Yaocuautli Aztec danza
CDA is proud to support Yaocuauhtli Danza Cultural, a community based Aztec dance troupe that helps promote and develop positive self-awareness and self-esteem to youth and all whom participate through culturally enriched activities. They have have performed at countless cultural events throughout the United States and Alaska. Yaocuauhtli Danza Cultural focuses their mission practicing their ancient traditions to rediscover their roots and restore a past that has been hidden for more than five hundred years. By knowing their past they understand their present and thereby build a better future for our children and our children's children.
Practice are every Thursdays at 6:30 at El Dorado Park in Salinas.
1655 El Dorado Dr. Salinas.
To contact group please call Carol Ruvalcaba at 831-540-5060
Caminos del Arte, the East Salinas Arts group which provides free art, music, and dance classes in low income areas of Salinas, also puts on four community Arts Festivals each year. Hear Ruth Hermosillo, Francis Nolder and Nicolasa Alvarez explain how they do it. It's all about unity. That's why they are the Arts Council for Monterey County's 2011 Non Profit Champion of the Arts
Ruth Hermosillo President
Tony Acosta - Vice President
Caritina Ibarra - Secretary
Salvador Luquin - Treasurer
Victor Garcia- Board Member
Arturo Alvarez- Board Member
Jose Valenzuela- Board Member
Jenny Camarena - Board Member
Carol Ruvalcaba - Board Member Sandra Ocampo-Board Member Lalo Vargas - Board Member Katie Rodriguez - Board Member Nicolasa Alvarez Executive Director