Drum and Dance

Facilitated by Yessica Rivera Belsham

Date: Thursday May 3

Registration is closed, but drop-ins are welcome!!

Time:

5:00pm-6:00pm (1 hour)

Location:

Kingston Community Health Centre
263 Weller Ave.
Kingston ON K7K 2V4

***This workshop is eligible for a Reach Ahead Activity in the Arts & Culture Specialist High Skills Major Program***

Workshop Description

Come drum and dance with Yessica! Relax during the free movement opening, followed by fun and dynamic drumming and dancing with Yessica's custom dance drums that you play with sticks while you move and learn rhythms! Don't miss out of this dynamic workshop lead by Yessica! No experience necessary and welcoming of all levels of abilities. Yessica’s drum and dance sessions encourages people to adopt more forgiving and affirming attitudes towards their bodies, with the goal of improving or maintaining overall wellness through the joy of self-expression with drumming and dancing.

What to bring:

Wear comfortable clothing and some water to drink.

Yessica Rivera Belsham

Recognized for drumming world rhythms passionately across the Kingston community since 2007, Mexican-Canadian multidisciplinary artist, Yessica Rivera Belsham also has a vibrant history of Tahitian and Latin American dance in Mexico that is being embraced in the community. Yessica is a certified Zumba instructor and leads dance sessions at Providence Manor through the HAPPI Programming from H’Art Centre. Her sessions are judgment free, body positive environments, and open to all. Ollinkingston@gmail.com