• Hanmer Alpine Salsa Party - It's THIS WEEKEND!
Come to Hanmer for a Night or just come for the day, there is dance workshops and hot pools in the day and a hot salsa party by night! If you need travel and accommodation, or need people to come with you
please contact us. We are creating a list of people. reply to this email or txt/call us. 021-24DANZA. More about this event here >
• Latin Beat 'Arriba Latinos'TV Series coming soon on Sky & FreeTV
A television series in English for fans of Latin American culture, music and dancing...see a video trailer of this TV series more info >
• New Salsa Article - How to get better at Salsa.. more info >
Alpine Salsa Party in Hanmer Weekend - This Weekend!
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.
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 Rupa Rueda (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
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
If you need travel and accommodation, or need people to come with you
please contact us. We are creating a list of people. email us on the contact form or txt/call us. 021-24DANZA. More about this event here >
Merengue & Salsa
salsa On1) Learn Latin dance basics and motion.
No Dance partner required & no experience needed. From
week 3 onward is purely salsa. You can join anywhere up
to week3! ...and if you have been to the Casino Nights
you have a head start.
Location: Danza Latina, 140 Barbadoes
St Room 107, at the Music Centre Christchurch, New Zealand. See
the map for
Salsa Dance Audition
10th July 2008 ... 8pm-9pm
Interested in peroforming? 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
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, social dancing is an essential part of the training. • We
are also looking for POTENTIAL and KEEN learners • Men
and Women wanted. • No
experience required - some dancing experience would
be ideal. • No
partner required - we may partner you with someone. • Anyone
can audition but must be 18 yrs and over.
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.
will the Audtion run?
We will be running this audition as we would run a salsa
class but with a close watch. Reuben, Francesca &/or Nikal
will demonstrate a salsa combo out of the Salsa Sabrosa routine. We will partner you with
someone and we will swap partners. People selected will be
notified. More details will be proivided on the day. Note that this will be recorded for our reference.
your interest now! ..simply reply to this email.
Salsa Night & Free
Lesson @ Chch Casino
Dates: Wednesdays 3rd, 9th, 16th July 2008
Note: the Casino will be under refurbishment 18th July till Mid November
Salsa nights starts Back around Mid November 2008
Teachers: Reuben & Marcela will
teach all the basics of Merengue along with a new beginner
combo each week along with the salsa basic step. Anyone from
absolute beginner to more advanced can join in at any week.
& come any week this term. You could also just turn up
on the day and join in and stick around for the social dancing
afterwards. (as advertised on More FM & The Edge radio) - Bring your friends for some free fun!
Location: Room 107 Music Centre, 140 Barbadoes St Christchurch, New Zealand
Cost: $10 per lesson
Registration - Spaces are limited, please register with Marcela
on 021 0233 3101 or email Marcela@dancewithme.co.nz
Night Fever @ Thirsty Weta
• Saturday 19th
• 9:30pm - 2:00am
Opening Salsa Night Fever Party
at the Thirsty Weta! Come down & have a dance on the dance floor
for the very first time. 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. Plus Live Percussion on some of
these Salsa Night Fever - Salsa nights. Social Salsa dancing
all night & feel
free to come in earlier to have a few drinks with their $5
Special NZ Beers & Wines.
entry & Everybody welcome
• Location: 56
Lichfield St, Christchurch New Zealand (accross the road from Ballentines)
Peruvian Grand Fiesta with Matecito, Live
Friday 25th July 2008
Peruvian National day Grand
Fiesta with Matecito Live Latin Band
Once again we would love to share
with you National day celebration, with the best of latin
music from South America: Salsa , Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia,
Cha cha & Reggaeton. Everybody welcome.
dancers from Peru, Mexico, Spain, Paraguay & NZ
• Tickets: Presold
$15, Door sales $20
Tickets on sale at: Bella Silver (Merivale Mall) and in Pinata
Party in 466 Papanui Rd.
• Friday 8th
August 2008 ( DJ CC ) • Friday 29th
August 2008 ( DJ SLS )
• 9:30pm - 1:00am
Opening Friday Salsa Party at
DJ CC (Carl) or DJ SLS (Reuben) will
be playing the hotest and best Salsa, Bachata, Merengue & Cha
music all night long for your dancing pleasure. Live percussion on some nights to get you in the mood to dance hot salsa - all night! Note: The Dance Floor will be re-surfaced in July - ready for August
entry & Everybody welcome
• Location: 30
Bedford Row Christchurch New Zealand
Salsa Extravaganza Tour
- Taupo: Friday
15th - Sunday 17th August 2008 - Christchurch: Friday
22nd - Sunday 24 August 2008
Zouk - Bachata
- Samba - Salsa - New Zealand's Very Best Salsa Dances
on Stage, parties & workshops, in Taupo and Christchurch
SHOWCASE New Zealand's Very Best Salsa Dances
WORKSHOPS Zouk - Bachata - Samba - Salsa
Instructors including Csaba & Vali from Sydney Australia;
Christchurch's Nikal and Rikki
PARTIES - Live Band and DJ's - Banda Latina, Taupo
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
Three Days and nights of parties, shows and workshops held in Wellington NZ
Featuring some of the top salsa dancers in the world. The Congress aims to give New Zealander's the chance to experience the international world of salsa styles and music and showcase teams and couples from all over New Zealand.
In 2009 the congress will be featuring world class couples from Puerto Rico, Columbia, Cuba, USA, Australia & Peru!
Be inspired during the day and dance all night in a super friendly atmosphere with people of all levels from all over New Zealand.
Automatic Payment (AP) for Congress pass & Accommodation packages
are NEW this year From ONLY $10 per week. AP's Starting from 1st August 2008 only.
Have your Congress Pass & Accommodations sorted and Paid for by April!
For Further information or for an AP form ask your dance teacher.
Danza Latina now stock Congress AP forms.
For More packages & info view further details on our website. http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/dance-event-nzsalsacongress09.html
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.
Merengue / Salsa Free Class Latin Dance Basics
see dates and more information about this night here>
Teachers: Reuben & Marcela • Wednesdays
7:30pm - 8:30pm @ The Casino Diamond Bar- enrol
New Salsa Audio 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 18 tracks
(inc 3 new ones). Tempos ranging from slow 72bpm to med/fast
96bpm. It also has a diagram on how salsa music is contructed
as an aid for dancing. Price : $20
each (NZ$) To purchase direct just come
in during class times.
More information about this CD here > http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/salsa-timing-cd-for-dancers.html