Class Calendar

Aug
24
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partner-work
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Betto&JennyBachataPlease 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.

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.

Aug
26
Sat
Intermediate Class #8 of 8 – Mambo Footwork and Partner-work
Aug 26 @ 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.

Aug
28
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 28 @ 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

Aug
29
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 29 @ 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

Aug
31
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partner-work
Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Betto&JennyBachataPlease 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.

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.

Sep
2
Sat
Intermediate Class #1 of 8 – Musicality Class and Partner-work
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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

  • Advanced 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
  • 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.

Musicality- Learn how to understand to move with the music and different syncopations of Latin Music.
Partnerwork-  Learn how to match breaks and melodies while connected with a partner.

Sep
4
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Sep 4 @ 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

Sep
5
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Sep 5 @ 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

Sep
7
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partner-work
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Betto&JennyBachataPlease 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.

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.

Sep
9
Sat
Intermediate Class #2 of 8 – Pachanga Style Footwork & Partner-work
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

heelclickpachangaPlease 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.

Pachanga- Get the flavor of this style and how to have fun with this contagious rhythm.
Partnerwork- We will work on your wrap-arounds combinations and how to execute them with style.

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