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Personalized Salsa Dance Class.
Personalized Salsa Class with practice every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month except holidays @ Lourie Center (formerly Capital Senior Center) with 1hour session from 5:00-6:00pm. This group class has a one on one instruction approach. Format & Content to be determined based on assessment of dancers skills at beginning of session. Good for all levels of salsa dancing. Will show how to expand/create new moves with existing skills. Included is a short beginners introduction, then an intermediate pattern with lead skills for men and following techniques and styling for the ladies. Tips, personal to each individual’s need will bring your skill set up a notch. Bring your video MPEG of moves on disk or flash drive that you would like help with. Bring video camera to record pattern covered for practice later @ home. Please RSVP to know how many people to expect. The classes are $5 for members and $10 for general public. Please pay Ramon.

Lourie Center (formerly Capital Senior Center)

1650 Park Circle · Columbia, SC

What we're about

Our group is about learning and performing Salsa. The primary dance is Salsa, but of course, there will be more that will be done such as Merengue and many more!

Come and join us as we discover some of the folkloric dances of the Latin islands! Bomba, Plena, Seis and others!

Our goal is to have fun, learn and enjoy music and dances of the Caribbean Latin America. We also like to encourage and support budding artists in any of the following categories of Latin music and dance:

Mariachis, Rancheras, Boleros music of Mexico
Cumbia and Valleneto music of Colombia
Andean music of Peru, Ecuadore and Bolivia
Bachata music of Dominican Republic
Son, Timba music of Cuba
Plena, Bomba, Seis and Aguinaldo music of Puerto Rico
Llanero music of Venezuela
Tango, Milonga, Chacarera, Chamamé and Southern cone music music of Argentina
Samba music - Brazil

If you love Latin dance and music, or if your an artist/musician/group looking to get exposure then I like to invite you to come and join us!

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