New Zealand Community Education Centres

Latin American Dance

Come and learn the basics of Salsa, Tango, Bachata and more and get moving and grooving Latin-American style!

Description

Join Alex White from "Viva Latina" dance school and learn some Spanish language and culture through dance as well, as to keep it as authentic as possible, many of the names will be in Spanish as well as English. We’ll be focusing on Salsa and Tango, but will also look at the basics of other common Latin dance styles: Merengue, Bachata, Kizomba and Zouk.

Couples are welcome but partners are not essential.

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:  
• Demonstrate basic steps
• Confidently lead or follow basic turn patterns and key fundamentals in Salsa and Tango
• Identify and practise the basic movement characteristics of Zouk, Bachata, Kizomba and Merengue  
• Recognise different styles and tempos of Latin dance music

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for dancing and a bottle of water.

[This is a physical activity that involves an element of risk.  While all possible measures are taken to prevent accidents or injury, please note that participation is at your own risk]. 

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

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