Dance and Percussion Workshops are offered at:

  • After-school Programs
  • Senior Centers                                                                                          
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Autism and Special Needs Programs (children and adults)
  • Psychiatric programs (children and adults)


In dance we offer folkloric dances from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti, Brazil, Mexico and Africa as well as Jazz, Modern Dance and Hip-hop.  In addition, we offer contemporary Latin dances such as Salsa, Mambo, Cha-cha-cha, and Merengue.

In music, we offer "Bomba and Plena" rhythms from Puerto Rico, religious and secular music from Cuba and Haiti, as well as popular salsa rhythms and the use of various Latin percussion instruments.

Arts-in-Education
Our Educational Programs range from the informal to the highly technical and formal presentations in which audiences of all ages and backgrounds are introduced to history, tradition, and participate actively in the performance of traditional and contemporary African and African-based rhythms, music and dances from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Autism and Special Needs Workshops and Residencies
A specialized program designed according to the needs of the students and teachers for grades K-12.

Staff Development
Our skilled and experienced artists of One World Arts, Inc can teach educators and other professionals how to integrate cultural and creative expressions into their work with the purpose of enhancing educational, emotional, social and cognitive skills. We can also assist professionals in the design of culturally competent programs and curricula to celebrate the diversity and commonalities of cultures and nationalities.













































For Information and Bookings:

Email:  retumba@retumba.org

Phone:  (718) 885-2574

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