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Lydia Soto

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san francisco

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Afro-Peruvian
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MY STORY

Lydia is a choreographer, dancer, and co-founder of the Tradicion Peruana Cultural Center. She grew up in Lima, Peru. Lydia Soto has taught and performed Afro-Peruvian dance since came to the United States in 1993. Lydia comes from a very talented family. She started dancing in Peru from a very early age in schools, colleges, and communities. Today Lydia is the choreographer-director of Jaranon y Bochinche dance performance company. Lydia also teaches classes to students of different ages throughout the Bay Area. Lydia has led her group to participate in the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Theater Artaud, Encuentro Popular, and at many other Bay Area venues. Lydia also was part of “Windows to the World” and “Raices Negras”, which are two well-received dance and music performances in the Bay Area.

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Afro-Peruvian
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Afro-Peruvian Dance for Kids

About this class
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Age: All This high energy class explores traditional dance from Peru. This class incorporates basic stretches and strengthening within an improvisational warm-up set to Afro Peruvian. Students will also work on refining rhythm, dance and musicality through listening activities and the use of cajones and other instruments and props. Dancers in this class will improve flexibility and coordination through fun, age-appropriate movement, and exercises. Class is occasionally accompanied by live musicians to help students understand the communication between the drums and the dance. Please come and enjoy the dance and music!

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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

All Levels

Mission Cultural Center
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

All Levels

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MY STORY

Lydia is a choreographer, dancer, and co-founder of the Tradicion Peruana Cultural Center. She grew up in Lima, Peru. Lydia Soto has taught and performed Afro-Peruvian dance since came to the United States in 1993. Lydia comes from a very talented family. She started dancing in Peru from a very early age in schools, colleges, and communities. Today Lydia is the choreographer-director of Jaranon y Bochinche dance performance company. Lydia also teaches classes to students of different ages throughout the Bay Area. Lydia has led her group to participate in the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Theater Artaud, Encuentro Popular, and at many other Bay Area venues. Lydia also was part of “Windows to the World” and “Raices Negras”, which are two well-received dance and music performances in the Bay Area.

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