Isis Olmos is now visiting Florida. She is originally from Mexico and has lived and studied extensively in Guinea, West Africa with several of todays leading dance teachers and performance groups. She is in Florida now and we are forming classes and workshops through out the state. Isis is not only a gifted dancer but a very talented teacher as well. She is patient and able to convey the traditional style of dance to almost anyone of any age. If you have always wanted to try west african dance this is a grew opportunity! If you are interested in hosting or simply learning how to dance please contact me!
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This is a new video of Mediani drum, dance and chants made in Bamako Mali West Africa. It sounds almost identical to Guinea (Guinee) style mendiani as well. Dancers and singers (Ami Doumbia left and Malodone right) from the award winning Santogoula community center and local group in the Sabalibougou district of Bamako chant traditional songs and perform traditional based West African dance choreography in Bamako, Mali while accompanied by Aruna, Brulye, Siaka and Kaliefa, 4 different gerations of Mali drummers. This clip is from an up and comming video.