Nathaniel Combs has been studying West African drumming for 15 years and teaching for over 10.
His extensive knowledge and passion in West African drum and dance is contagious and mesmerising.
Nathaniel creates all Rhythm Culture drumming programs, facilitates drumming workshops and classes, performs and curates Rhythm Culture performances, leads and instructs the Muso Foli Kan Drum and Dance Ensemble and repairs and makes all djembe and dundun instruments for the Rhythm Culture shop.
Bec has been drumming and dancing for 20 years and has been taught by renowned teachers in Australia and overseas. Bec began learning drum and dance in Melbourne in 2004 and with a love of West African music and culture and a flair for business management then relocated to the Sunshine Coast in 2012 and established Rhythm Culture. Bec has been to California in 2017 and West Africa in 2018 studying West African Dance with some of the worlds best teachers. She shares this knowledge and years of practice with her students in regular classes and workshops. Bec teaches the West African dance class on a Tuesday evening and runs both drum and dance workshops all over South East QLD.
Yayoi has travelled and studied West African dance in USA and Africa. She has been actively dancing for many years and continues her studies in West African dance with renowned dancers in Guinea, West Africa. Yayoi teaches Rhythm Culture dance incursions and classes.