Sens Sagna

Sens Sagna is an experienced and inspirational dancer, singer and teacher from the Cassamance region of Senegal, West Africa.  Cassamance has a strong history in maintaining culture through rhythm, song and dance.  Sens comes from the Jolla tribe and performs and teaches both choreographed and freestyle dance, to rhythms from Jolla, Mandinka and Olof cultures.

Before coming to live and work in Manchester in 2005, Sens performed and toured extensively with a number of percussion and dance ensembles in Senegal.  Sens draws on his traditional heritage and his vast performance experience, to bring his African roots alive. Currently Sens provides regular dance classes and workshops; is artistic director of the vibrant performance group ‘Kajamor Family’ as well as collaborating with a range of other artists at events throughout the country.

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