Sat, Jul 15|
Afro Colombian Dance Workshop
Join Merly Da La Hoz-Cookson for an afternoon of Afro Colombian Dance. No Experience Needed.
Time & Location
Jul 15, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Deep River, 500 Main St STE 5, Deep River, CT 06417, USA
About the event
AFRO-COLOMBIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
Colombian Dance class is an opportunity to move together, learn about history and
cultural diversity of a beautiful country which has so much to share with the world.
This workshop is designed for participants to experience Colombia through
movement, recognizing ethnic dances as sources of cultural heritage as well as
expressive communication, developing the ability to move with spontaneity while
taking the risks of wanting to come back for more.
Date: July 15th
Number of Participants: 14
No experience necessary
Merly De La Hoz-Cookson is a Dance Instructor and Choreographer born in Colombia. She is dedicated to promoting her cultural heritage all over the world through dance. Merly was La Reina del Folclor Colombiano in 2005 and has performed in more than 400 local, regional, national, and international dance showcases. She strongly believes in the influence of the dance movement as an enriching and empowering element essential in our society. With dance, the possibility to provide elements and opportunities for education are endless. As a motivated and knowledgeable dance professional Merly seeks to utilize her, teaching methodology, experience, and skills to share the meaning and transcendency of Modern, Ballet, Latin fusions, Contemporary, Ethnic, and Afro-Colombian dance, and Creative Movement with dancers of all ages.