Omari Wiles

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Omari Wiles began his training in various African dance forms at the age of 6 years old. He then joined his father and mother, Marie Basse Wiles and Anthony Olukose Wiles, and by his teens he took on the role as Assistant Director of the family company: The Maimouna Ketia School of African Dance. Working with master African dancers, Omari's understanding of African cultures, rythems, and dance has been his foundation venturing further into his training in dance.

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Class Descriptions

Afrikfusion

This class focuses on how traditional dance steps are reinterpreted through various dance styles and passed down to generations to come together in an amalgamation of West African, AfroBeat, AfroHouse and Contemporary  styles.

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.  

Upcoming Classes

Fri · May 01
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Adv Beg VOGUEING
Sun · May 03
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Int VOGUEING
Tue · May 05
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Beg VOGUEING
Thu · May 07
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Fri · May 08
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Adv Beg VOGUEING
Sun · May 10
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Int VOGUEING
Tue · May 12
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Beg VOGUEING
Thu · May 14
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Fri · May 15
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Adv Beg VOGUEING
Sun · May 17
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Int VOGUEING
Tue · May 19
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Beg VOGUEING
Thu · May 21
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION

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