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What is MOCUMÚ?


Created and developed by Alejandra González, Director of Taná Dance, Arts & Movement, Mocumú is an innovative dance format for ages 2-6. The purpose is to experience the art of movement through exploration of music and rich cultures of Latin America, while supporting age appropriate motor development. MOCUMÚ classes will be taught in both English and Spanish, giving students an opportunity to further this cultural dance experience. Live music combined with this unique approach to early childhood dance instruction gives both children and their parents an opportunity to experience this art form on a much deeper level. Participating in this class with live music allows for students to develop an innate ability to pick up on rhythms as they learn to express themselves through movement. 


is an original and innovative dance format designed for kids ages 2-6 with the purpose to support age appropriate movement and motor development while diving deep into the exploration and rich exposure to Latin American culture and live music. Created and developed by Alejandra González, director of Taná Dance, Arts & Movement. This early childhood dance format is a unique way to expose kids and parents alike to dance and music. Participating in a class with live music allows the students to feel the vibrations and rhythms in a deeper level. This class will be and opportunity to practice bilingualism since the class will be taught in English and Spanish. 



MOCUMÚ I (Ages 2-4) Preschool 

At this age kids are wearing their emotions on their sleeves and are very creative beings, they can also focus for longer periods of time. This is why we are able to offer a 45 minutes class, were the student is able to focus on activities that will encourage their creativity as well as using movement as a tool to communicate emotions. We will continue to develop strength and flexibility with exercises that are little more challenging and demanding, to build mental and physical endurance. Students must be accompany to class with a parent or caregiver.



MOCUMÚ II (Ages 5-6) Preschool and Kindergarten - 60 minutes class

Welcome to the years that are full of building on old skills while picking up brand-new ones at a super fast speed. This stages are typically lively, energetic, and sociable years. Confident about basics like speaking, running, drawing, and building things, kids are ready to use these skills to the fullest. We will continue to develop strength, flexibility as well as mental and physical endurance with exercises that are more complex and with greater depth. With a better understanding on movement in time to the beat or rhythm of music, we start to be able to see sequencing. Students are able to do class on their own.


Students must meet age requirement by 09/01/20 to enroll in this program. Class could be cancelled due to low enrollment. 


Winter/Spring Session runs January 18th, 2021-May 7th, 2021!


Tuition Rates are based upon a 15 weeks session. 

MOCUMÚ I - 45 minutes class - $ 300

MOCUMÚ II - 60 minutes class - $315


$25 first child regardless of discounts, $15 for each additional sibling. Registration fee is 



MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNT: Taná Dance, Arts & Movement offers a 8% discount for each additional class for students taking two or more classes in a session.



Taná Dance, Arts & Movement offers a 10% sibling tuition discount for the second child and subsequent children from the same immediate family.

COVID-19 related Should Skokie and Cook County move to Phases 1, 2, or 3 of the Restore Illinois plan at any point during the session, all classes will be offered virtually and no refunds will be given.

Spring Break April 19th-23rd