Jay-C's Afrobeatz class is a fusion between the most popular African dances such as Afrohouse, Kuduro, N'dombolo, Coupe-Decale, Azonto, etc... but also influenced by Hip Hop and Dancehall. The goal is to bring students an introduction to a wide range of AfroDance movements in a joyfull atmosphere.
Jay-C's Dancehall classes are open level. The goal is to make Dancehall movement accessible to everyone. During class, Dancehall basics can be fused with other styles of music and dance: Dancehall Funk. The most important thing during his classes is to share energy, have fun, and to stay yourself.
For all classes with Jay-C expect enthusiam, good humor, and the joys of dancing together.
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Date: Friday March 16th, 2018
Time: AFROBEAT 7:00-8:30 pm // DANCEHALL 8:30-10:00 pm
Location: Dogpatch Dance & Yoga
Price: $25 Early Bird / $30 Adv. Tickets / $35 at the door -- per workshop
*** Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check-in
JAY-C VAL is a french multidisciplinary dancer, specialized in modern dance movements such as Dancehall, Afrobeatz and Hiphop. His choreographic universe is unique, rich and in perpetual evolution.
Originally from Cameroon, Jay-C was surrounded by traditional rhythms and music from an early age. He naturally began his dance training in African dance styles, and in traditional Cameroonian dances. As an acrobatic dancer, Jay-C has also studied Capoeira, the Brazilian martial art, including both physical and musical parts. .
Eager to grow in his dance, he studied new dance styles such as Hip-Hop, Jazz Rock, House, Dancehall and Cuban Salsa. He was quickly invited to join different companies, and to participate in various shows, events and videos all over the world.
Jay-C shares his dance universe with several Parisian and international schools, where he teaches Dancehall, Afrobeatz, Hip-hop, Acrobatics and House.
A multifaceted artist who loves learning and experimenting with new styles, he is open-minded and always looking for unique experiences. Jay-C is an energetic, powerful, graceful and passionate dancer who communicates enthusiasm, good humor and the joy of dancing to his audience.
Winnings & Awards:
Winner World of Dance France 2017 «ALLin Dance Crew»
2nd Place Dancehall Master World Choreo 2017 «Invictus Crew»
Got Talent France 4th place Dec. 2017 Final «ALLin Dance Crew»
Winner Hip Hop International FR 2016 «ALLin Dance Crew»
Semi Finalist Hip-hop International World Las Vegas 2016 «ALLin Dance Crew»
Winner Dancehall Master World Choreo 2016 «Invictus Crew»
Jay Sean, Fatman Scoop, Mr Vegas, Audshine ft Elephant Man, Kery James, Diversidad, Black M,
KEEN V, La Cantadora, Pompis, Krys.