Learning with a TWIST
We are responsible for creating the future we wish to see and that begins with educating, empowering and nurturing our youth. We have spent many years innovating an exhilarating learning experience through cultural exploration, which is essential to the development of our leaders of tomorrow. We acknowledge the similarities we share but embrace and celebrate the very things that make us unique, our differences. Song and dance is a universal language that we all can speak and enjoy together and this helps us better understand the world we live in. Music is an effective learning tool we use to incorporate entertainment into our youth programming.
Music & Movement Workshop
The music and movement workshop is an introduction into traditional rhythms, songs, dances and folklore from West Africa and its diaspora. The power of drum and dance provide a healthy and inclusive learning environment that promotes confidence and expression.
Music & Movement
In this dance intensive, participants will learn about the many wonders of Africa and its culture. Through song and dance, we aim to understand why we dance and the importance of the connection and influences on our heritage.
Greetings and introduction
Origin of dance
Identifying the "Break"
Traditional dance start to finish
Music & Movement
In this drum intensive, participants will learn the origins of ancient African instruments and rhythms. We use drumming as a form of expression. As well as a tool to build dexterity, memory retention and social-emotional learning skills.
Origin of instruments
Traditional rhythm from start to finish