Classes

Dance Classes & Workshops!

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Beginner Tap Dance Series! Drop-ins welcome, No Tap Shoes required!

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Absolute Beginner Tap Class, Wednesday 3:30-4:20

No Tap dance experience required! An introduction to Tap dance, this class will focus on basic elements of Tap including vocabulary, musicality and technique. Drop-ins welcome, consistency suggested to begin developing a Tap dance foundation. Tap shoes not required (hard-soled shoes will be fine). If you have never Tap danced before, please sign up for this class. 

Beginner to Advanced Beginner Tap Class, Wednesday 4:30-5:20

This class is geared towards people with some basic Tap dance experience. Taught at a slow pace, this class will focus on the fundamentals of Tap dance. We will build on basic movement vocabulary, musicality and technique through warm up sequences and rhythmic choreography. Content can be adapted for advanced beginner students. Drop-ins welcome.

Free Core Workout

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Free Core Workout

Vanessa Sanchez leads a FREE, High Intensity core-focused workout on zoom a couple of time a week. You’ll get a great, sweaty workout in only 20 minutes! It moves fast, so is best for those who have some movement and workout experience. Times vary, so make sure you follow La Mezcla on Instagram or Facebook to stay up to date on days and times! Or send us a message on the contact page if you’re interested!

Vanessa Sanchez is available for individual or group dance classes & workshops!

Vanessa Sanchez is an accomplished teaching artist in the San Francisco Bay Area with 15 years of teaching experience. Holding a B.A. in Child Development and Dance Education, she is able to create curriculum and choreography to meet the different needs of different students. Currently teaching for various non-profit organizations including Dance Mission Theater and the World Dance Program at Ruth Asawa’s School of the Arts, she teaches a wide range of dance styles and ages.

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Vanessa’s teaching experience ranges from Pre-school aged Creative Movement dance classes to advanced choreography for performances, auditions and special events! With her extensive dance background, styles available include Tap, Jazz, Afro-Caribbean (Brazilian, Cuban, Haitian), Bhangra, Bollywood, and various partner style dances.

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Vanessa is also skilled in mentoring new Teaching Artists and facilitating curriculum development workshops that focus on creating developmentally appropriate dance/movement lesson plans that draw on technique building and social justice.

For class rates, booking, or for more information, please leave information on the contact page!