Alaska Casineros is a dance group created by Anaya Latin Dance and dedicated to cultivating all things Cuban salsa, casino, timba, and rueda de casino in Alaska. Members are rewarded for their skills and dedication and can take advantage of maximum flexibility and savings. These classes run on a punch-card basis, with five-class or ten-class options (however, there is an option to purchase a single class for $15 flat). The punch cards can be used at any Alaska Casineros class – Anchorage or Palmer!
Currently, Alaska Casineros classes are as follows (four options):
Sundays, at Four Corners Lounge/Spur’s Bar & Grill in Palmer
at our “Salsa on Sundays” event:
4-5:30 pm – Cuban salsa and rueda de casino: Low intermediate
5:30-7 pm – Cuban salsa: Beginner (first timers OK!)
Note: This class runs every other Sunday – Check our calendar for dates!
Tuesdays, at 901 E. Klatt Rd, No 6, Anchorage
7-8:30 pm – Intermediate Casino & Timba
Join Anaya Latin Dance on Tuesday nights from 7-8:30 pm for this ongoing drop-in class dancing Cuban salsa – casino and timba. This class will incorporate footwork and body movement as well as partner work in couples.
Wednesdays, at 901 E. Klatt Rd, No 6, Anchorage
7-8:30 pm – Beginner Casino & Rueda de Casino
Join Anaya Latin Dance on Wednesday nights from 7-8:30 pm for this ongoing drop-in class dancing Cuban salsa. This class will focus on the basic steps dancing in couples and in rueda de casino formation. Beginners should first attend one of our beginners workshops (held monthly).
Thursdays, at 901 E. Klatt Rd, No 6, Anchorage (starts May 30 – no class July 4 or 11)
7-8:30 pm – Intermediate Rueda de Casino
Join Anaya Latin Dance on Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 pm for this ongoing drop-in class dancing rueda de casino – a dynamic way of dancing Cuban salsa as a group while frequently changing partners.
Dancers must a mastery of Cuban salsa basics before attending this class and instructor permission to join. You can work on the basics of Cuban salsa by attending one of our beginner workshops and then coming regularly to our Wednesday night beginner class, or by taking private lessons.
This class is not progressive so participants can join or attend at any time and miss classes as needed. Each class we work on some news moves and some previously learned for all involved.
In addition to offering maximum savings and flexibility to our students, there are additional benefits to being a member of Alaska Casineros, such as advance notice and special discounts for some of our special events, opportunities to meet invited artists, access to class videos online, discounts on merchandise, and more. You become a member simply by purchasing a punch card and getting started in your first class!
Purchase your punch card below:
Alaska Casineros – 5 class punch card
Alaska Casineros – 10 class punch card
NOTE: Punch card purchases are NON-REFUNDABLE and expire 10 weeks (for 5-class cards) or 20 weeks (for 10-class cards) from the date of the first class applied! Please check our calendar and ask us directly if you have questions about any of our classes or about punch card conditions!