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Cuban Rumba Workshop

  • Stage 7 3980 30th Street San Diego, CA, 92104 United States (map)

Thursday, Oct. 11th, 7:15pm - 8:45pm, Rumba Guaguancó I
Friday, Oct. 12th, 7:15pm-8:45pm, Rumba Guaguancó II
Saturday, Oct. 13th, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Rumba Columbia
Sunday, Oct. 14th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Rumba Trio: Guaguancó, Columbia, Yambú
Sunday Oct. 14th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Rumba Percussion Class

Experience a Cuban Rumba Dance Workshop here in San Diego! 'La Rumba' is the epitome of Cuban Dance and the precursor to 'Son', This beautiful rhythm is the basis for a lot of Cuban dance genres. It is the original fusion of African & Spanish cultural heritage as you will see, feel and hear in this workshop! 
Taught by Master Dancer Juan Carlos Blanco & Freila Merencio (former dance partners from renowned Havana dance company, Raices Profundas -Deep Roots), this workshop will cover all genres of Rumba including Guaguancó, Yambú & Columbia with professional Cuban dancers. Learn authentic movement, styling and technique accompanied by Live Cuban Percussion for a truly authentic experience. No two workshop classes will be the same. Each day will cover a different genre and/or aspect of Rumba and how it connects to its specific African ethnic roots. In addition to dance, Sunday's final class will feature a Rumba Percussion class for those who want to learn to play the rhythm on the drum! Workshop classes are appropriate for all levels - from 'never tried it, but curious' to 'I love me some Rumba'. No experience needed; only a desire to dance & learn! Full information & details on workshop classes, prices, and parking is available at and
-Que viva la rumba!

COST: $20-$115

Earlier Event: October 5
Trolley Dances
Later Event: October 11