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Danza Latina Salsa Newsletter #203 - 15th October | Timetable | All Salsa Classes | Map | Instructors | Contact


News Flashes
Salsa Dancing

• Danza Latina Salsa Fiesta This Saturday! - Dance on the New floor at Danza Latina Studio, Performances & special guest performance from "Mini Me's" from New Zealand's got Talent TV show. Details here >

• New Youtube Video Added, see the new updated Danza Latina video on the main page here>
• World Salsa Championships 2008 Canceled - this comes as an important notice regarding the World Salsa Championships 2008 and directly relates to those wishing to attend or compete at the World Salsa Championships 2008. Due to the economic crisis in the US the 2008 World Salsa Championships has been postponed till 2009! http://www.worldsalsachampionships.com
• 10 Male Helpers Needed from Improver & Intermediate level for the new beginners class just started on Mondays, please reply to this email if you can help.
• New Ladies Styling Workshop with Vikki THIS Friday 17th October.. more>
• Free intro workshops for Bachata at the Foam Bar on THIS Wednesdays.. more>
• New Brazilian Samba & Axé classes THIS Thursday - 16th October 7pm with Marcela .. More>
• Beginners Hip Hop Class starting on Saturday 25th October 12:30pm check out the details here>
• The Casino Salsa Nights will hopefully start back in mid November,
Keep an eye out on the news for further information here...
• More News & daily updates on the News page here >

Timetable of Classes Events
Salsa Dancing
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
M 13
T 14
W 15
T 16
F 17
S 18
S 19
Upper
Intermediate
Salsa Class 6:15pm


Beginners
Salsa Class 6:30
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Hip Hop Beginners Classes 6pm Nia Dance Classes 5:30pm Ladies Styling Workshop with Vikki 7pm Tango Classes Beginners 10am week2
NEW
Beginners
Salsa Class
7:30 week1
Improvers
Salsa Class 7:30 week5
Hip Hop Intermediate
Classes 7pm
NEW Samba Axé Dance Class 7pm Tango Classes Intermediate 11am week2
NEW
Improvers
Salsa Class 8:30 week1
Intermediate
Salsa Class 8:30
Free Bachata Class 8pm & Salsa Night 9:00pm Foam Bar 30 Bedford Row Salsa Sabrosa 8:00pm Latin Night @ Cafe Bleu - 9:30pm Cashel Mall Danza Latina Salsa Party 8:30pm - 160 Manchester St
Loaded Hog Latin Night Cnr Cashel & Manchester St 10pm
M 20
T 21
W 22
T 23
F 24
S 25
S 26
Upper
Intermediate
Salsa Class 6:15pm


Beginners
Salsa Class 6:30
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Hip Hop Beginners Classes 6pm Nia Dance Classes 5:30pm Tango Classes Beginners 10am week3
Beginners
Salsa Class
7:30 week2
Improvers
Salsa Class 7:30 week6
Hip Hop Intermediate
Classes 7pm
Samba Axé Dance Class 7pm Tango Classes Intermediate 11am week3
Improvers
Salsa Class 8:30 week2
Intermediate
Salsa Class 8:30
Free Bachata Class 8pm & Salsa Night 9:00pm Foam Bar 30 Bedford Row Salsa Sabrosa 8:00pm NEW Hip Hop Beginners Class 12:30pm
Loaded Hog Latin Night Cnr Cashel & Manchester St 10pm Mexican Cafe Latin Night 10pm - 110 Lichfield St
See the Full monthly timetable here>

NEW Samba Axé Classes - This Thursday
Salsa Dancing
Thursday Nights, 7pm - 8pm
Start date:
Thursday 16th October
Samba Dance Classes
Learn Hot Brazilian Samba & Axé for Beginners.. Great for the ladies and guys body movement. Samba can have great benefits for your fitness and other latin type dances too. Learn Latino dance movements like; latin funk styles (j lo, beyonce & shakira), Samba step, Axé, improving your style and hip movement which will give you a great introduction to Samba & Axé.
Level: Open Level, for beginners & beyond. Great for people who haven't done samba & Axé before because this set of classes will be completely new, you can also join in at any week.
Teacher: Marcela (Dance with me, dance company)
'Recently Marcela performed Samba / Axe at the Danza Latina opening party'
Samba This style is not a partner dance, this is a great social class that will push your fitness!
What is Samba & Axe? find out more here http://www.danzalatina.co.nz/what-is-samba.html
What do I wear?: Wear comfortable, flexible shoes and cloths, gym gear is good!
Prices:
Casual Rate: $15
Samba Concession cards: $60 for 6 classes
Enquires & Register with "Dance with Me -Productions"
email info@dancewithme.co.nz Phone/txt Marcela on 021 0233 310
Or Register here now>
Enrol in this salsa class
Location: Danza Latina Studio on 160 Manchester St - see the location details & map here>

Ladies Salsa Styling Workshop with Vikki - This Friday
Salsa Dancing
Friday 17th October - 7:00pm - 8:00pm (next week)

Vikki
Vikki

Workshop Details:
• Body isolations and how these work in Styling/Shines (the isolations will be incorporated into a short shine and footwork patterns)
• Variations of isolations, arms, hips etc
- Level: Improver - Advanced
- No Partners needed...

Workshop Price: $15 (cash & cheque only)
No registration required, just turn up.
Location: Danza Latina Studio - see the location details & map here>

Danza Latina Salsa Fiesta - This Saturday
Salsa Dancing
• Saturday 18th October

Danza Latina

Danza Latina Salsa Party

Mini Me's
Special Guests Mini Me's from NZ got Talent TV Show

8:30pm - 1:00am
"Dance on the New Floor Salsa Party"
Social Salsa dancing all night. 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. Performances with Special Guest stars ~ BYO ~
Performance Show at 10pm
• Latin American - Mini Me's from NZ's Got Talent TV Show
• Hip Hop - Monique & Team
• Salsa - Team Salsa Sabrosa
• Salsa - Reuben & Vikki
• Brazilian Axé Samba - Marcela
details & performances will updated until this event.
Dance Shoes & Dance Wear display - from Dance Essentials, come try some new dance shoes and dance wear from 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Price: $5 at the door (Free if you come in before 9pm - 'doors open 8:30pm')
Location: Danza Latina Studio, Corner of Manchester & Hereford St. Upstairs.
160 Manchester Street, see the map here >

• Photos from the previous salsa party here>

• Facebook salsa event Link
http://www.new.facebook.com/event.php?eid=28676234220

Salsa in Foam Bar + Free Bachata Workshop
Salsa Dancing
• Wednesdays - check dates on timetable >

Latin dance

Dates: Wednesdays until the Casino Night starts back in November
• 8:00pm - FREE Latin Dance Workshops, Zouk, Bachata, Cha & more..
Bachata comes from the Dominican Republic (just like Merengue), learn this popular dance that has been in Christchurch for over the last year or so. Open Level - anyone can join in From Beginners or more advanced salsa dancers can join in at any week.
- Workshop Dates:
- Wednesday 15th Oct 8pm - Free Bachata Workshop
- Wednesday 23th Oct 8pm - Free Bachata Workshop
• 9:00pm Salsa Night with Bachata, Zouk, Merengue, Salsa & cha music till Midnight with DJ SLS - (Brand NEW dance Floor)

Free entry & Everybody welcome

Cost? FREE
Location: 30 Bedford Row Christchurch New Zealand
Teachers: Marcela & Reuben
• Enrolment, there is no need to enrol

Hip Hop Dance Classes
Salsa Dancing
• Beginners Wednesday 6pm - 7pm
• Intermediate Wednesday 7pm - 8pm (Starting 8th October)
• NEW - Beginners Saturdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm (Starting 25th Oct)
Hip Hop Dance Classes Christchurch
Beginners Hip Hop lessons
Bring a friend & learn the hottest new moves from the latest dance moves and video clips. Experienced tutor Monique understands the challenges people from non-dancing backgrounds face & has a friendly easy going teaching style sure to put new dancers at ease.
Intermediate Hip Hop Lessons
More advanced, more hot moves, take your hip hop dancing to a new level. If you find beginners to easy, join this level.
Hip Hop Class Prices:
- Free First Class
- Casual class $15
- Hip Hop Concession cards $50 (5 classes)
• Teacher: Monique (trained Hip Hop dancer from Australia & Auckland)
• Class Registration: please contact Monique for her hip hop classes or just turn up on the night. Contact Monique Phone: 021 029 28305 Or Register here now>
Enrol in this salsa class
Location: Danza Latina Studio - 160 Manchester St, Level1 view map and more details here >

NEW Tango Courses - Sat 11th Oct
Salsa Dancing
NEW Tango 6 weeks Courses Starting Saturday 11 of October. (note time change)
• Beginners 10am
• Intermediate 11am

Argentine Tango
Marcela & Nicolas

 

Learn to Dance Authentic Argentine Tango Tango is a lead and follow dance. Learn from two Argentinian Tango teachers - Marcela & Nicolas
Location: Danza Latina Studio - see the location details & map here>
Prices: Casual rate $15.
Tango Concession cards $60 6 classes
Teachers: Marcela & Nicolas
Registration: - Spaces are limited, please register with Marcela
on 021 0233 3101 or email Marcela@dancewithme.co.nz
Or Register here now>
Enrol in this salsa class

Beginner Salsa Course - Mon 13th Oct (just started)
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Mondays 13th October
• Time: 7:30 - 8:30pm (every week for 8 weeks)
• Teachers: Vikki & Reuben
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 FREE 1st Class - Join in Now >
Danza Latina Studio Location: 160 Manchester St, (Cnr Manchester & Hereford St Upstairs- Level1) Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.

Improvers Salsa Course - Mon 13th Oct (just started)
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Mondays 13th October
• Time: 8:30 - 9:30 (every week for 8 weeks)
• Teachers: Vikki & Reuben
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 >
Danza Latina Studio Location: 160 Manchester St, (Cnr Manchester & Hereford St Upstairs- Level1) Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.

NEW Beginner Salsa Course - Tues 11th Nov
Salsa Dancing
• Start date: Tuesdays 11th November
• Time: 6:15 - 7:15pm (every week for 8 weeks)
• Teachers: Nikal & Reuben
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 FREE 1st Class - Join in Now >
Danza Latina Studio Location: 160 Manchester St, (Cnr Manchester & Hereford St Upstairs- Level1) Christchurch, New Zealand. See the map for further details.

Bachata Dance Course
Salsa Dancing
Course Starts: Wednesdays from 5th November 2008

bachata

Time: 8:30-9:30pm

Level: Open Level (all levels, inc Beginners)
Course Length: 6 weeks

If you haven't tried Bachata before, joining the open level its for everyone. Learn Bachata style and technique with these nationally renowned instructors, also taught at the NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2008. Bachaotearoa- (Riki & Nikal)

Prices: info coming

Register & Contact: Nikal 021-1543180 (Bachaotearoa)
Location: Danza Latina Studio - 160 Manchester St, Level 1,
see the location details & map here>

Dance - Latin America
Salsa Dancing

Dance - Latin America ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENT with Alison Leonard
Join me in 2009 as we Salsa down the Pacific Coast of Central & South America. Departing L.A. in November 2009 we’ll cruise 16 nights from Los Angeles to the Chilean capital of Santiago. Along the way we’ll see the sights and dance to the sounds of Latin America. Our itinerary means we’ll have a great time to sightsee, dance and spend great times together.

Tango Dancers

PAY YOUR DEPOSIT NOW and then nothing until 31 July 2009!
Space is limited on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Tour Highlights:
• Tropical Saturday night in L.A. at one of the top Salsa clubs
• Exclusive shore excursions to local Latin America dance clubs while on our cruise
• Dance workshops onboard with Alison Leonard
• Private cocktail party for our tour members
• Full escorted by Alison Leonard, Dancing with the Stars judge and Easy Mix radio personality
• Services of a dedicated tour manager for all those important travel arrangements
• 16 night cruise onboard Princess Cruises’ Grand Class ship, Star Princess
PLUS MUCH MORE…
Tour Includes:
From $9,995 per person twin share, including:
• Economy class airfares from Auckland to Los Angeles and then Santiago, Chile to Auckland
• Associated airport and airlines taxes & levies
• Private coach transfers in Los Angeles and Santiago with porterage
• Pre & post cruise accommodation, hotel taxes and porterage
• 16 night Latin America cruise onboard Princess Cruises Star Princess
• Port taxes, Government fees and fuel surcharges
• Prepaid waiter and cabin steward cruise gratuities
• Onboard welcome function
• Three shore excursions including exclusive tour activities
• Tour companion & escort
• Services of a tour manager
• Commemorative souvenir tour gift

For enquiries and full terms and conditions contact Dayan Muntz at House of Travel Barrington on 03-331-7182 Barrington Shopping Centre, 256 Barrington Street, Christchurch or e-mail dayanm@hot.co.nz
Flyers also available at Danza Latina Studio



Salsa Timing CD - For all Levels
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
Salsa Dancing

Join facebook - leave messages, find dance partners, find friends in your salsa class, find out who is going to which salsa dance events and more... This link below goes directly to the Danza Latina Facebook Group
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5699922561


Quote of the week
Salsa Dancing

~ How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. ~ Annie Dillard


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