Ousmane Wiles (Omari Mizrahi), age 28, was born
in Senegal. He began his training in West African dance
at the age of 6 years old. He then joined with Marie
Basse Wiles, a known master in West African dance.
Ousmane continued his training with his mothers
company The Maimouna Keita School of African Dance
as a member of their children's company. He later
became the assistant director of his mother's company,
and his choreographic work was viewed by many.
Venturing further into the world of dance, he found
himself learning, training, and falling in love with other
styles of dance such as Hip Hop, ballet, modern, pop,
house, and vogue. Ousmane has been given the chance
to work with many artists in and out of the USA,
including John Legend, Zuma Zuma, Wunmi, Hassan
Boukray, Lil' Mama, Estelle, Gala, Kesha, Kenya Moore,
Cuba Gooding Jr, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, Gargon
City & Rashaad Newsome. He adopted a stage name,
aka "Omari Mizrahi". Ousmane is now working on
creating his own style of dance blending African,
Vogue, and House as one.
Afrobeat Class Description
This class is a fusion of different Afrobeat club dance
moves from Nigeria, Ghana & South African Pop culture. In
this class you will start a stretch and warm up followed by
drills isolating the shoulders, hips, and knees. Taking these
steps across the floor leading into a class combination.
||Week of: Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018
|Hip Hop/House/Street Styles
9:00PM - 10:30PM