Ammaya Dance & Drum is an ensemble of professional dancers and drummers that gives performancesof traditional West African and African Diaspora dance and drumming. This troupe includes master West African artists, as well as a diverse group of professional artists with a variety of dance and music backgrounds. The ensemble performs at concerts, school assemblies, festivals, parties, weddings and more. Ammaya presents rich traditions of African rooted music and dance, then allows the audience to participate actively in the rhythms, movement and song. The ensemble performs to uplift the hearts of their audiences, playing for the joy and healing inherent in African traditions.
Ammaya Dance & Drum offers creative and therapeutic dance and drum circles for people with disabilities. We also gear drum circles for active seniors, as well as seniors in memory care. Ammaya also gives many African-inspired dance and drum circles for children of all ages. Additionally, the troupe gives many lively community drum circles for team building at organizations and special events. It is a great time to release energy, lift spirits, connect with others, have fun, and get healthy exercise. Music and movement is the medicine to inspire people with positive energy.
Come dance and drum with us to uplift your spirits! African dance and drumming workshopsbring people together in happiness for rejuvenation, health and community. Release stress, work it out and get into to the rhythms....We dance and drum for the love of African culture and joy and healing in its art forms. Classes are for all levels of experience, background, shapes, sizes and ages. We offer both African dance and African drum workshops. Try one out!