• SUNDAY BACHATA Technical Workshop

    Dance Village

    ==>>FOR LEVEL 2 & LEVEL 3 DANCERS ONLY!!!<<== Level 0 or 1 beginners, take our THURSDAY BEFINNER lesson instead!!! (see the level description at the very bottom) WE TEACH BACHATA DIFFERENTLY: - we teach how to create your own bachata pattern/routine so you no longer need to memorize hundreds of them, because you can create your own - we teach cool moves with standard and sexyfied/sensual variations - we teach moves you didn't know so you always learn something new - we delve into technical bachata dance structure - advanced lessons (level 4 & up) will tackle creating advanced moves, musicality/synchopation or dancing with the music and choreography Workshop timeline: 3:45 to 3:55 - warmup & connections and intro to technical structure 3:56 to 4:00 - identifying your level (beginner:level 1&2, intermediate: level 3&4, expert level 5+) 4:01 to 4:15 - we teach cool moves, and then we sexify/sensualize it or we teach advance variation of the moves 4:16 to 4:50 - we create patttern/routine based on the moves 4:51 to 5:00 - more pattern variations and semi-social dance practice CHARGE: Free if you brought a friend, or $7 pay in advance via venmo/paypal/zelle (message me for info), or $10 at the door BACHATA LEVELS: Level 1 - beginner Level 2 - advanced-beginner (ideal) Level 3 - beginning-intermediate (ideal) Level 4 - intermediate Level 5 - professional Level 6 - expert

  • Hablando Español con Jose -

    Talk To Me In Spanish

    ¡Hola a todos! Varios estudiantes quieren tener más oportunidades para escuchar, aprender, y practicar español. En esta clase vamos a hablar casi sólo en español. Yo voy a hablar por 10 o 15 minutos y después vamos a tener actividades interactivas donde los estudiantes van a conversar entre ellos. También vamos a tener actividades donde los estudiantes van a pasar al frente de la clase y demostrar sus habilidades en el idioma. Esta clase va a ser una serie de 6 clases, cada lunes de 7pm a 8:30pm. Empieza el lunes 22 de Julio y termina el lunes 26 de agosto. El precio de la clase es de $25 por case sesión de 90 minutos. Punto de reunión: 15928 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204. Encino, CA 91436. Hay estacionamiento subterráneo gratis en la plaza. ¿Están listos para practicar español? ¡Nos vemos en clase! Jose Estrada

  • MONDAY BACHATA TECHNICAL

    Dance Village

    IDEAL FOR LEVEL 2 & LEVEL 3 DANCERS (see the level description at the very bottom) WE TEACH BACHATA DIFFERENTLY: - we teach how to create your own bachata pattern/routine so you no longer need to memorize hundreds of them, because you can create your own - we teach cool moves with standard and sexyfied/sensual variations - we teach moves you didn't know so you always learn something new - we delve into technical bachata dance structure - advanced lessons (level 4 & up) will tackle creating advanced moves, musicality/synchopation or dancing with the music and choreography Workshop timeline: 7:00 to 7:05 - warmup & connections and intro to technical structure 7:06 to 7:10 - identifying your level (beginner:level 1&2, intermediate: level 3&4, expert level 5+) 7:11 to 7:30 - we teach cool moves, and then we sexify/sensualize it or we teach advance variation of the moves 7:31 to 7:50 - we create patttern/routine based on the moves 7:51 to 8:00 - more pattern variations and semi-social dance practice CHARGE: *Free if you brought a friend, or $7 pay in advance via venmo/paypal/zelle (message me for info), or $10 at the door BACHATA LEVELS: Level 1 - beginner Level 2 - advanced-beginner (ideal) Level 3 - beginning-intermediate (ideal) Level 4 - intermediate Level 5 - professional Level 6 - expert

  • Spanish for Bran-New Beginners (Tuesdays)

    Talk To Me In Spanish

    Hola! This is a 12-session class designed for people who would like to start learning Spanish, and for those who already know something but would like to start from the beginning and solidify the basics. You will learn… Basic Grammar Concepts, Vocabulary, Dialogues, Practical Phrases, Greetings, Introductions, and more! You will also learn how to… Express likes and dislikes, express your feelings, describe yourself and other people, and a lot more!!! The instructor will be Gregory Webster. Be ready to introduce yourself and have fun! You will meet great people, learn and practice a lot of Spanish, and have fun in the process. This class meets every Tuesday, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 pm, starting on July 30th. The cost is $300 for the 12 sessions, plus $15 for materials. Talk To Me In SPANISH 15928 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204, Encino, 91436 FREE parking at the underground parking lot of the plaza. I look forward to meeting you soon!

  • Hablando Español con Jose -

    Talk To Me In Spanish

    ¡Hola a todos! Varios estudiantes quieren tener más oportunidades para escuchar, aprender, y practicar español. En esta clase vamos a hablar casi sólo en español. Yo voy a hablar por 10 o 15 minutos y después vamos a tener actividades interactivas donde los estudiantes van a conversar entre ellos. También vamos a tener actividades donde los estudiantes van a pasar al frente de la clase y demostrar sus habilidades en el idioma. Esta clase va a ser una serie de 6 clases, cada miércoles de las 7pm a las 8:30pm. Empieza el miércoles 24 de Julio y termina el miércoles 28 de agosto. El precio de la clase es de $25 por case sesión de 90 minutos. Punto de reunión: 15928 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204. Encino, CA 91436. Hay estacionamiento subterráneo gratis en la plaza. ¿Están listos para practicar español? ¡Nos vemos en clase! Jose Estrada

  • BACHATA TECHNICAL THURSDA LEVEL 1-3

    Dance Village

    ->>OPEN LEVEL - BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME<<-- For advance-beginners/intermediate, take our Sunday lesson (see the level description at the very bottom) WE TEACH BACHATA DIFFERENTLY: - we teach how to create your own bachata pattern/routine so you no longer need to memorize hundreds of them, because you can create your ownC - we teach cool moves with standard and sexy/sensual variations - we teach moves you didn't know so you always learn something new - we delve into technical bachata dance structure - advanced lessons (level 4 & up) will tackle creating advanced moves, musicality/synchopation or dancing with the music and choreography Workshop timeline: 6:00 to 6:05 - warmup & connections and intro to technical structure 6:06 to 6:10 - identifying your level (beginner:level 1&2, intermediate: level 3&4, expert level 5+) 6:11 to 6:30 - we teach cool moves, and then we sexify/sensualize it or we teach advance variation of the moves 6:31 to 6:50 - we create patttern/routine based on the moves 6:51 to 7:00 - more pattern variations and semi-social dance practice CHARGE: $0 if you bring one friend (you're free but your friend is not) $7 pay in advance via venmo/paypal/zelle (message me for info), or $10 at the door BACHATA LEVELS: Level 1 - beginner Level 2 - advanced-beginner (ideal) Level 3 - beginning-intermediate (ideal) Level 4 - intermediate Level 5 - professional Level 6 - expert

  • Grilliant Spanish/English Language Exchange

    grilliant

    Greetings!/¡Bienvenidos! Where?/¿Dónde?: GRILLIANT: 3850 Main St. Unit C, Culver City, CA 90232 (the restaurant actually faces Culver Blvd./el restaurante está en Culver Blvd. realmente) Who are we?: We are a group of (mostly) native English and Spanish speakers who come together weekly to practice speaking English and Spanish. Our attendees come from all over the world, and represent all ages and levels of speaking ability in both (or more!) languages. ¿Quienes Somos?: En su mayoría, somos hablantes nativos de inglés y español y nos encontramos semanalmente para practicar hablando inglés y español. Venimos de todas partes del mundo y representamos todas las edades y cada uno de los niveles de habilidad en ambos idiomas (¡o más!) que hablamos. Meeting Format: When you arrive, grab a name tag, and write your name and which language you want to practice (“Español” or “English”). Next, find language partners or groups. You can decide your own language rules between your partners or groups. Here are some suggestions that have proven successful in the past: - Alternating between all English and all Spanish - A bilingual conversation with each party only speaking his/her non-native language (speaking practice) - A bilingual conversation with each party only speaking his/her native language (listening practice) Forma del Mítin: Al llegar, consiga una etiqueta y escribir su nombre y el idioma que desea practicar (“English” o “Español”). A continuación, buscar parejas o grupos para conversar. Uds. pueden decidir las reglas de los idiomas entre las parejas o grupos. Aquí están algunas sugerencias que han tenido éxido en el pasado: - Alternando entre todas y todos ingles y español - Una conversación bilingue, cada parte solo habla su idioma no nativo (practicar parlando) - Conversación bilingue, cada persona habla su idioma nativo (practicar escuchando) The Food: GRILLIANT serves middle eastern-style meat, fish and veggie kebabs. There’s also sandwiches, wraps, pastries, salads, soups and sides. Vegetarian options are available. To drink there’s coffee, tea, juices, lemonade, smoothies, wine and bottled beer. Order your food at the counter, join us on the patio (or inside the restaurant, depending on the week), and your food will be brought to your table. We have a good relationship with the restaurant, so please give them good business so they will continue to welcome us in the future. La Comida: GRILLIANT sirve brochetas (al estilo de oriente medio) de carne, pescado y vegetales. También tiene sándwiches, envolturas, ensaladas, sopas, pasteles y muchos platos de acompañamiento. Hay opciones vegetarianas. Para beber, hay cafe, té, jugos, batigos, limonada, vino y botellas de cerveza. http://grilliantfood.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web_Grilliant_Menu.pdf Pedir su comida en el mostrador, se una a nosotros en el patio (o dentro del restaurante, dependiendo de la semana), y su comida será llevado a su mesa. Tenemos una buena relación con el restaurante y queremos seguir así. Por favor, ¡les mostramos nuestro buen negocio! RSVP: Please RSVP with Meetup.com so GRILLIANT can plan seating for us. Reservar: Por favor confirmar su asistencia en Meetup.com para que GRILLIANT pueda planificar asientos para nosotros. Parking: There are 3 public lots with 1 hour of free parking (each additional half-hour is $1). They are located on Watseka, Cardiff and at Trader Joe’s. Limited street and valet parking is also available. http://www.downtownculvercity.com/#!parking-/c1mxq Aparcamiento: Hay 3 lugares públicos para estacionar por 1 hora gratuita (cada mediahora adicional es $1). Se encuentran en Watseka, Cardiff y al lado de Trader Joe’s. Estacionamiento limitado en la calle y servicio de aparcamiento también están disponible. http://www.downtownculvercity.com/#!parking-/c1mxq See you Thursday! Nos vemos el jueves! Cristóbal hoo, el organizador

  • Culver City Spanish/English Language Exchange Meetup

    Co-opportunity Market & Deli Culver City

    Greetings!/¡Bienvenidos! Where?/¿Dónde?: Co+Opportunity Market and Deli 8770 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232 Who are we?: We are a group of (mostly) native English and Spanish speakers who come together weekly to practice speaking English and Spanish. Our attendees come from all over the world, and represent all ages and levels of speaking ability in both (or more!) languages. ¿Quienes Somos?: En su mayoría, somos hablantes nativos de inglés y español y nos encontramos semanalmente para practicar hablando inglés y español. Venimos de todas partes del mundo y representamos todas las edades y cada uno de los niveles de habilidad en ambos idiomas (¡o más!) que hablamos. Meeting Format: When you arrive, grab a name tag, and write your name and which language you want to practice (“Español” or “English”). Next, find language partners or groups. You can decide your own language rules between your partners or groups. Here are some suggestions that have proven successful in the past: - Alternating between all English and all Spanish - A bilingual conversation with each party only speaking his/her non-native language (speaking practice) - A bilingual conversation with each party only speaking his/her native language (listening practice) Forma del Mítin: Al llegar, consiga una etiqueta y escribir su nombre y el idioma que desea practicar (“English” o “Español”). A continuación, buscar parejas o grupos para conversar. Uds. pueden decidir las reglas de los idiomas entre las parejas o grupos. Aquí están algunas sugerencias que han tenido éxido en el pasado: - Alternando entre todas y todos ingles y español - Una conversación bilingue, cada parte solo habla su idioma no nativo (practicar parlando) - Conversación bilingue, cada persona habla su idioma nativo (practicar escuchando) The Food: https://www.coopportunity.com/co-op-culver-city Purchase your food and beverage selections and join us on at our table! Please give them good business so they will continue to welcome us in the future. Directions: (from Coopportunity.com) DRIVING EAST ON WASHINGTON: Just after National Blvd. heading east on Washington Blvd, enter the parking structure on the right. DRIVING WEST ON WASHINGTON: Just after passing Helms Bakery, make a left on Wesley St. (This is the street just before National Blvd.) and enter the structure. Parking: PARKING IS FREE! Drive down to the second level, turn left and left again, driving to the back of the lot. Park by the large elevator in the back (next to the giant sandwich sign). The elevator will bring you right into the produce department of the store! See you Thursday! Nos vemos el jueves! Livia Squires

  • SPANISH for Brand-New Beginners (Saturdays)

    Talk To Me In Spanish

    Hola! This is a 12-session class designed for people who would like to start learning Spanish, and for those who already know something but would like to start from the beginning and solidify the basics. You will learn… Basic Grammar Concepts, Vocabulary, Dialogues, Practical Phrases, Greetings, Introductions, and more! You will also learn how to… Express likes and dislikes, express your feelings, describe yourself and other people, and a lot more!!! The instructor will be Gregory Webster. Be ready to introduce yourself and have fun! You will meet great people, learn and practice a lot of Spanish, and have fun in the process. This class meets every Saturday, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 pm, starting on August 3rd. The cost is $300 for the 12 sessions and $15 for the materials. Talk To Me In SPANISH 15928 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204, Encino, 91436 FREE parking at the underground parking lot of the plaza. I look forward to meeting you soon!

  • Spanish - Level 2 (Saturdays)

    Talk To Me In Spanish

    1. Each week, via email, I will tell you ahead-of-time, which chart/lesson you've already gotten from my class, that you should be prepared to VERBALLY DRILL - for that particular week. [I'll "re-attach" each corresponding chart/lesson in every email, in case you've misplaced them.] 2. Those VERBAL DRILLS will condition you to listen and respond appropriately. 3. Present, past and future tense usage, SPOKEN DRILL SESSIONS, followed by a brief BLACKBOARD review of each drill. 4. You will become efficient in identifying and speaking the most commonly used conjugations of certain verbs. 5. Occasionally, I'll also email you a new chart/lesson/concept for us to DRILL in the following class. 6. It will be a WORKSHOP-BASED format..!] Your instructor will be Gregory Webster. The sessions are every Saturday, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., starting on August 3rd. Location: Talk To Me In SPANISH, 15928 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204, Encino, 91436 Free parking at the underground parking lot. Price: $300 for the 12 sessions. Let me know if you have any questions. You can send me an email at [masked] or text me at (818)[masked]. (José) Have a great day!