The Art of Cultivating Global Creativity
Rachel Levy, Associate Coordinator, J Rêve International
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
J Rêve International hosts Cuban Culture and Creativity Retreat
Participants learn Cuban Dance & Arts, Yoga, and participate in Carnival
HAVANA, CUBA. August 5-12th, 2016. J Rêve International is pleased to announce its upcoming Creativity Retreat in Havana, Cuba, August 5-12th, 2016, in collaboration with AYRA Movement Project. The weeklong program includes Cuban dance lessons, creativity workshops, yoga classes, local arts engagement, and Carnival. The Culture and Creativity Retreat allows participants to gain first-hand experiences in the creative arts of Cuban culture, while exploring essential elements of yoga. Global participants who desire to develop their approach to life through intercultural experience, are welcome to apply.
“Our goal is to bring people together through intercultural creative exposure,” says Jacqueline Cofield, founder of J Rêve International. “Art, wellness and spirituality are the basis of our artistic process and so we continue to research other communities that value spirituality and the arts,” explains Erica Bowen, Director of Arya Movement Project, a collective of artists that uses the healing and performing arts in their daily lives and artistic works. J Rêve International fosters a dynamic culturally creative community wherein education, civic engagement and leadership are hallmarks. J Rêve International has serviced over 1000 artists, art enthusiasts, students, and educators with global exhibition, production, exchange, and educational programs.
Program fee is $2500 and includes airfare from Miami (roundtrip), visa processing, housing, food, local transport, workshops and more. Late registration after June 15th (+200). To learn more about the Cuba program and to register, visit the link http://wp.me/p3tozY-mGT. To learn more about J Rêve International, please visit www.jreveinternational.com.
Explore Cuban culture, dance, carnival festivities and arts, take yoga classes, have a personal salsa dance instructor, and engage in J Rêve creativity workshops.
Included: – Roundtrip Airfare from Miami (early morning August 5th and returning August 12th) to Havana – Double occupancy lodging [Please plan to travel to Miami August 4th if you aren’t in Miami]
– 2 delicious Cuban meals daily
– Traveler’s insurance and Cuban Visa
– Workshops in Afro-Cuban dance , Rumba, Cuban Salsa, Samba and Yoga
– Cuban Dance Partner
– Light Snacks and Water During Workshops
– Certificate of Completion of Workshop Hours
– Evening Salsa and Beach Excursion with Dance Assistants
– Group Finale Party with Participants and Dancers
– An authentic experience where the lines between foreigner and citizen are blurred
Have Questions? Call 646-535-0594 to schedule a call with the organizers.
Day 1: Arrive in Cuba, Artist/Participant Dinner and Orientation Optional Tour: Old Havana
Day 2: Free Day, Optional Visit Soroa Waterfall and Orchid Garden
Day 3 : Workshops Begin Optional : Old Havana Tour
Day 4: Workshops Continued
Optional/Included: Night Excursion, Bodeguito del Medio and Salsa with Dance Assistants
Day 5: Workshops Continued Optional Tour: Varadero Resort Beach
Day 6: Workshops Continued
Optional/Included : Beach Day (Playas del Oeste) with Dance Assistants
Day 7 : Free Day
Optional Tour: The Waterfalls of Cuba
Day 8: Return Home
* This is a general itinerary and is subject to change. During our time in Cuba there will be MANY cultural events (music, dance, etc.) which will be available to attend which are not mentioned in the itinerary. A list of these events will be sent to participants as they are confirmed. Optional tours are an additional fee.