AUGUST 2018 CUBAN DANCE EXPERIENCE

 Train in the legendary Cuban Contemporary Modern dance program while rounding out your experience with a taste of Cuban dance styles such as Casino, Son, Folklore, Rumba & more! 

JULY 29-

AUG 4,2018

This opportunity is perfect for those who want an to experience intensive training with dancers & musicians on the island! Rather than get the "breadth" experience that our people to people exchanges offer, this is a very focused program... allowing you to advance in your skills quickly! The best part: this is not just for professionals … individuals of any level are welcome to join in as well.

This program is ideal if you want to dance every day - Salsa, Casino, Rumba, Son & more! 

(Don't worry, you'll get to explore Havana's highlights!)

In addition to these exciting genres... you'll get a chance to dive into Cuban Contemporary:         A codified technique that fuses Graham with Afro-Cuban movement and footwork. For most Cuban dancers of any genre, this technique is the foundation of the training: helping them increase stamina & strength while drastically improving their body movement & physical awareness! No "Cuban Dance Experience" would be complete without training in this genre

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Daily Dance Workshops w/ 1-1 Coaching! - All Levels Welcome!
  • Transform your dancing in a short time!
  • DAILY interaction with our team of local artists & guides!
  • Open exchange and dialogue with Cubans who share some of the same interests as you … learn directly from them about their every-day lives, opinions, and goals for the future.
  • Experience Cuba’s natural beauty as it connects to the Orishas of the Yoruba Pantheon, accompanied by experts in Afro-Cuban traditions...
What's Included
  • Shared Accommodation in a MetaMovements approved Casa Particular
    • Single upgrade available upon request
    • Roommate matching may be available, however the single supplement is payable if a roommate match cannot be arranged.
  • MetaMovements Letter of Certification/Travel Affidavit
    • Certification that all activities fulfill the visa requirements set forth by the United States
    • Certification that all activities comply with current regulations put forth by both the Cuban & US Governments
  • Group airport transfers included​ for those who arrive by the pre-designated time
  • Transportation to your scheduled programming
    • A mixture of walking, local taxis, vans & buses​
  • Daily Breakfast + Group Welcome & Farewell meals
  • Pre-tour briefing & program orientation
  • Full time daily schedule of activities, that fulfills U.S. requirements
    • Daily immersion in dance, music & arts!
    • Workshops & Performances in styles such as Afro-Cuban, Cuban Contemporary and Cuban Salsa or Casino
  • On-the-ground support from friendly Cuban hosts
  • Cultural Exchange with locals including fellow dancers and musicians
  • Engaging Tours -- get off the beaten path and see Cuba through the eyes of our local team
  • Some Nightly Outings & Parties included
  • 24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip
  • Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers
  • Opportunities to customize your program, by signing up for private lessons or other add-ons
Not Included / Additional Add-Ons

Program Extension: Cuban Dance Intensive Week 2

Continue your learning with this special program extension

$1599

Single Accommodation Fee

This option arranges a single room in all the accommodation throughout the tour. Room shares may be possible but the single supplement is payable & will be added to the final invoice if a room share cannot be arranged.

$200

Flight Concierge Service

Some travelers prefer not to worry about arranging their flights.  Let us do that for you!  If you choose, MetaMovements will research, select and purchase flight on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for flight & fee with your land package. ​ Otherwise, MetaMovements will advise you on the recommended arrival & departure times.

$45

Visa Concierge Service

​MetaMovements will advise on current visa regulations. Where available, MetaMovements can arrange the visa on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for the visa & fee with land package. 

Varies

Airport Transfers

Make your transfers between the airport and your location simple and seamless

Varies

Optional Activities

Outside of program activities such as tours, private lessons, meals and more!

Varies

Cuban Health Insurance

Typically included in the cost of your flight​

$25

Spending Money

Varies

Tips & Gratuities

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Program Details & Registration Deadlines
Trip Dates: Jul 29- Aug 4,2018 (7 days/6 nights)
               
Optional Add - on: Program Extensions
Aug 4-11: Cuban Contemporary Intensive Week 2 
Deposit: Place a $500 non-refundable deposit
Application: Complete your application below!
$2199
Regular Rate

$1599 - Extension Program: Dance Intensive (Week 2)

Register by June 15, 2018
$2499
LAST CHANCE

$1599 - Extension Program: Dance Intensive (Week 2)

Register AFTER June 15, 2018

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