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Schedule & Class Info

We specialize in Salsa

 

Our comprehensive course offerings range from beginners to advanced in both Salsa and Mambo. Unique to Dance Vancouver is our variety of booster classes, such as body movement, shines & styling, musicality, as well as regularly featuring secondary dances through our Dance of the Month course. We cover all aspects of Salsa to ensure our students have every opportunity to progress as quickly and as far as they’d like.

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BEGINNER

Break out of your shell & check out our beginner-friendly classes.

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INTERMEDIATE

Learn to spread your wings from the studio to the social dance floor.

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ADVANCED

You've invested time, energy & passion and your skills prove you can hang.

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All courses run monthly in 4 week sessions

*New students to us, enroll here New Student Deal

 

CLASS INFO

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BEGINNERS

Partner Classes

Salsa 1

This is the Starter Course no one should miss!

No previous dance or Salsa experience required. Each class starts with an explanation or review followed by a new Salsa turn pattern. Students are introduced to fundamental lead and follow techniques including right and left turns, cross body lead, rhythm recognition and dance floor etiquette.

Recommended to do this level 3 months before moving to level 2.

Thursdays, 8:30 - 9:20pm

Beginner Track

Movement Basics 

Learn to move like a Latino!

 

The essence of Salsa is being able to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa... so start your journey right by learning to move authentically from the get go!

Pre-requisites: Zero talent and zero experience required. The only requirement is you show up and have a willingness to learn. We'll take care of the rest.

Recommended for anyone new to Salsa body movement.

Saturdays, 12:00 - 12:50pm

 
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BEGINNER

Salsa 1

This is the Starter Course no one should miss!

No previous dance or Salsa experience required. Students are introduced to fundamental lead and follow techniques including right and left turns, cross body lead, rhythm recognition and dance floor etiquette.

Recommended to do this level 3 months before moving to level 2.

Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30pm, and or Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00pm

*New students to us, enroll here New Student Deal

 

Body Movement & Shines Intro 

Learn to move like a Latino!

 

Start your journey right by learning to move and step authentically from the get go! This course will provide the foundation of your body movement, shines aka fancy footwork, and styling moving forward.

Pre-requisites: A willingness to learn and have fun.

Geared to newer dancers, and dancers new to body movement and shines. Open to men and women.

This class is a BOOSTER class.

Saturdays, 12:00 - 1:00pm

*New students to us, enroll here New Student Deal

 

 
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INTERMEDIATE

Salsa 2

This course will be the highlight of your week!

Designed for students comfortable with the basic steps, cross body lead, basic timing, change of place, left and right turns. This level builds off Level 1 to create more dynamic turn patterns perfect for the dance floor. 

 

Recommended to do this level for a minimum of 4 months before moving to Salsa 3.

Masks recommended.

Mondays, 7:30 - 8:30pm, and or Fridays, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Body Movement 

Intermediate On2

Add flavour and style to your dancing while getting a great workout! 

 

This course is taught On2.

Being able to move to the rhythm is the true essence of dancing Mambo/Salsa, and besides, it will take your solo and partnering abilities to a whole other level. 

This is a BOOSTER class.

 

Recommended for On2 intermediate dancers & up, on an ongoing basis.