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Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba (Dance) Workshop

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

$15 – $20

Nelson Matthew Gonzalez teaches the basics of bomba accompanied by live drummers.  This young, dynamic performer, dancer and percussionist was is a graduate of LP21‘s Children’s Workshop and has flourished as a member of this group throughout the Broader NYC music community.

Tap into one of the oldest dance and music practices of the Caribbean – Afro-Puerto Rican bomba with Cultura Plenera Bomba means “the act of cooling down by heating up” and is a 500-year old tradition for self-expression and emotional and spiritual release.

After some stretching,  get ready for high and low impact movement, dance sequences and more. This  90-minute workshop is for adults (age 18+).

*Please wear comfortable, loose clothing (i.e. dance wear or dance skirts) and comfortable shoes (no boots).  If you don’t wear a traditional skirt, we will have ones for you to borrow.

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man dancing with drummers playing in the background
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