Cumbe offers a series of classes designed specifically for the most beginner students. If you’ve always wanted to start dancing but felt intimidated by large fast-paced classes, this are for you! Our skilled teachers break down the movements at a basic level to prepare students to take open level classes. The Absolute Beginner series features a wide variety of different styles and teachers, each technique is featured for a two month period. All classes are just $10.
JULY / AUGUST ABSOLUTE BEGINNER CLASS:
Afro-Soca with Careitha Davis
Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm and Saturdays, 4:00-5:00pm
Learn the basics of the dance technique of Soca – the upbeat West Indian carnival dance practiced around the world at parties and street festivals – infused with other popular Caribbean dances with roots in traditional West African, Congolese, Caribbean folkloric, Latin, hip hop, modern, and dancehall. Students will learn high energy dance combinations set to popular music, with a central focus on the gyrating hip movements known as “whining,” which will whip your core into shape while you’re having fun.