Events downtown

Jul 14

West African Dance with Embody the Rhythm Payson Park in Portland & Online | Back Cove Blvd. 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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West African Dance Class, Guinea style, accompanied by Live Drumming in traditional Guinean rhythms, Tuesdays at 6:30pm. Move some energy and keep healthy with heart opening movements. Cultural context of the rhythms and dances is shared in every class, honoring the source and tradition. Dance teacher Marita Kennedy-Castro shares from 20 years experience in Guinea Dance. Live drumming is lead by master drummer, Namory Keita. Classes are communally supported/sliding scale.