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STREET LATIN – SALSA, BACHATA, MERENGUE

Features of Street Latin:
  • Includes Salsa, Bachata & Merengue.
  • Fun partner dances characterized by spins.
  • Each style can be danced relaxed or uptempo.
  • Can be as simple or as complex as desired.
  • Learn how to dance in sync with a partner.

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Street Latin describes a variety of Latin club dances & includes Salsa, Bachata & Merengue. These are fun partner dances characterized by spins & turns for both the leader & follower, incorporating an interesting variety of dynamic moves & combinations.

Salsa is a popular form of social dance that originated in New York with strong influences from Latin America – particularly Puerto Rico, Cuba & Colombia. The movements of Salsa have its origins in Cha-Cha-Cha, Mambo & other dance forms. The dance, along with Salsa music is energetic & sexy. Quite likely Salsa is the most popular Latin dance in night clubs around the world today.

Authentic Merengue is one of the simplest Latin dances to learn & is considered the national dance of the Dominican Republic. The beat is clear, the rhythm constant, & the style is relaxed & unrushed, with a regular step-action where turns & moves can be as simple or as complex as desired, & can be executed with as many steps as the partners choose.

Bachata is also a dance from the Dominican Republic & both the music & the dance have been influenced by many of the other Latin dances including Salsa & Merengue. Bachata is typically a slower dance than Salsa & its sensual, smooth style is rapidly increasing in popularity in dance clubs world-wide. It’s also a great dance to catch your breath after a fast Salsa & it’s very enjoyable to learn with it’s simple traveling side-step.

In this class you’ll learn how to dance in sync with a partner, how to lead/follow, the basic footwork, timing & styling of Salsa, Bachata & Merengue; as well as a variety of popular moves & sequences. You don’t need any dance experience or a partner to take part in this beginners’ course, which will teach you the fundamentals to fully enjoy these popular dances.

WEEKLY CLASSES on Wednesday Nights! Beginners 7:15pm-8:15pm, Intermediate 8:30pm-9:30pm, Location is The Studio at 1955 Bob Carr Road, Cobourg Ontario. Check the Events Calendar for your Class Schedule & Social Events!

Private Lessons also available. Call (905) 396-0572.

SWING – 50’S ROCK N’ ROLL / JITTERBUG

This versatile & fun social dance style suits a variety of music, from Big Band Swing & 50’s Rock n’ Roll, through Blues & some of the current popular music. This is one of the best dances to learn for going out socially as it can be danced to any music with a regular beat.

Characterized by lots of spins, turns & an interesting variety of dynamic moves, these partner dances will allow you to look great on the dance floor & to have more fun at social events.

Both the dances & the music are infectious & you will be itching to get up & dance once the music starts playing.

In this class, you will learn how to dance in sync with a partner, how to lead/follow, the basic footwork, timing & styling of this Swing dance as well as a variety of popular moves & sequences.

You don’t need any dance experience or a partner to take part in this beginners’ course which will teach you the fundamentals you will need to enjoy this popular dance.

WEEKLY CLASSES on Sunday Afternoons! Beginners Noon 12pm-1pm, Intermediate 1:30pm-2:30pm. Practice time from 1pm-1:30pm. Location is The Studio at 1955 Bob Carr Road, Cobourg Ontario. Check the Events Calendar for your Class Schedule & Social Events!

Private Lessons also available. Call (905) 396-0572.

Features of 50’s Swing:
  • This dance style suits a variety of music.
  • Characterized by lots of spins & turns.
  • Learn how to dance in sync with a partner.
  • No dance experience or partner required.
  • Stylized moves characteristic of the era.

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SWING – WEST COAST SWING
Features of WCS:
  • WCS is a very smooth & expressive dance.
  • Incorporates predominantly 6 & 8 count moves.
  • Improvisation & spontaneity a big part of this dance.
  • WCS evolved from Lindy Hop in the late 1930’s.
  • A great dance for night clubs, weddings, etc.

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West Coast Swing (WCS) is a very smooth & expressive dance that can be slow, sexy & sophisticated or playful, funky & up tempo. It incorporates predominantly 6 & 8 count moves danced in a slot with musical interpretation, improvisation & spontaneity being a big part of the beauty of this dance.

WCS evolved from Lindy Hop in the late 1930’s & has the same time frame as many other forms of swing dance, however the look & feel of this dance is quite unique & the beauty of it is that it suits such a wide array of music.

Many contemporary songs played on the radio today with a slow to medium tempo suit WCS, as does blues, R&B, classic swing, jazz, big band, hip hop, funk, country & western, plus the classic hits of many eras.

Once the basic patterns are learned, many styling variations & improvisations can be added in response to both the music & your partner’s interpretations.

This dance is still evolving as it follows the music trends of each decade & adjusts to accommodate new dance styles. This makes it a great dance for night clubs, weddings & any social gatherings where there is music.

Similarly for all the dances, you don’t have to be amazingly skilled at dancing to have fun, but it does become more & more addictive the better you get.

WEEKLY CLASSES on Monday Evenings! Beginners 7pm-8pm, Intermediate 8:15pm-9:15pm. Location is The Studio at 1955 Bob Carr Road, Cobourg Ontario. Check the Events Calendar for your Class Schedule & Social Events!

Private Lessons also available. Call (905) 396-0572.

SOUL DANCE – EVERY 2ND MONDAY

Unleash your inner dancer in any way you desire at Soul Dance.

There is no choreography or steps to learn, just move in any way you desire to the changing rhythms of the music, starting slow, building in momentum and then slowing down again at the end.

This is a non partnered dance and no experience necessary. Dance in bare feet, socks or comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to get warm and cut loose.

Soul Dance is every second Monday, not every week.

BI-WEEKLY CLASSES on Monday Evenings! This is a non partnered dance and no experience necessary. Class time from 7pm-8:30pm. Location is The Studio at 1955 Bob Carr Road, Cobourg Ontario. Check the Events Calendar for your Class Schedule & Social Events!

Private Lessons also available. Call (905) 396-0572.

Features of Soul Dance:
  • Dance in any way you desire​.
  • No choreography or steps to learn.
  • Changing rhythms of the music.
  • No dance experience or partner required.
  • Dance in bare feet, socks or comfortable shoes.

Get A Private Dance Lesson For Only $65!