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June Salsa & Bachata Classes at Dance with Joy Studios (6/2 - 6/23)

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Are you ready to join us and bring in the Joy of Dance into your lives? Spring into action with our Salsa and Bachata lessons beginning every 1st Sunday of the month for 4 fun weeks.

Join us on Sundays and discover great new moves, enhance your technique or learn to dance Salsa or Bachata for the first time, best of all, develop new friendships in an extremely comfortable and fun environment with George & Leslie of Sabor Latino. Let's Dance!

No Partner Required!

JUNE SCHEDULE (June 2nd - 23rd)
3pm Salsa Level 1 (Beginners)
4pm Salsa Level 2 (Beyond Beginners)
5pm Salsa Level 3 (Intermediate)
6pm Bachata "All Levels"

$40 for the 4 weeks series
Drop in Rate $12 per class

To Pre-Register for any of the series you may RSVP via this Meetup event or by filling out the registration form online at or via email to

Please specify which level (Beginners, Beyond Beginners, Intermediate or Bachata) you will be attending on the RSVP.

Payment will be taken in form of Cash or Check on the 1st day of class.

Dance With Joy Studios
7981 SE 17th Ave. Portland, OR 97202

Class Description
Salsa Level 1 (Beginners)
Learn the fundamentals of Salsa including rhythm & timing, basic steps & leading & following technique. In this progressive 4 week series you will learn several great basic combinations that will have you dancing on the dance floor in a heartbeat!

Salsa Level 2 (Beyond Beginners)
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.

Salsa Level 3 (Intermediate)
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: Beginners Salsa 2 (3 Times), 6 months experience or instructor approval)

Bachata is a sizzling dance from the Dominican Republic that focuses on true leading and following technique. In the first week we will focus on the rhythm, timing, steps and turns and show you how to make bachata very interesting on the dance floor. Once you have the fundamentals we'll focus on bringing style, musicality and interesting turn combinations to show off on the dance floor. This class is geared for all levels from beginners to Advanced dancers