Start Date
May 15, 2022 - 11:00am
End Date
May 22, 2022 - 2:00pm

Location

🌳🌎🎉You’re Invited to ‘Let’s Dance’!!
 
Join our friends at North York Arts for ‘Let’s Dance,’ a free dance workshop exploring the basic fundamentals of South-African Beats and Capoeira! 
 
Get ready to move your body! During this program, Mafa Dance Village (mafadancevillage.ca) and Capoeira Bamba Toronto (bambatoronto.com) will teach participants the basic fundamentals of South African Beats and Capoeira! 

These sessions will be fun, interactive, and high energy as you'll learn some new moves, kicks, escapes to music.

Come prepared to have fun, while learning the arts of South-African Beats and Capoeira! 

While these workshops are open to all, some movements in the Capoeira workshop may be challenging to those with limited mobility. 
 
DATE: 
Sundays, May 15 and 22
11:00 am to 12:00 pm | South-African Beats with Mafa Dance Village
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Capoeira Dance with Bamba Toronto
 
LOCATION: 
Downsview Park, at the Orchard Pavilion (Keele Street and Downsview Park Blvd)
 
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS: 
About Mafa Dance Village
Movement poet trained in folk forms from the Regions of African tradition, African contemporary, and Western-Contemporary.  Mafa Dance Village is influenced by an understanding of dance as an accumulation of memory and the history of my culture. Dance is an invisible evolution that becomes visible through movement, music, and singing.
 
About Capoeira Bamba:
Capoeira Bamba is Toronto's 7X award winning Capoeira School. Capoeira is an Afro Brazilian Martial Art that incorporates Martial Arts, Acrobatics, Music, Dance and Culture all in one! From Kicks to Flips, this Martial Art has it all!

Capoeira Bamba takes great pride in educating their community about the Afro-Brazilian culture and Martial Art. They are Toronto's only full time Capoeira Academy hosting classes for Minis, Kids and Adults of all ages. We are also a performance team, performing Capoeira, and other Afro-Brazilian cultural dances for audiences and events of all sizes all over the GTA.
 
To Register for ‘Let’s Dance’: 
 
Click the link: https://www.jotform.com/220594803840860
Or go to NYA's website: https://www.northyorkarts.org/
Or email: @email 

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