SALSA | BACHATA | KIZOMBA | CUMBIA | MERENGUE | STYLING
OUR TRAINING DAY COURSE OFFERINGS
Absolute Beginner Training Days are the best place to start learning the foudantions (101 level) and expand your techniques (level-up / intermediate) of each of the latin dances. These are special 3-hour intesive courses aka crash course that are offered only on weekends. Don't forget that we also teach evening group lessons coupled with parties and socials during the weekdays.
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SALSA BEGINNER 101
Time to shake those hips! Learn the roots and foundations of the most sociable dance on earth: Salsa.
Moves that you will learn: Basic steps, Right turns, Cross Body Lead, Outside and Inside turns, Open Breaks, Checks, and more.
Take your Salsa to the next level! Social turns and combos to add heat to the dance floor. Not for beginners.
Moves that you will learn: Titanic, Sombrero, Walk-through, Copas, Advanced leading and following techniques, and more.
BACHATA BEGINNER 101
Learn Rumba-like dance figures and Dominican and Modern footwork: Bachata.
Moves that you will learn: Basic modern and traditional steps, Right and Left turns, Rotations, Paseala, Sweetheart and Wrap turns, Body Waves, timing variations, footwork, and more.
BACHATA INTERMEDIATE / PRO
Dress up your Bachata skills with intermediate social turns in Traditional, Modern and Sensual styles of Bachata! Not for beginners.
Moves that you will learn: Advanced turn variations, Body isolations, musicality, footwork variations, complex figures, and more.
CUMBIA BEGINNER 101
Learn to dance to Colombian / Mexican Rhythms! Fun, fast, energetic steps, combos, and turns in Cumbia.
Moves that you will learn: Side to Side, Cumbia Break, Cumbia Pull, In and Out Turns, Hammerlock Turns, and more
KIZOMBA BEGINNER 101
Learn this beautiful Angolan dance where connection and feeling between partners and music are key elements of artistic interpretation.
Moves that you will learn: Basic steps variations, Embrace connection, Passadas, Pivots, Saidas, Timing techniques, Tarraxinha, and more.
Learn the structure of this beautiful, elegant, and sensual dance: Argentine Tango with guest instructors Mauro and Georgina!
Moves that you will learn: Fundamentals, posture, embrace, feet positions, musicality, connection, navigation, social figures/combinations, decorations, and the etiquette of milongas (social dancing).
Learn the beautiful, elegant, and sensual Brazilian Zouk! Guest instructors from Houston Zouk will walk you through the fundamentals, turn variations, connection and body movement.
Moves that you will learn: Basic, Openings, Lateral, Isolation, Body rolls, free spins and more!
LADY STYLING & ROUTINES
Ladies! Learn how to move your body and style in Salsa! We'l show you how to decorate your footwork, turns, and presence on the dance floor.
Techniques that you will learn: Body posture, Arm, hand and leg Styling, Timing, Footwork routines, Following tips, and Body control and isolation.
HOW TO FOLLOW & TURN
Ladies! Learn the footwork required to master different Salsa turns on the dance floor. We will demonstrate, break down, and show you to applications of each Salsa turn.
Techniques that you will learn: Right Turn, Left turn, Cross Body Lead, Outside turn, Inside turn, Hammerlock turns, Titanic turns, Walk through, Walk around, Double spins, Copas and more!
Merengue is a gateway to learning other forms of Latin dancing. Learn to lead / follow different turns, pretzels, and combinations that can later be translated into Salsa, Cumbia, and Bachata.
Moves that you will learn: Basic steps and turns, Hammerlocks, Sweethearts, Walk-arounds, Double turns, Fun Pretzels, and more.
DIPS & TRICKS
Learn to perform jaw dropping dance moves on the dance floor! Learn several dip variations and some tricks to spice up your Salsa or Bachata. Amaze your partner and the crowd. Not for beginners.
Moves that you will learn: Aqua dip, Leaning Tower, Tower Fall, Neck Drop, Window Break, Arm Illusions and more!
WHAT ARE TRAINING DAYS
READY TO DANCE?
Training day are intensive crash courses. They are quick, easy, fun and effective courses in Latin Dancing. The Beginner 101 courses are perfect for brand new students that want to pick up the foundations, turns, steps, and figures in Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and more. Intermedaite courses are challenging next-level classes for anyone wanting to get more turns and moves before a night out of dancing.
WHO CAN JOIN?
Bring a friend, spouse, or simply make it a date night. We welcome singles, couples, newbies and groups. No partner needed. No dance experience required. These courses are more so much fun and the perfect way to get started.
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN?
✓ You get to meet different people.
✓ You get to learn how to dance, turn, and look confident on the dance floor!
✓ You feel welcome (you see all kinds of people in the group classes)!
✓ You get to do some exercise!
✓ You get to listen and dance to awesome music!
✓ You get to expand your dance knowledge and techniques.
✓ We offer you professional instruction, fun, easy to follow dance moves (101 level) and challenging social turns (Pro level)
SAVE YOUR SPOT!
Because this is a 3-hour long class, we recommend to save your spot in advance. Please do not show up unannounced so that we can have a balanced class betweenn leads and follows. Ladies, do not be afraid to join alone, we typically enroll several guys to practice with.
You can buy online or pay at the door. Online tickets are processed by Eventbrite. Tickets are sent to your email. Have your ticket ready on your mobile during check-in. If you prefer to pay at the door, send us a text to add you to the roster. We accept cash and contactless digital payments like Venmo, Cashapp, Zelle.
WHEN / HOW OFTEN
Training Day courses are offered on Saturday and Sunday afternoons in Houston, TX.
Class duration is 3 hours with 10 min breaks in between each hour. They are offered most weekends. Check the calendar for the current offering.
On each class we focus on one particular dance. For example, one Sunday from 3-6p is all about Salsa. On another Sunday, it would be all about Bachata.
Always check the event itself for the corresponding location. They are subject to change.
SATURDAYS / SUNDAYS
6009 Beverly Hill St.
Houston, TX 77057
Free parking by restaurant in the back. The front is only for valet parking.
Please remember that locations are subject to change.
At any location, please arrive early to find parking. You are welcome to order food and drinks before or after class.
IT'S TONS OF FUN!
You can come alone or with friends, it’s a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. We will rotate during class so you can meet others and make friends. Couples can stay together.
Training Days courses are limited to 20 leads and 20 follows. Don't wait until last minute to join! Share theses classes with your friends!
Starting with the crash courses will get you ready to enjoy our socials and parties!