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LHM: Mixed Latin Master Class w/ Sarasota Contemporary Dance Guest Teaching Artist, Natasha Barrera

October 23 : 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Free

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In Latin Mix Dance we will explore a mix of Latin rhythms and the dances to match. No partner required. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. We will go over some solo work, arm styling, and partnership skills! Some popular Latin dances include merengue, salsa, and bachata. Whether you want to go out and dance socially, explore new music, or just have a good work out, it is all available in Latin Mix Dance. Regular work out attire is fine. For Latin Dance it is a must that we feel confident in what we wear. Socks are fine, shoes with straps, or smooth sneakers will work. No chunky rubber sneakers. Make sure you can lift your arms comfortably.

Natasha Barrera is a professional dancer and performer. Most prominently trained as an internationally ranked ballroom competitor. She has traveled the world to train with the best educators in the field of ballroom dance and to compete at an International Level. Natasha was born and raised in Florida. She was raised by a very prominent ballroom dance family and was exposed to many forms of dance and performance at an early age. Her training consists of ballet, musical theater, jazz and Pilates. Traveling the world, has exposed her to different Latin styles such as the different varieties of salsa, swing, bachata, tango, hustle, merengue, kizomba, and zouk! Natasha has a passion for sharing her craft with students of all ages and abilities. She a is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

“Dancing is a unique experience that embodies physical fitness, expression, culture, and communication through touch.”-NB

 

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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