Merengue 101 with Katya Kuznetsova
In-personDance Library Music Nature & outdoors Physical activity & movement
Date and time
Richmond Hill Public Library
1 Atkinson Street
Richmond Hill, ON
Offered in English.
Learn the basics of Merengue - one of the easiest social dances to learn! No prior experience necessary, bring all your left feet! We will warm to get in the groove and then learn some fun moves of this dance from the Dominican Republic.
Katya Kuznetsova is a dance artist, educator and cultural producer with a focus and practice of building communities through dance. She develops and facilitates dance workshops and choreographies for beginners, as well as special workshops for the elderly, wheelchair movers and people with visual impairments. Through the Dance Together Project, Katya creates dance with “non-dancers” in a way that embraces vulnerability, builds confidence and opens access to the joy of human connection. She has developed and facilitated dance programs for Wheel Dance, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Sarah Elizabeth Centre, Sunnybrook Veterans Center and various retirement communities in the GTA. As a co-founder and artistic producer of the Dance Together Festival, she is invested in opening access to positive dance experiences for everyone.
This workshop is part of the Dance Together Festival York Region, taking place during Ontario Culture Days 2023. It is free for participants, thanks to the generous support of the Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Program. Presented in partnership with the Dance Together Project, Assembly Park, York Region Arts Council, City of Vaughan, City of Richmond Hill and Richmond Hill Public Library.
Free to attend, please register to secure your spot!
- website dancetogetherfestival.com
Dance Together Festival
The Dance Together Festival offers free community workshops and events that celebrate positive and accessible dance experiences. Join us for styles including Vernacular Jazz, Latin Fusion, Cuban Salsa, West African, Indigenous Contemporary, Vogue, Hip Hop, Soca and Inclusive Dance. Open to all ages, levels and abilities.
In fall 2023, the festival is coming to York Region during Ontario Culture Days, thanks to the generous support of the Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Program and in partnership with Dance Together Project, Assembly Park, York Region Arts Council, City of Vaughan, City of Richmond Hill and Richmond Hill Public Library.
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