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ALMA Classes and Programs for Winter 2010

Posted Dec 29th, 2009 by Allison Kodeih  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

 

Drum Classes:
“Soul Djembe Drumming” with Yaya Kabo @ Integration Yoga Studio
Sunday, January 3rd thru January 24th, 2010 @ 12:30pm
4633 W Bancroft St, Toledo OH 43615
ALMA Artistic Director and Senegalese Master Drummer Yaya Kabo provides a 4-week series of classes for all students of djembe drumming. Classes are $25 per session or $75 for all four classes prepaid. Pre-register by calling 419-381-2755, or 419-A-OM-YOGA (266-9642). Come learn Djembe & Dun Dun, traditional West African drumming styles, techniques & rhythms. For beginners to advanced! Bring your drum!

Dance Classes:
“Intro to West African Dance”
Tuesday Evenings @ Integration Yoga Studio
January 19th thru February 9th, 2010 ~ 7pm – 8:15pm
Integration Yoga Studio, 4633 West Bancroft St, Toledo OH 43606
The classes are $10 per individual session, but with pre-registration, four classes are only $35. Participants are encouraged to pre-register by calling, 419-A-OM-YOGA (266-9642).
The class will be instructed by ALMA Drum & Dance members Allison Kodeih & Pevely, and Yaya Kabo. Each class features a warm up, traditional dance technique, choreography, along with, live drumming. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Children with adults are welcome, and group discounts are available.

“Intro to West African Dance” @ Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance
Tuesday Evening, January 12th, 2010, 6pm – 7:30pm
Aegela’s Studio @ Martin School, 10 S Holland-Sylvania @ Hill, Room #305, Toledo OH 43615
ALMA brings West African dance to the dancers of Aegela’s studios and all others interested.
The lively and energetic class will be instructed by ALMA Drum & Dance members Allison Kodeih & Pevely, and Yaya Kabo. Each class features a warm up, traditional dance technique, choreography, along with, live drumming. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Children with adults are welcome, and group discounts are available. Pre-registration is not required, for more information, please call (419) 266-4754.

Fun Fridays @ Integration Yoga Studio:
“Intro to West African Dance”
January 8th & February 19th, 2010, 6pm –7pm
Integration Yoga Studio, 4633 West Bancroft St, Toledo OH 43606
Integration Yoga Studio provides a new “happy hour” with this popular Friday evening series! Catch a West African Dance class with ALMA on Friday, January 8th & February 19th, 2010. These sessions require no previous experience, and are open to everyone. Fun Friday classes are $10 per individual, and participants are encouraged to pre-register by calling, 419-A-OM-YOGA (266-9642).

Education Programming:
Toledo Public Schools Arts in Education Performance @ Sherman Elementary School
Monday, January 19th, 2010, 2pm-3pm
Sherman Elementary School
731 Sherman St, Toledo OH 43608
ALMA provides a one hour show for the students and faculty of Sherman Elementary school as part of Arts in Education programming. The lively & entertaining show features performance, musical & cultural information, as well as, some audience participation.

Toledo Public Schools Arts in Education Performance @ Crossgates Elementary School
Thursday, February 4th, 2010, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Crossgates Elementary School
3901 Shadylawn Dr, Toledo OH 43614
ALMA provides a one hour show for the students and faculty of Crossgates Elementary school as part of Arts in Education programming. The lively & entertaining show features performances, musical & cultural information, as well as, some audience participation.

ALMA Dance Experience, LLC is a group of professional musicians and dancers bonded in the study, performance and sharing of traditional West African Drum & Dance, and Modern Dance. ALMA exists to celebrate dance and music, to bring dance and music to everyone, to celebrate the non-traditional artist, and to capitalize on the talents each individual brings to the group, to the stage and to the classroom. ALMA is also dedicated to collaboration; working with other artists to build a larger dance and music community.

ALMA Dance Experience has been a company since 2003, but the core of our group has been working together for a decade or more, and among our group members we have multiple decades of professional experience in a wide variety of music, dance, and performance styles. As a group we are committed to artistic excellence through continuous study, performance, and sharing of our art forms.

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