Just Aïssi (M-I-S)

More Than A Dance

In the depths of underground mines of South Africa, the workers used to communicate by drumming their feet while wearing rubber work boots. Just Aïssi shares these rhythms. They are now part of the vast African heritage exposing its cultural, geographical, historical and linguistic dimensions.

Format : workshop

Level : Junior – Intermediate – Secondary

Space Required

Equipment : We ask that participants bring their own rubber boots if possible


Just Aïssi, a native of the Ivory Coast, is the founder of the company Just Gumboots. His mission is to share his cultural heritage and become the ambassador of the Afro art in Canada and in the world. With more than 20 years of experience in this field, he shares his expertise across the country. Choreographer, coach and trainer, Just Aïssi has developed the art of gumboot dancing into a fun activity.

Link : Official Website