Rootead Kids Dance Camp

When: August 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

For the kiddos serious about dance! Monday-Friday 9-12:30 Taught by Kama Mitchell, Dasan Mitchell, and other local dance teachers. Kiddos will learn technique in Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, and African. What to bring: water[…]

Choreographer Showcase

When: June 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Witness movement arts from Kalamazoo and surrounding communities! Dance, hooping, contact improv, performance arts, etc TICKETS: $5-$10 (sliding scale) donations: ticket sales goes towards space and artists To submit a movement performance piece for this[…]

Community Dance Classes

When: August 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

3-4 PM Ballet with Joy Elizabeth Morris 4-5 PM Improvisation / Movement Exploration with Dasan Mitchell $5 per class, free for Choreographer Showcase ticket • People of all backgrounds are invited, it is great opportunity to[…]

All The Roots Dance Party

When: May 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – May 20, 2017 @ 1:00 am

Join us at the studio for a night of dancing and good vibes. Featuring DJ Mami Wata and DJ Conscious 7:30-9pm bring the family to jam to afro beat, soul classics and current hits w/[…]

Black Man’s Yoga

When: May 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hosted by Maurice Mitchell and Kama Mitchell : In this workshop hosted by Father and Daughter,with over 40 years combined study of yogic philosophy. You can gain more awareness of your breath, mind, and the[…]

Drum Class With Kevin

When: May 3, 2017 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Come learn how to play djembe with master drummer Kevin Jones. Plan on staying afterwords to practice your skills with the dancers!

Popup Garba Class w/ Sakhi

When: May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join instructor Sakhi Vyas and learn a traditional Indian folkdance. More classes will become available as attendance increases. The class schedule will be as follows: 7:00-7:30 | Garba Lesson/Instructional for beginners 7:30-8:00 | Open Dance[…]

Movement For The Movement

When: May 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ― Audre Lorde The multiple and intersecting systems of oppression in our society show up as physical, mental,[…]

Djembe Fever: Drum and Dance Tour

When: April 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Rootead, 1501 Fulford, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001

Drum Classes and Dance Classes taught by Master Drummer and Dancer M’Bemba Bangoura from Guinea, West Africa. Join us as the Djembe Fever Touches Down in Kalamazoo! Classes begin at 6. Costs and times are[…]

Malian Drum and Dance w/ Djenaba Sako and Vieux Traore

When: March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Rootead, 1501 Fulford, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

We are blessed to have world renowned artist, Djeneba Sako teaching dance from Mali West Africa, along with DjembeFola Vieux Traore teaching drum classes. Drum class 5:30-7pm Dance class 7:30-9pm. Drums available for rent, please[…]

Mama Tea Time

When: January 31, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Rootead Mama Tea Time is an informal, relaxed gathering for expectant mamas, new parents and experienced guardians. Babes in arms and toddlers are welcome. Tea is served. We strive to create a welcoming and comfortable[…]