EVENT SCHEDULE 2017

(subject to change without notice)

October 19 - Day 1 (Thursday)

7:00pm

Timba Talks

w/Maritza Baida

 

Pacific 3


How to get the most from your congress experience, Congress tips, etc...

6:00pm

11:00pm

GOLDEN BALLROOM

 

Main Lobby

Registration/Check-in

 

 

LION FOUNTAIN COURT

Reception

 

 

DJ

Dancing, Dancing, Dancing

9:00pm

GOLDEN BALLROOM

Doors Open

San Diego Welcomes YOU!

 

Music by DJ Timba Titan

Social Dancing

10:00pm

3:00am

Introduction of Instructors and more...

 

Music by DJ P.A.Trix

Music by DJ Warapo

 

Social Dancing

 

 

Legend
OPEN BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED

 

 

October 20 - DAY 2 - (FRIDAY)

 

8:00am

11:0am

GOLDEN BALLROOM AREA

 

Main Lobby

Registration/Check-in

 

 

WORKSHOPS

TIME

Golden Ballroom

Pacific 3

Pacific 1-2

Pacific 4-5

9:00am

9:50am

Cubaton


Mariesly Paradelo

Ladies Styling

 

 

Silva Canals

 

Salsa Body Movement


Sidney Weaverling

Rueda de Casino

 

Stretching & Foortwork Warm Up; Finding the beat


Maritza Baida

10:00am

11:00am

Rueda de Casino (int)


Reinier Valdes

 

 

 

Casino Partnerwork (adv)

 

Reinier Fernandez

 

*This workshop is for advanced Casineros

 

Afro-Cuban & Musicality Percussion

Michelito Herrera

Rueda de Casino

 

Open Position: Guapea (Basico Cubano), DQN, Closed Position: Pa'l Medio, Caminamos Pa'arriba/Pa'bajo, Un Tarro

 

Tim & Rocio

11:10am

12:10pm

Afro-Cuban Folkloric


Kati Hernandez

 

W/Michelito Herrera


Musicality & Timing

2/3 & 3/2 Clave

 

Ryan Mead

Salsa  Suelta

Wilfredo Guilbiac Rodriguez

Rueda de Casino

 

Dame, Dame otra, Dame Directo, Suena, Fly, Dos Fly, Bullas, Pisos, Expressions

 

Robert & Laura

12:20pm

1:20pm

Move Out!

(Rueda adv)

Complex rueda combos for the not-so-faint-of-heart

 

*This workshop is for advanced Casineros

 

Mike Eskeldson

SON (int)

 

La Casa Del SON Style

 

Silvia & Mariesly

Chango

 

Erick Barberia

 

Rueda de Casino

 

Adios, Adios Con La Hermana, Adios Con La Famila

 

 

Carlina Villaverde

1:20pm

2:15pm

Lunch Break

2:15pm

3:15pm

Rumba for Ladies

 

Kati Hernandez

w/Michelito Herrera

 

Casino Styling

and Leading

Techniques, men

(int)


Duane Wrenn

Franco Haitian


Juan Carlos

Rueda de Casino

 

Enchufla, Enchufla Doble, Echufla add-ons (Mambo, El 1 y el 5, Manolin, etc)

 

Maritza Baida

3:25pm

4:25pm

Rueda de Casino (int)

 

 
Mike Eskeldson

Casino Partnerwork (adv)


Adrain Valdivia

 

Rumba - Yambu


Juan Carlos

 

Rueda de Casino

 

Vacilala, con una mano, vacilense los dos, sombrero

 

Robert & Laura

4:35pm

5:35pm

Timba con Sabor (int)

 

 

Reinier Valdes

 

 

Casino

Dos Mujeres Con n Hombre


Reinier Fernandez

SON (int)

 

Ryan Mead

 

Rueda de Casino

RECAP of the Day; clean up footwork & technique from today's sessions; rueda ettiquette; Q's?

Tim & Rocio

6:00pm

7:00pm

Pacific Salon 6-7

 

Lecture and Demonstration - "Crazy for Conga"

w/Roberto Borrell

6:00pm

8:00pm

Pacific Salon 3

 

Beginner Social Dancing

 

Music by DJ TimbaTitian

9:00pm

 

GOLDEN PACIFIC BALLROOM

Doors Open

 

 

Music by DJ P.A.Trix

 

Music by DJ Warapo

 

 

Dress to Impress Social Dance Party

11:00pm

12:30pm

 

ANNOUNCING

 

Yeni Valdes y su Orquesta

 

Former lead singer of Los Van Van

 

$40 per person with $10 going to hurricane Irma relief

12:30am

3:00am

Music by DJ P.A.Trix

 

Music by DJ Warapo



October 21 - DAY 3 - (Saturday)

 

8:00am

11:00am

GOLDEN PACIFIC BALLROOM

Registration/Check-in

 

 

WORKSHOPS

TIME

Golden Ballroom

Pacific 3

Pacific 1-2

Pacific 6-7

9:00am

9:55am

Ladies Styling


Mariesly Paradelo

 

 

Suelta con Rumba


Reinier Valdes

Salsa body movement


Sidney Weaverling

Casino - Footwork drills body motion drills, find the beat, keeping the rhythm

 

Duane & Kati

10:00am

11:00am

Rueda de soUl°sa (Int/Adv)

 

Duane Wrenn

Danzon y SON (int)

Robert Borrell

Afro-Cuban & Musicality Percussion

 

Michelito Herrera

Rueda de Casino

 

Pa'bajo, Exhibela, Ex. Doble,  Setenta

 

Robert & Laura

11:10am

12:10pm

Casino (int)

Skills building - Combos for fun and dancer development

 

Mike Eskeldson

Rueda de Casino (int)

 

Wilfredo Guilbiac Rodriguez
Danza Afro-Cuban Yoruba

 

Juan Carlos

Rueda de Casino

 

DQN Add-ons - paseala, cero, sacala

 

 

Adrain Valdivia

12:20pm

1:20pm

Rumba Guaguancó


Michelito & Kati Hernandez

Rueda de Casino (adv)

 

Reinier Fernandez

Casino (int)

 

Ryan & Sidney

Prep for Casino Dancing 1:1

 

Hand/body communication, hand connections, follows really follow, turn signals

 

Maritza Baida

1:20pm

2:15pm

Lunch Break

2:15pm

3:15pm

Afro-Timba

Partner work & Suelta

 

Duane Wrenn & Kati Hernandez

Rueda de Casino (adv)

 

DC Casineros signature moves

 

 

Adrain Valdivia

SON y Cha Cha Cha

 

 

Roberto Borrell

Casino Dacing 1:1

 

Ettiquette, putting basics together,  recap body comm.

 

Tim & Rocio

3:25pm

4:25pm

Ladies Styling

 

Kati Hernandez

Rueda Structures (int)

(Por Fuera/Torno/Cruzada)

Diana Ruiz

 

Orisha Yemaya

 

Lorainis Guerra Baez

Saturday RECAP

 

Sessions: Rueda ettiquette, when to jump in, asking permission to enter

 

Carlina Villaverde

4:35pm

5:35pm

Danza Abakua Class and Demo

 

Michelito Herrera

Casino (int)

 

La Casa Del SON Style

 

Silvia & Mariesly

Bailes Populares

 

Roberto Borrell

From the MASTERS

 

Fundamentals

of Rumba


Kati Hernandez

3:30pm

7:30pm

¡Timba MOB Bus!

Bus tour around San Diego, stopping at various locations doing flash mob ruedas. Locations are Old Town, Balboa Park, Gaslamp/Horton Plaza area, Mission Beach.

NOTE: LIMITED TO FIRST 60 ATTENDEES WHO REGISTER WHEN PURCHASING CONGRESS PASS

6:00pm

8:00pm

Pacific Salon 3

 

Beginner Social Dancing

 

Music by DJ TimbaTitian

5:30pm

 

7:30pm

Orchestra sound check

7:30pm

 

 

8:30pm

Tech Rehearsal

9:00pm

 

GOLDEN BALLROOM

 

Doors Open

Music by DJ P.A.Trix

 

Instructor lead dancing

 

Battle of the DJ's - ALL night

10:00pm

11:00pm

Performances

Music by DJ Warapo

11:00pm

11:30pm

Music by DJ TimbaTitian

11:30pm

1:15am

DIRECT FROM CUBA

 

ANNOUNCING

 

Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco

 

$40 per person day of

1:15am

3:00am

Music by DJ Warapo

October 22 - DAY 4 - (Sunday)

 

9:00am

11:00am

GOLDEN PACIFIC BALLROOM

Registration/Check-in

 

WORKSHOPS

TIME

Golden Ballroom

Pacific 3

Pacific 1-2

Pacific 6-7

10:00am

10:50am

soUl°sa Casino Drill For Timing

 

Duane Wrenn

Cuban body movement La Casa Del SON style

 

Mariesly Paradelo

Salsa body movement


Sidney Weaverling

Footwork drills warm-up: yoga stretches for the Casinero

 

Carlina Villaverde

11:00am

12:00pm

Casino (Adv)

A study in turns, Ganchos, and Alardes

 

Mike Eskeldson

SON Montuno (int)

 

Roberto Borrell

Suelta Timba con Afro Bringing Cuban Flavor to the Dance Floor!

 

 

Kati Hernandez

Rueda de Casino

 

Group Moves:  La Flor, Tumba Francesa, Cadena

 

 

Ryan & Sidney

12:10pm

1:10pm

soUl°sa Casino Patterns & Combinations (Int)

 

Duane Wrenn

 

Rueda de Casino (int)

 

Reinier Fernandez

Orisha Oshun

 

Lorainis Guerra Baez

LUNCH

BREAK

1:20pm

2:20pm

Rueda de Casino (adv)

Ryan & Sidney
Casino partnerwork (int)

Wilfredo Guilbiac Rodriguez

Columbia

Michelito Herrera

From the MASTERS

 

Contra-Tiempo Intro to Son y cha cha cha

 

Roberto Borrell

2:30pm

3:30pm

Rueda (Int)

Quick, fun, and dirty! Lots of short, cool moves to bring to your rueda community

 

Mike Eskeldson

Casino Partnerwork (Adv)

 

Reinier Valdes

Afro-Cuban Arara

Juan Carlos

RECAP of the day

 

Group picture, Evaluation

 

¡EVERYONE!

 

 

3:30pm

7:00pm

¡Rumba Beach Party!

The San Diego way - Rumba at the beach! What more can you ask for?

 

Food - YES! Transportation - YES

 

All attendees must be ready to board bus @ 3:45pm

 

Food & Drinks provided

 

*There is an additional purchase for this event. $40 per person day of

8:00pm

12:00am

GOLDEN BALLROOM

 

Doors Open

 

Music by DJ P.A.Trix

 

 

 

 

Farewell

Noooooo! Last party!!! So get crazy, dance and let´s make it LEGENDARY!

But don´t worry mi gente, we will be here next year

 


 

The Venue

An Urban Oasis

Town and Country Resort, a landmark resort hotel in San Diego, CA for over 60 years. The new Town and Country is a modern expression of the 1960’s Southern California vibe, relaxed, playful and connected, with service that is engaging, approachable yet unobtrusive, where everyone feels welcome and at home. Town and Country Resort has been dedicated to the comfort and satisfaction of its guests for over six decades. Our San Diego resort offers only the finest in family‐friendly lodging and accommodations and is the essence of style among hotels in Mission Valley. From expert staff, capable of answering your every request, to the beauty of lively California right outside the rooms and suites, your stay with us is sure to be unforgettable.

Town and Country Resort is centrally located in Mission Valley, just minutes to top attractions of San Diego, like Balboa Park and the world famous San Diego Zoo. Easy walking access to Fashion Valley Mall with many shops and great restaurants and San Diego Trolley providing easy access to old town, downtown and the Gas Lamp District for more fun, food and experiences.

Hotel Reservations

Rooms are ONLY $109 per night single/double

(Service fee $5 and overnight parking $8)

 

Don't wait! Call now to reserve your rooms, we have a large room block.

Mention "Cuban Dance Congress", it's better to reserve rooms early and cancel later if need too.

Reservations: 800-772-8527 Main 619-291-7131

Make your room reservations NOW! 

Town & Country Resort Hotel

 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108

Daily Parking: $7 per day, Overnight Parking $8