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Come learn Salsa on 2 (or New York Salsa) with Ricardo every Monday at You Should Be Dancing Studio (http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/)! Listed price ($26) is per 1-hour class! See prices at bottom for package options. 6:30pm Beginner Level This course can be taken with no prior dance experience. Ricardo will introduce basic steps, basic concepts of Latin body motion, and the importance of the lead/follow connection. There will be particular emphasis on timing and musicality. We recommend you take this course for two months before moving up in level. 7:30pm Pre-Intermediate Level Students should have a comfortable, working knowledge of salsa-on-2 basics before taking this course. Ricardo will work on maintaining the look, feel, and rhythm of the dance in both closed and open position. Social dance etiquette will also be addressed. We recommend you take this course for two months before moving up in level. 8:30pm Intermediate Level Students should have the material from the Beginner and Pre-Intermediate levels mastered before taking this course. Ricardo will introduce additional turn patterns and improvisational footwork, including 8-count shines, syncopated steps, and more. 9:30pm - 11:00pm Salsa Practice (free for class attendees!) After class, come practice with fellow students! Admission is free for class attendees, and $5 for the practice only (no class). Pricing: $26 drop-in rate for one level/class (e.g. beginner level at 6:30pm) $100 for 4 weeks of one level (e.g. 4 weeks of beginner level at 6:30pm) Inquire at front desk about 5 and more class punch cards.
Let's meet and have a great time dancing in One of NYC's Top Dance Parties as featured in Timeout New York Magazine, celebrating their 6th year @ Taj Lounge! Great dinner and dancing experience, live music, performers and guest DJ's. Special price for Salsa New Yorkers!! Please RSVP to the Meetup with your name before 4:00pm Monday, and be sure to check the code in the comments section (it changes each week)! $8 before 8:00pm $11 after 8:00pm Salsa Lesson is at 7:00pm Open dancing 8:00pm - 2:00am Address: Taj Lounge, 48 W 21st St, New York What to wear: Dancing is about movement and enjoyment. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing that allows you to be flexible and relaxed. In order to be able to move comfortably across the floor, we advise that you do not wear rubber-soled shoes. Do I need a partner?: No, you don’t need to bring a partner. We rotate during the group class, which will give you the opportunity to dance and meet different people.
Join the fastest feet in Mambo, Franck Muhel, for weekly Tuesday salsa classes at Gibney Studio! These classes cover advanced patterns, shines, and partnerwork all with Franck's trademark enthusiasm and energy. 6:00pm - 7:00pm at Gibney Studio. 280 Broadway, New York, NY. ENTRANCE IS AT 53A CHAMBERS ST. -Take the R/W to City Hall, the 4/5/6 to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall, or the A/C to Chambers St. -Contact Franck Muhel on Facebook with any questions!
Learn West Coast Swing every Wednesday at You Should Be Dancing Studio (http://youshouldbedancing.nyc)! Listed price ($26) is per 1-hour class! See prices at bottom for package options. West Coast Swing is the incredibly smooth, elastic-looking partner dance that continues to grow in popularity for its versatility. Danced to R&B, pop, hip-hop, blues, and even club music, this dance style continues to evolve with its audience and the popular music scene. Check out Sophie, instructor at You Should Be Dancing, dancing West Coast Swing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P-s4rjgd6o Beginner Level with Ricardo (8:00pm) This introductory course requires little or no prior dance experience. Students will learn how to lead or follow basic West Coast Swing patterns, with attention given to footwork, partnering, and timing. We suggest between 2 and 4 months of this course before moving on to Pre-Intermediate. Pre-intermediate Level with Sophie (7:00pm) This course requires that students know the West Coast Swing basic patterns (sugar push, left side pass, right side pass, and whip), and have a strong foundation in West Coast Swing timing and partnering. Variations on the basic patterns will be introduced and combined to create simple sequences, and students will continue to develop lead/follow technique, partnering skills, timing, and dance floor etiquette. Intermediate Level with Sophie (8:00pm) Before taking this course, students should be executing a variety of West Coast Swing patterns with strong lead/follow technique, good footwork, and excellent timing. More advanced patterns will be introduced with syncopated footwork and alternative connection points between partners, further developing students’ lead/follow ability and understanding of timing. Advanced Level with Exenia (7:00pm) Students must be comfortable dancing to blues music and should be able to demonstrate clean anchor steps/anchor technique. A clear understanding of push, pass, and whip technique is absolutely necessary. It is not recommended to drop in, as this class will build each week across the 4-week series. This class will address advanced connection drills, pattern variations, and quality of movement. Pricing: $26 drop-in rate for one level/class (e.g. beginner level at 6:30pm) $100 for 4 weeks of one level (e.g. 4 weeks of beginner level at 6:30pm) Inquire at front desk about 5 and more class punch cards. Join us for a West Coast Swing party 9:15pm - Midnight! See the dedicated Meetup event for more details.