LEARN TO DANCE WITH SALSA GROOVE
Adult 10-week dance classes starting soon!!!
Thursdays 12 July-13 September / 6:00pm-8:30pm
Harlequins Rugby Clubrooms, Lansdowne Park
Have you always wanted to learn to dance or keen to continue dancing? Come along and check out how fun the world of Latin dancing can be. Make new friends and get fit along the way.
Salsa Groove’s adult dance class schedule:
6:00pm-7:30pm – SALSA (Beginners)
6:00pm-7:30pm – SALSA (Improvers)
7:00pm-7:45pm – RUEDA de CASINO (Improvers/Intermediate)
7:45pm-8:30pm – KIZOMBA (Improvers)
$65 - singles (8-week course)
$120 - couples (8-week course)
$10 - (casual per person/per week)
Classes are once a week on a Thursday night over 8 weeks.
Course fees can either be paid at the beginning of the term or casually on a night by night basis. Dates (Thu): 18 October, 25 October, 01 November, 08 November, 15 November, 22 November, 29 November, 06 December.
Beginners level - The foundation level course is aimed for the student who has little or no experience in dancing. Covering the basic steps, timing & rhythm and partnering. Before you know it, you will be up and dancing in no time!
Improvers/Intermediate level - Some dance experience needed. This level may suit you if you have been to a few beginner classes and feel you are ready for something slightly more challenging.
Partners are not required as we move around throughout the class.
SALSA - a sexy, energetic and fun partner dance. Unlike some partner dances, it is a very sociable dance – you don’t need to have a regular partner. In fact, it is common for salseros to dance with people they have never met before. That’s part of the fun of dancing Salsa. With it’s sociable nature, Salsa has become highly popular, all around the world. Today, you can easily find Salsa clubs wherever you go anywhere in the world. https://youtu.be/kuNLT6ARs6U
Rueda de Casino - (Rueda,Casino Rueda,Salsa Rueda) is a type of round dancing of Salsa. It was developed in Cuba. Pairs of dancers form a circle, with dance moves called out by one person,a caller. Many moves have hand signs to complement the calls; these are useful in noisy venues. Many moves involve the swapping of partners. The names of the moves are mostly in Spanish, some in English (or Spanglish). https://youtu.be/yS58jwxQPFg and https://youtu.be/GPp7UX5d2n0
KIZOMBA - a dance and music that was created in Angola in early 1980s. It is also performed in other African countries, in Europe and in USA. It is known for having a slow, insistent, somewhat harsh, yet sensuous rhythm; the result of electronic percussion. It is ideally danced accompanied by a partner, very smoothly and slowly, though not too tightly. A rather large degree of flexibility in the knees is required, owing to the frequent requirement that dancers bob up and down. https://youtu.be/z_6HDq7UG_0
To register, please send an email to email@example.com - please include your Name, Contact details, and any questions. You’ll get a reply with bank account details for payment to be paid online. Otherwise payment can be cash accepted on the night for class fees, please note Eftpos not available. ($65 singles / $120 couples), or casual entry ($10 singles / $20 couples).
We look forward to joining our dancing family!
NB: We aim to start classes at the time scheduled, so please aim to arrive about 10-15mins early enough for our registration staff to handle payments & writing names down.