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Ramon Ramos Alayo

Cuban Salsa

san francisco

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Ramon Ramos Alayo

Cuban Salsa

san francisco

instructor

Ramón Ramos Alayo was selected by the Cuban government to study dance in Santiago de Cuba at age eleven. In 1990 he earned a masters degree in contemp ... read more

Ramon Ramos Alayo

Cuban Salsa

san francisco

instructor

Ramon Ramos Alayo

Cuban Salsa

san francisco

instructor

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Salsa / Rueda (Int)

About this class
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This is an Intermediate Salsa Rueda Class. Cuban Salsa de Rueda is Salsa done in a circle, with specific moves being called out. People should have a background in Cuban Salsa before taking this class.

Wednesday

8:00p - 9:30p

Intermediate

Dance Mission Theater
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san francisco

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Wednesday

8:00p - 9:30p

Intermediate

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Dance Mission Theater

3316 24th St,
san francisco, CA 94110

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groups

CubaCaribe

Co-Founder, Artistic Director

2003 - present

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Alayo Dance Company

Artistic Director, Choreographer

2001 - present

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about Ramon Ramos Alayo

Ramón Ramos Alayo was selected by the Cuban government to study dance in Santiago de Cuba at age eleven. In 1990 he earned a masters degree in contemporary and folkloric dance and dance education from the Havana's National School of Art. a graduate of Havana’s National School of Art, specializing in folkloric and contemporary dance. He was a principal dancer with several prominent Cuban dance companies, including Danza del Caribe, Narcisco Medina Contemporary Dance Company, touring throughout Europe, Belize, and Canada. His success continued after relocating to the U.S. in 1997; he has performed as a dancer with numerous outstanding companies, including Robert Henry Johnson, Kim Epifano, Sara Shelton Mann, Zaccho Dance Theatre and Robert Moses’ Kin. Ramon currently teaches Cuban popular dance, Afro-Cuban modern dance and children's movement at several local dance studios and schools. He is respected throughout the Bay Area as a dancer, teacher, choreographer and the founder and artistic director and choreographer of Alayo Dance Company (2002) and CubaCaribe (2003). As director and choreographer, his work is an innovative fusion of Afro-Cuban modern, folkloric and popular Cuban Dance. He eloquently articulates his aesthetic vision through a synthesis of these dance styles, citing from each traditions, movements, narratives and concepts indicative of Cuban culture. Ramos has choreographed and produced twelve full-length dance performances. He was featured in the article “Dance Across America” in National Geographic Magazine in 2006, and received the prestigious Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation’s “Emerging Choreographer’s Award” (2005) to develop his piece, Blood + Sugar. Ramos was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award nominee for the ensemble performance of Los Guedes(2006). He was recognized as “Best Dance Dynamo” in the SF Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay” (2009), and was the recipient of a SF Bay Guardian 2010 Goldie Award, hailed by dance critic Rita Felciano as “the best Afro-Cuban dancer whose choreography stands well beyond traditional modes.” Most recently, his piece Goodbye was named one of the best premier’s in 2016 in Dance Europe Magazine.

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