Uhuru (Free & Creative Movement for Ages 1 - 3 Years)
Uhuru (the Kiswahili word for “freedom”) is a series of creative movement classes featuring a combination of song, dance, and play – designed to ignite children’s creative voices and nurture their freedom of expression. Olatunji is proud to continue Jamie Philbert’s signature pedagogy and help build a foundation for a life-long creative practice. This is a lively class for toddlers who are comfortable on their feet, featuring games, interactive stories, and dance, drum, and song sequences. Parents and guardians should come ready to play and participate!
When to arrive:
15 minutes before
24 hours in advance
568 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Cumbe is the home for African and diaspora dance in Brooklyn, bringing together classes and cultural education for dances from Africa, the Americas, and the Caribbean. Here, children, adults, and families alike can immerse themselves in the joy and vitality of music and dance.
Brooklyn-born percussionist, Olatunji Ojore, takes young learners on a musical journey around the world, introducing them to various instruments and rhythms along the way. As a children’s educator, one of his main goals is to create a safe space that inspires creativity, imagination, and children’s natural love of learning.