Jul 30- Aug 6
August Dance Intensive
Experience all that Cuban dance has to offer!
Choose from three tracks that will transform your dancing in the way you want! Train in the legendary Cuban Contemporary program, dive into Cuban bailes populares or immerse yourself in studying Afro-Cuban movement all while exploring the rich historical context for these dances!
Which Program Is Best For You?
Cuban Popular Style
Intensively train in
“Los Bailes Populares”
rumba, son, casino, salsa and more!
Cuban Modern Contemporary
Spend time at Cuba’s premiere dance company dedicated to preserving Cuban Culture, studying a codified technique called “Cuban Modern.”
Immerse yourself in the study of Afro-Cuban movement & learn about the pantheon of Orishas.
Workshops (With the exception of optional private lessons; you have the opportunity to train 1 on 1 with the masters… an exclusive offer by MetaMovements)
Opportunities to immerse yourself in the dance & music scene, with live performances and evenings of social dancing
In addition to our intensive dance programming, we’ve created some key cultural activities so that you have a chance to walk the streets, meet the people, and see the city that created these dances you’ve grown so fond of!
A real Cuban rumba party
Participate in MetaMovements signature "Day in the Life" program, to learn about Cuba through the eyes of a dancer
Visit an Artisan's Crafts-market
A guided tour of Old Havana (a UNESCO World Heritage Site): Step back in time to view beautiful local architecture, visit crafts and arts markets, and eat amazing local cuisine.
Orishas in Nature: Travel with Afro-Cuban traditions experts to various areas of nature and learn about how they relate to Afro-Cuban folklore.
* Download Program Brochure!
* Download Sample Schedule
This program is a favorite of Ashle Dawson of
So You Think You Can Dance &
Ashle Dawson is Everywhere!
Check out her ambassador page to get a glimpse of her experience with
MetaMovements Cultural Connections
Jul 30 - Aug 6, 2017
(8 days/7 nights)
*2 week program extension available (only for those who have taken 1st week program)
Casa Particular in Havana
Casa Particular- Double Occupancy Accommodations (*single upgrade available)
MetaMovements letter of certification that your program will meet all current US & Cuban travel regulations.
Friendly MetaMovements Tour Liaisons to assist you before, during and after your trip
Airport transfers for those who arrive at a pre-arranged group flight time
Pre-tour planning and packing guidance
Welcome reception and orientation
24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip
Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers
Opportunities to customize your program, by signing up for private lessons or other add-ons
Program Costs & Deadlines
Land Package Price
$1999- Register by Jul 3
Based on double occupancy
Late Registration Fee (after Jul 3, 2017)
(add $200 to regular land package)
*Single room upgrade
NOTE: Will be charged if registering as a single traveler & we are unable to match a roommate
Varies- Contact us for details
*Flight & Visa Booking & Coordination
Save time by letting us research!
Not Included / Other Costs
* Price varies based on departure location and vary daily
* MetaMovements offers a service to research & book flight on your behalf
* Price varies based on airline (~$75-$120)
* Where available, MetaMovements offers a service to book visa on your behalf
Cuban Health Insurance
* Typically priced between $25-$50
* Sometimes included in cost of flight
Tips & Gratuities
* MetaMovements will provide typical ranges
* Additional food and beverages and activities (outside of program)
* Varies from traveler to traveler, spending guide available upon request!