Trauma Informed Yoga

Trauma informed yoga is based on a particular understanding of trauma, one that emphasizes its impact on the entire mind body system. The practice will guide you with invitational language along side a well rounded mix of physical movement, breathing and mindfulness exercises. Wednesdays 6-7pm with Tara Sanders

Teen Hip Hop

Ages 12 and up. This fun Hip Hop class is designed to teach you the Hip Hop culture through dance. We will incorporate different styles from the latest dance moves to Popping, Breaking, Vogue, House, Waacking, Afrobeats, and even TikTok moves. We will start out with a fun, energetic warmup that will focus on building stamina and muscle followed by … Read More

Youth Hip Hop

This fun Hip Hop class is designed to teach you the Hip Hop culture through dance. We will incorporate different styles from the latest dance moves to Popping, Breaking, Vogue, House, Waacking, Afrobeats, and even TikTok moves. We will start out with a fun, energetic warmup that will focus on building stamina and muscle followed by a stretch. After, we … Read More

Jazz Technique

Jazz technique is a fun and engaging class that focuses on technique, flexibility, and choreography! Perfect for all ages come join, learn something new, and have lots of fun!

Sakinah Bennett, Dance Instructor

Sakinah Bennett is a 20 year old native of Douglasville, Georgia. Sakinah first fell in love with dance at the age of 5, when she started taking ballet and hip-hop classes at A.D. West Dance Company in Douglasville. After dancing with A.D. West for 8 years training in tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, and hip-hop; in 2012 Sakinah was accepted into … Read More

Ubaka Hill, Percussion Orchestra of Kingston (P.O.O.K)

Ubaka Hill is a visionary artist, performer, poet, singer/songwriter and teacher of hand drumming for over 30 years.  She has taught hundreds of new and experienced drummers in the United States and internationally.  Ubaka teaches and performs at festivals, conferences, drum camps and community events.  She brings her creative talent, skills and mastery to the Omega Institute, The Dance Flurry, … Read More

Naimah Muhammad

Naimah Muhammad is a former student of CCE, she was a dancer at CCE for over 12 years. Naimah recently graduated from SUNY New Paltz in December 2017 with a Psychology degree with a Black Study Minor and will be attending Marist’s MA School Psychology program in August 2018. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, dancing and attending church. … Read More

Becky Longazel -DXF DANCE

Becky’s passion for DXF all started when she moved to New Paltz and started taking Yani’s class back in 2018. She immediately fell in love with everything DXF and its community had to offer.  After learning from CCE teacher and DXF Coach Yani for about a year she decided it was time to become a coach herself. She was certified … Read More