• ZONGO-NKISI

    African Dance Esemble

    SPIRIT, CULTURE, BEAUTY & FITNESS !!

    YOUR SPACE ON YOUR TIME

  • ZONGO-NKISI

    Spirit, Fitness & Education make for Powerful Dancing !!

     

    Single Class $7.00

    4 Classes $25

    10 Classes $45

    Pay for Class below

  • ABOUT US

    OUR MISSION ~

    ZongoNkisi

    WE DANCE !!

    ~ We're on a mission to assist you to reconnect to your Greater Self ~

    Spiritually and Physically

    ~ Enabling realization of our Oneness Globally and Universally ~

    Our Presentations are an experience!

    We share the most sacred, powerful, spirited dance ambiance of Central and West AFrica. to enlighten your soul.

    -Our Fitness=

    We are here for you.

    We guide you in total body fitness that is Sensual, Powerful and low impact. Strengthens your knees, ankles, thighs, buttocks, back, abdomen, and arms.

    All while gently working you aerobically from inside out.

    Traditional West and Central AFrican, Soukous, Hiplife, Highlife, Rap, Decale, South AFrican House, Gogo, R & B, Taichi and Qigong are combined to give you

    Total Mind, Body and Spirit conditioning with

    We know that you don't have to suffer to have have & maintain

    Optimum Health

     

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    TESTIMONIALS

     

    Rehema's positive energy is electrifying and keeps you smiling, laughing, and working up a sweat during class. She demonstrates how your posture, your feet, the bending of your knees, arms, hands, and finger tips are all involved in the sensual, fluid-like, Congolese movements. It is rare to come across an African dance teacher, like Rehema, who can verbally explain and show you how to distinguish Guinea technique from Congolese and Mali technique from Sabar dance. Rehema reinforces the integrity of all styles of African dance, whether traditional or contemporary, so that we can utilize these forms of dance, again, for self and collective healing. As a result, Rehema, provides us with a foundation and legacy to preserve and share.

     

    Kai Nortey

     

    I entered the dance community as a college kid with a love for African dance ready to absorb as much as possible. I wasn't aware that the world of professional (and enthusiast) dance could be so harsh and ego-driven. When I stepped into Rehema's class, I received encouragement, compliments and technique that was foundational and full of joy. This continued to be the case over decades as Rehema augmented my studies with lessons for stage performance, tour etiquette, choreography and of course, pure dance! I have a profound respect for Rehema's wisdom and abilities and am forever grateful for her presence in my life.

     

    Kysha Mitchell

  • WHO WE ARE

    Rehema

    Directress

    Rehema's Passion for people is superceded only by her immense love for Dance.

    Her slogan is

    Dance is Life / Life is a Dance

    Rehema has danced Traditional Africa Dances of West Africa and Central Afrca

    for over three decades

    She has traveled to Africa numerous times where she has studied, performed and taught dance.

    She has toured with top Artist and participated in music videos of various African Artist Incuding but Papa Wemba, Soukous Stars, Pepe Kalle (R.I.P),

    Malonga (R.I.P.), Titos Sompa,

    Baaba Maal

    Her Dancing is

    Powerful, Sensual, Energetic & Graceful.

     

    This is what she wished to share with you. So let go of any inhibitions and lets

    Flow in Dance and Dance in the Flow.

  • WHERE CAN YOU FIND US

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Pan African Festival 2016 Washtington DC area (Silver Springs)

    The Joy of Dance....Life is too long to not enjoy !!

    Masengo's Women Drum Class ongoing for 15+ years

    Masengo invited me to come by and dance with them as I was visiting Oakland for a couple of weeks.

    The Joy of Dance....Life is too long to not enjoy !!

    Dance Conference Malonga Center Oakland Cali

    Dancing Bakongo...mmm...Ngoma's so sweet energetic yet calming ...Congo Music...

    The Joy of Dance....Life is too long to not enjoy !!

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    Phone

     

    510.830.7096

     

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    zongodance@gmail.com