Drums & Dance a African rhythmic adventure

08nov12:3013:30Drums & Dance a African rhythmic adventure


(Wednesday) 12:30 - 13:30


Sati Yoga

Event Details

Drums & Dance: A African Rhythmic Adventure
Date: November 8th
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Sati Yoga (Hatha Yoga Academy Koh Phangan)
🥁 Join us for a captivating journey into the heart of African culture through the exhilarating fusion of Afro dance and live drums!
Discover the magic of traditional rhythms that have echoed through generations. This one-hour workshop is a rhythmic adventure that explores the roots, spirit, and vibrancy of tribal dance.
🕺 Workshop Structure:
1. Introduction (5-10 minutes)
Learn about the rich history and cultural significance of Afro tribal dance. Discover how these captivating rhythms have been used in ancient times for storytelling, healing, and community bonding.
2. Basic Steps and Body Movements (20 minutes)
Start with a gentle warm-up to prepare your body.
Dive into the world of African dance with basic steps, footwork, and expressive movements, all guided by a live drumming ensemble.
3. Dance with Rhythms Exploring Different Identities (30 minutes)
Embark on a mesmerizing journey through African identities: Farmers, Celebration, Warriors, and Prayers. Each segment will immerse you in the essence of these themes through dance and live drumming.
4. Cool Down and Reflection (10 minutes)
Wind down with a gentle cool-down period and share your reflections on the unique experience you’ve had during this rhythmic adventure.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with the cultural heritage of Africa and embrace the powerful union of music and dance. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a beginner, all are welcome to join this rhythmic celebration.
🌟 What to Bring:
Comfortable clothing
A bottle of water
An open mind and a spirit of adventure
🌈 Experience the cultural vibrancy of Africa right here on Koh Phangan! Reserve your spot today for an unforgettable rhythmic journey.
📢 Limited spots available, so secure your spot now!
🎟 Admission: 400 baht (cash or scan)
Get ready to move to the beat of the drums and experience the magic of African dance. See you at the Hatha Yoga Academy on November 1st at 12:00 PM. Don’t miss out on this unique cultural adventure!

Tamara Korzh is
choreographer, artist, movement teacher.
Creator of Afro Fit Dance workout.
Tamara has 12 years of teaching different styles and performing shows in several countries.
Tamara is passionate about dance art that makes the world a happier place with a cultural exchange.

Instagram: @tomakorzh

The dance class with be supported with live drums from “Chatta”.
An ensemble located in Koh Phangan and founded in 2022. They focus on playing traditional rhythms from West Africa, mostly from Mali. The rhythms are mostly influenced by the ensembles recent study trip to Bamako where they trained extensively with Bassidi Kone.
They play on original handmade instruments that they were able to bring back from their study trip. Their mission is to transmit the aliveness and joy of this music and make people dance in celebration