Music & dance festival / Yoga studio in Dakar, Senegal

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello my name is Nathan. I’m the artistic director of an annual international music and dance festival, and we can often welcome assisting interns on the management side of the team.

    I also co-founded and run a studio for yoga & healing arts which has grown into being able to welcome helpful souls. Guest yoga teachers are especially welcome to reach-out <3

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    No single answer for that (!)... Opportunities of growth and healing are in abundance... It's a different dimension <3

  • Help

    Help

    Beyond a healthy savvy for culture, no experience is necessary. French or Wolof skills is a plus. Most importantly, be inspired & open-hearted toward all facets of Dakar creative culture : ) Great if you're already in the region and "initiated" a bit to life on the continent.

    When the help is not "in the field", we could really use someone with video editing talent, as we have many videos of our shows over the years which people ask about, just sitting in a hard drive...

    If any of this resonates, please send us an introduction, and we can provide you with our website and further presentation. Cheers

    Update: Our annual festival proper is no more, due to the passing of our godfather and primary collaborator, UNESCO "Living Human Treasure" Doudou [full name censored], just after our last edition celebrating his 85th birthday. We do still have smaller concerts and workshops ongoing throughout the year.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Wolof. No French.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    One room in our 3-bedroom modern flat with a big salon & balcony. In a guarded complex with a green courtyard. The complex community is a nice mix of internationals and Senegalese, in tranquil Ouakam, Cite Asecna. Our place is walking distance to beautiful beaches (as well as the Monument of the African Renaissance and the Mamelles Lighthouse - see photos). A short taxi-ride away is Almadies, which is a hotspot of surfing & nightlife.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Please do not hesitate to write a 2nd time in case of strong interest / motivation. We don’t always succeed to keep up with the inbox. Much thanks !

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Workaway indicates 25 hours a week. So that’s the maximum. It’s important for us to find the balance for guests to have their own free time to explore !

Snapshot of street show for youth in Medina
Stairs down to the Mosque of the Divinity, also a great surf spot, walking distance from home
Our recent Workawayer Elli : )
Snapshot from a recent concert of our new project SabaRap
View to the Point from the Lighthouse, walking distance from home
Mamelles beach, walking distance from home






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