ATTENTION: Please note that Saturday and Monday classes are THREE-Week Series classes; rather than 4-Week Series. Workshop pricing applies.
Description: Final class in the core. Complete this class to be ready for the int/adv level, or review fundamentals that you learned before. More technique, styling, and patterns such as Triangle Wrap, Barrel Roll, Hustle Whip Inside, Hip Catch, and more.
Description: Continue building your Salsa with technique and patterns such as the Pump & Up, Closed Cross Body Lead, Release, Open Break Turn, Waterfall Combo, and Cross Body Lead Turns.
Description: If you've been out dancing at the clubs enough, been to congressos or Salsa conventions, or just traveled to other cities for Salsa, you've probably been asked "Do you dance on 1 or 2?" Even if you thought you knew what that meant, you may have been surprised to find that it can mean different things to different dancers. Rhythm differences, regional differences, and even philosophical differences can make navigating the salsa dance floor challenging. This workshop introduces you to the differences and similarities between all the most common styles of Salsa. Make sense of it all, and learn how to do the common steps in several styles.
Description: For Hustle Mastery-Level dancers only. Content and topics will vary each class and will focus on challenging the best social hustle dancers to broaden their technique, styling, patterns, musicality, dynamics, and understanding of Hustle.
Description: Perfect that connection that is uniquely part of Argentine Tango. Both leads and follows will learn and practice the nuances that make this dance so intoxicating and satisfying.
Description: Get into the fine details of connection that are absolutely essential to WCS. Using analogies, fun exercises, tools, and drills, we'll build good habits and muscle memory. Even those that have been dancing WCS for awhile will benefit from making sure you haven't built bad habits. Learn the secrets to the unique WCS connection.
Description: May I cut in? Leads will learn how to jump in and "steal" a follow from another lead at the right moment and with smooth and fluid transitions. Follows will learn how to react and facilitate this fun social dance phenomenon sometimes called "hot-boxing."
Description: All the standard and common shines (fancy footwork) will be introduced in this class. This class will build your salsa chops, help your timing, styling, and expression. The shines learned in this class are perfect for those breakaway moments on the dancefloor, as well as useful for playful partnered patterns. Advanced shines and footwork build off of these, so start right! This is not a partnered class, but it will improve your partner dancing.
Description: A hot trend on the salsa scene, patterns with hand tosses can make a follow look extra sassy and playful, while the lead looks cool and confident.
Description: There are over 50 additional Int/Adv combinations in our curriculum. This workshop will be different every time it's offered, typically covering 2 to 4 combinations each hour. Repeat this class often to learn many patterns.
Description: There are over 150 additional advanced-mastery patterns and combinations in our curriculum. They are designated as Mastery-level because of the advanced movement, flow, and technique required to execute them. This workshop will be different every time it's offered, typically covering 2 to 4 advanced combinations each hour. Repeat this class often to learn many of these patterns.
Description: Only $5 per person, Come practice in a comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.
Description: Learn this amazing contemporary style of swing. It's been exploding in popularity worldwide as people discover it's versatility, musicality, and sexy styling via the thousands of YouTube clips and dance TV shows. WCS is the most popular dance at our studio, and for good reason! Get started with the basic technique, connection, and patterns such as the Underarm Turn, Push Break, Side Pass, Starter, and Throwout.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as RBT variations, Loop CBLT, Waiter Turn Combo, Paddle Spin, Sombrero, and more.
Description: Build your WCS with technique, styling, and patterns such as the Outside Whip, Hand Change Side Pass, Sugar Tuck, Left Side Roll, and more.
Description: Build on the fundamentals, polish the look and feel, and learn some new steps.
Description: More fundamental technique, styling, and patterns like Double Turns, Cross Body Lead Turns, Chase, Barrel Rolls, and Stop & Gos.
Description: Learn several useful and fancy patterns and combinations using tuck variations.
Description: Learn several fancy patterns in a fun and easy way. Technique, connection and styling will be included as you learn patterns such as the Rib Tickle Pass, Strut Whip variations, Cuddle Duck, Whip Overcoat Slide, Head Loop, and more.
Description: More fundamentals and patterns such as Hammerlock Unwind, Half Closed CBL, Shoulder CBLT, Free Spin, and Barrel Roll.
Description: Get started with this elegant dance perfect for many contemporary slow songs as well as the classics. Learn connection and patterns such as the Box, Progressive, Hesitations, Slow Turn, Promenade, and more.
Description: Start your Salsa dance adventures here. Fundamentals and patterns like the Basics, Right Break Turn, Waterfall, Cross Body Lead, and more.
Description: Continue learning more fundamentals, technique and patterns such as the Tuck, Basket, Whip, Inside Whip, and more.
Build your Tango skills with new moves, styling, and technique. A mix of classic and new patterns to up your dance!
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Hand to Hand, Butterfly, and several Crossover variations.
Description: Learn several variations of the Boleo, the correct technique, connection, and how to use them in your Argentine Tango.
Description: Join a group of talented peers and learn a fully choreographed routine. Have the opportunity to perform with the troupe in front of an audience, possibly even a showcase, dance event or convention. More than just learning cool moves and choreography, you'll learn how to be an effective performer, look good, have more discipline in your dance, and you'll have an experience you'll remember for the rest of your life working on this team project.
Instructor approval required.
Description: Continue with more technique and patterns such as the Corner Step, Left Box with Underarm Turn, and Twinkle variations.
Description: Continue with technique and patterns such as the Cross Body Lead, Hammerlock variations, CBL Turn, and more.
Description: Add more fundamental connection, technique, styling, and patterns such as the Tuck Throwout, Barrel Roll, Sugar Tuck Double, Fold, Yo Yo, Free Spin, and more.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Turnstile, Stop & Go, CBL Fake, Lasso variations, Behind Back.
Description: West Coast Swing int/adv. special program.
Dance Lessons & Parties every Friday!
1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays. Dance to a great mix of Salsa, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Latin, & Ballroom music.
2nd & 4th Fridays. A night devoted entirely to ballroom music including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Cha Cha, & more.
Description: Great class for those new to dancing, as well as to review what you may have learned before. Technique and patterns such as outside turn, she goes, he goes, belt loop, cuddle, closed basic, double hand basic, throwout and return.
Description: Learn more fundamental patterns, styling and technique and put it all together so you can make the jump to intermediate-advanced.
Description: Learn several variations of the Molinete pattern, the correct technique, connection, and how to use them in your Argentine Tango.
Description: Anyone can dance! Learn the basic steps in several popular ballroom dances like Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. This easy and fun class will build your confidence on the dance floor in no time!
Description: Bring your own partner for this R-rated class, or rotate and be willing to dance with anyone, and like it. Turn up the heat with intimate moves appropriate for the nightclub.
Some merengue or latin dance recommended.
Description: Double Two Step travels around the floor like Country Two Step and uses a triple-step rhythm like East Coast Swing. Mostly danced to Country tunes, it's usually slower tempo than Country Two Step music. Triple Two-Step is almost the same dance, but it incorporates some additional connection and lead/follow techniques that add sharpness and styling. Get a taste of Double Two-Step in this workshop.
Int/Adv Level Country Two Step or East Coast Swing; or Polka Core.
Description: Expand your repertoire and body awareness by learning some modern and contemporary steps and movement. These concepts and skills can improve your partner dancing. New steps and movements covered each class.
Description: Foxtrot patterns come in six-count, eight-count, and several other varieties. Are you keeping the slows and quicks straight? Are you falling off beat? This workshop will explore the 3 most common reasons dancers get off-beat and how to fix it. Follows will learn to fix the main error they may be guilty of that prevents their leads from staying on beat.
Description: Add multiple spins & Syncopated rhythms to several standard patterns to make them more advanced and exciting. Learn how to use these to build dynamics and musicality.
Swing Dance Lessons & Parties every Sunday!
Every Sunday! Learn some West Coast Swing & Hustle moves, then dance to Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, & pop music.