Salsa and Latin Dancing Lessons

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Convergence Dance and Body Center provides salsa and latin dance lessons and workshops to the St. Louis, Missouri area. Offering lessons to individuals of all ability levels, we pride ourselves on the wide variety of dance classes available.  We offer and eight week club Salsa I class, Club Salsa II and Advanced Salsa Rueda.

Club Salsa I covers how to be clear in your lead or follow and develops your balance and control.  Understanding how the music is structured and how to dance musically takes time but we will   give you the tools to get it started.
The steplist for the Salsa I is as follows: the basic, combs, right turns, cumbia, cross body leads, passes left and spins in the cross body lead.

Club Salsa II works more on body style, arm  styling and dynamics to create more snap in your combinations.  The class will develop more complex figures with less lag between steps.  We also start teaching dips and some small tricks in this class.  This class is fast, fun and furious!

Advanced Salsa Rueda is a Cuban style salsa danced in a circle that is called much like square dancing.  It is a lot of fun and great almost nonstop exercise.  The calls come fast and the circle of dancers move as a unit.  It is interesting to watch but even more fun to dance!

Bachata Basics and more

Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 (6 week class [skips Thanksgiving])

Wednesdays at 7:00pm

Details: This class will focus on developing the basic foundation of basic Club/ Social Bachata. You will learn turns, spins, and changes in rhythm for both the leader and follower. Add in some musicality and it's a great way to start your weekend!

Teacher: Robert MCKenney

Please call with any questions!

Price: $90.00

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Club Salsa 1

Nov. 8 - Dec. 20  (6 weeks)

 

(all levels - beginners welcome)

Description: Salsa with style for the newly interested! This Salsa class covers all the basics in a fun and friendly environment where you will learn how its done while laughing along the way!  This class covers the following: basics forward and back, right turns, combs, passes to the right, cross body leads, stop and go turns, and Cumbia basics.

When: Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm / 8 weeks
Instructors: Robert McKenney and Hanna Pierce
Where: Convergence Dance & Body Center (location information)

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This 8 week salsa class is sure to get you dancing and having fun in no time flat! It will run from October 11th to December 6th (no class Thanksgiving day) and we will have you ready to dance right through the holidays without having to worry about working off all those delicious holiday goodies! You do not need a partner. Just your sense of humor and adventure!

Price: $90.00

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Salsa 3

Nov. 8 - Dec. 20  (6 weeks)

 

 (Instructor approval required)

Description: This class will develop and explore advanced salsa figures and pure fundamentals. We want to help you find a way to move that is purely Cuban, Puerto Rican, Venezuelan, funk, or a combination of everything. We hope to see you guys and develop both style and some inspired combinations!

When: Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm / 8 weeks
Instructors: Anna Bahn and Roxanne Maier
Where: Convergence Dance & Body Center (location information)

Additional DescriptionMore Details

This 8 week salsa class is sure to get you dancing and having fun in no time flat! It will run from October 11th to December 6th (no class Thanksgiving day) and we will have you ready to dance right through the holidays without having to worry about working off all those delicious holiday goodies! You do not need a partner. Just your sense of humor and adventure!

Price: $90.00

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Club Salsa 2

Nov. 8 - Dec. 20  (6 weeks)

(for level 2 Salsa students)

 

Description: These classes are the next step on your tour of the Salsa world! We work on basic and more advanced spins while taking the fundamentals and making them seem more complex.  Not to worry, salsa 1 will have prepared you for these new twists an turns! This will make your salsa jump to an entirely new level and is tons of fun.

When: Thursdays from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm /8 weeks
Instructors: Robert McKenney & Anna Bahn
Where: Convergence Dance & Body Center (location information)

Price: $90.00

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While we specialize in fast-paced dance classes that energize and exercise the body, we also offer casual classes like Ballroom, yoga, and belly dancing. These classes are perfect for anyone looking for a more laid-back class.  We tailor classes like Salsa, Tango, and Latin dance toward those who want to burn calories and have fun. These classes allow dancers to free their inhibitions and enjoy the rhythm of their bodies.

Call today to schedule your first salsa lessons, and don’t forget to ask about our student discount program.