DANCE 101 BOOTCAMPS FOR TOTAL BEGINNERS

UPCOMING 101 BOOTCAMP CALENDAR

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TICKETS FOR INDIVIDUAL 101 BOOTCAMPS
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Singles Couples
Door Price:  $45 $90
Web Price: $35 $60
You Save: $10 $30


 
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Want to learn more than one dance? Get any of our Bundle Packages


Singles Couples Extra
Savings
Any 2 Camps:  65 $115 Up to $5
Any 3 Camps: $90 $175 Up to $35
Any 4 Camps: $110 $210 Up to $70
Any 5 Camps: $125 $240 Up to $110

You can take these bootcamps anytime you like. You can select different dances or focus on a particular one with different topics. Never expires. After purchase contact us to schedule your first session. 
 

 
Your Birthday Month? Free Bootcamp!
Come alone or with a group of friends. But your Bootcamp* is free!


Singles Couples
Door Price:  $45 $90
Web Price: $0 $35
You Save: $45 $55

Is it your birthday? Let us help you celebrate. Start with a free Bootcamp of your choice. If you like to invite your friends, let us know to also get a birthday cake!
*Excludes Intermediate / Advanced Bootcamps or Guest Instructor Bootcamps.


QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Call / Text @ 832-413-2623
WhatsApp | Se habla Español 


IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT LAST MINUTE REGISTRATIONS

Couples (male / female combo) may join the day of the bootcamp at last minute if spots are left

Singles may not be accepted last minute if their attendance will disrupt the even class ratio. For example, we do not want to have 15 guys and just 11 ladies, or vice versa. 

We work very hard to give our students a positive, fun, and memorable experience in our dance classes. Having a person to practice with is an important part of it! To help our instructors and classmates have a good class balance and experience, please register as early as possible. Everyone will appreciate it. 


SATURDAY LOCATION

Paparruchos - 3055 Sage Rd. 
Houston, TX. 
Intersection with Hidalgo St.


Parking in front of the restaurant or around the shopping center within the 3 story garage. 


SUNDAY LOCATION

Body Evolution - 12155 Shadow Creek Pkwy. 
Pearland, TX. 
Intersection with Reflection Bay Dr. 


Parking in front of the gym. Come in and tell the front desk that you are joining the dance class.

MERENGUE 101 Camp - Saturday Dec 17th 4:00-7:00pm

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:11 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 8:29 AM ]

The Perfect Way to Start Latin Dancing 
(Español) 

Topic:
 Learn Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa Turns. 
Location: Paparruchos, Houston. 

Questions: 832-413-2623 


Created for Total Beginners. No partner needed. 

Quick and Effective. Start moving your hips from the start. 

Save time! Learn the basics of 3 social dances in one class. 

Sign Up Now! Please do not come unannounced. 

Social Hashtag: #MerengueCamp 

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

MERENGUE 101 BOOTCAMP

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MERENGUE MOVES

Foundations

- Stepping and weight change drills
- Open and Close Frame connections
- Basic Step variations
- Body / Hip Movement drills
- Rhythm and music recognition

Merengue Turns

- Foundations
- Hammerlocks
- Sweethearts
- Walk-arounds
- Double turns
- Half / Lock Turns
- Application to other Latin dances: Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia
  Bachata Application Turns

- Wrap Turns
- Turns and Returns
- Rotations
- Abrazala
- and more...

Salsa Application Turns

Checks
- Around the Moon
- Sombrero 
- Wrap Turns
- Hammerlock
- and more...



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SALSA 101 Camp: Sunday Dec 10th 4:00-7:00pm

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:10 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 8:26 AM ]

Only Beginners Salsa 101 Meetup! 
(Español) (Welcome)

Topic:
 Cross Body Leads 
Location: Paparruchos - Houston
Questions: 832-413-2623 



Learn the roots and foundations of the most sociable dance on earth: Salsa. 

Step by step instruction to turn you into a fantastic Salsa dancer. 

Never danced before? No problem! Course created for Total Beginners. 

Sign Up Now! Please do not come unannounced.

Social Hashtag: #SalsaCamp  

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

SALSA 101 BOOTCAMP

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No walk-ins. Registration ends in...

 

Join our 101 Salsa Bachata Kizomba Cumbia Bootcamps in Houston and Pearland, TX



SALSA TOPICS AND MOVES

Foundations:

- Rock step and weight change drills
- Open and Close Frame connections
- Basic Step variations
- Body Movement drills
- Right Turns
- Cross Body Lead

Topic: Spot Turns and Rotations

- Foundations
- Right turn arm variations
- Around the moon
- Ocho
- Left Turns

Topic: Cross Body Lead Turns

- Foundations
- CBL
- Outside Turn CBL
- Inside Turn CBL
- Walk Through
- Reverse CBL

Topic: Outside Turns and Open Breaks

- Foundations
- Arm variations
- Sombrero
- Revolving door
- Pizza Boy
- Apache
  Topic: Inside Turns

- Foundations
- Arm variations
- Titanic
- Free Spins
- Wrap
- Around the world

Topic: Hammerlock Turns

- Foundations
- Hammerlock turns
- Hammerlock to Hammerlock
- Hammerlock tunnel
- Hammerlock Walk around
- Hammerlock to Copa

Topic: Copa Turns

- Foundations
- Inside Turn Copa
- Barrel Roll Copa
- Back to Back Copa
- Outside Turn Copa
- Shuffle Copa

Topic: Walk... Turns

- Walk Through Turns
- Walk Around Turns
- Walk Back to Inside Turn
- Walk Back to Outside Turn
- T-stand Lady Footwork


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BACHATA 101 Camp - Sun Dec 11th 2:00-5:00pm

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:09 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated ]

Baby Steps Bachata 101 Training! 
(Español) 

Topic:
Dominican Style Turns. 
Location: Body Evolution, Pearland. 

Questions: 832-413-2623 


Learn sexy Rumba-like dance figures and Dominican footwork: Bachata. 

Easy to follow instructions. Learn to lead and follow with confidence. 

Two Left Feet? Don't worry! Course created for Total Beginners. 

Do not walk-in. Reserve your spot in advance. 

Social Hashtag: #BachataCamp 

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

BACHATA 101 BOOTCAMP

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BACHATA TOPICS AND MOVES

Topic: Dominican Style

- Foundations
- Connection
- In place basic
- Square basic
- Slow turn basic
- Tap variations
- Footwork and timing variations

Topic: Modern Style Turns

- Foundations
- Full Turns
- Wrap Turns
- Sweetheart variations
- Rotations (Completo)
- Hammerlock

Topic: Bolero / Sensual Style

- Foundations
- Bolero
- Slide
- Body Waves foundations
- Completo
- Pinza
- Paseala
- Rompo adelante
- Impulso


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KIZOMBA 101 Camp - Sunday Dec 11th 2:00-5:00pm

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:08 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated ]

Beautiful and Elegant. Learn to Connect! 
(Español) 

Topic:
 Pasadas and 
Saidas Combinations
Location: Body Evolution - Pearland. 

Questions: 832-413-2623


Learn the beautiful, elegant, and sensual dance - Kizomba. 

Dance as One! Look amazing on the dance floor. 

No partner? No problem! We rotate during class. 

Progressive training! Learn in one day what others learn in 4 weeks.

Social Hashtag: #KizombaCamp  

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KIZOMBA 101 BOOTCAMP

Early Discounted Tickets
Partner's Name (Couples only)

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KIZOMBA TOPICS AND MOVES

Topic: Pasada Combinations

- Foundations
- Connections
- Side and traveling foundations
- Side and traveling variations
- Diagonals
- Marca vs Cha Cha vs Balance
- Star
- Pasadas
- Tarraxinha 
- Man Saida

Topic: Saida Variations

- Foundations
- Dissociation techniques
- Lady Saida (LS) core
- LS block
- LS Walk around
- LS Rotation
- LS Balance
- Man Saida into LS
- LS Lean

Topic: French Style / Tango Fusion

- Foundations
- Leg connection
- Front Ocho 
- Back Ocho
- Leg Push figures
- Leg Block figures
- Leaning Tower


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CUMBIA 101 Camp - Saturday Dec 3rd 4:30-7:30pm

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:07 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated Nov 21, 2016, 1:41 PM ]

Learn Cumbia in One Day! Beginner Course 
(Español) 

Topic:
In and Out Turns. 
Location: Body Evolution - Pearland. 

Questions: 832-413-2623 


Learn fun, fast, energetic steps and turns: Cumbia. 

Lead and follow with confidence. Go from zero to dancing in 3 hours. 

Never danced before? No problem. We will turn you into a great Cumbia dancer. 

Don't wait until last minute! Limited spots.

Social Hashtag: #CumbiaCamp  

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

CUMBIA 101 BOOTCAMP

Reserve your spot before they are gone. 
No walk-ins. Registration ends in...
 
Join our 101 Salsa Bachata Kizomba Cumbia Bootcamps in Houston and Pearland, TX



CUMBIA TOPICS AND MOVES

Topic: In and Out Turns

- Foundations
- Rock step
- Side to side
- Cumbia Pull
- In and Out variations
- Double Turn Exit

Topic: Alternating Turns

- Foundations
- Rock step
- Half Turns
- His turns
- Her turns
- Double Turn Exit variations
- Hammerlocks

Topic: Side to side Turns

- Foundations
- Around the clock
- Right and Left turns
- Ocho
- Hook turns
- Back to back variations



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Bootcamp Details

posted Sep 29, 2016, 4:05 PM by Christian Franco   [ updated Nov 1, 2016, 11:55 AM ]

OUR GUIDE TO BOOTCAMPS

Christian Franco Gutierrez and Elvira Dance Instructors for Latin Dance Factory
WHAT ARE 101 BOOTCAMPS?

Beginner 101 Bootcamps are the perfect way to get started in Latin Dancing. Each Camp is a detailed 3-hour course explaining the foundations, turns, and steps as well as figures and combinations in a dedicated Latin Dance. Perfect class for anyone - with no dancing skills - wanting to get a good grasp and understanding in Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, or Kizomba dance. After the bootcamp, you can complement your foundations by attending our group lessons on Tuesday to Thursday evenings.   

IMPORTANT DETAILS

Check-In: Arrive about 10-15 minutes prior the bootcamp - No Joke! Do not wait on line!
Class Duration: 3.0 hours.
Dance Level: Beginners 101. No experience needed. 
Payment: We accept all major credit cards as well as cash. Advanced tickets are required to join a bootcamp.

No Partner Necessary. Please buy your ticket in advance. No walk-ins. We need to balance the class between guys and ladies.

EASY TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS

Each dance bootcamp is a Blast - designed especially for beginners, two left feet, and people with no dance experience what so ever!!! You will go from Zero to Dancing in One Day! 

These are some of the best Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, and Kizomba Dance Lessons in Houston / Pearland. They are fun, nice-paced, and you will be taught by a Dance Specialist and Education expert! You bet! 


WHY SHOULD I JOIN?



Are you an absolute beginner? Do you have two left feet? Are your friends taking lessons and you feel left behind? Are you too busy during the week and cannot commit to weekly dance lessons? Do you know the basic Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, Kizomba steps but lack technique?

If you answer Yes to any of these questions, then these Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, and Kizomba Dance 101 Bootcamps are for you!

In a nutshell... The atmosphere is friendly, ages 17 and up welcome. We will guide you from beginning to end while you learn these sexy, fun, and sociable dance moves.

The best part is that No Partner is needed, No experience is required!


YOU WILL LEARN...


The Secrets of Partner Dance
Discover closely guarded tips, tricks, and insider techniques that'll forever change your dancing skills and transform you into an amazing dancer and partner.

The Deadly Mistakes Leaders/Followers Should Avoid
We'll teach you how to avoid the most common frustrations and follies that club and social dancers experience. We'll also give you some precise and easy-to-follow instruction.

How-to Add Spice and Confidence to your Patterns
With our easy, fun, and step by step breakdown of moves you can start learning and improving your dance steps immediately! You no longer have to sit and watch!

How to Light a Fire on the Dance Floor...
We will teach you patterns, figures, and techniques that will surely make you stand out and look irresistible on the dance floor! simply by learning a few extra techniques, footwork, and styling
!


HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?


Deal Price: $35/person or $60/couple. Save 20% when you buy in advance.

Door Price: $45/person at the door! No exceptions. We do not hold unpaid spots.

All Sales are final. There are no refunds. Credit may be available towards two group lessons. Bootcamps can't be made up!



WHAT TO BRING / WEAR?


Men: Flat Shoes or slippery-bottom sneakers that have slick soles to turn and spin well. Collar shirt, loose comfortable pants.

Ladies: Flat Shoes or slippery-bottom sneakers that have slick soles to turn and spin well. No high heels necessary for today. (unless you like pain after several hours). Comfortable loose pants, long shorts, or dark-colored tights / shorts. 


BONUSES



At every Bootcamp, you have the chance to win awesome prices. We give away:
  • Group lessons, 
  • Private dance lessons, 
  • Free Bootcamps, 
  • Music CD's
  • Instructional DVD's and more!
Also, we will give you special discounts on our 102 group dance lessons so you can continue reinforcing your skills! We want to help you  continue dancing the best we can!


MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS


Christian Franco Gutierrez (Peru).

Christian started dancing in the year 2000 with Ballroom and later transitioned to Latin in 2003 and Kizomba in 2011. He has participated in several dance national and international festivals featuring some of the best Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba artists from around the globe! His most favorite dance is Salsa and then Bachata. Lately Christian has been focusing in training in the art of Kizomba with Master Petchu (Angola). Christian's passion is teaching. He has been teaching since his early College years and through Graduate school. He loves to breakdown complex problem into little solvable pieces and transmitting knowledge in a fun and humorous way.

Elvira Salazar (Mexico).

Elvira, mother of 2 beautiful children, started dancing in February of 2012. She started training with Latin Dance Factory with her husband and she has fallen in love with Latin dancing ever since. What started as a hobby turned into a super fun addiction. Elvira is a teacher at heart. She enjoys learning and transmitting her knowledge to others. After 9 months of dancing and training she is now very graceful in Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba. Her following skills are sharp, responsive, and elegant. Ask her for a dance!

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