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This meetup is for people that want to learn how to dance and love to go social dancing in the Bay Area whether it's bachata salsa or kizomba.

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Bachata TEAM Training EVERY SATURDAY in Berkeley!

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center

NEW LOCATION (ASHKENAZ IN BERKELEY). NEW HOURS (12-2PM). WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT WANT TO UPGRADE THEIR BACHATA DANCING TO THE NEXT LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T LEARNED DOMNICAN BACHATA YET AND ITS STRUCTURE, THEN YOU HAVE NEVER REALLY LEARNED WHAT BACHATA IS. LEARN AND GO TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF LEARNING BACHATA Just show up at our 12pm sessions and try it out for one hour - intermediate and advance only. THE TEAM EMPHASIZES - Social dancing skills - Performance Principles and Concepts Performing is an option (but not required) for the dance members. We have training programs & choreographies this year designed to improve your social dancing + core steps & leading and following concepts and principles Rehearsals will be once a week for 2 hours Saturdays (12pm) WHAT TO BRING TO THE AUDITION - Comfortable clothing - Flat Shoes Team Rodchata is the first bachata dance team in the Bay Area. Rodchata, a world renown teacher, is the director that founded this dance group since 2004. The team have performed in Reno, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and all over California. - We teach all styles; tradicional (main style), moderna & sensual + basic salsa and kizomba structure for all-around social dancer. Director - Rodney Rodchata Aquino Email @ [masked]

SATURDAY MEGA PARTY - APRIL 27TH

Allegro

LIVE SALSA BAND WITH ORQ LA ORIGINAL 730pm - Salsa Class for Beginners w/ Ruby & Orlando 8pm - Kizomba for beginners w/ Joe Gabel 830pm - Bachata for All Levels w Tanya K 10pm - Social Dancing with DJ Mendy (Salsa), DJ GUAPO (Bachata) & DJ KiJoemba (Kizomba) 10:20pm - LIVE MUSIC W/ ORQ LA ORIGINAL 3-Party Rooms, 3 DJs, 3 Dance Lessons ALL AGES WELCOMED. PLENTY OF PARKING AWESOME DANCE FLOORS Online ADV tickets - $10 At The Door: $15 https://www.saturdaymegaparty.com/buy-tickets.html

Learn to Dance Bachata w/ Rodchata (East Bay)

THE ONY DOMINICAN TRADICIONAL BACHATA CLASSES IN THE BAY AREA w/ World Renown teacher, Rodchata ALL RODCHATA CLASSES INFO @ https://conta.cc/2DqG0nh Register in Person Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave, Emeryville, CA LEARN TO DANCE BACHATA BASED ON TEACHING PRINCIPLES BY INTERNATIONAL TEACHER, RODCHATA 7:30pm - Bachata for Beginners Taught by Rodchata - Basic Steps, Basic Positioning, Basic Partnering for Bachata Social Dancing 8:30pm - Progressive Bachata Dancing Taught by RODCHATA himself - progressive steps, rhythm, Lead & Follow Principle + Footwork movements PAY AT THE DOOR AT ALLEGRO BALLROOM $15 Each Rodney Rodchata Aquino, an international instructor, has 20 yrs of dance experience, including world competition judge and promoter. He has taught Bachata Dancing in 46 countries totalling 290 cities in the world including the Dominican Republic. He is ranked the 2nd most influential bachatero in the world by Dance Planet Daily, and one of the few teacher that teaches authentic bachata in the USA. Reference: 1. Listed as Teacher of Authentic Bachata @ https://sites.google.com/site/realbachata/instructors-who-teach-real-bachata 2) Ranked #2 In the World @ http://danceplanetdaily.com/most-influential-in-bachata 3) Bachata Interview - http://bit.ly/2c7ekWi 4) Rodchata Podcast Interview http://iloveafrolatinmusic.libsyn.com/022-rodney-rodchata-aquino-iloveafrolatinmusiccom-podcast

Bachata TEAM Training EVERY SATURDAY in Berkeley!

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center

NEW LOCATION (ASHKENAZ IN BERKELEY). NEW HOURS (12-2PM). WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT WANT TO UPGRADE THEIR BACHATA DANCING TO THE NEXT LEVEL. IF YOU HAVEN'T LEARNED DOMNICAN BACHATA YET AND ITS STRUCTURE, THEN YOU HAVE NEVER REALLY LEARNED WHAT BACHATA IS. LEARN AND GO TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF LEARNING BACHATA Just show up at our 12pm sessions and try it out for one hour - intermediate and advance only. THE TEAM EMPHASIZES - Social dancing skills - Performance Principles and Concepts Performing is an option (but not required) for the dance members. We have training programs & choreographies this year designed to improve your social dancing + core steps & leading and following concepts and principles Rehearsals will be once a week for 2 hours Saturdays (12pm) WHAT TO BRING TO THE AUDITION - Comfortable clothing - Flat Shoes Team Rodchata is the first bachata dance team in the Bay Area. Rodchata, a world renown teacher, is the director that founded this dance group since 2004. The team have performed in Reno, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and all over California. - We teach all styles; tradicional (main style), moderna & sensual + basic salsa and kizomba structure for all-around social dancer. Director - Rodney Rodchata Aquino Email @ [masked]

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