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LHM: Latin Fusion Dance w/ Sarasota Contemporary Dance Teaching Artist Kathleen M. Candales

October 13 : 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 28, 2020


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NCF’s Latinx Heritage Month presents free virtual dance classes with SCD’s Teaching Artist Kathleen M. Candales on Tuesdays from 6-7pm throughout the month of October!!

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Latin Dance Fusion fuses the elements of Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary technique with Latin rhythms in genres including salsa, cumbia, merengue, afro-Cuban and more. This class will take you through exercises that strengthen technique, musicality, stamina and flexibility while breaking down the intricacies of Latin dance rhythms. You will learn Choreography that is both invigorating as well as challenging. Have fun while building stamina and emphasizing body isolations, developing a strong, confident attitude, coordination and free expression. Learn more about Kathleen’s class here!

Kathleen M. Candales is the Artistic Director and Founder of Higher Ground Performing Arts Studio and Performing Company. At her studio, the art of dance, music and theater are instilled in both children and adults alike. She is a certified Florida Public School Teacher with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance Education from Florida International University. Kathleen has studied hip-hop, jazz, ballet, modern dance, flamenco, African and Caribbean dance, salsa, belly dance and choreography. Besides her extensive experience as a dance teacher, Kathleen, a mother of two, is a professional dancer, choreographer, actress and vocalist. Some highlights in her career include special appearances in such films and music videos as “The Crew,” “Random Hearts” with Harrison Ford, and “Music of the Heart” with Gloria Estefan and ‘N Sync. She has also graced the stage in such theatre productions as “Mame,” “The Fantastiks” and “Sweet Charity.” This is her second season as a Sarasota Contemporary Dance Teaching Artist.


This event is sponsored by Sarasota Contemporary Dance and the NCF Latinx Heritage Month Committee.

Support for this event was provided by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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