Classes & Workshops – Fall 2019

Fall Kids & Teen Programs
August 31 – December 7 (kids) and December 21 (teens)
Saturday afternoons, semester course (skipping September 28)
Kids 5-12: Two levels from 2 – 3 pm & 3:15 – 4:15 pm, $60/month for 4 month program
Teens 13-17: 4:30 – 6 pm, $75/month for 4 month program
Cost includes tee shirt and/or costume and cost of final showing & party
This program will focus on teaching Cuban salsa (casino and rueda de casino) and the very basics other Cuban dances like mambo, rumba, and more in a fun and age/level-appropriate way. Spanish words and phrases will be incorporated into each lesson. Kids and teens will also have the opportunity to dance with live percussion and learn about different Latin rhythms and cultures.
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Fall Adult Classes & Workshops (September through November)
September 3 – November 27 (For December 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 – Level 0: 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”). From 9-11, social dancing and animations!
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, includes costume

December Workshops (Levels 2-4)
– 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)
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Private Lessons
Available Mon-Thurs 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
and most Saturdays from 10 am – 12 pm
For 1 person or 1 couple
Single lesson: $60 / Package of 4 lessons: $200
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