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Salsa & Colombian dances

Milena Cardona

Latin America | Dance

Salsa, Cumbia, Bullerengue, Mapalé, Sanjuanero, Currulao, Bambuco, Joropo & others Colombian rythms

 

Salsa means ‘sauce’ in Spanish. This dance involves a recipe of different ingredients, where numerous musical traditions from different Latin American countries have added to the pot. It follows then that the mix of rhythms, steps and moves give the sauce its particular flavour.

The aim of this class is to learn to free up your body to the sounds of tropical music.


LA CUMBIA

Warm and fun, Colombian dances are a vibrant means of expression and a way into another world. The cumbia is the most representative of these. Danced all over the world, the cumbia is the result of three different cultural influences: African, indigenous and European.

The cumbia traces its beginnings back to slavery and its name comes from the term ‘cumbe’, which means dance. Today, there is no question that cumbia emerged from the cultural fusion between slaves and indigenous peoples.

Bio

Born in Colombia, Sandra Milena Cardona has participated in different folkloric groups since she was a child. She studied traditional dances at the school of Delia Zapata. Today she continues to teach dance and wishes to spread awareness of the diversity of dances from Colombia.

 

Milena's website

PLACE :
ADEM MARAICHERS - 44, rue des Maraichers - 1205 Geneva


TIMETABLE :
Wednesday : Colombian dances - from 8 to 8.50  pm   
Wednesday : Salsa - from 9 to 9.50 pm 


FEES:
Cours ( 50 minutes ): 20.- CHF
Trimester ( 12 cours ) : 220.-CHF

CONTACT :
T : 078 724 07 86
Email : milenacolafro@hotmail.com

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