Group Dance Classes
LESSONS AND DANCING - Group lessons followed by an evening of dancing.
Sunday Salsa Latin Night at Cancun Cantina
Address: 7501 Old Telegraph Road, Hanover, MD 21076
Lessons: 7:00 PM Beginner Basics
7:45 PM Partnering Patterns
Dancing: 8:30 PM to 1:30 AM
Cover of $10 includes club admission, lessons, dancing, and late night buffet from 10 PM to Midnight.
Salsa Fridays at Havana Club
Address: 600 Water Street, Above Ruth's Chris Steak House, 3rd level, Baltimore, MD 21202
Lessons: 8 PM Beginner Salsa Basics
8:45 PM Partnering Salsa Patterns
Cost: $10 or FREE with paid dinner
Dancing: 9:30 PM to 1:30 AM
Cover: FREE Admission before 10 PM/$10 after
WEEKEND SPECIAL EVENTS, PROGRESSIVE LESSONS, BOOTCAMP, AND WORKSHOPS
Please check the SalsaNow website often for schedule, full details and current classes being offered.
You can complete the entire registration and payment through Eventbrite, or pre-register in person at the studio using check or cash.
Beginner Salsa On1, Level I
The 5-Week Progressive session is designed to help you master the most critical fundamental basics of salsa. Among these fundaments include: how to listen to music, how to find “the one” beat, and most importantly how to dance with timing. This progressive will provide the right foundation for you to build on and advance to the Advanced Beginner classes and eventually the Intermediate classes. These basics are presented in an easy-to-learn format that will allow you to enter the social dance scene with ease and confidence. The following will be covered:
Advanced Beginner Salsa On1, Level II
These 5-Week Progressive classes will take the skills acquired in a beginner level class and allow you to grow and advance as a dancer. You will learn the basic turns, variations of cross body leads, hammerlocks, and a variety of patterns. Some of the skills that you will acquire include how to:
This class is for the advanced beginner dancer. Each class will focus on a specific element in leading several simpler turn pattern combinations. This is a great course for those interested in initiating more complex turn patterns and moving on to the Intermediate level class.
Intermediate Salsa On1, Level III
These 5-Week Progressive classes will take the skills acquired in previous level classes and allow you to advance as a social dancer. You will learn a variety of cohesive fun patterns with smooth transitions.
This class is for the intermediate level dancer. Each class will focus on a specific turn pattern combination. This is a great course for those interested in executing more complex turn patterns and moving on to the higher level class and proficiency in social dancing.
* Not offered this session
This 6-Week Progressive Latin Hustle session will take you through the most popular steps and patterns danced in Hustle. Hustle dance originated in the Hispanic communities in New York and Florida. They are based on older dances like the mambo and have some steps from famous dancing styles like the swing dance and salsa. Still evolving and much used and enjoyed in larger dance scenes, hustle can be danced to any even beat music in dance clubs and studios. Each class builds on previous classes and attendance every week is highly encouraged.
Club Cha Cha Cha
This 5-Week Progressive Club Cha-Cha-Cha session is specifically designed for the Salsa dancers who want to join in the fun whenever the DJ spins a fabulous Cha-Cha. During this course you will be taught timing and footwork, essential fundamentals, and will quickly progress into Cha-Cha patterns and conversion of common Salsa patterns into Cha-Cha. Whether you're a salsa dancer or not you will find this course essential for social and club dancing.
This 5-Week Progressive Bachata session will take you through the most popular steps and patterns danced in Bachata. Fast gaining popularity in US Salsa club scene, Bachata is a slower latin dance, originating in the Dominican Republic. Within a few easy lessons you'll be able to express your "Bachata soul" with feeling and zest. Each class builds on previous classes and attendance every week is highly encouraged.
Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino
This 5-week progressive session will provide a great platform for those who are just starting to dance and for those have been dancing to jump to the next level of their dancing skills, build up their confidence, add-on styling and enjoy the Rueda de Casino which is a great way of socializing wherever you go!
Beginners after 5-week progressive session should be able to use the Cuban steps and fundamental steps they have learned in practice including partner work and Rueda De Casino and therefore be ready for advancing into level II Salsa Cubana and Rueda De Casino. Beginners should be able to dance upon completion of this session with full confidence.
People with experience in Salsa and Rueda De Casino should have learned more new steps and exciting figures as well as styling in both partner work and Rueda after the progressive Salsa Cubana level 2 and Rueda De Casino and therefore should have built skill in Salsa Cubana and enjoy Rueda in a more stylish way than before with confidence and ease.
Salsa Cubana Level I
This level is for those people who are starting fresh from scratch, we will be focusing on music, fundamental steps and body movement, partner work as well as introduction to Rueda de Casino throughout the session.
Salsa Cubana and Rueda De Casino Level II
These classes are designed for those who have been dancing salsa before and have a reasonable understanding about salsa and know their basic steps well, therefore we will be focusing on cool figures, partner work, styling and Rueda de Casino in these classes.
NEW SALSA, SALSA CUBANA, AND RUEDA DE CASINO DANCE BOOTCAMP - 3 HOUR INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS - next one TBA
Start danEventbrite for Salsa Level 1 or Salsa Cubana or Salsa Level 2 or Rueda De Casino.
Cost: $62 per person or $104 per couple (lead and follow)
Location: Studio DNA in Canton, 3500 Boston Street, Suite 228, Baltimore, MD 21224
StudioDNA is across the street from Canton Crossing (a new shopping center). We are practically across the street for the Merritt Athletic Club and close to the First Mariner. Our address is 3500 Boston Street. StudioDNA is on the second level inside the Harbor Enterprise Center (the former Broom Factory) a huge 4 story brick building, at the corner of Boston and Baylis Streets.You may park on Boston Street lot or Baylis Street. Walk to the security entrance door at either Boston or Street Baylis Street and enter the numbers 2 2 8 at the touch pad and we'll buzz you in! Come on up to the 2nd floor suite #228.