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Tukwila Parks & Recreation
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98168

Phone: 206 768-2822
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Teen Enrichment Classes

West African Drumming – Coming Back this Fall!

Instructor: Sekou Fofana
When: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $10 Registration Fee

Learn to play traditional rhythms of West Africa from Sekou Fofana, a dynamic percussionist and vocalist from Guinea, West Africa. In this class he will introduce the different drums (djembe, dun dun, sangban, and kenkeni), and share techniques for playing each one. He will teach about 2-3 different rhythms, covering what significance they have culturally, from what region they come, a short song that might be sung along with them, and-of course-how to play them!


Beginning Kung Fu

Instructor: Ricky Thatsanavongsa
When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per month (Scholarships available for Tukwila youth.)
Ages: 8 to 15 years

Baat Ying Baat Faat (8 animals 8 methods) is a neo-classical style of Kung fu that is based on various styles of northern and southern Chinese martial arts. With dedication, practice, and hard work students will learn how to express themselves, maintain health, and discover inner strength. Students should wear comfortable clothes.