Class Calendar

Aug
20
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 20 @ 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.

Aug
21
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 21 @ 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.

Aug
23
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Aug 23 @ 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

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Aug
25
Sat
Intermediate Class #8 of 8 – Mambo Footwork and Partnerwork
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

MamboMJIntermediate 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.

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

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Aug
27
Mon
Salsa/Mambo – Level 3 – Advanced Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 27 @ 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.

Aug
28
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Aug 28 @ 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.

Aug
30
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Aug 30 @ 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.

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

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The Musicality class is open to the Advanced Beginner level and higher.

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.

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

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

Sep
4
Tue
Salsa/Mambo – Level 1 and 2 – Raw and Intermediate Beginner @ Carmen's Cuban Cafe
Sep 4 @ 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.