San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Sekou’s unique and exciting styles of Contemporary Latin Jazz Fusion and Afro Caribbean Fusion introduces Afro Latin rhythms and techniques deeply rooted in the Caribbean (Salsa/Mambo, Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, etc...) while blending with urban dance, modern, jazz and contemporary styles. “A marriage of technique and rhythm.”
Structurally derived from traditional Ballet/Jazz classes and Pilate’s practices, Sekou's warm-up guides the dancers through breathing and fluid movement exercises that strengthen technique, musicality and flexibility. All the while breaking down the intricacies of Latin Dance rhythms, movements and attitude. The across the floor combos gets the dancers moving with turns and jumps using authentic Latin moves promoting spatial awareness, power and presence. Class choreography includes movements covered during class fused with various mainstream styles from urban to contemporary dance. Always explosive and theatrical in nature these energetic combinations are designed to further prepare the dancer for the demands of an ever-growing versatile dance world.
When & Where
Cure 4 2 Day
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / ACTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER
At the forefront of a new movement in the Latin dance world. Sekou’s unique style of Latin dance rich with Afro-Caribbean essence and laced with techniques from many genres of dance combined with his explosive energy on and off stage, has earned Sekou’s dancing and instructing broad recognition World-wide. Sekou made his NYC Off-Broadway debut and International Tour with Celia the Musical. He is the founder and artist director of Proyecto Descarga, an Internationally recognized Afro-Latin Dance Company