You'll check in with our friendly Cumbe staff members, then class begins with meet and greet, then flows into a stretch session with music. After warm up, the instructor will begin the class with foundation movements and share the history or story behind the dance. As the class progresses, students will learn a series of movements and rhythms, stringing them together for a full dance. Class will include across the floor movement, music, sweat and love. Some classes include live drumming (LD). Please specify which class you'd like to attend when you sign up! Mondays Beg. Afro-Haitian (LD) @ 6:30-8p Samba (LD) @ 7:00-8:30p Tuesdays West African Dance (LD) @ 6:30-8:00p Afrobeats Fusion @ 7:00-8:30p Wednesdays Afro Cuban Explosion! (LD) @ 6:30-8p Thursdays Contemporary West African @ 6:00-7:30p West African Drumming @ 6:30-7:45p (plus $2 drum rental fee) Chicago Style Steppin' @ 6:45-8:15p Dirty South Twerkout @ 7:30-9p Fridays Soca @ 6:00-7:30p Beginner Afro Cuban @ 7:30-9:00p Saturdays Kutiro @ 12-1:30p Afro-Haitian (LD) @ 1:30-3p Beginner Afro Cuban @ 3-4:30p Afrobeat @ 4:30-6p Sundays Beg West African (LD) @12:30-2p
Cumbe is the Center for African and Diaspora Dance. We specialize in immersive cultural dance experiences for locals and travelers. You'll learn about the traditions, the dances, the moves, the celebrations, the style of dress, the people involved and so much more. We've been doing this since 2012, giving people not only a great dance experience, but also creating an uplifting space for the mind, body and spirit. Our instructors have years of experience in their various fields and have reputations around the world for their professionalism and expertise. Come dance with us.
Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance
Cumbe is a home for African and Diaspora dance and music. Through classes and cultural programs, we invite everyone to feel the joy and vitality of rhythms rooted in Africa. Cumbe champions African and Diaspora culture as a vibrant legacy for people of African descent and as an exuberant source of power, spirit and knowledge for all. Our vision is to To bring ashé into our modern lives.
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We are located in the heart of Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, the place where legends have come from, where artists have been nurtured. Bed Stuy is a community of love, diversity, great art and music. Cumbe is an institution in the middle of it all, creating space to further nourish our community of artists and art lovers.