Classes & Workshops – Fall 2019

Fall Adult Classes & Workshops in the Mat-Su

All classes held on Sunday afternoons at Four Corner’s Lounge/Spur’s Bar & Grill
September 15 – December 22
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September 15, October 20, November 24 – Salsa Beginners Workshop, 4-7 pm
In this workshop dancers learn the basic body movement and steps for casino, Cuban salsa, in both open and closed positions. Light refreshments are served. Dancers may register with or without a partner – we will rotate and you will dance with everyone in the class. On our website, please see “events” to register for this workshop.
$35 per person, includes up to $7 drink credit at the bar
Beginners start here!

Level 1: Casino Foundations, 4-5:30 pm
(4-week series: September 22 – October 13, October 27 – November 17, December 1 – 22)
Dancers will learn the foundations of the Cuban dance casino. Dancers pay for all four classes in the series and take them sequentially, or schedule a private lesson to make up a missed class. Dancers should take this course after one of our monthly beginners workshops (Level 0), also held on Sundays at Four Corners Lounge/Spur’s Bar & Grill. On our website, choose the “Mat-Su Series” option to register.
$90 per person per series, includes up to $7 drink credit at the bar per class

Level 2: Basic Casino Figures & Cuban Movement, 5:30-7 pm
(4-week series: September 22 – October 13, October 27 – November 17, December 1 – 22)
In this class, dancers learn the basic patterns (figures) of casino and the basics of other Cuban steps. These basics will be danced within partner work and within rueda de casino. This class is useful for any dancer wishing to solidify their movement vocabulary. Dancers pay for all four classes in the series and take them sequentially, or schedule a private lesson to make up a missed class. On our website, choose the “Mat-Su Series” option to register.
$90 per person per series, includes up to $7 drink credit at the bar per class


Fall Adult Classes & Workshops in Anchorage

All Classes held at Anaya Latin Dance Studio in Anchorage
Classes run September 3 – November 27 (For December workshop schedule, see below!)
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Mondays  – Level 1: Casino Foundations, 7-8:30 pm

(4-week series, repeating monthly)
Dancers will learn the foundations of the Cuban dance casino. Dancers pay for all four classes in the series and take them sequentially, or schedule a private lesson to make up a missed class. Dancers should take this course after one of our monthly beginners workshops (Level 0), held on First Fridays. *Note: In December, this class is also offered on Mondays and Wednesdays over two weeks: Dec. 9, 11, 16 & 18
$65 per person per series

Tuesdays – Level 3/4: Intermediate Casino & Timba, 7-8:30 pm (drop in)
Dancers will learn fun combinations of movements including steps performed outside of partner work. Mastery of timing, body movement, and basic figures of casino is expected.
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $17)

Wednesdays – Level 2: Basic Casino Figures & Cuban Movement, 7-8:30 pm
(12-week series, begin 1st week of any month)
In this class, dancers learn the basic patterns (figures) of casino and the basics of other Cuban steps. These basics will be danced within partner work and within rueda de casino. This class is useful for any dancer wishing to solidify their movement vocabulary.
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $17)

Thursdays  – Level 2/3: Intermediate Rueda de Casino, 7-8:30 pm (drop in)
This class is for rueda de casino. Dancers are expected to have mastery of the figures taught in the Level 2 class held on Wednesdays as the teaching will focus primarily on moves to be danced with the group in connection.
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $17)

1st Fridays Monthly – Salsa Beginners Workshop, 7-9:30 pm
In this workshop dancers learn the basic body movement and basic steps for casino, Cuban salsa, in both open and closed positions. Light refreshments are served. On our website, please see “events” to register for this workshop!
$30 per person
Beginners start here!

Select Saturdays – All Levels: Salsa Suelta & Studio Party, 8-11 pm (drop in)
Salsa Suelta Class 8-9 pm & Studio Party 9-11 pm
We start the party with a fun class with combos danced without partners from 8-9 pm (“salsa suelta”), aimed at levels 2+ but open to anyone. From 9-11, it is time for social dancing and animations! This is a great chance for our students to practice what they have learned with us this fall. The social dance is a private event for our students who take classes with us, but drop-ins are welcome for the class and you may stay for the social dancing.
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $12)
For more social dancing, see our events page!

December Choreography Course (Levels 3/4)
Tuesdays & Thursdays (12-Hour Choreography Course)
Dec 3, 5, 10 & 12: 7-9:30 pm
Dec 17 & 19: 8:30 – 9:30 pm
This course will be for advanced dancers and by instructor permission only. Style TBA.
$200 per person

December Specialty Workshops (Levels 2/3/4)
– Monday, Dec. 2, 7-9 pm
– Tuesday & Thursday, Dec. 3 & 5, 7-8:30 pm
– Saturday, Dec. 7, 6-9 pm
– Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7-9 pm
– Saturday, Dec. 14, 2-4 pm
– Tuesday & Thursday, Dec. 17 & 19, 7-8:30 pm
Rumba, son, reggaeton, rueda de casino, afro and more to be announced!
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $20)
Register here


Private Lessons

Available in Anchorage Mon-Thurs 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
and most Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm
Lessons are for 1 person or 1 couple
Single lesson: $60 / Package of 4 lessons: $200
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Contact us to schedule lessons in Palmer on Sundays