Omari Mizrahi

Omari Mizrahi

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Ousmane Wiles (Omari Mizrahi) was born in Senegal, West Africa. His passion for dance and the arts grew over many years of watching his mother and father Olukośe Wiles and Marie Basse Wiles dance and play the drums. His parents are the founders of the Maimouna Keita School of African Dance in New York City.

Omari has trained with Ron K Brown, Assane Konte, Ephrat Asherie, The House of Mizrahi and Marie Basse-Wiles. Over the years ...read more

Class Descriptions

Vogue

An art form of poses and beat to beat synchronization! Coming from the gay, black, Latino, and ballroom communities. This style expresses the feminism and fierce attitude within Voguefem. Strike a pose and learn the 5 elements of Vogue Fem, Catwalks, Duckwalks, Floor work, Spin and dips & Hands performance! Stretch and warm to the hottest vogue beats in ballroom. Dancers will exercise drills and choreography while also learning history of vogue and culture. 

West African

In this class you will learn the proper technique in West African styles from Senegal, Mali, and Guinea such as Djembe, Sabar and Kutiro. Starting with a stretch and warming up the neck, shoulders, back, and legs, into a breakdown of steps. Class will begin with a warm-up, prgress into across-the-floor, and end with a short combo of choreography.  

Away Dates

Jul 9 to Jul 21

Upcoming Classes

Tue · Jul 23
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Jul 25
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Jul 26
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Jul 28
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Tue · Jul 30
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Aug 01
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Aug 02
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Aug 04
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Tue · Aug 06
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Aug 08
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Aug 09
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Aug 11
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING

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