Basic & Advanced Salsa – Merengue – Bachata
From Beginner to Intermediate Dancers
Gibaro de Puerto Rico
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
Beginner and intermediate dancers can learn from the pros with a Latin dance workshop taught by World-famous dance ensemble, Gibaro de Puerto Rico.
This one-day workshop presented by aMAEzing Events and Musical Bridges Around the World will take place Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the International Folk Culture Center at Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St.
Students will learn the signature energetic dance moves of basic and advanced Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata Latin dance. In this one-day workshop, attendees will learn or reinforce basic steps to progress further and be able to Latin dance with a partner. After the class, dancers will be able to use what they learn on the dance floor. Partners are welcome however, if you don’t have one, you will be paired up at the workshop. Cost is $65 and includes a light lunch. Registration on May 19th will start at 8:45am and the class will be held from 9:00am – 1:30pm.
Gíbaro de Puerto Rico is the top folklórico dance company on the island. They are known for reflecting the island’s soul in their performances. Since 1973, they have employed close to 70 artists yearly in an effort to honor and keep alive Puerto Rican folklore and culture. They have won countless awards for their work. Gíbaro de Puerto Rico has participated in hundreds of dance festivals and events throughout the world in more than 40 countries. Some of the most notable performances have been opening the ceremony for Grandes Ligas (a soccer tournament), opening for the Miss Universe pageant in 2001, and on Good Morning America.
Musical Bridges Around the World is a 14-year-old nonprofit cultural and educational organization. Our concerts feature classical, jazz, and ethnic folk musicians in one-of-a-kind cross-cultural pairings that showcase San Antonio’s vibrant cultural heritage. MBAW events appeal to both seasoned concertgoers and curious new listeners.
Tickets are on sale now. Registration is $65, call 210-241-6644 for more information or register online at www.jivetickets.com/concerts/latin-dance-workshop.
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