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Cuba Connections

Jul 1-5, 2018

Transform your dance & music skills in just 5 days!

Set your goals, train within our special program model, and see the changes happen before your eyes! Connect to the Cuban community who is passionate about the same dance or music styles as you … and build friendships while building your skills! Our amazing team of Cuban dancers, musicians and instructors, will lead your workshops, and serve as your cultural guides for the majority of your activities on the island.

  • Immerse yourself in Cuban culture as you spend time DAILY with our team of local artists & guides!
  • Open exchange and dialogue with Cubans who share some of the same interests as you … learn directly from them about their everyday lives, opinions, and goals for the future.
  • Experience Cuba’s natural beauty as it connects to the Orishas of the Yoruba Pantheon, accompanied by experts in Afro-Cuban traditions..
  • Immerse yourself in the dance & music, with live performances and evenings of social dancing

  • Experience a real Cuban rumba

  • Participate in our signature "Day in the Life" program, to learn about Cuba through the eyes of a dancer

What's Included
  • 5 day/4 night Travel Program
    • Optional: 2 Day Service Learning Program Extension​
  • Double-occupancy lodging in an approved Casa Particular with AC, full kitchen & living rooms

    • Single upgrade available upon request
    • Roommate matching may be available, however the single supplement is payable if a roommate match cannot be arranged.
  • Breakfast included daily*!

    • Wake up to a freshly prepared breakfast daily, according to your needs, including coffee, juice, eggs, fruit, and more

  • Knowledgeable Cuban hosts will help with all your logistical needs on the ground

  • Friendly US-based staff who will help you coordinate all aspects of your trip

  • MetaMovements Letter of Certification/Travel Affidavit

    • Certification that all activities fulfill the visa requirements set forth by the United States
    • Certification that all activities comply with current regulations put forth by both the Cuban & US Governments
  • Pre-tour briefing & program orientation
  • Full-time schedule of programming provided, meeting all US & Cuban regulations
    • Daily immersion in dance, music & arts!
    • Workshops & Performances in styles such as Afro-Cuban, Cuban Contemporary and Cuban Salsa or Casino
    • Visit important historical locations including Old Havana and other UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as urban and rural Cuban living environments
    • Meet celebrated artists and view their art, in their home studios and at local crafts markets
  • Cultural Exchange with locals including fellow dancers and musicians
  • Engaging Tours -- get off the beaten path and see Cuba through the eyes of our local team
  • 24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip
  • Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers
  • Free time to explore, or we can set up other activities upon your request
Not Included / Optional Add Ons

2 Day Optional Service Learning Program Extension

Join this special opportunity for dynamic & valuable service learning


Single Accommodation Fee

This option arranges a single room in all the accommodation throughout the tour. Room shares may be possible but the single supplement is payable & will be added to the final invoice if a room share cannot be arranged.

$250 ​

Flight Concierge Service

Some travelers prefer not to worry about arranging their flights.  Let us do that for you!  If you choose, MetaMovements will research, select and purchase flight on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for flight & fee with your land package. ​ Otherwise, MetaMovements will advise you on the recommended arrival & departure times.


Visa Concierge Service

​MetaMovements will advise on current visa regulations. Where available, MetaMovements can arrange the visa on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for the visa & fee with land package. 


Airport Transfers

Make your transfers between the airport and your location simple and seamless


Optional Activities

Outside of program activities such as tours, private lessons, meals and more!


Cuban Health Insurance

Typically included in the cost of your flight​


Spending Money


Tips & Gratuities


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Program Details & Registration Deadlines
Trip Dates:  Jul 1- 5, 2018 (5 days/4 nights)
Deposit: Place a $500 non-refundable deposit
Application: Complete your application below!
Payment Plans Available! 
$1299  Land Package
Register by May 10, 2018
$399  Service Learning Extension
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