Afrodance – street dance
A touch of dance, a hint of fitness, a bit of rhythm and a lot of fun.
Discover how this dance-sport takes shape in the streets of Africa, laugh and move to the Alidou’s original music, which will take you along in several countries …!
To move and follow one’s body on a rhythmical music has always been a good means of expression to relax, have fun and release one’s tensions by focusing on one’s body. The exercises proposed by the Afrodance are beneficial to one’s health. In Africa, « fitness » translates into outdoor life, every day, a chance to meet someone new or a story that brings a new dance pops up. The movements associated to the ever present music bring energy and vitality!
The Afrodance offers a very fun way to practice sport differently… Brand new in Europe !
Afrodance-Bobo is a fitness programme open to all people, from 5 to 105 of age, ready to enjoy the discovery of the rhythms and of the urban music from several countries of Africa.
Bring sneakers, a comfortable attire and good humour. Alidou will take care of the rest !!!
- Warm-up with music, forget about controlling your body with your brain, understand your environment with your limbs and anchor yourself into the ground by integrtaing the totality of the human being.
- Chain of steps and of cardio-fit movements with Afro music. .
- Energy and an impressive good humor rise up together… Discovery of the freedom of self-expression through movement
- Coordination and balance
- Free of tensions
- Facilitate social and affective relationships
- Open mindedness to the music of the world
Alidou Yanogo, dancer and choreographer
Trained at the School for Traditional Steps in Burkina-Faso, Alidou later on complemented his education in contemporary dance in France.
Extremely comfortable with traditional and modern creations, Alidou establishes in 2007, at Bobo-Dioulasso, in Benin, his own troop, the Compagnie Yiriba, of which he becomes the choreographer. In parallel, he continues to work as an assistant choreographer and dancer with the Compagnie Yaala. A resident of Switzerland since 2009, he is distinguished by the 1st prize at the Festival Juillet danse of Fribourg.
On three occasions, Alidou Yanogo participated to the Festival de Rencontres professionnelles Dialogue de Corps as well as to the Défilé Chorégraphique put together by the Compagnie Salia ni Seydou at the Dance Festival of Lille.
|From 9 to 60 people|
|Durée : 1h – 1h30|