Dancing During Carnaval

MEZCLA
SOCIALS DANCE

Rediscover Dance

 

About Us

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Since February 15, 2015
Founders Brian and Claudia Pawl created this Dance Company / Organization with a mission of bringing people together through dance. Mezcla reflects how a dance community can break down even the most challenging barriers simply by showing up! Salsa Nights at Jimmy's American Restaurant in Aspen, CO were a bright and vibrant introduction to the Salsa world in the Roaring Fork Valley. After Jimmy's was unable to consistently host these salsa nights, Brian and Claudia decided it was time to create something new for the community and to keep the dance spark alive. The driving force ? Love for dancing!

MSD became the hub for weekly classes, practices and Socials. By offering a safe and fun environment for dancers of all levels and even becoming a launching pad for aspiring instructors and performers,  Mezcla and its events became a sensation. All bodies are welcomed here; to learn, enjoy and grow together! When we dance, we eliminate barriers ~ such as language, ease of access, affordability, dance experience and other preconceptions and biases.
Over the years, this organization has collaborated and hosted volunteer Instructors to share their talents at both amateur and professional levels. These classes and workshops included a variety of genres like salsa, bachata, west coast swing, two step, merengue, Cumbia, and others.

Eternal gratitude goes out to those who volunteered, aligned with our values and showed their support.
Rhett Cardenas, Oscar Sepulveda, Diego Gonzalez, Kira Withrow, Ashley Hall, Flor Paz, Jesus Esquivel, Aurita Maldonado aka “Hurricane Rita”, Hector Arias, Antonio Arias, Alejandra Muñoz, Jesus Muñoz, Erik & Claudia Peña.
The support to local Artists in their professional journey will continue, as well as events with Artists from all over the nation. This will bring consistent options in variety of dance styles, levels, and experiences. These classes, trainings and Socials create a growth cycle with opportunities for dancers to acquire new skills, practice them, and apply them on the dance floor.
 
Mezcla continues to imagine spaces for the community to come together through dance despite these challenging pandemic times. In person and Online classes will continue; observing all safety guidelines of course, until we can all meet again.
Join the Mezcla movement and fall in love with this dynamic, versatile, and energetic community in the beautiful mountains of Colorado.

See you on the dance floor!
 

Upcoming Events

  • SALSA NIGHT AT TACAW
    Sat, Dec 17
    Basalt
    Dec 17, 7:30 PM
    Basalt, 400 Robinson St, Basalt, CO 81621, USA
    SALSA NIGHT AT TACAW ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA NOCHE DE SALSA EN TACAW SIEMPRE ES BUENA IDEA
  • Salsa Lessons at the Collective/Clases de Salsa en el Collective
    Jan 13, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Snowmass Village, 49 Wood Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
    Starting Jan 13th - Every 2nd Friday of the Month Comenzando el 13 de Enero - Cada 2do Viernes del mes
  • Brazilian Zouk with Rachel
    Jan 14, 2023, 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Basalt, 62 Widget St, Basalt, CO 81621, USA
    Rachel Leigh is Back!! Join us for another fantastic workshop January 14th Rachel Leigh Regresa!! Acompáñenos a otro fantástico taller el 14 de Enero