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Nashville Bachata Xplosion July 13th & 14th (UPDATED!!!)

**UPDATED SCHEDULE July 13th @8:30am: -**

Nashville Bachata Presents:
Bachata Xplosion with Ivis Torres (Dominican Republic),
Fuquan Ferrell & Candace Joyner (Atlanta, GA)
Saturday & Sunday July 13th-14th, 2013

Don't miss The Nashville Bachata's Kickoff Celebration!!!

Nashville Bachata was formed to grow the Bachata community in Nashville and the surrounding cities. We will be having amazing Bachata Instructors coming to teach on a Bi-monthly basis for workshops and a monthly social. Please join us at our Grand Opening "Bachata Xplosion" Event for an awesome 2 day workshop on July 13th & 14th at El Arroyo Nightclub.

2 Full Days of non-stop Latin Dancing Fun, with 9+ hours of Great Workshops And Professional Dance Showcases and lots of social dancing!
- Not One, Not Two but THREE Instrucstors!!!
- Best Bachata, Salsa, Cha Cha & Kizomba/Semba Music
- Awesome Showcases by Ivis Torres, Fuquan Ferrell & Candace Joyner!!!
- Approx 11 hours of Workshops
- Bring your own Water during workshops
- Food & Beverages available for purchase by Vendor
- Social Dancing after each workshop day to practice new moves

Location: El Arroyo @ 2675 Murfreesboro Pike (& Corner of Bell Rd behind Krystal's)
(Beginner to Advanced friendly Workshops - Subject to change)

11:00 am – FREE Beginner Bachata (I) – Ivis Torres FREE TO ALL
12:00 am –
LUNCH / Registration (Beg Pass/Full Pass/Day Pass Only)
12:30 am – Beginner Bootcamp (II) – Ivis Torres (45mins)
1:15 pm –
Beg/Int Bootcamp (III) – Ivis Torres (45mins)

2:00 pm – BREAK (Full Pass/Day Pass Only)
2:15 pm – Ladies Styling Class (All Levels) – Candace Joyner (45mins)
OR Men’s Styling Class (All Levels) – Fuquan Ferrel (45mins)
3:00 pm – Intermediate Partnerwork (60mins)
4:00 pm – Day 1 ENDS

10:30 am – Registration(Full Pass/Day Pass Only)

11:00 am – Musicality – Ivis Torres (45mins)
11:45 am – Dominican Bachata – Ivis Torres (45mins)

12:30 pm – "Mystery" Bachata (Bachata with Kizomba) – Ivis Torres (45mins)

1:15 pm – LUNCH
2:00 pm – “Playful’ Bachata – An Introduction to Sensual Bachata (60mins)
3:00 pm – Bachata Moderna – Fuquan Ferrell and Candace Joyner (60mins)
4:00 pm – Mini Social to practice moves
4:45 pm
Day 2 Ends


Location: Myridia Lounge @ 507 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206

9:30pm (FREE CLASS)
10:00pm till 2:30am: Social Dancing

The Best of Bachata/Salsa/Kizomba/Cha Cha/Merengue

$20   BEGINNER PASS (Sat 11a-2pm)
$40   Day Pass   (Sat only or Sun only)
$40   FULL PASS (Volunteers)
$60   FULL PASS (Student/Teacher/Military/Gov't Rate with ID)
$75   FULL PASS (Last Chance)

$20 Each Workshop
$50 1 Day Pass (Sat or Sun)

For more information:
For ticket sales:


No se pierda la Gran Inauguración de NASHVILLE BACHATA!!!

Ordene boletos por Eventbrite:

Nashville Bachata Presenta:
Bachata Xplosion con Ivis Torres, Fuquan Ferrell y Candace Joyner
Sabado & Domingo Julio 13th-14th, 2013

Michelle Gilbert & Cesar Gonzalez han formado Nashville Bachata para crecer la Comunidad de Bachata en Nashville y sus alrededores. Tendremos maravillosos instructores de Bachata quienes vendran a ensenar cada otro mes para talleres y una baile social cada mes.

Por favor acompaNenos para nuestro evento de Gran Inaugaracion "Bachata Xplosion" para un taller de 2 dias el 13 y 14 de Julio en El Arroyo NightClub.
10 horas de talleres con Ivis Torres (originalmente de la Dominica Republicana), Fuquan Ferrell y Candace Joyner (Atlanta, GA)
seguido con una presentacion demonstrativa.

Luego quedaze para practicar sus nuevos pasos con sus instructores mientras festejamos con un baile social para terminar la noche!

Musica provista por Fuquan Ferrell en el Myridia Lounge.

2 dias llenos de baile latino divertido, con 9 horas de buenos talleres y bailes demostrativos professionales, y bastantes bailes sociales!



Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

You will need to bring a Govt issued ID to match your pre-paid ticket to avoid any confusion. You will be allowed entry only for the classes that you have purchased and will need to vacate the premises thereafter. For the Sat night party, all patrons need to be 18yrs+ to enter & 21yrs+ to consume alcohol according to the Lounge requirements. Dress Code enforced.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is ample free parking for both the workshops and for the Sat night party.

Where is El Arroyo Night Club located at?

El Arroyo Night Club is located at 2675 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville, TN 37217. However, GPS systems do not bring you directly to it at at is inside a shopping strip. GPS will bring you close to the vicinity of Murfreesboro Pike and Bell Rd. The map below will show where it is clearly.

El Arroyo Map courtesy of

What are my Food & Beverage options at the event?

At El Arroyo (Workshop location), Food and Beverages can be purchased onsite during breaks. You are only allowed to bring in your own non-flavored water. Any additional beverages and food consumed on their premises will need to be purchased from them. They have appetizers, non-alcoholic drinks & beers available. **There are ample restaurants in the vicinity that is within walking/driving distance ie. Church's Chicken, Krystals, KFC, Wendy's etc**

At Myridia Lounge (Sat Night Party), ALL Food & Beverages will need to be purchased onsite. They have a Full Menu and a Full Bar.

What are my hotel options if I'm coming from out of town?

The workshops will be held at El Arroyo Night Club located at 2675 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville, TN 37217. Searching for hotels in the 37013 and 37217 Zip codes will give you the closest options.
If you prefer to stay near the Sat Night Party at Myridia Lounge located at 507 Main St, Nashville TN 37206, the hotels will be much higher as the Zip code is for Downtown Nashville. Please choose your hotel according to your personal preference of budget, value and ammenities.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

All transfers before June 15th will incur a $25 fee.
All transfers thereafter will be $35 per ticket.
All Sales are final.


What is the payment/refund policy?

Only cash & major Credit Cards (with Paypal or Eventbrite fees added) will be accepted.
No Checks will be allowed. No refunds will be issued.


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

You will need to provide the name of the attendee according to a valid Drivers License. Management has the right to refuse entry to anyone that behaves in a disorderly manner without issuing a refund.


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  • Demytris S.

    I'm very excited.

    1 · May 28, 2013

    • Michelle - T.

      Did you see the venue change?

      July 13, 2013

    • Michelle - T.

      Please feel free to provide feedback on the workshops scheduled and the line up of Instructors. Thank you for attending! PS - I look forward to seeing you at our next Bachata Xplosion on Sept 21/22nd.

      July 15, 2013

  • Michelle - T.

    Pls note the directions to El Arroyo on 2675 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville TN 37217. It's located INSIDE a shopping Ctr at the cross junction of Murfreesboro Pk and Bell Rd. Park behind Church's Chicken. Class starts at 11am!!! Sat 11am-12pm: Class is FREE TO THE PUBLIC!!!!
    Don't miss it!!!

    July 13, 2013

  • Michelle - T.

    Hello Everyone, if you haven't bought your FULL PASS for $10 downpayment and balance at the door, you have 5hrs left to buy it at After this, you can only do a $25 down payment with $50 at the door or $75 total. Please do not procrastinate!!! We have a lot of people signed up but want to ensure EVERYONE is able to join and grow the Bachata Community. YOU make the Difference!!!

    Pls RSVP and sign up now. Thank you!

    Michelle G

    July 1, 2013

  • Michelle - T.

    Word on the street is that Memphis, Huntsville, Atlanta and North Carolina Bachateros will be in the house!!!! Welcome!!!

    May 27, 2013

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