Class Calendar

Jan
18
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Bachata Footwork –  Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partnerwork – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 1 from 7-8:00pm

Level 2 from 8:00-9:30pm

Feel free to take both levels if you think you can handle it!

Special Choreo Series 7:00-8:00
Jan 4-Feb 22
Intermediate level and above

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Jan
22
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

TeachingAdvanced Beginner: You should be able to lead and follow ‘In and Outs’, ‘Cross Body Leads’ with turns, double turns, proper spinning prep, double spins and basic shines.

Steps or Footwork

  • Back Hook Turn
  • Front Hook Turn
  • Side Turns
  • Double Right Hook Turn
  • Double Left Hook Turn
  • Prep

Partnerwork (Core Moves)

  • In and Out
  • Right Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • Right Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • Left Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • Left Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • CBL w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • CBL w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • Counter CBL w/ Double Left Turn (F)
  • Sweep
  • Prepping for Quick Turn

Shines

  • Suzy Q
  • Up Town Down Town
  • Mambo Walk or Cord Beat Step
  • Front Slide
  • Front Flare
  • Slave
  • Two Corners
  • Front Double Cross
  • Hook Step
  • Cuban Side Charge
  • Grapevine
  • Front Cross Over

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Jan
23
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

beginners classThis mixed level class is where beginners start. After an initial warm-up, we split into two groups as follows.

Raw Beginner: If you are taking your first class this is where you need to start.  You are just learning your three basics steps and basic turns.

Intermediate Beginner: You should know how to lead and follow Cross Body Leads, left and right turns and extensions.

Level I: Beginner (1st class)

Steps or Footwork

  • Basic Step
  • Side Step
  • Back Step
  • Front Step

Partnerwork

  • Frame
  • Extension
  • Back Rock
  • Front Rock

Level II : Beginner Intermediate (4 classes)

Steps or Footwork

  • Right Turn
  • Left Turn
  • Half Right
  • Half Left

Partnerwork (Core Moves)

  • Leading & Following of Right Turn
  • Leading & Following of Left Turn
  • Cross Body Lead (CBL)
  • Counter CBL
  • CBL w/ Right Turn
  • CBL w/ Left Turn
  • Counter CBL w/ Right Turn
  • Counter CBL w/ Left Turn

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Tuesday Salsa Night @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 23 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 24 @ 12:00 am

Salsa After Work at Carmen's Cuban CafeStressed after work? Wanting to meet new people? Not in a mood to cook? Join us for a different type of party to relax. Salsa After Work Tuesday has a chill environment with no cliques or fashion shows. Come with comfortable attire or whatever you have on. Enjoy a delicious Cuban meal if you feel like dinner out, and dance the night away so you can be relaxed the next morning for work.

NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER

Pre-Dance Dinner Options

At Carmen’s you can dine with friends before 7 pm or just grab a quick bite from the restaurant. Also there is a Happy Hour that you can enjoy and be completely relaxed for the class and party.

Classes

At 7 pm we start working off those Cuban calories with hour-long Raw Beginners and Advanced Beginners salsa/mambo classes. This classes will cover all the fundamentals for salsa, mambo and cha-cha dancing, including leading and following techniques, timing, Cuban motion, spinning techniques, partner connection, etc.

Dance Social

At 9pm we start dancing – early enough so you can make it to work the next morning – with instructor and salsa/mambo DJ, Betto Herrera.

Do you or a friend have a birthday coming up? You can request free entry to the dance social for the birthday guy or gal, and a free birthday dance here. Please submit the request at least 3 days in advance.

Prices

  • $15 for class (includes dance social) or $10 w/ student ID
  • $5 for the dance social
  • Or use an unexpired “Mambo Card”

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Jan
25
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Bachata Footwork –  Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partnerwork – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 1 from 7-8:00pm

Level 2 from 8:00-9:30pm

Feel free to take both levels if you think you can handle it!

Special Choreo Series 7:00-8:00
Jan 4-Feb 22
Intermediate level and above

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Jan
26
Fri
Agua y Fuego Latin Dance Party @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 26 @ 9:45 pm – Jan 27 @ 2:00 am



Agua y Fuego New

2 Rooms, 2 DJs, 2 Parties at 1 Place.

Mambo Dinamico, Kizomba RDU and Embodied Dance bring you the mixture of Salsa, Chacha, Bachata, Kizomba and Zouk in a great party every 4th Friday of the month.

Water and Fire are two essential elements that create energy of their own, but when combined they are even greater.

We’ll have two specialized rooms for your enjoyment:
– The Salsa Room where Mambo Dinamico dancers will be hosting a great social at the sounds of DJ Monte Alban and DJ Mixteco Mix.

– And the KiZoukChata Room will be hosted by Kimberly Nicole and Triangle Zouk

**Only $15 for the cover for this great party or $10 Pre-paid or by using a Mambo Card**
**Drinks specials will be served at the bar by our experienced bartenders**




At Carmen’s Cuban Cafe
108 Factory Shops Rd,
Morrisville, NC 27560

Jan
29
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

TeachingAdvanced Beginner: You should be able to lead and follow ‘In and Outs’, ‘Cross Body Leads’ with turns, double turns, proper spinning prep, double spins and basic shines.

Steps or Footwork

  • Back Hook Turn
  • Front Hook Turn
  • Side Turns
  • Double Right Hook Turn
  • Double Left Hook Turn
  • Prep

Partnerwork (Core Moves)

  • In and Out
  • Right Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • Right Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • Left Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • Left Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • CBL w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
  • CBL w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
  • Counter CBL w/ Double Left Turn (F)
  • Sweep
  • Prepping for Quick Turn

Shines

  • Suzy Q
  • Up Town Down Town
  • Mambo Walk or Cord Beat Step
  • Front Slide
  • Front Flare
  • Slave
  • Two Corners
  • Front Double Cross
  • Hook Step
  • Cuban Side Charge
  • Grapevine
  • Front Cross Over

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Jan
30
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

beginners classThis mixed level class is where beginners start. After an initial warm-up, we split into two groups as follows.

Raw Beginner: If you are taking your first class this is where you need to start.  You are just learning your three basics steps and basic turns.

Intermediate Beginner: You should know how to lead and follow Cross Body Leads, left and right turns and extensions.

Level I: Beginner (1st class)

Steps or Footwork

  • Basic Step
  • Side Step
  • Back Step
  • Front Step

Partnerwork

  • Frame
  • Extension
  • Back Rock
  • Front Rock

Level II : Beginner Intermediate (4 classes)

Steps or Footwork

  • Right Turn
  • Left Turn
  • Half Right
  • Half Left

Partnerwork (Core Moves)

  • Leading & Following of Right Turn
  • Leading & Following of Left Turn
  • Cross Body Lead (CBL)
  • Counter CBL
  • CBL w/ Right Turn
  • CBL w/ Left Turn
  • Counter CBL w/ Right Turn
  • Counter CBL w/ Left Turn

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Tuesday Salsa Night @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Jan 30 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 31 @ 12:00 am

Salsa After Work at Carmen's Cuban CafeStressed after work? Wanting to meet new people? Not in a mood to cook? Join us for a different type of party to relax. Salsa After Work Tuesday has a chill environment with no cliques or fashion shows. Come with comfortable attire or whatever you have on. Enjoy a delicious Cuban meal if you feel like dinner out, and dance the night away so you can be relaxed the next morning for work.

NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER

Pre-Dance Dinner Options

At Carmen’s you can dine with friends before 7 pm or just grab a quick bite from the restaurant. Also there is a Happy Hour that you can enjoy and be completely relaxed for the class and party.

Classes

At 7 pm we start working off those Cuban calories with hour-long Raw Beginners and Advanced Beginners salsa/mambo classes. This classes will cover all the fundamentals for salsa, mambo and cha-cha dancing, including leading and following techniques, timing, Cuban motion, spinning techniques, partner connection, etc.

Dance Social

At 9pm we start dancing – early enough so you can make it to work the next morning – with instructor and salsa/mambo DJ, Betto Herrera.

Do you or a friend have a birthday coming up? You can request free entry to the dance social for the birthday guy or gal, and a free birthday dance here. Please submit the request at least 3 days in advance.

Prices

  • $15 for class (includes dance social) or $10 w/ student ID
  • $5 for the dance social
  • Or use an unexpired “Mambo Card”

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Feb
1
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Bachata Footwork –  Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partnerwork – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 1 from 7-8:00pm

Level 2 from 8:00-9:30pm

Feel free to take both levels if you think you can handle it!

Special Choreo Series 7:00-8:00
Jan 4-Feb 22
Intermediate level and above

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.