Danza Mexica

Danza Mexica

Three Day Workshop

with Kuauhtli

  • March 4, 2017 - March 6, 2017
  • July 17, 2017 - July 20, 2017

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Danza Mexica is an Aztec dance that used to be practiced in the old city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan. They had the belief that singing and dancing kept them in harmony with the movement of the world and thus in balance with the universe. The Danza is designed to move energy and every movement in the dance choreography has a specific meaning. Squatting and serpentine movements represent fertility, steps seated on the ground soil and sowing, turns the air and spirit, steps forward and backward fire and zigzag steps mean water. By using drums and rattles to create vibration and rhythms, the power of natural phenomena like the earth, the sun, plants and animals and the wind can be harnessed. These ancient dances bring health, strength and vitality to the participants. The four step repetition make it simple enough to follow, while its diverse and artistic creativity invigorate the spirit, mind and body.

 

Price: $105

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