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Celebrate with Mbali Mexico Luxury Dance Retreat

with d2b Studios, Alexandra Bell and Henry Graham in Tulum, Mexico

From $2165 Per person

4 nights in Tulum, Mexico
Wed Apr 29 - Sun May 03, 2020

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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADORS

As Dance Ambassadors, we are excited to celebrate International Dance Day with you in a tropical, serene and vibrant Mexico location for a dance journey of elevation, education, expansion for life.

- d2b Studios & Alexandra Bell & Henry Graham

Highlights

Me Gusta Bailar!  We are passionate souls of dance who have cultivated a distinctive getaway that guides those on a dance journey whatever their background or level is in DANCE.  There are Social Dance Hours, Learning Seminars and Popular Classes that will take you to the next level of your dance experience all while enjoying the luxurious destination with those all about dance - the movement, the music, the emotion.  Come dance away and be inspired by those who have dedicated their lives to the training in all forms of dance genres and have performed on stage and on camera professionally.

 Cabanas Hotel Tulum is a cozy beach hotel located on a wide stretch of beautiful white-sand beach surrounded by natural palm trees and dunes in a laid-back atmosphere in Tulum, Mexico.All rooms at Cabanas Hotel Tulum have air conditioning to guarantee the best comfort for guests around the year. A pool & relaxation area is just a few steps from the beach front and garden view rooms, offering a pleasant alternative   to long and hot beach days.

Only a 100 meters away from the beach will find Ziggy's Restaurant and Beach Club. The Beach Club and Restaurant is open daily and has different culinary events available, such as wine and tequila tasting or bonfire night with cocktails.

To fully enjoy your afternoons at the beach, there is happy hour everyday on beer and cocktails. The Beach Club offers guests sunbeds, natural shade under palm trees and a lounge area on Tulum's famous beach.

What's Included

Accommodations

5 days 4 nights at Cabanas Hotel Tulum

Meals

Includes daily breakfast

Beach

Welcome Meet & Greet with Introductory Social Dance Class | Morning Strength & Stretch Sessions on the Beach | Two Style Dance Classes Daily for All Levels in Hip Hop, Jazz, & Contemporary in Retreat Center

Airport Transfers

Transport to/from Cancun International Airport

Flights

Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included
For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Getting There

Round-trip transportation to and from Cancun International Airport (CUN) is included on the first and last day of the trip. It takes 1 hour 45 minutes to get to the venue from the airport.

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from Cancun International Airport (CUN) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.

Traveling to Mexico

Please visit the following site for general information on Mexico:
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/mexico.html

The Instructors

d2b Studios
Dance Ambassador

dance2b Studios is an artistic hub for industry adult dance classes and training. Jennifer Tisdale is the founder and owner of d2b Studios (www.facebook.com/dance2bdenver | @dance2b) in downtown Denver and a passionate entrepreneur who continues to strive for creative partnerships and ways to bring performing arts to local, national and international markets. She saw the need to provide adults with the dance away experience that connects industry classes, seminars and social dance with launching Mbali Luxury Dance Retreats (@mbaliluxurydanceretreats) with Henry Graham & Alex Bell to cultivate the unique offering. All have extensive entertainment experiences that continue to captivate audiences in every way and classical dance training that helps guide the foundation for the Mbali Dance Retreats. This one cultivated with Trip Tribe is one of celebration for International Dance Day and to enjoy a tropical destination to let go, dance and refine and refresh your body and dance soul with all levels from around the world.

Mbali is geared towards the true dancer's lifestyle .  Leading with the founding principles of educate - elevate - escape, there will be several Master Classes, an Industry Social Hour and Learning Seminars that will take you to the next level of your dance experience while enjoying the local cultural experiences. There is ample time for you to create your own dance escape, time for you to educate and time for you to elevate and absorb the transformation. This eye opening educational experience through time and one on one training to enhance your technique and your approach to how you can realize your own inspiration for dancing. The retreat was created to Inspire you to grow.

Our team is fierce, fun and fanatic about the execution of dance through dance and performance. Henry is all about the commericial style with technical tips & stylistic moves. Alex has the classical style that fuses graceful and powerful movement. Their outgoing and humorous peronalities make dance accessbile to adults in an environment conducive to expansion.

About d2b Studios
Alexandra Bell
Dance Ambassador

Alex Bell has been dancing since the age of 3 at Encore Dance Studio (previously Dance Movement) in Denver and continuing on until she transitioned to an instructor. In addition, she has participated in summer intensives at Ballet Austin, American Ballet Theatre, The Rock School for Dance Education, Justin Giles’ SoulEscape intensive, and the EDGE Performing Arts Center. She was a finalist at the Denver Ballet Guild Scholarship Competition (2004, 2006). She has danced in Aurora Dance Arts production of “The Nutcracker” in the roles of Clara and Sugar Plum Fairy. As a young dancer in the Encore Dance Company, she won numerous scholarships at dance conventions and competitions including LA Dance Magic’s “Performer of the Weekend”, Miss Teen Onstage America, and many Top Overall High Scores. Professionally, she performed with the Boulder Ballet Company for their 2011 and 2012 seasons dancing in The Nutcracker, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Ballet In the Park, as well as many debut contemporary works from choreographers such as Chung-Fu Chang, Valerie Medonia, Peter Davison, Ana Claire, and Alex Davison. Her teaching experience began in 2005, and she has choreographed many concert and competition pieces in ballet, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, acrobatics, and contemporary, which have won choreography and technical precision awards. In addition to working with the Encore dancers for 12 wonderful years, she has been on faculty at the Boulder Ballet School, Mountainside Dance Academy, and is currently teaching at dance2b, Metropolitan Academy of Dance, and Dance Dimensions. Alex has an enormous passion for teaching safe, efficient technique and bold artistry with a little splash of quirk.

About Alexandra Bell
Henry Graham
Dance Ambassador

From a young age, Henry Graham was recognized for his natural born talent in the performing arts by his mother who adopted him from California Foster Care and hurtured this gift. He started his training with Gregory Hines and the Nicholas Brothers when he was four and began performing professionally in Hollywood, CA and can be seen dancing and acting in commercials for Target, GAP, Toys R Us and OshKosh. Henry was then awarded full scholarships to train with the acclaimed School of American Ballet, Alvin Ailey School and the Professional Project at The Juilliard School. After a successful concert and commercial career working with such names as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Debbie Allen, and John Lithgow which included performing at the Pantages Theater, Hollywood Bowl, and the Disney Channel, Mr. Graham began to choreograph for well-known companies such as the Walt Disney Entertainment Company and Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. These various experiences on commercial sets and stage productions provided Henry with the insight and exposure to how productions are created successfully. His producing talents continued to grow while shadowing Debbie Allen and Marguerite Derricks during his time at NBC studios along with producing entertainment for Hewlett Packard Annual Conventions, touring with the Tremaine Dance Convention for 7 years and directing the Denver based Harambe Festival “Meet in the Streets”. He wraps up all this knowledge to curate a one of a kind class and retreat experience.

About Henry Graham

UPCOMING DEPARTURES

Cabanas Hotel Tulum

Cabanas Hotel Tulum is a cozy beach hotel located on a wide stretch of beautiful white-sand beach surrounded by natural palm trees and dunes in a laid-back atmosphere in Tulum, Mexico.

All rooms at Cabanas Hotel Tulum have air conditioning to guarantee the best comfort for guests around the year. A pool & relaxation area is just a few steps from the beach front and garden view rooms, offering a pleasant alternative to long and hot beach days.

Only a 100 meters away from the beach will find Ziggy's Restaurant and Beach Club. The Beach Club and Restaurant is open daily and has different culinary events available, such as wine and tequila tasting or bonfire night with cocktails.

To fully enjoy your afternoons at the beach, there is happy hour everyday on beer and cocktails. The Beach Club offers guests sunbeds, natural shade under palm trees and a lounge area on Tulum's famous beach

 

☆☆☆☆☆ The room was beautifully decorated, extremely clean, had a very comfortable bed and a fantastic shower. All staff members we encountered were as friendly as could be. and went out of their way to help. -- Robbie V.

☆☆☆☆☆ Our room was perfect, super clean and opened up to beach views. The hotel is in the best location, walkable or bikeable to all of Tulum's best spots. -- Lizzie B.

☆☆☆☆☆ Beautiful property right on the beach with gorgeous gardens, a refreshing pool, and clean, comfortable rooms with AC (a treat to sleep well after spending days at the beach and/or exploring the endless activities in the jungle) , and that are all decorated with good taste. -- Pagani Family

Food & Beverage

Includes daily breakfast.

  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Fish & Meat

Amenities

  • Beach
  • Classroom/Deck for yoga & fitness
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Hot water
  • 110 volt outlets
  • Hair dryers
  • Towels

Yoga & Fitness Equipment

  • yoga mats
  • yoga blocks
  • yoga straps

Pricing Per Person

Sunset Room - Two Queens

Our Sunset rooms are surrounded by a beautiful garden area, a few steps away from Tulum's stunning beach and our new pool and deck area. Sunset rooms are all top floor and come with a private terrace with hammock and a top floor terrace with Jacuzzi for relaxing sunset dips after a sunny day on the beach. Equipped with 2 queen beds.

$2165

per person

2 guests

2 BEDS LEFT

Sunset Room - One King

Our Sunset rooms are surrounded by a beautiful garden area, a few steps away from Tulum's stunning beach and our new pool and deck area. Sunset rooms are all top floor and come with a private terrace with hammock and a top floor terrace with Jacuzzi for relaxing sunset dips after a sunny day on the beach. Equipped with 1 King bed.

$2165

per person

2 guests

2 BEDS LEFT

Beachfront Room - One King

Enjoy our comfortable, tropical-rustic and eco-chic Beach Front rooms with mesmerizing views of the Caribbean Sea. Equipped with 1 King bed. Terrace with chairs and hammock, in-room safe, only a few steps away from our brand new pool and deck area to enjoy your afternoons after a sunny day at the beach.

$2385

per person

2 guests

2 BEDS LEFT

Beachfront Room - Two Queens

Enjoy our comfortable, tropical-rustic and eco-chic Beach Front rooms with mesmerizing views of the Caribbean Sea. Equipped with 2 queen beds. Terrace with chairs and hammock, in-room safe, only a few steps away from our brand new pool and deck area to enjoy your afternoons after a sunny day at the beach.

$2385

per person

2 guests

2 BEDS LEFT

Beachfront Rooftop Room

All rooms feature 1 king bed, terrace with chairs and hammock, in-room safe. Enjoy the privacy of your rooftop terrace with jacuzzi, couch and sun recliners. Star gazing is a must at night!

$2385

per person

2 guests

Garden View Room - One King

Our Garden rooms are surrounded by a beautiful garden area, a few steps away from Tulum's stunning beach and our brand new pool and deck area. The rooms are all ground floor and come with a private and furnished terrace and a hammock. for relaxing afternoons after a sunny day on the beach. Equipped with 1 King bed.

$2165

per person

2 guests

SOLD OUT

Garden View Room - Two Queens

Our Garden rooms are surrounded by a beautiful garden area, a few steps away from Tulum's stunning beach and our brand new pool and deck area. The rooms are all ground floor and come with a private and furnished terrace and a hammock. for relaxing afternoons after a sunny day on the beach. Equipped with 2 queen beds.

$2165

per person

2 guests

SOLD OUT
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