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Canyon Crest dancers host summer workshop

CARMEL VALLEY — Canyon Crest Academy High School’s Envision Dance Program presents its first annual summer dance intensive workshop at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. July 11 through July 15 in the gymnasium dance studio at CCAHS, 5951 East Village Center Loop Road. The cost for the week-long workshop is $200.
Classes are open to all dancers age 12 and above, not only those attending Canyon Crest Academy. Twenty percent of all proceeds will benefit the Canyon Crest Envision Program. To reserve a class, visit and fill out the application form. Mail the application form, along with payment, to Sarah King, whose address is also on the website.
Ericka Moore begins the day with a hip-hop and jazz fusion class, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Moore has been a professional dancer for Eveoke Dance Theatre since 1997. She also teaches Jazz/Modern II/III.
From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Robyn Segel Shifren will be teaching a classical ballet class. Shifren began dancing at the age of 3. She attended the National School of The Arts, continued her training at The Royal Ballet School in London, then joined Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet Company.
Rayna Stohl will teach a tricks class from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tricks is an infusion of upside-down fun into modern dance. Stohl danced with StarDanceSwan, a professional children’s dance company from the age of 7. She attended SMU in Dallas on a dance scholarship and moved to San Diego to pursue her masters in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Erica Buechner will offer a combination of strengthening and improv from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Buechner has been performing professionally in San Diego since 1999. She has worked most extensively with Mojalet Dance Collective, graduating from SDSU in 2006 with a bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. She has also been invited to teach improvisation/choreography workshops at Canyon Crest High School; set choreography at Canyon Crest High School, Carlsbad High School and Orange Glen High School; and teach master classes at SDSU and CSUSM.