Scientific Gastronomy and its application in recipes
An educational workshop with practical examples and recipes on how we can interpret and understand the role of scientific knowledge in everyday cooking.
About the instructor
Chef, disseminator, and communicator with a specialty in Scientific Gastronomy. Dedicated to the education of the field to better understand what happens in our pans thanks to science. Gastronomic advisor and consultant with more than 18 years of experience in hotels, restaurants and culinary projects around 14 countries.
Dancing Class: Folklore
Valerie Selene Luna Chavez, Jannina E. Contreras Carreon
El Jarabe Tapatío
Mexican folk dance class in which the Jarabe Tapatío will be taught, an iconic dance, a symbol of Mexico’s identity in the world, originating in the State of Jalisco.
It is a dance that is performed as a couple with mariachi music and that is made up of different sones or small pieces that make up the syrup, which was danced at parties or fandangos.
About the instructors
Valerie Selene Luna Chavez.
Teacher, choreographer and dancer.
Originally from Mexico City, she began her dance studies at the age of 8 at the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature, obtaining a degree in Mexican Popular Dance from the Mexican Dance Academy belonging to said Institute.
She has a degree in Administration from the Autonomous Metropolitan University and has a specialization in Movement Studies and in Cultural Policies and Cultural Management.
She has been a dancer and teacher in various groups and houses of culture and for 16 years she has directed the Xochipilli Folkloric Dance Workshop of the Autonomous Metropolitan University Iztapalapa, where her main activities are teaching and disseminating dance.
Jannina E. Contreras Carreon
She has a degree in Industrial Design from the Autonomous Metropolitan University and a degree in Contemporary Dance from the Mexican Dance Academy
She has dedicated a large part of her career to teaching Ballet in various public and private institutions. She was a dancer in dance and theater companies such as Sokolov Dance Company, Tanz Dance Company, La Barca Teatro and Último Tren Danza-Escena, participating in various festivals and tours in prominent forums throughout the Mexican Republic.
She has succeeded in bringing performing arts and design together in multiple stage construction projects for independent theatrical productions. She has also ventured into the world of footwear, with extensive experience in manufacturing and development processes thanks to her career as a Jr. Designer for the Onena brand. She is also the founder of the brand “Nina Balletto” specialized in the design and manufacture of dance shoes.
Latin dance class
Salsa and bachata
During the class, the basic steps of Salsa and Bachata will be taught in a playful way.
With the purpose that the assistants can dance in these couple rhythms at the end of the class.
-Take class as a couple (regardless of gender)
-Attendees must have the camera on and must see their full body
About the instructor
She was born in Buenos Aires Argentina. She is a professional dancer graduated from Saoco Dance Company, one of the most important Afrocaribeean dance academies in Argentina. She came to Mexico in 2007 to coordinate the first salsa fest in Ensenada. After a while, she opened her own dance academy named “Pulso Urbano Academia Artística”, which is the seedbed of Afrocaribeean rhythms dancers in Ensenada. She, as headmistress and her group of students have represented Ensenada in many national and international congresses of salsa. Currently, she is forming a group of students from Ensenada to represent the City in the Cancun Salsa and Bachata Fest in September 2022 Throughout Baja California, Angelica is known for her talent, passion, and enthusiasm for dance as well as her vision about everybody’s ability to dance.