This class is an introduction to a variety of dance styles that comprise Cuban rumba. Focus will be placed on the three types of rumba: yambú, guaguancó, and columbia. Basic steps of Orichas such as Eleggua will also be practiced.
Get a chance to learn and develop your Bachata leading, following, styling, & Technique with this world class instruction curriculum! This is for everyone from those wanting to become the best social dancer to those with a desire to teach and become aninstructor of your very own!
Belly dance is a Western-coined name for a type of Middle Eastern dance. Originally a “solo, improvised dance involving torso articulation”, belly dance takes many different forms depending on the country and region, both in costume and dance style, along with new styles that have evolved in the West as its popularity has spread globally. We’ll learn and explore a mixture of all these styles!
The most cheerful & lively in feeling & tempo, with a steady 2/4 rhythm. The dance emphasizes this rhythm with a step on each beat & sometimes on the off beats as well.
You know how to eat salsa with your chips, now come learn how to dip and shake your hips! We’ll teach you a bit of everything from Salsa leading, following, styling & technique in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.
Ladies, Ladies, Ladies, move to the fun beat of Salsa Aerobics! Let’s take our time and really learn how to use our bodies in dance. This class will touch on dance techniques and Latin dance moves. Come learn to use your center, hips, arms, and sexy footwork while you sweat.
Sweat a little and shake your hips! This class will give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of samba, while exploring its many expressions: folkloric samba de roda, glittery, elegant Rio-style “passista” samba, playful, jazzy “malandro” samba, pop-style “pagode” samba from Bahia, African “samba afro,” and more. This type of samba should not be confused with “ballroom samba”, so no partner is necessary.
Tango is a highly improvisational dance that is built in layers. Come learn the structure of tango from start to finish in a relaxed atmosphere. Students are coached in the skills of leading and following — as well as the etiquette and culture of Argentine Tango.