Fall Session and Spring Session: Saturday Dance and Drumming Classses 

Enroll your young person in dance or drum class below.

Dance classes are taught by master dancer, Mama Toni K. Hall.

Drum Classes are taught by master drummer and musician, Baba Teli Shabu


Winter/Spring 2020 Classes start on Saturday, January 11 and end on May 16, 2019

No Class On These Dates:

April 11, 2020


Drum Class Level I


Saturdays, 12 - 1 p.m. 

This class will introduce basic drum techniques and rhythm patterns from the Diaspora to aspiring and beginning drummers. 

The instructor, Teli Shabu, is an accomplished musician with Shabutaso/TMOAR (The Shabu Family). 

Drum Class Level II


Saturdays, 1 - 2 p.m.  

This class will continue the learning of drum techniques and rhythm patterns from the Diaspora to intermediate drummers. 

The instructor, Teli Shabu, also teaches this class.

Introduction to Dance Movement


Saturdays, 12 - 12:50 p.m.  

Our introductory dance movement class has a special focus on Traditional African Movement and rhythm and the joy of dance. The young dancers and singers will explore rhythms, songs, movement, games, and dances from the Diaspora. Our focus will promote a positive beginning to the world of dance. 

The instructor is Toni K. Hall; a founding member of the Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble and the Artistic Director of Collage Dance Company. 

Dance Styles


Saturdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m. 

Continues to concentrate on the wide world of “dance styles”, including African, Jazz Movements, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, and Afrobeats; seeking to diversify our dancers and build on their dance abilities and strengths. The class is energetic and challenging and will also include more advanced technique styles from African, Jazz, and Hip-Hop, presented by guest choreographers and teachers. 

The instructors will be Toni K. Hall and Sadiyah Shakur-Saleem; as well as other guest artists

Classes that help your child's overall well being!


Drum Classes

$218.50 plus $15 Registration fee

Total: $233.50

Introduction to Dance Movement

$218.50 plus $15 Registration fee

Total: $233.50

Dance Styles

$356 plus $15 Registration fee

Total: $371

Payment Plans are Available!

In Full or Half payments are preferred. 

Special pricing for multiple children!

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Investing in our dance or drum classes means investing in your child's increased academic success, mental health, fine and gross motor skill development, love of self and culture, and of course physical health.

Science proves it!

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