Salsa & Bachata

Salsa is a style of music and dance that originated primarily in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Columbia. It was brought to the North America by immigrants and developed into what we see today. It is a high energy dance with many turns and moves. It is the music and dance you will hear and see predominantly at Latin dance clubs.

Program Details

New session of group classes start every six weeks. For session start dates, click here.
Your registration includes one group class in the specified level as well as a free practice per week.
We recommend two hours of practice for each group class taken and at least one private lesson at the end of each session to correct any bad habits that might have developed and address any difficulties with the material covered.

Salsa Beginner Level

Salsa Fundamentals

When: Tuesdays, 7pm
Length: 6 weeks
Prerequisite: none

Salsa Intermediate Level 1

When: Tuesdays, 8pm
Length: 12 weeks
Prerequisite: Salsa Beginner Level

  • 1A – Stationary Turns (6 weeks)
  • 1B – Traveling Turns (6 weeks)

Intermediate Level 1 in total takes 12 weeks to complete.
Each part takes 6 weeks to complete.
Students may start with either Part A or Part B and then complete the other in the following session.
Intermediate Part A & Part B alternate each session. Since they are the same difficulty level, it’s not important which part is taken first.
Students are required to complete both Intermediate Part A & Part B before advancing to Intermediate Level 2.

Salsa Intermediate Level 2

When: Tuesdays, 9pm
Length: 24 weeks
Prerequisite: Salsa Intermediate Level 1

  • 2A – Cross Body Lead Turn Patterns (6 weeks)
  • 2B – Turn Patterns /Shines/ Styling (6 weeks)
  • 2C – Turn Patterns /Shines/ Styling (6 weeks)
  • 2D – Turn Patterns /Shines/ Styling (6 weeks)

Bachata

When: (currently not offered)
Length: 6 weeks
Prerequisite: none