Afro Brazilian Dance Workshop

February 5, 2024 - April 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mondays 6:00-7:30pm
8 Sessions: February 5th – April 1st
All levels are welcome
Instructor: Karla Alarcon Avila

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Join us for Afro-Brazilian dance with amazing instructor Karla Alarcon Avila on Mondays 6:00-7:30pm. The lessons will run from February 5th to April 8th, a total of 8 sessions (please see the specific dates below). Dress comfortably and dance with sneakers or barefoot. Drop-ins are welcome ($20 per session at the welcome table on event date), but we strongly recommend enrolling in the full program for a more enriching learning and dance experience. For more information, please contact office@internationalhousedavis.org

Lesson dates: Feb. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; Mar. 4th, 11th, 18th; Apr. 1st.

Afro Brazilian dance is full of spontaneity, soulful, exotic, and dynamic movement that will energize your body and spirit. The goal of the workshop is to learn a choreography that showcases all the movement we will learn over an 8-week period.

  • Full Workshop: $120 (8 sessions)
    • Students & Learning Pass Holders: $108 (8 sessions)
  • Drop-in: $20

About Karla:

Karla Avila, a captivating and dynamic dancer from Guatemala raised in Berkeley, CA, began her dance journey at a young age. Specializing in Mexican Folklore, she has become a Maestra and ambassador for its cultural richness, leading groups and workshops. Karla’s diverse influences include West African Dance, International Style Latin Ballroom, and Salsa, seamlessly blending them into a fusion that transcends cultural boundaries. As an instructor, she imparts a deep connection to music and human experience in her teaching, inspiring aspiring dancers to explore their artistic voices. Karla’s ongoing exploration of movement, emotion, and creativity invites audiences on a mesmerizing journey, celebrating life and the enduring power of artistic expression.

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