Adult Dance Kickoff Event
Join us in QUEENS, NY on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 10:00am - 2:00pm, for our Dance Kickoff Event. At this event, you will:
Get a FREE sample of dance classes: Caribbean Heat Cardio, Take Jamm Tuesdays, Lit Fit, and Kongobeats!
Meet the dance instructors who will be teaching our Adult Dance Classes.
Celebrate our partnership with Keiko Studios Music Academy.
Admission is FREE with a suggested donation of $10.00. RSVP today!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Caribbean Heat Cardio
Instructor: Kamecia Reid
It's always a party when Kameica, renowned Jamaican born choreographer and former professional dancer of over 25 years take to the floor. They call her KILLA KAM but her powerhouse energy, fire playlist and inspiring warm motivation will get you through any sweat sesh on the dance floor! Caribbean Heat Cardio is a fun, dancehall class open to all levels.
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Take Jamm Tuesdays
Instructor: Darren Eveillard
Take Jamm Tuesdays is a series of open-level choreography dance classes curated in 2018 by Darren Eveillard, aka Darren Bankss. This is a judgement free space open to all adults over the age of 18, regardless of professional dance training. During class, you will go through a series of stretches, warm-ups, and across the floor movement, rooting back to the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora. Each class will end with choreography with the goal of spreading awareness and knowledge of Caribbean Dance. Be sure to bring your rag, flag, water, and of course an open mind!
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM: Lit Fit
Instructor: Laci Chisholm
Lit Fit is a fun, high energy dance fitness class that will leave you smiling and drenched with sweat! Each class is filled with dance routines from different genres designed for you to follow along without direct instruction. You're going to get an amazing workout, especially with Laci!
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM: Kongobeats
Instructor: Eto'o Tsana
Central African fitness and dance class. Congolese is a core centered, hip rhythmic, and high energy class that focuses on exploring movement styles from the HEART of Africa; The Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Republic of the Congo.