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ROYLAND LOBATO & LIVE DRUMMERS - Workshops

EUGENE WORKSHOPS

Saturday June 21st

Courtsports 2728 Pheasant Blvd, Springfield, Oregon 97477

3:00 - 4:30 Casino and Rueda de Casino.

4:30 - 6:00 Rumba: Essential movements and beyond: for men and women

Eugene One workshop $20, both workshops $30

Detailed class descriptions below and at daletumbao.com

Don't miss this great opportunity to work with the amazing Royland Lobato. This year he brings his drummers with him all the way from the Bay area and Cuba. They will accompany the Rumba and Folkloric classes with Conga and bata drumming. You will be inspired by Royland's movements, charmed by his teaching, and have FUN dancing with all your Oregon Rueda de Casino friends! Get ready to dance and celebrate with Royland, his drummers and the whole community.

EUGENE WORKSHOPS with Royland Lobato and Live Drummers

Saturday June 21st

3:00 - 4:30 Casino and Rueda de Casino

Everyone who came to Royland's Oregon workshops last July knows how great his classes are! Have fun and learn a lot from someone who danced Rueda de Casino at the source. We will learn good techniques for rueda in general as well as great moves including some to help us add a little rumba flavor to our Casino style.

4:30 - 6:00 Rumba: Essential movements and beyond: for men and womenLearn rumba or refine your skills with this master Cuban rumbero. Royland will help us with fundamentals, style and technique as well as give us movements to challenge us and to increase our ease with rumba bit by bit with each visit to Eugene. This time live drummers will bring together the whole experience of Cuban Rumba! We are very fortunate to host them for their first visit to Oregon! Gain insight and understanding about where your rumba steps fit into the traditional music.

Eugene One workshop $20, both workshops only $30


PORTLAND WORKSHOPS with Royland Lobato and Live Drummers

Sunday June 22nd Dance with Joy Studios7981 SE 17th Ave., Portland, Oregon 97202

2:00 - 3:30 Rumba: Essential movements for men and women

Learn rumba or refine your skills with this master Cuban Rumbero. Royland will help us with fundamentals, style and technique as well as give us movements to challenge us and to increase our ease with rumba bit by bit with each visit to Portland. This time live drummers will bring together the whole experience of Cuban Rumba! We are very fortunate to host them for their first visit to Oregon! Gain insight and understanding about where your rumba steps fit into the traditional music.

3:30 - 5:00 Afro-Cuban Folkloric accompanied by bata drumming

Portland: One workshop $25, two workshops $35

Royland Lobato, originally from Guantanamo, Cuba, is a professional dancer with particular expertise in Afro-Cuban folkloric and Cuban popular dance . He has been teaching rueda de casino, rumba and Afro-Cuban folkloric dancing for fifteen years. In 2005, he moved to northern California and began teaching and performing in the Bay Area.

Royland graduated from the Escuela Nacional De Instructores De Arte (ENIA) (National School of Arts Instructors) in Havana, Cuba with a degree in Education, specializing in dance. He is a founding member of the Havana-based dance company, 7 Potencias, an Afro-Cuban folkloric dance and music ensemble.

Royland is a patient and thorough instructor who can teach anyone to dance! For him, dancing is a way of life: it allows him to express his emotions and defines who he is. Royland has participated as a principal dancer, instructor, and invited guest in performances, workshops and classes throughout the greater Bay Area, Hawaii, New York, Georgia, Cuba and Mexico. He is excited to be making another teaching trip to Oregon!

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