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Sat, Jul 15


Deep River

Afro Colombian Dance Workshop

Join Merly Da La Hoz-Cookson for an afternoon of Afro Colombian Dance. No Experience Needed.

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Afro Colombian Dance Workshop
Afro Colombian Dance Workshop

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


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 

Time:1-2:30 pm

Number of Participants: 14

Cost: $20.00

No experience necessary

Registration Required

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Artist Bio:

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.

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