Dancing with the Spirits: Celebrate Spring!
Catherine Calderon has been on the path of yoga and dance for more than 30 years. A filmmaker, certified yoga teacher, professional salsa dancer, and initiated priestess in the Afro-Cuban Yoruba tradition, she performed with…
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For all levels.
Experience the deep, soul-shaking effects of opening to your internal rhythms and responding to the call of music and drums. Catherine Calderon blends an ecstatic celebration of drumming and dancing with the reflective, relaxing, and cleansing aspects of yoga in a program that offers you the opportunity to free your spirit. You learn
- Dance form basics such as rumba, salsa, merengue, and soca
- The fascinating history of these dances
- Chants to open the door to spirit
- Yoga poses, breathing practices, and deep-relaxation techniques to open the body before you dance
- The complex interrelationship between African spirit traditions, European music and dance traditions, and tantra yoga.
Throughout this workshop, powerful ceremonies of cleansing and connecting with the spirits of nature and your ancestors are performed to drum accompaniment. Bring your party clothes for a blowout dance party on Saturday night.
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More