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Danza Latina Salsa Newsletter #180 - 7th May | Timetable | All Salsa Classes | Map | Instructors | Contact

News Flashes
Salsa Dancing
• Casino - No more Free Classes & Salsa Nights until June or July - (The Casino is under refurbishment during May-June) Stay tuned for more details

• World Salsa Championships on ESPN
ESPN (Channel 34 on Sky) is broadcasting the 3rd World Salsa Championships from Orlando, Florida. Couples, salsa on1 & on2 aired last Sunday. Salsa teams on this weekend, keep you eye out for the colombians with their amazing footwork and arials (lifts & tricks).
- Sunday 11 May - 6:00pm - 8:00pm (salsa teams)

• Argentine Tango Workshops this Saturday with Marcela 2 & 3pm Latina studio, see details here >
• New Class times from the 26th May, this will mostly affect the Monday Classes, see info at the bottom of this newsletter or the timetable here > http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/time-table.html
• New revamped photos galleries are now on the Danza Latina website

Saturday Salsa Night @ Zymergy - this weekend
Salsa Dancing
Saturday 10th May - 8:00pm - 1:00am (Guest DJ)
Saturday 14th June - 8:00pm - 1:00am (DJ SLS)

Salsa performances

Salsa 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. Salsa Dvds will be playing in the Red room out the back and Salsa dancing in the main bar all night. Feel free to wander in before the start time and have a drink from the awesome cocktail menu.
Free entry & Everybody welcome
Location: Cnr Armagh & Oxford Tce, 90 Armagh St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Facebook event Link http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=11922168146

Argentine Tango Dance Workshops - this weekend
Salsa Dancing
Saturday 10th May 2008 Argentine Tango
Learn how to dance real Argentine tango
Tango is a lead and follow dance, learn from two Argentine Tango teachers, Marcela & Nicolas. No partner required. Get ready to have fun and feel the passion brought from Buenos Aires! - Argentango.
2 Workshops on Saturday 10th May
• 14:00-15:00 Introductory Class. Open Level
• 15:00-16:00 New steps, technique and combos.
- 1 workshop $15 p/person
- Both workshops $25 p/person
Location: Christchurch Music Centre, Room 107
140 Barbadoes St, Christchurch, New Zealand
Register: Please send your Name and Contact Details to marcediaco@hotmail.com to register
or contact Marcela 021 02333101

Salsa and the City - Safari Lounge Auckland - this weekend
Salsa Dancing
Date: Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 9:00pm

Salsa and the City Auckland

SALSA and the CITY - Safari Lounge NZ's sexiest Latin night
Salsa/Latin on a Saturday night, and not just anywhere... it's the fabulous Safari Lounge in Ponsonby. Last time there was a huge turnout and we had lots of fun! Once again we have the opportunity to rock the house "Latin Style!"
DJs playing the best in Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Bachata, Reggaeton, Salsaton, Bachaton and a splash of Samba! + plus more! Join us for another fabulous Saturday night @ Safari!
• Music starts @ 9:00pm
• Animation
• 2x DJ's
• **Guest** DJ SLS Reuben (Danza Latina - CHCH)
• $5 entry
Location: Safari Lounge, 116 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Host: SalsaDance.co.nz - Auckland, Phone: 0212725722 Email: dance@latinisimo.co.nz
Facebook Event Link http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=14608966850

Congress Style Workshop in May 'Auckland'
Salsa Dancing
• Saturday, May 10th, 2008 - Salsa "on2" x3 workshops + guest Teacher Reuben & Vikki
• Saturday, May 17th, 2008 - Cha Cha (open level) x2 workshops
• Saturday, May 24th, 2008 - Bachata (Int/Adv) x2 Workshops

Salsa Congress Style Workshops Auckland

WORKSHOPS - Salsa "on1"/"on2"/Cha Cha/Bachata
Styling & Partnerwork in Auckland, Workshops EVERY Saturday in May in various styles.
Teachers: Giancarlo & Marsha Auckland & Guest teachers 10th May: Reuben & Vikki CHCH
Prices: Workshops start @ $25 - Limited to 15 girls & 15 guys per workshop
Location: Victoria Phillips Academy, 250 Taniwha Street, Glen Innes, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: 0212725722 (Latinissimo Auckland) & Email: dance@latinissimo.co.nz
Full details and bookings at http://www.salsadance.co.nz/35.html
Facebook Event Link.. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=11493724498

Fuego Del Corazon - Latin Dance Party
Salsa Dancing
Date: Friday 23rd May 2008 - 8:00pm till late
Fuego Del Corazon - fire of the heart - Ucandance presents their annual Fuego Salsa Party, one of the biggest salsa latin parties in Canterbury.. Not to be Missed!!!
Featuring Gerardo Torres & Live Band Matecito Latin Combo from Auckland.
Location: Caledonian Hall, 135 Kilmore Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tickets: $17 Students $20 Adults & $25 Door Sales
available from: Danza Latina Classes, Real Groovy, Junction (in the USCA), Bella Silver, UCanDance or online www.ucandance.org. ROAR, R18
Face Book Link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=12696514596

NEW Beginner Salsa Course on Tuesday
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Tuesday 27th May
• Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm (every week for 8 weeks)
Merengue & Salsa Class (Linear salsa On1) Learn Latin dance basics and motion. No Dance partner required & no experience needed. From week 3 onward is purely salsa.
If you have done the Casino classes you can join anywhere up to week3!
Enrol in this salsa class Enrol Now, 1st CLASS FREE >
Dance Class Location: Danza Latina, 140 Barbadoes St Room 107, at the Music Centre Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.

Salsa Showcase in Blenheim 2008
Salsa Dancing
Date: 30th May - 1st June 2008 Star Dance Academy
The 2nd Annual Star Dance Academy SALSA SHOWCASE 2008 in Blenheim. A amazing weekend of Salsa, Music, Dancing & Friendship. MC ANNIE - Welcome to Annies town, where the salsa parties are always good, and the shows ..GREAT!
FRIDAY 30th MAY 2008
• Opening Salsa Party - AT THE LOFT 9:00pm Salsa Night with two Guest Performances
SATURDAY 31st MAY 2008
• x5 WORKSHOPS during the day, see link for more details
Our Show last year was completely SOLD OUT. We are anticipating the same again. so don't miss out! Its a great Night and a fantastic show seating around 600!
• SALSA AFTER PARTY 10:30pm - 3:00am - Groovetown Hall - STAR STUDIO

Party includes - Rueda Jam - Salsa Face Off - Guys versus Girls (guys won last year)
Star Midnight Superstar Shine Circle. DJ Stayz, DJ Saione, DJ Annie, DJ SLS -Reuben
PRICES Booking & Full details & Workshops details here >

Alpine Salsa Party in Hanmer Weekend
Salsa Dancing
• Date: Saturday 5th July 2008
The famous Hot Springs Salsa yearly winter party, with latin dance workshops in the afternoon. "Its hot both inside the pool and hotter the Salsa hall"
Salseros from all around the south Island from Christchurch, Dunedin, Westcoast, Blenheim and Nelson and even a few from the North Island will combine this year and spend an awesome weekend in Hanmer to move to the rythms of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Cha cha cha at the Hanmer Memorial Hall. So bring the kids and enjoy the treasures that Hanmer has to offer. This is a beautiful alpine village ...enjoy the hotpools..
It's also the first weekend of the school holidays.
Hanmer Salsa Party New Zealand
Workshops Saturday afternoon
Workshop #1 - Imp/Intermediate Bachata Combo
with Riki & Nikal (Christchurch) , 1pm-2:15pm
• Workshop #2 - Imp/Intermediate Salsa Combo
with Reuben & Nikal (Christchurch) , 2:30pm-3:30pm
Workshop #3 - Open Level Rueda
with Petera (Wanganui) , 3:45pm-4:45pm
• Workshop Prices: $15 for 1 or $25 for 2 or $35 for 3
Hanmer Salsa Party on Saturday
Social Salsa Dancing all night, come and dance the night away to Bachata, Cha, Salsa!
• Time: 8pm till 1am
• MC: Annie (Salsa Groove - Blenheim)
• DJ: DJ SLS 'Reuben' (Danza Latina - Christchurch)
• Price: $5 entry for adults, free for school kids, BYO
• Workshops & Party Location: Memorial Hall in Hanmer New Zealand
• Accommodation & Travel information & Packages visit this page

• Facebook event link, come and join us here...

Salsa Extravaganza
Salsa Dancing
- Taupo: Friday 15th - Sunday 17th August 2008
- Christchurch: Friday 22nd - Sunday 24 August 2008

Salsa Extravaganza

Zouk - Bachata - Samba - Salsa - New Zealand's Very Best Salsa Dances on Stage, parties & workshops, in Taupo and Christchurch New Zealand
New Zealand's Very Best Salsa Dances on Stage
Zouk - Bachata - Samba - Salsa
Instructors including Csaba & Vali from Sydney Australia; Christchurch's Nikal and Rikki
- Live Band and DJ's - Banda Latino, Taupo - Confirmed
COST: FULL Weekend Pass - TBAALL
proceeds from these events are going to the travel funds of couples and teams representing NZ at salsa events around the World.
Contact: Petera: 063444949
Email: petera@worldsalsatours.com
Facebook Event
Link http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=28012390352

Salsa Night Clubs
Salsa Dancing
Regular Weekly Salsa Venues
dance event Casino Salsa Night - Diamond Bar coming back soon
dance event Loaded Hog Salsa Night Every Thursday 9:30pm - 12:30am
dance event City Club Salsa Night Every Friday 10pm - 12:30am
Regular Monthly Salsa Venues
dance event Mexican Cafe Salsa Night 1st Friday of Month 10:30pm - 2am
dance event Cafe Bleu Latin Nights Friday, Dates Vary
dance event Saturday Night Salsa @ Zymergy Saturday, Dates Vary
More events listed on our website here >

Current Salsa Classes - New Times from 26th May
Salsa Dancing
Feel Free to wander into any of our running salsa classes to take a look! More information on all our salsa classes here... to find out what week these classes are in view the timetable.
Beginners Salsa Courses On1 Linear Basics - 8 weeks
Teachers: Reuben, Nikal & Francesca
• Mondays 6:45pm - 7:45pm @ Danza Latina- enrol Now >
- note from 26th May this time changes to 7:30pm
• Tuesdays 7:20pm - 8:20pm @ Danza Latina- enrol Now >
- note from 26th May this time changes to 6:30pm
Salsa Classes & Salsa Courses
Improvers Salsa - On1 Linear Fundamentals - 8 weeks
Teachers: Reuben, Nikal & Francesca
• Mondays 7:45pm - 8:45pm @ Danza Latina- enrol Now >
- note from 26th May this time changes to 8:30pm
• Tuesdays 8:30pm - 9:30pm @ Danza Latina- enrol Now >
- note from 26th May this time changes to 7:30pm
Salsa Classes & Salsa Courses
Intermediate Salsa - On1 Variations, Combos & Cool moves
Teachers: Reuben & Nikal
• Mondays 8:45pm - 9:45pm @ Danza Latina - enrol Now >
- note from 26th May this day & time changes to Tuesday 8:30pm
• Sundays 4:00pm - 5:00pm @ Danza Latina - enrol Now >
Salsa Classes & Salsa Courses

Quote of the week
Salsa Dancing

~ There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. ~ Louis L'Amour

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