New Meetup: October Group Lessons with George & Geneva of Sabor Latino

From: George
Sent on: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 11:59 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Portland Salsa Meetup!

What: October Group Lessons with George & Geneva of Sabor Latino

When: October 4,[masked]:00 PM

Lenora's Ballroom
615 SE Alder
Portland, OR 97214

Hello Portland Salser@s Meetup Members!

Hope you have been having some fun dances in town. In case you haven't and are interested in learning to dance for the first time or you are a dancer looking to add to your current skills then check out our group lessons that begin October 4th, 5th & 7th. Let us add that SABOR LATINO (LATIN FLAVOR) into your dancing with George Caceres & Geneva Brown of Sabor Latino.

October Lessons October 4 - October 28, 2009

Every Sunday ~ Monday and now Wednesdays
4 Week October Session October 4th - October 28th

@ Lenora's Ballroom
615 SE Alder St.
Portland, OR 97214
Corner of SE 6th & SE Alder
Entrance on SE 6th St. Upstairs on the 3rd floor

Learn from Portland's TRUE SALSERO & SALSA PIONEER George Caceres of Sabor Latino & Sabor Latino's Salsa Diva Geneva Brown

3pm - Beginning Salsa 1
4pm - Beginning Salsa 2

6:30pm - Bachata "All Levels"
7:30pm - Intermediate Salsa
8:30pm - Cha Cha Cha

7:30pm - NY Salsa "On2" Mambo
8:30pm - Beginners Salsa 1/2

$35 Pre-Registered / $40 Day Of 1st Lesson
$12 drop-ins

You can pre-register by RSVP'ing through this meetup or send us an email to [address removed].

Class Descriptions:
Beginning Salsa 1
Learn the fundamentals of Salsa including rhythm & timing, basic steps & leading & following technique. In this progressive 6 week series you will learn several great basic combinations that will have you dancing on the dance floor in a heartbeat!

Beginning Salsa 2
Now that you have the basic fundamentals you will continue to learn key leading and following techniques to make you a very proficient dancer. Start learning combinations that will include copa's, open breaks and of course cross body lead combinations. Ladies will be introduced to add styling to spark up the dance floor.

Intermediate Salsa
Now that you've got the basics, lets get cooking! Learn footwork/shines, spinning technique for both leads and follows, styling and of course some really cool partnering that highlights both the leads and follows. Its' time to sizzle on the dance floor. Pre-Requisite: Beginning Salsa 2 series(Twice), 6 months experience or instructor approval)

NY Style Salsa "On2"
Join the On2 Evolution throughout the Northwest! Learn to take your dancing to a whole new level where you become one with the music dancing with the Clave & Tumbao Rhythms. In this class you will learn the "on2" rhythm & timing and learn how to incorporate it within the dance. We will also focus on the "On2" style of spinning which is very key when dancing "On2". Pre-Requisite: Beginning Salsa 2 or NY Style Salsa Intensive Workshop.

Bachata is a romantic dance from the Dominican Republic that focuses on true leading and following technique in a closed embrace. Learn from Portland's most celebrated Bachata couple! We will focus on the rhythm, timing, steps and turns and show you how to make bachata very interesting on the dance floor.

Cha Cha Cha / Salsa On 2
This class is geared for Salsa dancers that have a solid foundation of Salsa On 1. Learn to find the Tumbao rhythm to help you understand how to dance Cha Cha Cha and Salsa On 2. You will focus on rhythm, timing and learn smooth partnerwork to have fun on the dance floor. Become one with the music as most Salsa On2 dancers have discovered. Join the On2 Revolution in Portland. Pre-Requisite: Solid Salsa On 1 dancer with a minimum 6-8 months of experience or instructor approval.

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