and dance was born.

Samba Reggae
Ndombolo
Mandé Rhythms
Bomba
Kizomba
Umfundalai
Respect the Technique

Samba Reggae

Samba Reggae is a music and dance genre created in Salvador, Bahia by Afro-Brazilians during the 1970s. It arose in the context of the Black Pride Movement (Movimento Negro) in response to Black Brazilians not being allowed to participate in the Rio samba schools and parades. A mixture of Brazilian samba with Jamaican reggae, Samba Reggae music and dance was born.

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Samba Reggae
Ndombolo

Meet the Masters

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    Naomi Diouf

    Traditional West African

    Tania Santiago

    Afro-Brazilian

    Susana Arenas

    Salsa Rueda, Afro-Cuban

    Blanche Brown

    Haitian Folkloric

Musicians

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    Safire L

    Traditional West African, Afro-Cuban, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Dancehall, Hip Hop Choreo, Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Afro Dance, Street Jazz, Open Style Choreography, House, Reggaeton, Vogue, Afrobeats, Heels, Turf Dance, Pole Dance, Twerk, Aerial Silks, Acroyoga, Acrobatics, Lindy Hop, Gliding, Waacking, Afro Fusion, Jump Rope Dance, Afro House, Chicago Footwork, Memphis Jookin

    Alisco

    Traditional West African

    Elizabeth Sayre

    Afro-Cuban

    Dr Eva Silot Bravo

    Afro-Cuban, Hip Hop, Zumba, Jazz, Afro-Brazilian, Flamenco, Pilates, Samba de Gafieira, Moving Meditation, Breakdance, Afro-Caribbean, Cuban Folkloric, Brazilian Modern, Afro-Cuban-Haitian, Urban Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Funk, Brazilian, Bolero, Afro Dance, Street Jazz, Caribbean Dance, Cuban Modern, Open Style Choreography, Bossa Nova, Timba, Traditional Yoruba, Carioca Funk, mambo

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Featured Dance Group

Viver Brasil

los angeles, CA, USA

Viver Brasil, a Los Angeles based company founded in 1997 under the artistic direction of Linda Yudin and Luiz Badaró, captivates audiences with its irrepressible blend of bold Afro-Brazilian dance theater and exuberant physicality, power, and passion drawn from orixa movement and rhythms, samba, forró, dança afro and bloco afro styles.

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Viver Brasil, a Los Angeles based company founded in 1997 under the artistic direction of Linda Yudin and Luiz Badaró, captivates audiences with its irrepressible blend of bold Afro-Brazilian dance theater and exuberant physicality, power, and passion drawn from orixa movement and rhythms, samba, forró, dança afro and bloco afro styles.

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Cunamacué

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Dance Companies

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    Diamano Coura West African Dance Company

    Traditional West African

    Inessence Dance Co.

    Bachata

    Duniya Dance & Drum Company

    Bhangra, Bollywood, Traditional West African

    In Lak’ech Dance Academy

    Salsa, Bachata, Latin Dance

Celebrate the Community

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    Inayah Baaqee

    Traditional West African, Afro-Cuban, Cardio Dance, Dance Fitness, Haitian Folkloric, Samba, Afro-Brazilian, Afro Dance, Traditional Congolese

    Chima Obasi

    Afro-Cuban, Hip Hop, House, Modern, Zumba, Dancehall, Jazz, Dance Fitness, Contemporary Ballet, Afro Fusion, Salsa, Afro Dance, Ballet, Contemporary, Afrobeats, Flamenco, Contact Improvisation, Breakdance, Popping, Locking, Stripper Dance, Kizomba, Ballroom , Afro Contemporary, Urban Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Sassy Jazz, Latin Dance, Waltz, Salsa on 2

    Andreina Maldonado

    Traditional West African, Caribbean Dance

    Kim Petersen

    Traditional West African, Hip Hop, Jazz, Music Video Choreo, Dance Fitness, Hip Hop Choreo, Open Style Choreography, Tap, Street Jazz

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