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News
Salsa Dancing

• Free Latin Dance Workshop at Foam Bar - Learn Zouk & Cha
Zouk & Cha cha 0n2 - 1/2hr workshops over the next 3 weeks, leading up until the Salsa Extravanza Event details here>

• Sunday Upper Intermediate Class have Finished. Last class was on the 3rd August. If you are in this level you can join in with Intermediate 8:30pm Tuesday. To keep it challenging on Tuesday we can still assist with adding more 'if requested by individuals in class'.
• Article - When Will I get good?   By Edie, The Salsa FREAK "When beginners ask me that question, I can't help but smile."  My usual answer is two simple words: 'It depends'. I always suggest educating yourself about what Beginner's go through during the beginning phases of learning. PS (By the way this isn't just for beginners but for all levels as the learning cycle is constant, we all go through different phases of learning at times)... read the full article here>
• More News & daily updates on the News page here >

Timetable of Classes Events
Salsa Dancing
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
M 4
T 5
W 6
T 7
F 8
S 9
S 10


Beginners
Salsa Class 6:30
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Zouk Workshop 8pm Foam bar Salsacise Latin dance 45min workout 7pm Salsa in Foam Bar 9:30pm 30 Bedford Row

Salsa and the City Safari Lounge Auckland with special guest DJ SLS "Reuben Danza Latina"

Beginners
Salsa Class
7:30 week7
Improvers
Salsa Class 7:30 week3
Practice all levels 8:30pm @ Foam bar Salsa Sabrosa performance team Practice 8:15pm
Improvers
Salsa Class 8:30 week7
Intermediate
Salsa Class 8:30
Salsa Night 9:30pm Foam Bar 30 Bedford Row Loaded Hog Latin Night Cnr Cashel & Manchester St 10pm
M 11
T 12
W 13
T 14
F 15
S 16
S 17



Beginners
Salsa Class 6:30
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Zouk Workshop 8pm Foam bar Salsacise Latin dance 45min workout 7pm Group Salsa Booking 1:30pm (English School) Salsa Night Fever @ Mayur Bar - Salsa Dance Night - 56 Lichfield St - 9:30pm  
Beginners
Salsa Class
7:30 week8
Improvers
Salsa Class 7:30 week4
Practice all levels 8:30pm @ Foam bar Salsa Sabrosa performance team Practice 8:15pm Latin Night @ Cafe Bleu 9:30pm Cashel Mall
Improvers
Salsa Class 8:30 week8
Intermediate
Salsa Class 8:30
Salsa Night 9:30pm Foam Bar 30 Bedford Row Loaded Hog Latin Night Cnr Cashel & Manchester St 10pm
See the Full monthly timetable here>

Salsa in Foam Bar - Wednesdays
Salsa Dancing
• Wednesdays During August - check dates on timetable >

Foam Bar Salsa Night Christchruch Chch New Zealand NZ

• 8:00pm - 8:30pm - FREE 1/2 Latin Dance Workshops, Zouk, Cha & more.. details Below
• 8:30pm - 9:30 - Practice what you have learnt in the workshop & practice slow salsa music, ideal for beginners & the more advanced wanting practice time.
• 9:30pm Salsa Night with Bachata, Zouk, Merengue, Salsa & cha music till Midnight with DJ SLS - (Brand NEW dance Floor)

Free entry & Everybody welcome

Location: 30 Bedford Row Christchurch New Zealand

Free Zouk & Cha Workshops @ Foam Bar - Wednesdays
Salsa Dancing
FREE 1/2hr latin dance intro workshops covering different styles of latin dance. Designed for ANY level including beginners. Workshops may include the following: Zouk Lambada, Cha Cha On2, Mambo On2 Salsa, Brazilian Samba & Bachata. Join in any week you like.

Latin dance
Dates:
• Wed 6th Aug - 1/2hr Free - Zouk Workshop (open level)
• Wed 13th Aug - 1/2hr Free - Zouk Workshop (open level)
• Wed 20th Aug - 1/2hr Free - Zouk Workshop (open level)
• Wed 27th Aug - 1/2hr Free - Cha On2 Workshop (open level)
• Wed 3rd Sept - 1/2hr Free - Mambo Salsa On2 Conversion Workshop
Practice time from 8:30pm & Salsa for the rest of the night from 9:30pm, more information here>
Linear Cha On2. This is also be a great introduction to dancing On2 in general.
• Zouk. Learn a new style - Zouk, which comes originally from Lambada from Bahia (Brazil) mixed with French flavour.
What level is it? Open Level - anyone can join in From Beginners or more advanced salsa dancers can join in at any week.
• Location: Foam Bar, 30 bedford Row, Christchurch
Cost? FREE
Teachers: Marcela & Reuben ( Zouk ) Stayc & Reuben ( Cha & Mambo )
• Enrolment, there is no need to enrol if you are already taking classes at Danza Latina... You can just turn up.
Enrol in this salsa class Enrol Now online, join in anytime >

Salsa in Foam Bar - this Friday
Salsa Dancing
• Friday 8th August 2008 - 9:30pm ( DJ CC + percussion)

Foam Bar Salsa Night Christchruch Chch New Zealand NZ

Salsa Dance Nights at Foam Bar (Brand NEW dance Floor)

DJ CC (Carl) will playing this week along with his Congas. Playing the hotest and best Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, 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 long!

Free entry & Everybody welcome
Location: 30 Bedford Row Christchurch New Zealand

Salsa Night Fever @ Mayur Bar - next Saturday
Salsa Dancing
• Saturday 16th August 2008

Salsa Night Fever Christchurch New Zealand

9:30pm - 2:00am

Opening Salsa Night Fever Party at Mayur Bar!
Social Salsa dancing all night, come down & have a dance on the huge size wooden dance floor. DJ SLS (Reuben - Danza Latina) will be pumping out the very best & latest of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue Zouk & Cha music all night long for your dancing pleasure. Plus Live Percussion on some of these 'Salsa Night Fever' Salsa nights. Feel free to come earlier and dine at their new Indian Restaurant attached to the Bar.

• Performances possibly inc .. details coming (watch this space)
Free entry & Everybody welcome
Location: (Upstairs) 56 Lichfield St, Christchurch New Zealand
(accross the road from Ballentines & above The Thirsty Weta)

NEW Beginner Salsa Course - Mondays 18th Aug
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Mondays 18th August
• Time: 7:30 - 8:30pm (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. You can join anywhere up to week3! ...tell all your friends so they can join in!
Enrol in this salsa class Join in 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.

NEW Improvers Salsa Course - Mondays 18th Aug
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Mondays 18th August
• Time: 8:30 - 9:30 (every week for 8 weeks)
Salsa Class (Linear salsa On1) Salsa Fundamentals. This is the most important level you will ever learn, its the foundation to linear salsa. It's worth repeating this level no matter what level you are, Improver, Intermediate or Advanced you can still improve your foundation. It's highly recommended you have completed 8 weeks of beginners class before joining this level. Remember if you find our intermediate a struggle, do this level as well as intermediate to help. You will pick up more details second or third time round, no matter what level you are.
Enrol in this salsa class Enrol Now >
Dance Class Location: Danza Latina, 140 Barbadoes St Room 107, at the Music Centre Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.

Salsa Extravaganza - NZ Tour
Salsa Dancing
Christchurch: Friday 22nd - Sunday 24 August 2008

Salsa Extravaganza

Weekend of Workshops, Salsa Shows & Salsa parties, Touring Taupo & Chch, with top salsa dancers from Australia Csaba & Vali & more
Venues: The Civic, Riccarton Community Centre and Strictly Dancing Studio - Christchurch
Cost: $100 FULL Weekend Pass Includes Workshops, Showcase and 2 x Parties... or see individual costs below.
Workshops: Zouk - Bachata - Salsa - Rueda
Instructors: Csaba & Vali - Lation Motion, Sydney Australia; Nikal & Nirico Mambo - Bachaoteroa, Christchurch, New Zealand; Mama ML and Papa P, Roopu Reuda, Wanganui, NZ
MC: Annie & DJ's: Reuben, Carl, and Gilles
Weekend Programme:
Friday 22 Aug 2008 - Salsa Showcase & after Party
• SALSA EXTRAVAGANZA Showcase 8:00pm - 9.30pm:
• SALSA EXTRAVAGANZA After-Party - 9.30pm - 1.00am:
Location: The Civic: 194 Manchester St. Chch - Price: $25
Saturday 23 Aug 2008 - Latin Dance Day Workshops
Location: Riccarton Community Centre, 199 Clarence St, Riccarton ($15 per workshop)
• Workshop Timetable:
9.00am: Doors Open Registration ..
9:30am Warmup
#1 9:45am - 11:00am: Cha cha - Donna & Warren
#2 11:15am - 12:30pm: Bachata - Nikal & Nirico Mambo
------ Lunch break ------------------------------
#3 1:00pm - 2:15pm: Zouk - Csaba & Vali
#4 2:30pm - 3:45pm: Salsa Int/adv - Csaba & Vali
#5 4:00pm - 5:15pm: Rueda - Mama ML & Papa P
Saturday 23 Aug 2008 - Salsa Party
SALSA EXTRAVAGANZA Party - 8.00pm - 1.00am:
BYO~BYO~BYO + Jack & Jill Competition (details below)
Location: Strictly Dancing Studio, 11 Bernard St (off Lincoln Rd), Addington price: $25
Sunday 24 August 2008
10.30am: Brunch for those wishing to do so prior to your departure home. Venue TBA
Acknowledgement: A special thanx to Nikal and Reuben for all your help with the organisation of SALSA EXTRAVAGANZA - CHRISTCHURCH
Contact: Please feel free to contact the following organisers if you require any further info:
• Papa P - Tel: 06 344 4949 ~ Cell: 027 658 4663 ~ Email: petera@worldsalsatours.com
• Nikal - Cell: 0211543180 ~ Email: nikalk@gmail.com
Facebook Event Link http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=28012390352

South Island Street Salsa Competition 08
Salsa Dancing
Date: Saturday, 27th September 2008
South Island Salsa Comps
This yearly competition at near the beginning of the night and party with social salsa dancing all night, Everybody welcome. Great night to sit an watch or dance after the comps.
Price: Door sale for public $... to be confirmed
Competition Categories: Salsa Freestyle, Beginners Freestyle, Advanced Freestyle, Salsa Performance, Teams More Information on these Entry Fees, Judges & Criteria here >

NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2009
Salsa Dancing
Easter Weekend - 10th-13th April 2009, Wellington
New Zealand Salsa Congress
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!
First international teachers announced – sneak preview
Next year we would like to present some of the very best in Latin American Salsa:
Tito and Tamara – Direct from Puerto Rico, masters of the smooth sensuous Puerto Rican style and “Royalty” of the Salsa World. You Tube Link >
Ricardo and Viviana - Direct from Columbia, 2005 world Champs, masters of the quick footed Columbian Salsa style, unbelievable dancers and teachers. You Tube Link >
Kadu and Larissa – Brazil/Australia, stunning Zouk/Lambada experts. You Tube Link >
Be inspired during the day and dance all night in a super friendly atmosphere with people of all levels from all over New Zealand.

Salsa Timing CD for Dancers
Salsa Dancing

This 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 constructed 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

salsa cd cover
NEW CD #3

AVAILABLE NOW

Danza Latina is on Facebook
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class, find out who is going to which salsa dance events and more...
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Quote of the week
Salsa Dancing

~ What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains
and is immortal. ~ Albert Pine


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