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A Dance Adventure
in the Dominican Republic!
Summer Getaway
Presented by MetaMovements, J&L Dance Studio & the MMRD Dancers!

June 25-30, 2025
(with opportunities to extend)

Join us for an incredible adventure in the Dominican Republic, the birthplace of Bachata, and escape the winter with dancing, excursions, beautiful beaches and more!


This is a trip for adventurers who are ready to venture off-the-beaten path and enjoy every moment to the maximum!

 

Immerse yourself in a new culture and make new friends, while taking a deep dive into the history of Dominican dance. We have a team of enthusiastic and talented instructors who are excited to welcome you into their country and share their culture with you!

Each day, you'll have opportunities to:

 

  • Build your skills in dance workshops taught by renowned local artists and international guests

  • Participate in cultural exchange activities and excursions, including a visit to a secluded waterfall and meeting it's care-takers, cooking traditional Dominican food with our hosts, and other unique activities

  • Dance the night away with your instructors and hosts at parties around the town, in clubs, on the street, and on the beach

  • Take private lessons, relax on the beach, try a new activity, or explore Las Terrenas on your own 

We have a team of enthusiastic and talented instructors who are excited to welcome you into their country and share their culture with you, as well as knowledgeable Trip Leaders who are passionate about cultural exchange. Throughout your entire stay, you will be well-taken care of by our friendly and diverse team—a caring group of artists that train together and support each other year-round… and who love to host travelers and help them have an uplifting and inspiring experience! 



Space is limited—register early to guarantee your spot!

 

QUESTIONS?

Program Dates:  June 25-30, 2025

 

Opportunities to extend:

 Post-Trip: Jun 30-Jul 5

First 7 people to register

receive $50 discount!

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PRICING

Pricing

6 Days/5 Nights: $1299/person 

(single room upgrade: + $350)

First 7 people to register receive $50 discount!

Traveling with friends or loved ones?

Ask us about our "share-a-bed" discount!

Have you traveled to the DR with us in the past?  

Are you excited about continuing to support the MMRD artists?

Ask about our alumni circle/fundraising team and how to earn discounts on trips in 2025!

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What's Unique about This Trip:

  • Starting in Santo Domingo with a special workshop and a trip to dance in the Batey accompanied by MMRD Dancers 

  • Daily options for large & small group workshops with incredible instructors

  • 4 nights in Las Terrenas in our favorite villas, with a beautiful pool and tropical greenery—and close to the beaches and nightclubs

  • Delectable daily home-cooked breakfast or brunch buffets

  • 3 delicious traditional meals 

  • (Dominican, Haitian & International)

  • A waterfall excursion, with a welcome lunch of sancocho cooked over an open fire, and hand-ground & brewed Dominican coffee

  • Conversatorios with artists

  • Early parties with dance hosts, plus later parties for those who want to continue the vibe!

  • Open choice time daily with a variety of options to personalize your program including private lessons, cooking classes, excursions, & more

EXCITING EXTENSION OPTIONS!  Sign up for our Tur del Norte… leaving from Las Terrenas, we will make stops in Rio San Juan, Cabarete & Santiago de los Caballeros, with many new adventures in nature, plus cultural exchanges and dancing in every city or town, and flying out from the Santiago airport.

To view what's included in every trip,
click here

HOW TO REGISTER

How to Register
Payment Options:
  1. Pay in Full with registration/application

  2. Pay $350 non-refundable deposit & receive invoice with balance

  3. Pay $350 non-refundable deposit & request a payment plan ($35 fee)

Regardless of payment option, a separate invoice is sent with add on requests. 

Important: Trip is non-refundableIf you are unable to attend, you may ask to transfer your program to another person for this same travel program and dates ONLY.  Together we will see if we can find a person that can fit in the same or similar rooming arrangement as you would have had, in order to be able to complete the transfer.

Complete Your Application
  1. Click the Register button below to get started!

  2. Have a roommate? Fill out the roommate request on the form (If you aren’t traveling with a friend, we’ll do our best to match you: if there are none available, you will be charged for a single upgrade).

  3. Prefer staying alone? Request the single upgrade.

  4. Interested in our"share-a-bed" discount? Email us at culturalconnections@metamovements.net to let us know more about who you are traveling with, and what could feel comfortable to you in terms of sleeping arrangements.  There are often rooms with unique set-ups that can be offered to your group at a discount!

Please Note:  When you fill out the application form, you will have the option of making a $350 deposit or the full payment.  Once you select, you will be redirected to our online payment system through Square.  They charge a 3% processing fee for all payments made electronically.  Your $350 deposit is required to process your application and reserve your spot.  If you prefer, you can pay just the deposit via Square and then use another medium for the majority of your payment.
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