Dance to Joyful Afro-Latin Rhythms

Fiesta Latina presents Cumbe dance, aiming to take dancers on a joyful journey through Latin American dances and music that originated in Africa. Cumbe means "celebration" and has signified resistance and resilience from African heritage.

In this class, we will explore Afro-Latin rhythms from Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia. We will develop dance blends folkloric and traditional with modern and contemporary,  safeguarding the traditional repertoire, but also creating new choreographies that demonstrate connection to Afro Latin roots. This instructor for this class is Angela Delahoz. One or more parents of students participating in the class will also be present to help with attendance.

This is a PTA-sponsored program and is taught in Spanish.

Who May Participate?

Fiesta Latina is open to all Puesta del Sol students (K-5), up to 16 spots available. If the minimum enrollment of 5 students is not met, the class may be canceled.

 

Time and Location:  Mondays, 3:35-4:50pm in the Puesta del Sol Gymnasium.  Class ends promptly at 4:50pm. 

Please have your child meet the instructor and chaperone in the gym right after school ends. Please supply your child with an after school nut-free snack (the gym has a drinking fountain).

 

Attire: 

Girl dancers practice Cumbe with traditional skirts from traditional Costumes.  Performance attire will be available for rental and/or purchase through the instructor.

 

How Can I Volunteer?

At least one PTA-member Parent must always be present to take attendance and help supervise. Parent Volunteer receives a 50% discounted registration fee for his/her child.  Please register for the Parent Volunteer discount upon checkout. Only one discounted volunteer registration is available. 

 

Session Dates and Cost: 

Session 1: October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13 6 classes, $150 Register by Oct. 16
Session 2: January 22, February 5, 12, 26, March 5 5 classes, $125 Register by Feb. 5
Session 3: March 12, 26, April 2, 16, 23 plus
      International Festival Dress Rehearsal Wed. May 2
      International Festival Performance Sat. May 5
7 classes, $175 Register by Mar. 26
Session 4: May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 11 5 classes, $125 Register by May. 14

50% discounted tuition for parent volunteer committed to attend full session. Select Parent Volunteer when registering, only one discounted position available. 10% discount for 2nd and subsequent sibling, select Additional Child when registering.

 

Payment Information:  NEW for 2017-18 **** Tiered Pricing - Self Selected****

We recognize that families have different abilities to pay and have developed this voluntary 4-tier fee structure to better meet everyone’s needs. Simply select the rate appropriate for your family’s budget. This is completely confidential and does not impact your child’s program experience in any way.

  • Tier 4 reflects the full cost of sending a student to the program selected. If you are able to pay this amount, please do. Thank you.
  • Tier 3 is 33% subsidized rate to help families who can't afford the full cost of the program. Choose this rate if your family needs a partial subsidy.
  • Tier 2 is a 66% subsidy for families who need assistance to send a child to the program. Choose this rate if your family needs it.
  • Tier 1 is a full subsidy for families with children who would not attend the program otherwise. Choose this rate if your family needs it, and please also submit the PTA Financial Aid form.

Financial aid may be available for families with financial needs. If you would like to apply for financial aid, please fill out the Financial Aid Form and submit it to the Principal for approval. The Principal will pass the form on to the Deposits treasurer. All requests are kept confidential. The last day to apply for financial aid for Session 2 is Friday, February 9.  

Our cancellation and refund policies: http://puestadelsolpta.org/Page/AboutPTA/FinancialPolicy

A check fee of $5 per order the will be automatically added to your online order when you opt to "pay by check."  Financial aid co-pays will not be assessed the $5 fee.

 Please note: Registration is not confirmed until payment is received.
          

Questions? 

Contact instructor Angela Delahoz at fiestalatina@puestadelsolpta.org with questions about the class.

Contact registrar@puestadelsolpta.org with registration questions.

Session 2 Registration Deadline - Monday, February 5

 

Registration Closed 

 

 

Fiesta Latina Session 4:  Latin-American Dance lessons

Join FIESTA LATINA time at Puesta del Sol with a new Latin-American social dance class! Learn Salsa, Merenge, Bachata, and traditional Latin American dances. Get inspired and develop creativity, improving coordination, boosting confidence and gaining understanding of Latin American social dancing all by moving to the rhythms and beats of its fun music!! BONUS points for Spanish Outside School: Class taught in Spanish. Puesta del Sol PTA sponsored program.

Class meets once a week for 6 weeks. Tuesdays OR Thursdays 3:25 to 4:25pm at Band Portable

Class begins February 25th (Tuesdays) and February 27th (Thursdays)

Cost $93. Siblings pay $83.70

To Enroll:

  1. Contact instructor Angela Delahoz @ 425-246-6544 or angeladelahoz@gmail.com
  2. Submit payment ONLINE at Puesta del Sol PTA

 

Who: Boys and girls from grades K-5

Time: 3:25pm-4:25 p.m.

When: Tuesdays OR

Discount offered for siblings.

Contact Angela Delahoz at 425-246-6544 or angeladelahoz@gmail.com with any questions or to register.
Registration form here.

 

Session 2:  Begins November 12/14

Session 3:  Begins January 7/9

Session 4:  Begins Feburary 25/27

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