Roots Peruvian Folk Dance

Roots is a group of Canadians and Peruvians who present the traditional dances of the Coastal, Andean and Amazonian regions of Peru at festivals and shows in British Columbia. Roots was formed in 2017 under the direction of Jessica Roca Muncaster. The mission of the group is to share the beauty, colorful and joy of … Read moreRoots Peruvian Folk Dance

Sierra Tasi Baker, MSc

She is an award-winning Squamish Nation, Coast Salish, Kwakwaka’wakw, Tlingit and Haida designer, community consultant, entrepreneur, artist, storyteller, choreographer, and knowledge keeper. Her work focuses on furthering indigenous design and contemporary art whilst focusing on daylighting hidden histories and reconciliatory narratives. Sierra is the choreographer for Butterflies in Spirit, an all-Indigenous dance group of men … Read moreSierra Tasi Baker, MSc

Axé Capoeira

Grupo Axé Capoeira began in Recife in 1982. Today, as Canada’s first academy of capoeira, the group continues to rise as one of the world’s leading capoeira organizations. Backed by worldwide releases of eight albums of music on CD, several VHS and DVD performance releases and the four volume instructional DVD compilation, enrolment continues to steadily … Read moreAxé Capoeira

Julio Montero

Julio Montero is a Cuban-born dance instructor who has an in-depth knowledge of Cuban salsa, which is actually called “casino” in his native island. He was born into a family that is completely obsessed with music and dance. He grew up in the historic city of Santiago de Cuba, motherland to the very roots of … Read moreJulio Montero

Cuban Salsa

Karlos and Sara have been teaching and performing together since 2007. Originally from Cuba and Spain respectively, Karlos and Sara share a love for anything to do with Cuban salsa and take that love wherever they perform, be it Vancouver, Havana, Barcelona, San Francisco or Amsterdam, to name a few. Karlos and Sara exude fun! … Read moreCuban Salsa