Coast Afro Latin is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to promoting the impact of social dancing within the coast region of Kenya. The organization collaborates with member dance organizations within the coast region that offer a variety of classes, workshops, and events showcasing the rich diversity of Afro-Latin dance styles. Through these partnerships, Coast Afro Latin aims to foster a vibrant and inclusive dance community, bringing people together and building connections. By emphasizing the cultural and social aspects of dance, the organization contributes to the growth and appreciation of Afro-Latin dance, creating a positive and uplifting atmosphere that enhances the well-being of individuals and the community as a whole.

Our Values

  1. Transparency
  2. Integrity
  3. Togetherness
  4. Creativity

Our Vision

To have an inclusive social dance community that fosters connection, growth and well-being.

Our Mission

Inspire social interaction, mental & physical wellness & growth within coast region of Kenya through social dance.

Benefits of Social Dance

Social Interaction

Social dances provide an opportunity to meet new people and make friends. It’s a fun way to engage with others and build connections.

Stress Relief

Dancing is a great way to de-stress and forget about the worries of the day. It’s a form of escapism that allows you to get lost in the music and the movement.

Physical Exercise

Social dancing is a great way to stay active and get in shape. It’s a full-body workout that can help improve flexibility, balance, and coordination.

Building Confidence

For some people, social dancing is a way to overcome shyness or social anxiety. As they become more comfortable on the dance floor, they may find that their confidence in social situations improves.

Therapeutic Benefits

Dancing can have therapeutic benefits for individuals dealing with physical or emotional challenges. It can provide a form of exercise that is low impact and can be adapted to different abilities. Additionally, the social aspect of dance can provide emotional support and a sense of community.

Creative Expression

Dancing is an art form, and it allows for creative expression. People can use dance to express their emotions, tell a story, or simply enjoy the music.

Personal Challenge

Learning a new dance style can be challenging and rewarding. It can provide a sense of accomplishment and boost self-confidence.