Thanksgiving Benefit Class and African Market

Give thanks this Thanksgiving that we live lives of abundance- with plentiful food, loving camaraderie, a strong community, and gifted teachers who share their culture and their hearts with us. Join us in coming together as a community in joy and celebration and dance and music Thanksgiving morning from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. at Velocity […]

Abdoulaye Announces 2015 Cultural Exchange Tour to Guinea

Good news! Abdoulaye will be hosting another fabulous cultural exchange tour to Guinea, January 16-30, 2015. Abdoulaye and his family provide a trip tailored to your interests. The trip includes classes, delicious meals, market visits, ballet rehearsals,performances, doundoundba parties, clubs, excursions to the village of Boffa and the beautiful island […]

Pics From Our Most Recent Trip to Guinea

We’re just back from Guinea. Had a great time dancing, drumming, chilling, and celebrating Abdoulaye’s oldest daughter’s wedding. We visited Boffa, Bel Aire, Koukoudou, and Kindia as well as Conakry, staying at our home in Kobayah on the outskirts of Conakry for most of the trip.

Here are a few photos from the trip.

Abdoulaye Announces 2013 Trip to Guinea

Abdoulaye is announcing this 2013 trip to Guinea will be January 6-20, 2013. This exciting cultural immersion program will have you dancing and/or drumming daily with personalized instruction, enjoying the beauty of the beautiful fishing village in Boffa, swimming in secluded coves on the tropical island of Fotoba (Abdoulaye’s birthplace) and relaxing on the beautiful […]