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Fundraiser for Cuban Cultural Dance Immersion 2014

This July we have an extraordinary opportunity to be immersed in authentic Afro-Cuban dance and culture. Our internationally recognized teachers, Prof. Kimberly Miguel Mullen and Cuban artist Ramon Ramos will lead us on this cultural exchange expedition.

Who are we? We are a group of ten adults from multiple walks of life with one thing in common: we have had our lives transformed through Afro-Cuban dance. Some of us have been dancing now for many years, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to go to the source of what brings us incredible joy!

Over a 16-day period we will visit Santiago, Baracoa and Havana, where we will have three daily dance classes, participate in an arts festival and live with homestays, immersing ourselves in day-to-day life of the Cuban people.

As you can imagine, we have an incredibly strong desire to participate in this unique experience! However, we could use a little financial boost, and so we are fundraising to supplement travel costs. We would be most grateful for a contribution of any amount to help us in our endeavor. You can also like our Facebook page to help spread the message.

P.S. Thank you for supporting the cultivation of a deeper appreciation for Afro-Cuban traditions and heritage!

A Day of Dance

Room/World to Dance Presents, A DAY OF DANCE:
A 3-part workshop featuring Silfredo La O Vigo,
Kimberly Miguel Mullen and Julie Simon

Saturday March 22nd
Registration 12:45pm

Afro-Samba 1-2:15pm- Julie Simon
Afro-Cuban 2:15-3:30pm- Silfredo La O
Afro-Caribe Flow 3:30-4:45pm- Kimberly Miguel Mullen

Julie Simon -Co-owner of Room/World to dance and director of Tropicaleiza will bring the fire and energy synonymous with Afro-Samba. Master Dancer and Artist Silfredo La O takes us on a passionate ride into the roots of Afro-Cuban dance, and Dancer/Dance Ethnologist Kimberly Miguel Mullen finishes off with Flow, a special Afro-Caribe class that guides students through a creative interplay of sacred and contemporary dance steps, featuring the essence and sensibility of the element water.

3 amazing classes $25
Space is limited!