Class Calendar

Oct
24
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Bachata Footwork – Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partner-work – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 1 from 7-8pm

Level 2 from 8-9pm

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

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Oct
25
Fri
Bachata Sensual – Level 3
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Bachata Footwork – Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partner-work – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 3 from 7:30-8:30pm

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Oct
26
Sat
Intermediate Class #8 of 8 – Mambo Fusion and Partnerwork
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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 Fusion – Learn to fuse all the different styles to help you develop your dance identity.
  • Partnerwork – We will work on hand-tosses, illusions, hair-combs and hand tricks.

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

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

  • 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.

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

Oct
31
Thu
Bachata Footwork and Partnerwork
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Bachata Footwork – Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partner-work – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 1 from 7-8pm

Level 2 from 8-9pm

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

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Nov
1
Fri
Bachata Sensual – Level 3
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Bachata Footwork – Proper bachata footwork, turns and different stylish variations.
  • Bachata Partner-work – We will work on how to connect with your partner in close frame and feel each other’s movement.

Level 3 from 7:30-8:30pm

Please visit our Classes This Week page for more information.

Nov
2
Sat
Intermediate Class #1 of 8 – Musicality Class and Partnerwork
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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.

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

  • 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.

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