Classes & Workshops – Fall/Winter 2019

Fall Adult Classes & Workshops

All Classes held at Anaya Latin Dance Studio in Anchorage – 901 E. Klatt Rd.
These classes run September 3 – November 27 (For December workshop and course schedule, see below!)
Register here

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. No class on Thanksgiving.
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 from 9 pm
We start the party with a fun class with combos danced without partners from 8-9 pm (“salsa suelta”), aimed at levels 2+. From 9 pm, it is time for social dancing! This is a great chance for our students to practice what they have learned with us this fall.
Please see our membership options on our website (drop in: $12)
For more social dancing, see our events page!

December Choreography Course (December 10-21)
Son Cubano in couples
– December 10-19: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm
– Saturday, December 21: Rehearsal 5-6 pm and demonstration event 8-11 pm
*Requires attendance at December 5 Son workshop (separate price)
Cost: $95
Register here

December Specialty Workshops
– Reggaeton: Monday, December 2, 7-8:30 pm – Register here
– Mambo: Tuesday, December 3, 7-8:30 pm – Register here
– Chachachá: Wednesday, December 4, 7-8:30 pm – Register here
– Son Cubano: Thursday, December 5, 7-8:30 pm – Register here
– Rueda de Casino (with guest Felix): Friday, December 13, 8-9:30 pm – Register here
Please see our membership options on our website (drop ins: $20)

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
Sign up here

Contact us to schedule lessons in Palmer on Sundays