Bringing New York flavour to Vancouver!! “The Roots”
1st Annual Vancouver Movement Congress (TheRoots2015) #VMC2015
September 18-20, 2015
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC Canada
4 Dedicated Large rooms: Salsa&Mambo/Kizomba&Zouk/Bachata/Tango
***For the first time to the west coast of Canada, Frankie Martinez will be our special guest. He’s also DJin’ on Saturday night, with DJ Scotti from New York DJin’ on Friday.

- On Friday: film screening (one hour) of: “Part IV, La Época - Salsa, 50 Years From Now" and an evening Q&A session with Frankie Martinez, La Epoca, Rodney “Rodchata” Aquino and Nuno & Vanda, from Portugal.

- On Saturday: film screening (one hour) of "Part V La Época - This Thing Called Kizomba", followed by one hour of premier performances.

- On Sunday: Performance by Serena Khan Cuevas and workshop participants “Power, Movement, & Brilliance” and Special Event (TBA)

Additional artists includes: 
- Teresa Garcia from New York, 
- Gabriel/Monica Tango, Bello/Bella from Edmonton, 
- Andre Mintz and (Mambo U) (Seattle)
Shannon Urza (Seattle)
- SeattleNSalsa (Victor & Julia) (Seattle)
- Heather D'Angel (Seattle)
- Patrick & Scarlet (Vancouver)
- Gabriela Condrea (Tango/Seattle)
and more to come...
Workshops: Friday/Saturday/Sunday

Ladies’ Styling/Shines Choreography Course - Men welcome to join!!
• Training for a minimum 5 hours on Saturday for the 'Power, Movement, & Brilliance' workshop
• 1 Performance, on Sunday with the workshop participants
• Full Body Styling
• Solo Traveling Moves
• Team Choreography Training
• Hand/Arm Techniques
• Lengthening Legs
• Confidence & Self Expression
• Variety of Dance Genres
• Real Use of the Floor


For Beginners: Friday Bootcamp from 4-7 pm on Friday, September 18, and workshops from 11am to 6pm on Saturday September 19 & Sunday September 20.

** Full Pass workshop + Performance, includes access to all evening events and social**
$149 CAD 

** Full Pass PLUS Serena Khan Cuevas workshop + Performance, includes access to all evening events and social**
$149 CAD 

** ALL Evening Event Pass Special Price NOW**
$85 CAD

Individual evening passes:
Friday $40
Saturday $40
Sunday $40

One day workshop + evening: (***Serena Cuevas workshop EXCLUDED)

**Social dancing ONLY entry starts at 11pm sharp each night. Tickets ($20) available at door only at 11pm.

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4. Come to the 1st Annual Vancouver Mini Congress and share your love of salsa (and mambo, bachata, kizomba, and tango....)

Thank you!! :)