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Salsa Dancing

Convergence Dance and Body Center and their staff have been teaching Salsa dance lessons and helping develop some of the best salsa dancers in St. Louis over the past two decades. Our exceptional program focuses on teaching basic concepts, connection, technique, and how to improvise. The regular classes we offer include:

Salsa 1: The Basics

Salsa Classes St. Louis Salsa 2: Spinning Basics

Salsa 2: Open-Breaks, Copas, and Hip Catches

Adv. Salsa: ask for details

Our First Salsa dance class, Salsa 1, teaches you the 5 basic moves and how to lead and follow them quickly, comfortably, and with rhythm. We mix up the hands so that the you don’t get bored while developing strong basics, strong rhythm, and good connection. Our program is designed to create comfortable dancers, whether you go out socially and meet people or just dance at home with the home DJ!

Our Salsa 2 classes develop more advanced versions of the basics in the first series. We focus on the variations that make it look and feel more advanced while encouraging and teaching combinations that include the Advanced Basics from Salsa 1. Our Salsa dance lessons build on the previous classes that you’ve taken so that you can create a fun dance and don’t have to ‘remember’ 50 combinations!

Our advanced Salsa class works on developing technical combinations in addition to techniques that work on showcasing different personalities and body types. This class is partner required, so ask the studio if you do not have a partner and we will see if someone else is looking for a partner.

Club Salsa 1

Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 (6 weeks, skips Thanksgiving)

(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 7:55 pm / 6 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: $101.00

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Adv. Salsa

January 6th to February 24th

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 7:55 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: $135.00

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Club Salsa 2 (Intermediate Salsa)

Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 (6 weeks, skips Thanksgiving)

 

(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 8:55 pm /6 weeks
Instructors: Robert McKenney & Hanna Pierce
Where: Convergence Dance & Body Center (location information)

Price: $101.00

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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 , Tango, and belly dancing. These classes are perfect for anyone looking for a more laid-back class.  We tailor classes like Salsa, Swing, 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 314-324-0887 today to schedule your first salsa lessons, and don’t forget to ask about our student discount program.