Beginning Hustle with Samson Tuliao
People fell in love with Hustle back in the 1970’s. With its flashy and dynamic footwork, Hustle is great for partner or solo dancing! This fast, smooth dance incorporates many turns and can be danced to most modern pop, hip hop, and r&b music. This class is for beginning hustle dancers and experienced dancers that want to work on the fundamentals (basic footwork, patterns, and arm styling) of hustle dancing.
Mon, 8:00 – 9:30 pm
Salsa 1 (Beginner & Advanced Beginner) with Laura Canellias
Learn the most popular social dance in Los Angeles. This class is for those with no prior salsa experience or those who need a refresher course. Learn the basic salsa steps, the side basic, turns, and basic footwork combinations. You will learn the timing of salsa music and work on your musicality. No partner needed.
Tues, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Salsa 2 (Intermediate) with Laura Canellias
For those students who already know their Salsa basic steps and turns and are ready for more challenging material and styling!
Tues, 8:30 – 9:30 pm
Argentine Tango Fundamentals–All Levels with Gabriel Magni
Tango is a dance about connection: the connection between you, your partner and the music. Tango is a social lead-follow dance with lots of improvisation, but it does have a structure. This class focuses on concepts and elements for dancing on the social floor, including balance, weight changes, walking, leading and following, rhythm, and basic steps, including forward and backward ochos and simple turns.
Thurs, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Argentine Tango with Gabriel Magni
This class takes the dance to the next level, focusing on combinations using giros, sacadas, boleos, enrosques, adornos and other advanced elements, as well as musicality and dynamics. Students should be experienced on a social floor, and have a clear understanding of basics, including walking steps in parallel and cross system, ochos, and pivots.
Thurs, 8:00 – 9:00 pm
Chicago Steppin’with Terance Jones
Steppin’ has its origins in the 1930’s from the “Jitterbug.” By the 1960s it was known in Chicago as “The Bop,” which in the 1970s evolved to what we currently know as Steppin’. Smooth Chicago Steppin’ captivates people of all ages and cultural groups. Steppin’ is a dance consisting of two or more people dancing as partners in synchronization to a 6 or 8 step count to Jazz, Neo Soul and R&B music.
Sun, 5:30 – 7:30 pm