A dynamic team of internationally acclaimed and recognised performers and instructors offering fun and high quality Latin dance courses in Salsa, Bachata, Mambo On2, Cha Cha Cha and Styling. Courses cover all levels from absolute beginners to advanced, and are held in a friendly, secure and positive environment.
17 training courses found
Re-capping and expanding upon Salsa Intermediate 1, we will teach you how to build your own turn patterns using good technique, involving a light lead, clear signaling, speed and timing, as well using all 8 counts in footwork and partner-work. Followers will learn to respond quickly to more advanced techniques so as to remain light, mastering double spins, improving good posture and adding ladies arm-styling.
Building upon the "core drill" steps and basic partner-work, we will highlight the differences between the more advanced dance movements to the Cha Cha rhythm and timing. You will learn more challenging partner-work and footwork sequences, focusing on becoming more comfortable with keeping the timing.
This course is ideal for Salsa dancers who are at an intermediate level or higher and are comfortable with their Salsa timing. You can also take this course if you are brand new to Latin dancing and only wish to learn Mambo on2 rhythm and dance style.
If you have never done Cha Cha before, have done a little Cha Cha or even Ballroom Cha Cha, then this course is perfect for you. We will teach you the basics of this syncopated-step dance, which will improve your Salsa timing and most importantly help you become light on your feet.
Now the real fun and creativity begins! Together, we will show you how creative Cha Cha can be compared to other Latin dances. Special focus will be applied to playful musicality and improvisation in partner connection.
With good knowledge and application of Mambo techniques and rhythm, we will show how to add musicality, body movements and arm-styling to the latest partner-work combinations and sizzling footwork shines from our internationally acclaimed instructors. Our instructors have trained in Eddie Torres style Mambo, as well as with some of top Mambo teams in the world, such as Santo Rico, Karisma and Yamulee.
Welcome to your first steps, literally, into Salsa dancing. Whether you have no experience at all or have taken a couple of classes, this beginner's course is perfect for you.
Building on the basics you learned in the Beginners level this course will take you through the next step in the Bachata foundations with the intro into body movement and more intricate turn patterns with your partner as well as new footwork for your shines. Prerequisite: Mastering of Bachata Beginners or equivalent experience.
Re-capping and expanding upon Salsa Improvers 2, you will be reminded of the "dos & don'ts" of dance floor etiquette. We will cover intricate travelling-turns and the more advanced technique of 'open-breaks'.
Now that we got you dancing, you will re-cap the basics in Salsa Beginners 1. We will turn our attention to partner-work, focusing on the cross-body lead, right turn and cross-body turn variations with emphasis on creating various basic turn-pattern combinations and adding styling for the followers.
Want to add elegance, sabor (flavour), beautiful arm-styling, sensuality and grace to your dancing? Then this is the course for you! Learn how to also add body-rolls, good posture, hip movements and musicality to your solo shines and within the partner-work. We will cover and drill movements / techniques to encourage you to incorporate arm & hand-styling.
Learn the seductive dance from the Dominican Republic - BACHATA! In this course, you will learn all the fundamentals of the very sexy Bachata dance including footwork, rhythm & timing, leading and following techniques, learning the basic Bachata hip movement & steps. We will incorporate all these elements into basic turns and several beginner partner-work combinations.
Re-capping and expanding upon the Improvers level you will learn the skilful aspects of body movement in Bachata. Leading & following techniques and musicality of this sensual and romantic dance will be emphasized.
Re-capping and expanding upon Salsa Improvers 1, we will re-visit cross-body turns, right turns and introduce you to more advanced variations of the cross-body turn to increase your repertoire of turn-pattern combinations. There will be a focus on spinning, wraps, footwork shines, as well as tips & styling for the follower in partner-work.
Mastering and expanding upon Bachata Intermediate level, we will encourage you to be more expressive with your movements and the sensuality in Bachata by adding different dance fusions to Bachata. Have you taken Bachata lessons to an intermediate / advanced level and been dancing in the clubs but want more of a challenge and some new movements? Then this course is for you! We will build on what you already know by adding new body isolations, turns and countless variations.
Congratulations for mastering all of the Salsa levels and for continuing and exploring your passion for Salsa. With all the techniques under your belt, we will encourage you every week to include elements such as musicality, body movement isolations, spinning variations, improvisation in partner-work and footwork.
Re-capping and expanding upon Intro/Transition to Mambo, we will focus on rhythm, timing and spinning/turning preparations in Mambo. This will be covered in both intricate but manageable footwork and partner-work.