Omari Mizrahi

Omari Mizrahi

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Teacher Bio

Ousmane Wiles (Omari Mizrahi) was born in Senegal, West Africa. His passion for dance and the arts grew over many years of watching his mother and father Olukośe Wiles and Marie Basse Wiles dance and play the drums. His parents are the founders of the Maimouna Keita School of African Dance in New York City.

Omari has trained with Ron K Brown, Assane Konte, Ephrat Asherie, The House of Mizrahi and Marie Basse-Wiles. Over the years ...read more

Class Descriptions

Vogue

An art form of poses and beat to beat synchronization! Coming from the Gay black and Latino Ballroom Community. This style expressed the feminism and fierce attitude within Voguefem. Strike a pose and learn the 5 elements of Vogue Fem, Catwalks, Duckwalks, Floor work, Spin and dips & Hands performance! Stretch and warm to the hottest vogue beats in ballroom. Drills and short conversation about ballroom history and culture.

West African

In this class you will learn the proper technique in West African styles from Senegal, Mali, and Guinea such as Djembe, Sabar and Kutiro. Starting with a stretch and warming up the neck, shoulders, back, and legs, into a breakdown of steps. 
Leading the class Across the floor with music and a short combo towards the end of class.

Upcoming Classes

Tue · Feb 27
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Mar 01
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Mar 02
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Mar 04
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Tue · Mar 06
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Mar 08
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Mar 09
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Mar 11
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Tue · Mar 13
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Mar 15
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRICAN
Fri · Mar 16
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Mar 18
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING

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