Class Calendar

Dec
10
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 10 @ 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.

Dec
11
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 11 @ 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.

Dec
13
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Dec 13 @ 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

Level 3 from 7-8:00pm

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.

Dec
17
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 17 @ 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.

Dec
18
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
20
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Dec 20 @ 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

Level 3 from 7-8:00pm

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.

Dec
24
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 24 @ 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.

Dec
25
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Dec 25 @ 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.

Dec
27
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Dec 27 @ 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

Level 3 from 7-8:00pm

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.

Dec
29
Sat
Intermediate Class – Footwork & Partnerwork Challenge
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Photo Credit: John Spectre from Night Edge Photography

Intermediate Level: 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.

  • Footwork Challenge – Fast paced footwork to challenge your skill and control. Complete the challenge and the class is free.
  • Partnerwork – Turn patterns that will include multiple turns, wraps, whips and sweeps.

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.