Dance Workouts

Ancestral Hands was officially born in May 2005, when company directors Kojo Tawiah and Kwaku Mensah decided to combine their vast professional experiences, with elements Of the African culture they had been immersed in since birth. The company specialise in African drumming and African dance and fitness programmes.

Ancestral Hands are a London based company who specialise in African drumming and dance. We facilitate workshops, classes, corporate bonding and performances.

We aim to promote and enrich African culture in educational and corporate institutions through hand drumming. We also aim to increase awareness of the benefits of African drumming and dance such as:

  • Communication
  • Focus
  • Patience
  • Stress relief
  • Teamwork
  • Social inclusion

Meet  The Ancestral Hands Team


“There’s something about African drums
which is instant and unique, the heritage,
I mean people used them to talk to each other
it is extremely powerful”

Kojo Tawiah

Creative Director, Ancestral Hands Ltd