Salsa, Bachata & Merengue Dance Class Series (Sep. 9 - Oct. 7), La Peña Cultural Center, Monday, 09. September 2019

Our popular Salsa, Bachata and Merengue dance class series is back! Explore the possibilities of your body and how to communicate with others through dance, rhythm and flavor! Partners are not necessary!
Beginners Class Series (5 Weeks)Mondays at 7pm-8pm, September 9 - October 7
This is a 5-week series designed for beginner-intermediate students to learn and enjoy three popular Latin dance styles: Salsa, Bachata and Merengue!

Intermediate Class Series (5 Weeks)Mondays at 8:15pm-9:15pm, September 9 - October 7
This is a 5-week series designed for students that already know their basic rhythm and steps, to go beyond the basic rhythms and DO NOT sign up for this class if you have not take the beginners series yet, or do not have a grasp of your basic steps.

Classes are taught by Venezuelan dance instructor Juliana Mendonca. Juliana’s teaching style is not a traditional ballroom style latin dance class. She first teaches her students to connect to their body and to connect to the rhythms before getting to the steps and turns. This foundation will help you loosen up your hips, knees, shoulders and arms to allow each student to get their own authentic feel for each genre and its unique rhythm.
SERIES SCHEDULE (5 weeks) 9/9/19 - 10/7/19Beginners Class @ 7pm-8pm in theaterIntermediate Class @ 8:15pm-9:15pm in community room
Monday, September 9, 2019Monday, September 16, 2019Monday, September 23, 2019Monday, September 30, 2019Monday, October 7, 2019
ENROLLMENT DETAILSSeries Tuition: $80 for entire series (5 classes)Drop-ins available for $20 per class (cash or check only) 
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORJuliana Mendonca is a dance performer, choreographer and teacher. She graduated with a degree in dance from University Institute of Caracas, Venezuela in 2005, she also served as an instructor at the Performing Arts Department of the University of the Andes in Mérida, Venezuela (2012-2015). Juliana co-founded Raíz de Agua, a music and dance company. Juliana currently lives in Oakland, California with her husband and daughter, working as a dancer, choreographer and teacher.
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* PLEASE NOTE: EACH CLASS REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 8 STUDENTS ENROLLED.
La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705
LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT LA PEÑA SOON!

Monday, 09. September 2019, La Peña Cultural Center, Salsa, Bachata & Merengue Dance Class Series (Sep. 9 - Oct. 7)

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