We offer Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced group Salsa lessons and well as private instruction in Bachata and Merengue
Classes are run in 6 week courses, which progress through a new move each class. Students learn to combine the moves into a continuous dance to eventually create their own combinations. Students will rotate partners during the class to learn to lead and follow with different people.
The class focuses on technicality of steps, leading/following techniques, introduces elements of style.
Class #1: Basic step, Side step, cumbia/open step, back step, right turns.
Class #2: Alternating turns, cross body lead (CBL).
Class #3: Alternating turns, CBL, one and two-handed combs.
Class #4: Hammerlock, CBL, Alternating turns
Class #5: Sombrero, CBL, Rt turn.
Class #6: Review all and practice new combinations.
The class focuses on more complicated combinations, looking natural on the dance floor, finding the beat in the music, without the help of counting.
Class #1: CBL with inside/left turn
Class #2: Reverse/Left turn
Class #3: Open break + Waterfall+Hesitations
Class #4: Titanic
Class #5: CBL with outside/right turn
Class #6: S turn
Advanced Salsa 1
More complicated combinations, dips and spins.
Class #1: Salsa Dip 1
Class #2: Around the world
Class #3: Titanic+ Walk back (Walk n' Pop)
Class #4: Illusion turns and hand toss
Class #5: Ballerina
Class #6: Lassos and checks
Advanced Salsa 2
More combinations, dips and spins
Class #1: Copa
Class #2: Windmill
Class #3: The Wall
Class #4: Multiple spins
Class #5: Salsa dip 2
Class #6: S turn and Cross Body Lead 180
Ladies Styling Class
This class is strongly focused on style, body isolations, arm movements and musicality. Students will gain confidence and ability to explore their personal styles under the guidance of the instructor and integrate this new found expression level in their dance.