Class Schedule

Dance ClassesMalonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts is multicultural arts center located in the heart of Downtown Oakland. We offer a full range of adult and children’s classes from hip hop to Cuban Salsa to Haitian Folkoric Dance to Congolese to Chicago Stepping. In addition to featuring the work of the Bay Area’s most diverse performance artists, Malonga is available to rent for performances, rehearsals, workshops, and other events.

Classes for All Ages
Hip Hop • Cuban Salsa • Congolese • Capoeira • Street Funk • Sabar Drum • Traditional Afro-Cuban Folklore • Haitian Folkoric Dance • Congolese • And more…

Drop in a class today! See our class schedule. You can also Download a PDF below:

MALONGA CASQUELOURD CENTER: Malonga Class Schedule PDF

For more information about classes and programs offered, please contact us at (510)238-7526.

MONDAYS
5:00pm – 6:00pm // Youth Capoeira (ages 6+) // Studio A //  // Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:00pm – 7:15pm // Gaga for people // Adults of all levels // Studio E // Axis Dance Company

6:00pm – 7:30pm // Teen/Adult Capoeira // Studio A // Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:30pm – 8:00pm // Women Sabar Drum // Studio D // Diamano Coura, www.diamanocoura.org

7:30pm – 9:00pm // Congolese Dance // Studio A // Fua Dia Congo, 510-629-9382

7:30pm – 9:30pm  // Chicago Stepping // Studio B // Damone Hodges,  510-967-3274

 

TUESDAYS

6:30pm-8:00pm// Afro Cuban Folklore// Studio C //Royland Lobato, www.roylandlobato.com  roylandlobato@yahoo.com

7:30pm – 9:00pm // Beginning Sabar Dance // Studio A // Diamano Coura, www.diamanocoura.org

 

 

WEDNESDAYS
5:00pm – 6:00pm // Youth Capoeira (ages 6+) // Studio A //  Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:00pm – 7:30pm // Teen/Adult Capoeira // Studio A // Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:30pm – 8:00pm // Sabar Drum // Studio B // Diamano Coura, www.diamanocoura.org

6:30pm – 8:00pm // Street Funk // Studio A // Yvonne Caldwell, 510-843-9422

7:00pm – 9:00pm // Chicago Stepping // Studio D // Damone Hodges, 510-967-3274

7:30pm-9:00pm // Afro-Cuban // Studio A // Luis Valverde, 925-519-1701

 

THURSDAYS

5:00pm – 6:00pm // West African Dance (youth) // Studio A // African Queens Dance Troupe, Leslie Carter, africanqueensdance@gmail.com

6:00pm – 7:30pm // Pan-African Dance // Studio A //African Queens Dance Troupe, Leslie Carter, africanqueensdance@gmail.com

 

FRIDAYS
5:00pm – 6:00pm // Youth Capoeira (ages 6+ years) // Studio A //  Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:00pm – 8:00pm // Adult Capoeira // Studio A // Omulu Capoeira, 510-921-2532

6:30pm-8:00pm // West African Dance (Djembe) // Studio C // Ousseynou Kouyate, djialykunda@hotmail.com

 

SATURDAYS

9:00am-10:30am // Creative Movement (ages 3.5 – 5 years) //  Studio A  // Dance-A-Vision, 510-763-5180

9:00am – 10:00am // Creative Movement (ages 6 – 10 years) // Studio B // Dance-A-Vision, 510-763-5180

10:00am – 11:00am // Intro to Dance I (ages 6 – 10 years) // Studio B // Dance-A-Vision, 510-763-5180

10:30am – 12:00pm // Street Funk // Studio A // Yvonne Caldwell, 510-843-9422

11:00am – 12:00pm // Intro to Dance II (advanced)// Studio B // Dance-A-Vision, 510-763-5180

12:00pm – 2:00pm // Chicago Stepping // Studio D // Damone Hodges, 510-967-3274

1:00pm – 2:30pm // Congolese Dance // Studio A // Fua Dia Congo, 510-629-9382

2:30pm – 4:00pm // African Dance // Studio A // Diamano Coura, www.diamanocoura.org

5:30pm – 7:00pm // Sabar Drum // Studio B // Diamano Coura, www.diamanocoura.org

 

SUNDAYS
11:00am – 12:00pm // LIKHA School of Dance (Pilipino Folk Dance,  ages 5 – 13 years) // Studio E //
LIKHA-Pilipino Folk Ensemble, (510) 376-4098, www.likha.org

12:00pm – 1:30pm // Congolese Dance (All ages) // Studio A // Patrice M’bayero, 510-834-5930

12:30pm-2:00pm // Orisha Dance w/ Emese (All ages) // Studio C // Laila Jenkins & Asatu Hall // MOTAD, www.facebook.com/Emese

2:00pm – 3:30pm // Haitian Folkoric Dance // Portsha Jefferson, 510-967-1760, www.raratoulimen.com

4:00pm – 6:00pm // Samba Funk // Studio A // Theo Williams, 510-451-6100

4:00pm – 6:00pm // Guinea Dance // Studio C // Alseny Soumah, 510-517-9155