DE BOLERO A BACHATA: THE ROOTS OF TRADITIONAL BACHATA
Edwin & Dakota
From Bolero spawned the global sensation that bachata has become today, in all its forms. Be enlightened by its roots and learn how to incorporate bolero into your bachata repertoire.
2:15PM – 3:15PM
BACHATA TRADICIONAL: THE ESSENCE OF BACHATA PARTNERSHIP
Edwin & Dakota
Bachata’s transformation continues. Learn the principles of partner connection with traditional partner combinations and footwork.
3:30PM – 4:30PM
BACHATA DOMINICANA: “EL SWING” GOES GLOBAL
Alex & Desiree
Bachata rises to a new enthusiastic high with dancers pushing their creative abilities as demonstrated by Alex and Desiree’s unique blend of “Dominican swing” and sassy musicality.
12:30PM – 1:30PM
BACHATA DOMINICANA ASSAULT: COMPLEX FOOTWORK AND PARTNER COMBINATIONS TO HIGH OCTANE BACHATA
Alex & Desiree
Push your musicality limits with intricate footwork and partner combinations to high tempo Bachata.
1:45PM – 3:00PM
BACHATA FUSION: THE ESSENCE OF CONTEMPORARY AND SENSUAL BACHATA
Establish an unspoken “Dialogue” with partners via complete awareness of connectivity and breath. Elevate your partnership to more profound levels as dictated by melody and rhythm.
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Based in New York, Edwin Ferreras is a Dominican-born dancer, scholar, and educator of Dominican arts. Edwin, continuously striving to diversify his content, provides his students with an exceptional in-depth music and dance experience. He is widely popular for his innovative methods of teaching connection, musicality, history, cultural idioms, footwork and social dance skills. He has traveled around the world including; Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, and throughout the United States, encouraging his students to express themselves in their own unique way.
A multitalented singer, actor, and dancer who grew up in Los Angeles and began her dance career at the age of 10. She has trained in ballet, hip hop, and flamenco, but Latin dance has always been her passion. Together, Edwin and Dakota teach and perform, both at home in New York, and across the globe, captivating the world of dance.
Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and raised in Paterson, NJ, Alex Morel is known for his unique and creative touch of traditional yet stylish Bachata. He has been teaching workshops and performing in countries such as Germany, Portugual, Israel, and Puerto Rico among others. Alex has also choreographed for several dancers and dance teams and even choreographed a for recording artist Anayka. Alex hopes to motivate and inspire the world through his passion for dance.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, graduated from the High School of Performing and Visual Arts which laid the foundation for her life in performing arts. From there she received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Once moving to NYC she began choreographing and dancing for the Atlantic recording artist Santigold touring all over the world, and has continued to do so for the last 6yrs. Desiree began her salsa career straight at the top, partnering with the “Mambo King” himself Eddie Torres. Since then she’s danced with Griselle Ponce, Jerseys finest, Sekou McMiller, Maria Torres, Andy Cruz, Caribbean Soul, starred in LaMambopera off Broadway, on Telefutura’s “Quiero Ser Estrella”, and was a salsa coach on two separate MTV MADE episodes! She’s currently dancing and touring with Alex and working with her own company the Godsell Dance Collective in New York City!