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The art of bringing Aztec dance back through Ollin Ixtli
Mar10

The art of bringing Aztec dance back through Ollin Ixtli

Aztec dance is a way to preserve ancient culture. It is said that represents the eternal search of men and women for cosmic harmony and integration of body and spirit. The term Aztec means ‘man of Aztlan’, the place where the Mexica came from, but was not commonly used until the 18th and 19th century when historians adopted it. The Aztec people called themselves Mexica after the migration and this was how they came to be known to the...

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Ollin The New Ancient by Aida Landeros
Dec02

Ollin The New Ancient by Aida Landeros

Born in Mexico City. Aida Landeros began her dance studies at the age 15. She was trained in ballet and modern dance at the Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center. Aida came to Los Angeles in 1995 to study English and to pursue her career as a dancer. Landeros, started her training as a belly dancer with world known performers and choreographers; Tonya, Ansuya and Tahiya. As a solo artist, Aida performed at different restaurants, parties, and...

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