BOKWA is the only dance fitness program in the world that caters for the hearing impaired due to the unique concept of using a combination of Bokwa's own and the American hand sign language to instruct the class. It is a refreshing cardio workout that will build strength, endurance and most of all lead you to a healthier way of life. 'Sweat the alphabet and dance the digits' in the dance fitness class driven by the pulsating rhythmic beats of African, Latin, Pop and House music.
BOKWA, is a trademarked name and workout that is derived from a combination of two words. "BO" represents the light boxing and "KWA" representing the cultural and traditional dance Kwaito, hence, BOKWA is born.
It is an intense cardiovascular workout combined with South African war dance, Capoeira, Kickboxing and Steps. It has been proven to burn a great amount of calories making it easier for weight loss goals. Through the use of fast paced extreme movement, a fun, challenging, and energizing total body workout was created.
BOKWA is a very unique dance fitness program due to the use of letters and numbers as placement combined with use of hand signals and American Sign Language. It is refreshing and builds strength and endurance driven by the pulsating rhythmic beats of African, Latin, Popular dance and House music. Bokwa is an innovative dance fitness program that is an abundance of fun and does NOT feel like a workout!
Who created bokwa?
Bokwa is the brainchild of Dancer and Certified Fitness Instructor Paul Mavi.
Established in 2000, Paul's passion for his South African roots, dance and fitness were integrated to create a fun workout program that improved the quality of life for auditory, kinesthetic and visual learners. BOKWA ® is a participant-driven wellness program created to help prevent and fight childhood and adult diseases and disabilities in a fun, efficient and safe way