Friday, January 09, 2009

[Wadabo_updates] Haitian Drumming and Caribbean Dance Classes at Springstep

New Classes at Springstep in Medford!

Afro-Haitian Drumming

Learn about the rich culture and rhythmic art form of Afro-Haitian Drumming with Native Haitian Drummer, Jakobo. You will learn the history of the sacred and popular rhythms and songs, while learning ensemble drumming techniques. Drums and various percussive instruments will be provided in-class for student use. Class size limited to 10.

Saturdays beginning Jan 10 (Ages 14 and up)
8 Weeks: 11:30am - 12:45pm
$109 Members    $121 Non-members
Register at or call 781.395.0402


Afro-Caribbean Dance

Satisfying for students of all levels, this class develops strength, flexibility, and grace, through the fluid and dynamic movement of Afro-Caribbean folkloric and contemporary dance. The rhythmic energy of the music, and masterful instructor Leslie Salmon Jones, leave you feeling empowered, and energized. Leslie has been dancing since the age of seven and was a scholarship recipient at the esteemed Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre in New York City as well as the London Contemporary Dance School.

Tuesdays beginning Jan 6 (Ages 14 and up)
6 Weeks: 6:00 – 7:15pm
$94 Members    $104 Non-members
Register at or call 781.395.0402

Springstep is located at 98 George P. Hassett Drive in Medford Square (across from Medford City Hall)

Kerry Donahue
Manager of Marketing & Communications
celebrating cultures and connecting people through dance + music
98 George P. Hassett Drive
Medford, MA 02155
781.395.0402 x209
781.395.0403 fax

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