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Danza Latina Salsa Newsletter #160 - 1st January | Timetable | All Salsa Classes | Map | Instructors | Contact


News Flashes
salsa timing cd Danza Latina Open for dance classes next Monday!
We re-open again on the 7th January 2008... view on the timetable here>


Salsa Party at Lyme Bar ..see gallery >



The Team at
Danza Latina
wish you a....

Happy
New Year!

 

salsa timing cd Male Helpers for NEW Beginners Class Needed (next Monday 6:15pm)
We will need a few male helpers for the new beginners class starting next week, if you have done 8 weeks or more at Danza Latina or if you are a female who can lead, we need you to help keep numbers equal. reply to this email for more information.
salsa timing cd New Photos from Lyme Bar & Zymergy
See New pictures in our galleries >
salsa timing cd New Youtube Salsa Videos
Intermediate Salsa Class & On2 freestyle with Reuben & Vikki
http://www.youtube.com/danzalatina
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Regular Salsa Nights starting back soon!
• Loaded Hog Starts back on the 3rd Jan - This Thursday!!
• City Club Starts back Friday 11th Jan
• Zymergy Starts back Sunday 6th Jan

See our timetable online to see a clearer picture >

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Beginners and Improvers level changes on Mondays.
Both of these levels from 2007 have now completed their 8 week course and progress to the next level. Beginners on Monday can now start in Improvers and Improvers on Monday are now Intermediate.


Danza Latina 2008 Salsa Party @ Zymergy - New addition
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Friday 4th January 2008

Salsa
See the rest of this gallery from the Christmas Salsa Party at Zymergy >>


8pm - 1am
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Danza Latina is kicking off with a 2008 party on Friday
(note: City Club is canceled on this night)

salsa timing cd Performance: Bachata with Nikal & Riki 9:30pm
(come early, don't miss out!)
  Be prepared for another awesome salsa party at Zymergy.
Social Salsa Dance Night. DJ SLS (Reuben - Danza Latina) will be pumping out the very best & latest of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue & Cha music all night long for your dancing pleasure. Feel free to wander in before the start time and have a drink from the awesome cocktail menu.
salsa timing cd Everybody welcome
salsa timing cd Free entry
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Location: Cnr Armagh & Oxford Tce,
90 Armagh St, Christchurch, New Zealand
www.zymergy.co.nz

  Zymergy Map

NEW Beginner Salsa Class - Mondays - 7th Jan
salsa timing cd Start date: Monday 7th January
salsa timing cd Time: 6:15 - 7:15 (every week for 8 weeks)
salsa timing cd Merengue & Salsa Class (Linear salsa On1)
Learn Latin dance basics and motion. No Dance partner required & no experience needed. FREE First Class (no obligation)
salsa timing cd Teachers: Reuben & Nikal
salsa timing cd Enrol in this salsa class Enrol Now, FIRST CLASS FREE >
salsa timing cd Dance Class Location: Danza Latina, 140 Barbadoes St Room 107, at the Music Centre Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/dance-studio.html

NEW Improvers Salsa Class - Mondays - 7th Jan
salsa timing cd Start date: Monday 7th January
salsa timing cd Time: 7:20 - 8:20 (every week for 8 weeks)
salsa timing cd Salsa Class (Linear salsa On1) Learn all the NY On1 linear salsa fundamentals
salsa timing cd Teachers: Reuben & Nikal
salsa timing cd Enrol in this salsa class Enrol Now, FIRST CLASS FREE >
salsa timing cd Dance Class Location: Danza Latina, 140 Barbadoes St Room 107, at the Music Centre Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/dance-studio.html

Salsa Audition

Thursday 3rd January 2008

Time: 8pm - 9pm

Open audition in Salsa

Become part of Salsa Sabrosa dance troupe in Salsa....
Take your dancing to a new level!
Train with some of the best salsa dancers in New Zealand to perform and compete in the South Islands salsa competition & NZ nationals and congresses with
Salsa Sabrosa &/or Danza Latina.
We are looking for people who can commit to the time required to learn the routines and are serious about learning Salsa at a performance AND social level.
We don't want performers who can't or wont social dance regularly.
salsa timing cd We are also looking for POTENTIAL and KEEN learners
salsa timing cd Men and Women wanted.
salsa timing cd No experience required - some dancing experience would be ideal.
salsa timing cd No partner required - we may partner you with someone.
salsa timing cd Anyone can audition but must be 18 yrs and over.
Key members of our team are also keeping an eye out for new dance partners male & female. Must be keen to take it a level futher into couple competition & and possibly train to teach at Danza Latina.
How will the Audtion run?
We will be running this audition as we would run a salsa class but with a close watch. Reuben, Vikki &/or Nikal will demonstrate a salsa combo out of the routine. We will partner you with someone and we will swap partners. People selected will be notified... and we may hold a second audition the following week. More details will be proivided on the day.
Note that this will be recorded for our reference.
Register your interest now!..here>>

Salsa on Sundays @ Zymergy
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Every Sunday Night 7:00pm - midnight

Zymergy Salsa

Starting Back 2008 for the 6th January

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Danza Latina's NEW salsa dance venue at Zymergy Cocktail Bar, with social Salsa Dance Night every Sunday.

DJ SLS (Reuben - Danza Latina) will be pumping out the very best & latest of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue & Cha music all night long for your dancing pleasure. Come practice your new moves on the brand new wooden floors.
Feel free to wander in before the start time and have a drink from the awesome cocktail menu or selections of nibbles.
salsa timing cd Everybody welcome
salsa timing cd Free entry
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Location: Cnr Armagh & Oxford Tce,
90 Armagh St, Christchurch, New Zealand www.zymergy.co.nz

  See the Map here >
salsa timing cd See New photos in the Gallery here>

Regular Social Salsa Nights
  Regular Weekly Salsa Venues
dance event Loaded Hog Salsa Night Every Thursday 9:30pm - 12:30am
dance event City Club Salsa Night Every Friday 9:30pm - 12:30am
dance event Salsa on Sundays @ Zymergy Every Sunday 7:30pm -12:00am
  Regular Monthly Salsa Venues  
dance event Mexican Cafe Salsa Night 1st Friday of Month 10:30pm - 2am
dance event Tuskers Salsa Night 2nd Sat of Month 10pm - 12:30am
dance event Cafe Bleu w/ Latin Fire & Hot Tempo Nights Friday, Dates Vary
  More events listed on our website here >

Salsa Timing Cd's

This New Salsa CD contains essential timing, rhythms & music for salsa dancers ranging from beginners to advanced levels. It contains counts so you can get used to stepping in time with salsa and give you not only music to practice to, but knowledge of how salsa music is constructed, so you can become a better dancer. This CD has a total of 30 tracks and tempos ranging from slow 72bpm to med 86bpm. It also has a diagram on how salsa music is constructed as an aid for dancing. We use these in our own classes to teach, every class we run - we play tracks from this CD. When you dance to this music you will help keep you in time, So when you go social dancing you automatically keep in time.

salsa cd cover

© Danza Latina Ltd, sampled, composed and produced by Reuben 2007

salsa timing cd Tracks 1-11 Salsa Rhythms
Include variations of the following: 3-2 Clave, 2-3 Clave, Congas, cowbell, On1 counts, Bongos, Drums, shakers, & bass.
salsa timing cd Tracks 12-30 Instrumental Salsa
On1 counts and composed Instrumentals with many more instruments.
Price : $20 each (NZ$)
Purchase direct - just come in during class times.



Jambalaya 2008
salsa timing cd Date: 4-6th Jan 2008

Jambalaya

salsa timing cd Jambalaya info for Salsa Dancers ....there’s heaps of Salsa at Jambalaya
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Salsa Night Club at Jambalaya - Friday and Saturday night will feature a Salsa Club, with a live Salsa band direct from Australia and Dj’s until the small hours, big dance floor, new venue inside the new Energy Event Centre.

  Workshops/Jambalaya Theatre Show (Dance Showcase) - Workshops with Al Liquid Silver and Karla Espinosa (U.S.A) Vivio and Greydis (Cuba/AK) and Danika and Andrew (AK) will feature throughout the weekend as well as a big mix of Latin, Pacific, African and hip hop workshops to choose from.
salsa timing cd Jambalaya Salsa Summer Camp - Stay on after the festival to get immersed in salsa, two courses featured below include optional Marae style accommodation, five hours of intensive tuition each day, fresh water lake swimming in the late afternoons.... and a huge wrap party at the end!
salsa timing cd The courses are $250.00 for three days. - If you get a group of ten people together, the price goes down to $200.00 each, plus the organiser gets their pass free! (i.e. tenth pass free) people can be attending either of the Salsa courses on offer.
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Funk up Your Salsa Performance - Al Liquid Silver and Karla Espinosa - This course is especially aimed at advanced level Salsa teams and couples who want to add serious flavour to their performance routines. You will be given performance tips and new moves throughout the course. If you come as a team or couple and learn a choreography, which you will perform as a group at the end of the course. You will also have the opportunity to have your performance routine critiqued by one of the worlds top Salsa performance duo’s. Al Espinosa has a unique explosive Salsa style that mixes hip-hop and popping and a huge amount of humour.

salsa timing cd Cuban Salsa “Cuban Feel” - Vivio and Greydis - This course is aimed at intermediate level dancers who want to get some Cuban feel into their dance style. No one moves quite like the Cubans, and no one can teach this movement and style better than Vivio and Greydis. Be prepared for a workout and lots of fun as you learn to feel the music and tune your salsa style to move like a Cuban!
salsa timing cd See the website below for more current details http://www.jambalaya.co.nz

New Zealand Pacific Salsa Congress 2008

2008 (Easter Weekend) Wellington

New Zealand Salsa Congress 2008
The NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2008 – Great news!
We have just confirmed three nights in a row at the Wellington Town Hall for the evening events at next years NZ Pacific Salsa Congress!
This means a massive dance floor, awesome stage for the NZ Salsa Selections, the International Salsa Showcase and the Cuban Show. All in easy walking distance from The Copthorne Hotel. Workshops will all once again be at Te Whaea Dance and Drama Centre. Thanks to Wellington City Council for their support.
Teachers for ’08 include world champs, Oliver and Luda! more info on the international line up announced soon……
REGISTRATION INFO.... register early & save!
Support your dance school when registering;
Please mention ( Danza Latina ) where ever you can on registration to show support to Danza Latina at the congress. Registration opens November 1st. Register online now, get in early this is New Zealand's #1 'must' on the list of events... www.nzpacificsalsacongress.co.nz
BEGINNER Prep courses
Know a friend or family member who might be interested in learning the tantaslising dance of the Salsa? Why not encourage them to do a beginners course in preparation for the NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2008 at Danza Latina. All course from now on are valid. Once they have completed our 8 week beginners course they will be ready to participate in the NZ Pacific Salsa Congress at a special discounted price with others who have completed the same course from around New Zealand.

Current Salsa Classes - From 7th Jan 2008

Even if you miss the first couple of weeks you can still join in. Feel Free to wander into any of our running salsa classes to take a look! You can use your concession card in any 'class' you choose. More information on all our salsa classes here... to find out what week these classes are in view the timetable.

 
salsa timing cd Beginners Salsa - On1 Linear Basics - 8 weeks - Teachers: Reuben & Nikal
Mondays 6:15pm - 7:15pm - enrol Now >
salsa timing cd Beginners Salsa - On1 Linear Basics - 8 weeks - Teachers: Reuben & Vikki
Tuesdays 7:20pm - 8:20pm - enrol Now >
salsa timing cd Improvers Salsa - On1 Linear Fundamentals - 8 weeks - Teachers: Reuben & Nikal
Mondays 7:20pm - 8:20pm - enrol Now >
salsa timing cd Improvers Salsa - On1 Linear Basics - 8 weeks - Teachers: Reuben & Vikki
Tuesdays 8:30pm - 9:30pm - enrol Now >
salsa timing cd Intermediate Salsa - On1 Variations, Combos & Cool moves - Teachers: Reuben & Vikki or Nikal
Mondays 8:30pm - 9:30pm - enrol Now >




Private Lessons

salsa timing cd For beginners who want a head start.
salsa timing cd Learn your basics or to improve your fundamental skills
salsa timing cd Learn at your own pace
salsa timing cd Iron bad habits
salsa timing cd Combined with group classes, private lessons will get you dancing very quickly.
salsa timing cd Quickly highlight areas that may need more practice.
salsa timing cd If you miss a class or level or two you can use these to catch up.
salsa timing cd Advance yourself to the next level in our classes quickly.
salsa timing cd Advanced dancers or Performers who want BIG moves.
salsa timing cd Learn other Latin dance styles.. Cuban, Merengue, Samba, Cha cha cha.

We recommend that you do both private and group classes to feel the greatest benefit. In a private lesson we go through all little details that we can not attend to in group classes. Things such as posture, hand grips, precise timing, spotting and many more as well as cleaning up any bad habits you may pick up along the way. Every individual has their own special needs but when you are in a group class there is no way of giving as much personal attention as we would like to give, this is why we recommend private lessons.
salsa timing cd Bookings & more Prices see this page http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/private-lessons.html
or call/txt Reuben on 021 1311137 ......
Group Bookings also available



Quote of the week

~ God doesn't look at how much we do, but with how much love we do it. ~
Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910


 

 

 

 

 

 



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