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Ages: All Ages
Session Length: 12 Weeks
Skill Level: Beginner and Up


Umfundalai (mah-FOON-dah-lah) means "essence" or "essential" in Kiswahili.

Umfundalai infuses and expands the theory and practice of contemporary African dance, incorporating steps, rhythm, and sensibility from a range of African dance traditions. Like ballet and modern dance, classes include a focus on named movements, structure, and basic history.

Each class will include a warm-up, across-the-floor, and center work, just like a ballet or modern dance class, but all the exercises are imbued with Pan-African movement, music, and understanding. No dance experience is necessary.

Presented by Mojuba! Dance.

Scroll below for a demonstration of Umfundalai.


Session Day Time Campus Fee  
March 02, 2023 - May 25, 2023 Mar 02, 2023 - May 25, 2023 Thursday 4:00pm - 4:45pm University Circle $189 Enroll


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