Omari Wiles

Omari Mizrahi

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Omari Wiles 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 he has trained in ...read more

Class Descriptions

Afrikfusion

This class focuses on how traditional dance steps are reinterpreted through various dance styles and passed down to generations to come together in an amalgamation of West African, AfroBeat, AfroHouse and Contemporary  styles.

Vogue

An art form of poses and beat to beat synchronization! Coming from the gay, black, Latino, and ballroom communities. This style expresses 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. Dancers will exercise drills and choreography while also learning history of vogue 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. Class will begin with a warm-up, prgress into across-the-floor, and end with a short combo of choreography.  

Upcoming Classes

Tue · Dec 10
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Dec 12
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Fri · Dec 13
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Dec 15
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Tue · Dec 17
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Dec 19
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Fri · Dec 20
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Sun · Dec 22
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Dec 26
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Sun · Dec 29
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
All Levels VOGUEING
Thu · Jan 02
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All Levels AFRIKFUSION
Fri · Jan 03
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
All Levels VOGUEING

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