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Our non-profit organization provides an all-encompassing program of dance as a vehicle for cultural creativity and artistic expression -- including salsa, tango, hip hop, B-boying, jazz, belly dance, samba, zydeco, ballet and rhythm tap.

“Dance can empower individuals and communities. Theatre is a force that can unite, uplift, teach, build communities, inspire and heal.
Dance is the hidden language of the soul."

– Martha Graham

Holiday Schedule 2014

Don't miss...

Janet Jackson Video Workshop Carla Service / Guest teachers
Saturday Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec 6, 13, 20 (performance) 4:30-6:00
$15 Drop- in fee $100 Entire Workshop


Rosalind will be teaching Blues Dance Basics Workshop
Sunday - June 15 3:00-6:00

Swing Kids ...watch the video

Swing Kids Fund Drive - April 26, 2014 2pm to 8pm.
Student Showcase - May 3, 2014 7pm to 9pm
The Beat- Annual Fundraiser - May 17, 2014


Swing Adults...


Zumba Fitness - Classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays


Check it Out

Debi Stone
For an appointment call - 510-548-5379, 707-763-4165

For blogs and comments check out - www.theberkeleyperformingarts.wordpress.com

THE BEAT Berkeley Performing ARTS
2560 9th Street, Suite #119 (at Parker)
Berkeley, CA 94710   510.843.2328


Archive of Past Events • Calendar 2011

What's New:

All Night Milonga every 4th Saturday

Salsa Workout (Mon-Wed-Th)
with Yismari

Brazilian Dance (Wed) 7:00 -8:15
with Asatu

Every 2nd Friday Latin Fever
with Jaycee

Beginning Tap (Tues) 5:30- 6:30, (Wed) 7:00-8:00
with Chi Chi

• Tai Chi Chuan (Mon-Th) 5:30-6:30
with Andreas

Zumba (Tues) 7:30-8:30, (Th) 7:00-8:00, (Sun) 10:00-11:00 with Katy Yong

Urban Contemporary Dance (Tues) 6:30-8:00
with Sarah

Tai Chi Chuan (Mon-Th) 5:30-6:30
with Andreas

• Salsa Rueda (Sun) 7:00-9:00
with Nick & Salsa Vale Todo

• Afro Cuban Salsa (Tues-Sat)
with Erick Barberia

• Tap for Kids (Wed) 4:30- 5:30
with Mary

• Adult Ballet Workout (Wed) 5:00-6:00, 6:00-7:00
with Paul

• Introduction to Salsa Suelta (Sun) 11:00-12:00
with Luz

• Afro Cuban Friday 7:00-8:30
with Susana

• Afro Cuban Class w/ Live drums on Sat 1:30-3:00
with Susana

Work Exchange Application

Our Work Exchange Program is designed for dance students looking for an opportunity to take dance classes on a regular basis, but are financially unable to afford it. Job Description: Greeting clients, answering phonecalls, signing in and reconciliation of classes, commitment to a regular schedule, and light office work in exchange for dance classes. Download our Work Exchange Application and email to Megan Bumpus - megan.bumpus@gmail.com

We are also offering a Special Projects Position
(Special Projects Position uses a special
discounted class card)

Work Exchange Applications can be downloaded
or pick one up at The BEAT.

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Best of the East Bay 2010 - ISAURA OLIVEIRA
Best Brazilian Dance Teacher

• Tango classes Mondays and Thursdays
• All night Milonga every fourth Saturday
Tap for Kids with Mary