Class Calendar

Dec
11
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 11 @ 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
1. Back Hook Turn
2. Front Hook Turn
3. Side Turns
4. Double Right Hook Turn
5. Double Left Hook Turn
6. Prep

Shines
1. Suzy Q
2. Up Town Down Town
3. Mambo Walk or Cord Beat Step
4. Front Slide
5. Front Flare
6. Slave
7. Two Corners
8. Front Double Cross
9. Hook Step
10. Cuban Side Charge
11. Grapevine
12. Front Cross Over

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. In and Out
2. Right Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
3. Right Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
4. Left Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
5. Left Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
6. CBL w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
7. CBL w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
8. Counter CBL w/ Double Left Turn (F)
9. Sweep
10. Prepping for Quick Turn

Dec
12
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Raw Beginner — If you are taking your first class.  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
1. Basic Step
2. Side Step
3. Back Step
4. Front Step

Partner-Work
1. Frame
2. Extension
3. Back Rock
4. Front Rock

Level II – Beginner Intermediate (4 classes)


Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm

Steps or Footwork
1. Right Turn
2. Left Turn
3. Half Right
4. Half Left

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. Leading & Following of Right Turn
2. Leading & Following of Left Turn
3. Cross Body Lead (CBL)
4. Counter CBL
5. CBL w/ Right Turn
6. CBL w/ Left Turn
7. Counter CBL w/ Right Turn
8. Counter CBL w/ Left Turn

Dec
14
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partner-work
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Betto&JennyBachataPlease visit our page “MD Classes this week” for more information.

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 7-7:45pm

Level 2 from 7:30-9:30pm

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

Dec
16
Sat
Intermediate Class #7 of 8 – Cha-cha Footwork and Partner-work
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

BreakupPlease visit our page “MD Classes this week” for more information.

  • Intermediate – You should be able to get a double spin on your own.  You are leading and following basic patterns and variations in tune with the music.  You continue developing your shines and begin to include them in every dance.

Chacha Footwork- In this class you will learn proper execution of figure 8 movement sand sharp feet.
Chacha Partnerwork- We will work on proper connection on open leads to communicate with your partner .

Dec
18
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 18 @ 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
1. Back Hook Turn
2. Front Hook Turn
3. Side Turns
4. Double Right Hook Turn
5. Double Left Hook Turn
6. Prep

Shines
1. Suzy Q
2. Up Town Down Town
3. Mambo Walk or Cord Beat Step
4. Front Slide
5. Front Flare
6. Slave
7. Two Corners
8. Front Double Cross
9. Hook Step
10. Cuban Side Charge
11. Grapevine
12. Front Cross Over

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. In and Out
2. Right Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
3. Right Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
4. Left Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
5. Left Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
6. CBL w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
7. CBL w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
8. Counter CBL w/ Double Left Turn (F)
9. Sweep
10. Prepping for Quick Turn

Dec
19
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Raw Beginner — If you are taking your first class.  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
1. Basic Step
2. Side Step
3. Back Step
4. Front Step

Partner-Work
1. Frame
2. Extension
3. Back Rock
4. Front Rock

Level II – Beginner Intermediate (4 classes)


Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm

Steps or Footwork
1. Right Turn
2. Left Turn
3. Half Right
4. Half Left

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. Leading & Following of Right Turn
2. Leading & Following of Left Turn
3. Cross Body Lead (CBL)
4. Counter CBL
5. CBL w/ Right Turn
6. CBL w/ Left Turn
7. Counter CBL w/ Right Turn
8. Counter CBL w/ Left Turn

Dec
21
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partner-work
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Betto&JennyBachataPlease visit our page “MD Classes this week” for more information.

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 7-7:45pm

Level 2 from 7:30-9:30pm

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

Dec
23
Sat
Intermediate Class #8 of 8 – Mambo Footwork and Partner-work
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 

MamboMJPlease visit our page “MD Classes this week” for more information.

  • Intermediate – You should be able to get a double spin on your own.  You are leading and following basic patterns and variations in tune with the music.  You continue developing your shines and begin to include them in every dance.

Mambo Footwork- Learn to execute fast footwork with sharpness and precision.
Partnerwork- We will work on hand-tosses, illusions, hair-combs and hand tricks.

Dec
25
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 25 @ 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
1. Back Hook Turn
2. Front Hook Turn
3. Side Turns
4. Double Right Hook Turn
5. Double Left Hook Turn
6. Prep

Shines
1. Suzy Q
2. Up Town Down Town
3. Mambo Walk or Cord Beat Step
4. Front Slide
5. Front Flare
6. Slave
7. Two Corners
8. Front Double Cross
9. Hook Step
10. Cuban Side Charge
11. Grapevine
12. Front Cross Over

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. In and Out
2. Right Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
3. Right Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
4. Left Turn (F) w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
5. Left Turn (F) w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
6. CBL w/ Front Hook Turn (L)
7. CBL w/ Back Hook Turn (L)
8. Counter CBL w/ Double Left Turn (F)
9. Sweep
10. Prepping for Quick Turn

Dec
26
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Raw Beginner — If you are taking your first class.  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
1. Basic Step
2. Side Step
3. Back Step
4. Front Step

Partner-Work
1. Frame
2. Extension
3. Back Rock
4. Front Rock

Level II – Beginner Intermediate (4 classes)


Tuesdays 7 – 9 pm

Steps or Footwork
1. Right Turn
2. Left Turn
3. Half Right
4. Half Left

Partner-Work (Core Moves)
1. Leading & Following of Right Turn
2. Leading & Following of Left Turn
3. Cross Body Lead (CBL)
4. Counter CBL
5. CBL w/ Right Turn
6. CBL w/ Left Turn
7. Counter CBL w/ Right Turn
8. Counter CBL w/ Left Turn

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