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Mountain Mbali Retreat

Mbali, also known as "away" in Swahilli, is a new invigorating retreat that 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 location with those passionate about dance. dance2b studios in the Historic District of Denver, Colorado is expanding training offerings in a weekend intensive program taught by professional faculty with classical and contemporary dance backgrounds. This is a personalized dance retreat getaway for adults interested in expanding their technique and performance training. There will be two levels of dance participants - the Inspire group & the Impact group to ensure the experience provides the appropriate level of dance technique. You may receive an optional Talent Reel of your individual performance as an add-on.

Happening at a lavish resort in Vail - Hotel Talisa Resort with luxurious amenities. Hotel rate for retreat attendees will be announced soon. The excursions associated with the retreat will be part of the Vail Dance Festival. To purchase tickets for the shows visit website -

$599 for all classes and seminars | d2b member $499 (register in-studio)

Vail Schedule

Friday, July 26th

  • 4:00pm - Mbali Salsa Class

  • 5:00pm - Welcome Conversation & Cocktails

  • 7:30pm - VDF Opening Night Performance

Saturday, July 27th

  • 9:00am - Ballet Barre

  • 10:00am - Stretch with Props

  • 12:00pm - VDF Dancing in the Streets

  • 2:00pm - Contemporary Ballet

  • 3:30pm - Industry Jazz Funk

  • 7:30pm - VDF American Ballet Theater Performance

Sunday, July 28th 

  • 11:00am - PREVENGE Body

  • 12:00pm - Contemporary Jazz

  • 1:00pm - Q&A Session - Industry Tips