Class descriptions

Level descriptions

Please respect the level of the classes! This makes for a more enjoyable experience both for yourself and your partners 🙂 

Improver: requires having taken basic classes in the respective styles, i.e. salsa 2 cuban/puerto rican or similar. 

Intermediate: requires having taken improver classes in the respective styles, i.e. salsa cubana/puerto rican improver. Additionally, they require solid technique, knowledge of most basic patterns, basic musicality and a good amount of social dancing experience. 

Advanced: requires very solid basis in patterns, technique, movement, musicality and more. Requires several years of social dancing experience. 

Open/solo: open to anyone, but generally requires some knowledge of the style taught. 

 

 

Saturday classes

Main hall

Puerto Rican Salsa – back to basics! – open level/solo (10:30): Samuel & Sophia will teach you their distinct way of moving, doing the salsa basic and more. Recommended for all level PR dancers!

Cuban salsa partnerwork – improver (11:45): a couple class in cuban salsa/casino, with new figures.

Body movement – open level/solo (13:00): learn to move like a Cuban! Recommended for all Latin dancers.

Puerto Rican Salsa partnerwork – improver (15:00): Luis Vazquez and our very own Ingrid Berg Johnsen teaching you new moves to using in your social dancing.

Puerto Rican Salsa leading & following – improver (16:15): a class focusing on fundamental techniques for being a good leader and follower – always essential!

 

3rd floor

Son – intermediate (10:30): the precursor to salsa (and its own style of music to boot), a beautiful and elegant dance. Requires intermediate level in cuban salsa/casino and basic knowledge of son.

Cha cha partnerwork – intermediate (11:45): a couples’ class in cha cha with resident experts Samuel & Sophia.

Puerto Rican Salsa partnerwork – intermediate (13:00): a couples’ class in PR salsa with Luis & Ingrid.

Rueda – improver (15:00): a rueda class with new figures by Denis & Ivelina.

Cha cha footwork – intermediate/solo (16:15): don’t know what to do during those instrumental intermissions in cha cha classes? Wonder no more after this class!

 

Foyer

Bachata partnerwork – improver (10:30): a couples’ class in bachata with Laurentiu & Stine.

Puerto Rican Salsa – footwork! – open level/solo (11:45): learn some fancy footwork from Samuel & Sophia!

Puerto Rican Salsa On2 partnerwork – advanced (15:00): a couples’ class in PR salsa on2 – note that this class requires very solid foundations in PR salsa on2, in addition to being at the advanced level.

Afro – open level/solo (16:15): spicy up your cuban/puerto rican salsa (or just enjoy the class for its own sake) with these ancestral movements from Cuba, taught by Hansel & Mailevis.

 

Sunday classes

Main Hall

Cuban Salsa partnerwork – improver (11:15): a couples’ class in cuban salsa/casino with Mailevis & Hansel.

Puerto Rican Salsa partnerwork – improver (12:30): learn some new moves from dynamic duo Luis & Magda!

Casino con Rumba y Afro – improver (14:30): or casino with rumba and afro. Building on the solo classes in rumba and afro, this class will dive further into incorporating those movements in your cuban salsa/casino dancing.

Cuban Salsa – lead & follow – intermediate (15:45): a couples’ class in cuban salsa/casino.

Puerto Rican Salsa partnerwork – improver (17:00): a couples’ class in Puerto Rican salsa.

 

3rd floor

Puerto Rican Salsa – improvisation in partnerwork – intermediate (11:15): want to break out of the pattern mold? Then this is the class for you! Yes you, follower and leader!

Puerto Rican Salsa on2 partnerwork – advanced (12:30): a couples’ class in PR salsa on2 – note that this class requires very solid foundations in PR salsa on2, in addition to being at the advanced level.

Cha cha funky partnerwork – improver (14:30): learn some funky moves in this couples’ class with Luis & Magda.

Puerto Rican Salsa musicality in partnerwork – intermediate (15:45):  wondering how to reflect the music with its accents, hits and breaks in your partner dancing? Wonder no more, Sophia & Samuel will teach you how!

Sensual Bachata – intermediate (17:00): explore your sensual side with Laurentiu & Stine!

 

Foyer 

Bachata fusion – improver (11:15): a couples’ class with elements of sensual bachata and bachata moderna with Laurentiu & Stine

Rumba – open level/solo (12:30): 

Puerto Rican Salsa shines & musicality – open level/solo (14:30): learn how to move like Jagger, or alternatively Samuel & Sophia, in this solo class.

Reggeaton – open level/solo (15:45): join firecracker Magda and go wild in this solo class!

Lady styling – open level/solo (17:00): want to add some flare to your dancing as a follower? Here’s your chance to learn from the best, i.e. Magda!