• Tuesday Bachata Classes! 3 levels! New cycle starts Tuesday 1/8-1/29

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    New Series Starts Tuesday January 8th! (We are not open on January 1st!) 4 week series - 1/8-1/29 -Bachata (beginners) 6:30 pm -Bachata (beyond beginners) 7:30 pm -Bachata (Intermediate) 8:30pm $15 drop in or $50 for 4 week month For more info and to register visit http://www.vmacpdx.com ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.****

  • Monday Salsa Class! January 4 week cycle Starts MONDAY 1/7-1/28

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    NEW SERIES STARTS On Monday January 7th! Join us for fun Salsa lessons on Mondays at Vitalidad Movement Arts Center in the heart of Portland 116 SE Yamhill St. NEW CLASS! 7:30pm - Beginners Salsa - $15 Drop In or $50 for the 4 week series 4 week series (1/7-1/28) This class is for students new to salsa dancing. We will cover the basic steps, basic shines, outside turn, cross-body lead, backspot turn, cross-body lead with a turn, timing, leading and following technique. **No experience necessary** **No partner necessary** ****PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, LIMITED CAPACITY**** To register and for more information visit http://www.myvmac.com or register directly at https://goo.gl/oMoimv ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.****

  • Rueda & Casino at f&b Cafe!

    f&b Cafe at the Arthouse

    Start the new year off with more Timba and Cuban dance! Will you hear Rob play some Maykel Blanco? You bet. Havana D' Primera, Calle Real, Los Van Van, and more? Any self-respecting Timbero like Rob will play it. $5.00 cover if you arrive before 6:30pm; otherwise, cover will be $7.00. We'll also have special items on the menu just for this event! As usual, "I don't mess around when it comes to playing Timba." - Rob

  • Beginner Bachata Workshop

    Studio E by VMAC

    Please Note Location Change! Just 10 blocks away from our Yamhill Location! This is a #Bachata intensive bootcamp with Deblin McKnight & Iñaki Villanueva Torres aimed at taking you from beginner level to intermediate as quickly as possible. This is a great opportunity for someone who has taken some beginner level Bachata classes but wants to improve quickly! Workshop will cover all basic steps and timing as well as introduce Dominican Bachata partnerwork and footwork. LOCATION: Studio E by VMAC 1901 SE Grand Ave Suite 100 $25.00 Pre Register, $30.00 at Door NO PARTNER REQUIRED ****PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT**** To register and for more information visit https://goo.gl/eQVW4f or http://www.vmacpdx.com ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.***

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  • Beginner Salsa Workshop

    Studio E by VMAC

    Please Note Location Change! Just 10 blocks away from our Yamhill Location! This is a #salsa intensive workshop aimed at taking you from beginner level to intermediate as quickly as possible. This is a great opportunity for someone who has taken some beginner level salsa classes but wants to improve quickly! Jamal Rahima and Carolina Andrea Mundaraín-Rahima will cover all basic steps and timing as well as introduce other fundamental moves such as; Outside Turn, Lead Turn-Follow Turn, Cross Body lead, Cross Body Lead w/ a Turn, as well as some basic shines. LOCATION: Studio E by VMAC at 1901 SE Grand Suite 100 $25.00 Pre Register / $30.00 at the door NO PARTNER REQUIRED 11:30AM - 1:30PM ****PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT**** To register and for more information visit https://goo.gl/aD1dvk or http://www.vmacpdx.com ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.***

  • January 5wk Salsa Class Series! Starts THURSDAY Jan 3rd! 1/3-1/31

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    NEW 5 Wk series starts on Thursday January 3rd! Start the new year learning how to dance Salsa! Join us for fun Salsa lessons on Thursdays at Vitalidad Movement Arts Center in the heart of Portland 116 SE Yamhill St. 6:30pm - Beginners Salsa - (Progressive class) $15 Drop In or $60 for the 5 week series This class is for students new to salsa dancing. We will cover the basic steps, basic shines, outside turn, cross-body lead, cross-body lead with a turn, timing, leading and following technique. **No experience necessary** **No partner necessary** with Carolina & Jamal 7:30pm - Beyond Beginners Salsa - (Progressive Class) $15 drop in or $60 for the 5 week cycle This class will expand on the curriculum of the beginners class. It is assumed that students have a solid understanding of the fundamentals learned in the beginner's class including timing, shines, and partner-work. Each week we'll focus on different skills to build better dancers ie musicality, body movement, leading and following, roots like Rumba etc. As well as learn higher level salsa movements and concepts. *Prerequisite: 2-3 cycles of Beginners Salsa or Instructors approval **No partner necessary** with Carolina & Jamal 8:30pm - Intermediate Salsa - $15 drop in or $60 for the 5 week cycle This class will help students create more advanced footwork and partnerwork patterns based on the skills they have gained from the Beyond Beginners class. *Prerequisite: at least 4-6 cycles of the Beyond Beginners class. ****PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT**** To register and for more information visit https://goo.gl/jJjYd3 or http://www.vmacpdx.com ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.***

  • Tuesday Bachata Classes! 3 levels! New cycle starts Tuesday 1/8-1/29

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    New Series Starts Tuesday January 8th! (We are not open on January 1st!) 4 week series - 1/8-1/29 -Bachata (beginners) 6:30 pm -Bachata (beyond beginners) 7:30 pm -Bachata (Intermediate) 8:30pm $15 drop in or $50 for 4 week month For more info and to register visit http://www.vmacpdx.com ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.****

  • Monday Salsa Class! January 4 week cycle Starts MONDAY 1/7-1/28

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    NEW SERIES STARTS On Monday January 7th! Join us for fun Salsa lessons on Mondays at Vitalidad Movement Arts Center in the heart of Portland 116 SE Yamhill St. NEW CLASS! 7:30pm - Beginners Salsa - $15 Drop In or $50 for the 4 week series 4 week series (1/7-1/28) This class is for students new to salsa dancing. We will cover the basic steps, basic shines, outside turn, cross-body lead, backspot turn, cross-body lead with a turn, timing, leading and following technique. **No experience necessary** **No partner necessary** ****PRE-REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, LIMITED CAPACITY**** To register and for more information visit http://www.myvmac.com or register directly at https://goo.gl/oMoimv ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.****

  • Vitalidad Semi-Monthly SALSA & BACHATA social!!!

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    Let's end this weekend doing what we love to do best, salsa dancing to the best salsa music by DJ Armando Justiniani. And as usual this social will be a daytime relaxed atmosphere: daytime, all ages, no alcohol (there are two bars next door), no judgement, no need to dress up; just tons of energy, sweat and dancing! No wall flowers allowed! :) Come ready to dance to some amazing music! Every 1st AND 3rd Sunday of the month! Now every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month! - 7pm-10 pm. Cover is $5 - cash only.

  • Latin Dance Workshop (Merengue, Bachata, Salsa & Cha Cha Cha)

    Vitalidad Movement Arts Center

    Interested in the Latin Dances? Why stop at learning just one? In this 2 hour workshop you will learn the basics of the the 4 main Latin styles played at Latin Dance clubs. You will learn the body movement, steps, and how to identify the timing and music for all four dances styles; Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, and Cha Cha Cha. This workshop will give you the confidence to go out to a club and dance the night away! Instructor: Jamal Rahima & Carolina Andrea Mundaraín-Rahima January 5th,[masked]:30AM - 1:30PM $25 Pr-Registered/$30 at door 116 SE Yamhill St For more info and to register visit https://www.vmacpdx.com/events-workshops.html ****RSVP'ing on meetup.com does not guarantee your spot. Please make sure to pre-register by clicking on the link and paying in advance.****