Monday, January 22, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] 'Joh' Camara at The Dance Complex!!

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Dear African Dance & Drum Community,

The Dance Complex is pleased to announce the
addition of Sidi Mohamed "Joh" Camara to the faculty.

Joh Camara will begin teaching
African Dance Classes at The Dance Complex

Sunday, February 4th, 3:00-4:30pm

The DC is excited to have Joh start at the Complex and
happy to continue African dance in the weekly Sunday Slot.

African Dance - Sundays 3:00-4:30 - Starts: 02/04/07
$12/class, $6 for children up to 16 years of age.

At The Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave, Central Sq. Cambridge / Central Sq. Stop on Redline

Contact: Joh Camara 617.822.3262,

Description: Students will learn a variety of West African Dances from Mali, Guinea and Ivory Coast regions. Students will learn the cultural and historical context for each dance. The class begins with a ½ hour warm-up, and progresses to energetic dancing to live drumming (djembe and djun-djun). Come experience one of the most skilled and enthusiastic master dancers/teachers and one of the premier West African classes in terms of energy. During class Joh tailors his teaching to accommodate all levels of dancers. Class is accompanied by live percussion by African drum masters. Clothing should be loose. Women may wear a lapa or sarong (cloth wrapped around the hips) but it is not required, bare feet.

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