Afrobeat

Afrobeats dance is a diverse and fascinating style originating predominantly form Sub-Saharan Africa. It is an evolution from traditional African dance styles following the creation of Afrobeats music. Most of the dance styles celebrate African cultures and different countries. 

Afrobeat Dance Classes Details:

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 19h30-20h30

Age: 16 years and up

Experience Level: None required

Costing: Available here

What is afrobeat?

Afrobeat is broken down into various styles.

  1. Rosalina (Congo) waist whining/break your which is a basic in Afrobeats.
  2. Akwaaba hand accents
  3. Shakushaku leg and arm coordination (Nigeria) Vosho (South Africa) has multiple variations due to footwork, and legwork.
  4. Odi Dance (Kenya) Azonton & Alkayida(Ghana a combination of legwork and arm coordination,
  5. Gwaragwara South African-inspired dance.

Afrobeat class teaches all the latest Afrobeats moves to keep the students up and brace with the dance scene across the world. 

Dancewear requirements

Uniform Brochure

Our members are recommended to wear:

  • Dress in comfortable, stretch fabric to enjoy dancing without restrictions. 

Teacher Feature:

Delta Choshi

My stage name is Delta The Leo, I’m a dancer, singer, rapper, music & video director, freelance photographer, personal trainer, and career counselor. My passion is in the arts and helping those less fortunate make a living from the craft. Dance is my first calling and that is what I use to communicate with people locally and internationally. I’ve done theatre, TV commercials, drama, etc. Dance is my life and this is a universal language how I exchange, mentor, and teach those who wish to learn. 

I won my first dance competition in 2008 “Masters of Rhythm:” I was the lead dancer for the KFC/MTV tour, won Strictly Hip Hop, and I got the privilege to work with Lorcia Cooper for the 2010 World Cup. I was the first female to win a krump title at the United Dance Organization in Scotland, Best Talent award at Dance Star in Croatia winner for HipHop and Folkloric. I also won Afrobeats at Vogue Nights in 2021
Through Hip Hop, I learned other styles Ballet, Pantsula, Sbujwa, Gumboot dancing, Contemporary, and Afrobeats.  I started teaching in 2015 to empower the youth of Alexandra township. I love dancing for the freedom of expression. 

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