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Dancing Salsa

Cuban Salsa Rueda

Salsa Rueda (also known as Rueda de Casino) is a style of salsa dancing which originated in Cuba, where couples form a big circle and execute turn patterns in unison to the calls of a single leader.

This class includes a mix of individual Cuban style salsa patterns and dancing in Rueda. No partner necessary.  Knowledge of the basic steps recommended. 

Day

Monday

Time

7:00pm

Length

50 min

Level

Beginner/Intermediate

Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Beginner Salsa and Bachata Combo - Level 1

Students will learn the basic lead and follow techniques and musicality in the sensual and romantic dance of Bachata and energetic Salsa. New basic turn patterns will be introduced each class with a focus on styling, body rhythm, timing and execution.

 

This class is perfect for those exploring Salsa and Bachata for the very first time! No experience or partner required. 

 

Choose to take 45 min Salsa or 45 min Bachata separately, or stay the full 90 minutes in the "combo" class

Day

Tuesday/ Thursday

Time

7:00 - 7:45pm Salsa

7:45 - 8:30pm Bachata

Length

1.5 hour

Level

Beginner

Couple Dancing

Beginner Salsa and Bachata Combo - Level 2

Students will learn the basic lead and follow techniques and musicality in the sensual and romantic dance of Bachata and energetic Salsa. New turn patterns will be introduced each class with a focus on styling, body rhythm, timing and execution. With focus on fluidity in body movement, students will become comfortable with musicality and learning where and how to add accents, dips and holds to spice up the dance.

This class is perfect for those who have learned the basic steps and techniques and are ready to move on to slightly more challenging turns, styling, and footwork patterns. No partner required. 

Choose to take 45 min Salsa or 45 min Bachata separately, or stay the full 90 minutes in the "combo" class

Day

Wednesday

Time

7:00 - 7:45pm Salsa

7:45 - 8:30pm Bachata

Length

1.5 hour

Level

Beginner/Novice

Dancing By a Bridge

Reggaeton Sweat

Solo class, no partnerwork. 

Reggaeton is an upbeat, modern dance coming from the Caribbean and fused with Latin rhythms. Get ready to bump, grind, and sweat! Come sweat it out with to the best Latin tunes in this high energy Latin hip hop style class. With emphasis on body movement, core stability, & hitting those 'beat drops' - working out has never been so fun! 

Day

Wednesday

Time

6:00pm

Length

50 min

Level

All Levels

Dancers

Salsa Technique & Footwork + Flashmob

Solo class, no partnerwork. 

Learn fun salsa footwork patterns (aka "shines"), with an emphasis on proper body movement and styling.  This class will ensure you look great dancing on your own AND with a partner.  You will learn a full solo routine that can be performed at events and festivals!

Day

Friday

Time

7:00pm

Length

50 min

Level

All Levels

Salsa Dance B&W

Beginner Salsa

Students will learn the basic lead and follow techniques and musicality in the fun andenergetic Salsa style of dance. New basic turn patterns will be introduced each class with a focus on styling, body rhythm, timing and execution.

 

This class is perfect for those exploring Salsa for the very first time! No experience or partner required. 

Day

Saturday

Time

12:45 - 1:35pm

Length

50 min

Level

Beginner

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Beginner Bachata

Students will learn the basic lead and follow techniques and musicality in the sensual and romantic dance of Bachata. New basic turn patterns will be introduced each class with a focus on styling, body rhythm, timing and execution.

 

This class is perfect for those exploring Bachata for the very first time! No experience or partner required. 

Day

Saturday

Time

1:35 - 2:15 pm

Length

50 min

Level

Beginner

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Performance Team

Havana Cuban Dance Studio invites any of our dancers who are interested in performing to come and check out our performance team.  You will learn choreography in a variety of styles, including salsa, bachata, and reggaeton. 

You will learn intermediate to advanced footwork, turns, patterns, and shines, and be introduced to proper posture, weight transfer, frame and connection. The class will introduce you to more advanced tips for leading and following, musicality, and timing. 

Day

Monday

Tuesday

Friday

Time

8:00 - 9:30pm

8:30 - 10:00pm

8:00 - 9:30pm

Length

1.5 hour

Level

Intermediate

Advanced

Beginner

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Private Classes

Learn at your own pace with the undivided attention of a professional dancer. Private classes are tailored to your goals as a dancer. Maybe you've got a a trip coming up to Latin America and you'd like to learn the basics, you want to learn a choreographed piece, or you just want to sweep everyone away on the dance floor - private classes are the way to go. Bring your own partner, or we can arrange a partner for you. Private classes allow flexibility in bookings, and purchased classes never expire. 

Day

TBD

Time

TBD

Length

55 min

Level

All Levels

Dance Floor

Social Dance

Open time to dance with a variety of partners to practice what you have learned during the week.  Enjoy social dancing in a safe and supportive environment.  Variety of musical styles played during the night.  No partner required. 

Day

Select Saturdays

Time

8:30 - 11:00pm

Length

2.5 hour

Level

All Levels

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