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UPCOMING

Dance Classes

Cuban Salsa and Bachata Lessons with Julio Montero

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Students in Julio Montero's dance class at Ukrainian Hall, forming a circle and dancing the Rueda de Casino
2024 Winter Lessons

Ukrainian Orthodox Centre

Address:  154 East 10th Ave, close to Broadway & Main St. 

  • BEGINNERS MONDAYS
    Start date: Monday, May 6th Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
 Description of the course: this will be your introduction to the original and beautiful Cuban style. You will learn the basic steps and turns, as well as some nice combinations. Emphasis will be placed on creating a solid foundation of the authentic dance. The beginner stage will be your fun preparation to dance not only Cuban salsa (whose real name is actually Casino dance), but other rhythms that make up the whole concept of Latin dancing. No partner required!
 Admission: $160 plus GST (total $168) for 6 classes. Lessons are 90 minutes long.
 Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.
  • INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 1
    Start date: Monday, May 6th (6 weeks) Time: 8:00 to 9:30 pm Description: if you've just finished a Cuban Salsa Beginners course, then this is the class for you. Now that you know the basics, you're ready to start expanding your horizons. This is where the real fun begins! Prerequisite: Must have completed a Beginners course with me. Please, note that I do not take students straight into Intermediate or Advanced classes if they haven't built their Beginners foundation under my teaching system. If a person has never learnt Cuban style before, they must start from the most important level I teach, which is Beginners, regardless of their dance experience. No exceptions! Admission: $160 plus GST for 6 classes ($168 total) Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.
  • INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 2
    Start date: Wednesday, May 8th (6 weeks) Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm Description: Ideal for those who have completed an Intermediate Level 1 course with me. In this course we explore all the colourful dance combinations and steps that make Cuban Salsa so distinctive. Expect to quickly evolve as a dancer, because the foundation received at Beginner and Intermediate Level 1 will become extremely helpful. Prerequisite: Must have completed a Beginners AND Intermediate 1 course with me. Admission: $160 + GST for 6 classes ($168 total) Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.
  • ADVANCED 1
    Start date: Thursday May 9th (6 weeks) Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm Description: You become a dancer with advanced skills after you complete this course. Ideal for those who have completed Intermediate Level courses. In this course we explore all the colourful dance combinations and steps that make Cuban Casino so distinctive. Expect to quickly evolve as a dancer, because the foundation received at Beginner and Intermediate Level 1 will become extremely helpful. Prerequisite: Must have completed Intermediate Levels 2 or 3, with me. Admission: $160 + GST for 6 classes ($168 total) Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.
  • ADVANCED LEVEL 2 (WEDNESDAYS)
    Start date: Wednesday May 8th (6 weeks) Time: 8:00 to 9:30 pm Description: In this course we explore Cuban Casino as a truly versatile social dance, where figures are not limited to simply turns. We creatively combine what we have learnt in the past courses, to unlock new possibilities available to us in the dance. Prerequisite: Must have completed several Intermediate courses with me. Admission: $160 + GST for 6 classes ($168 total) Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.
  • ADVANCED LEVEL 3 (THURSDAYS)
    Start date: Thursday, May 9th (6 weeks) Time: 8:00 to 9:30 pm Description: What does it mean to dance Cuban Casino at advanced level? It means understanding connection and being able to lead and follow with confidence. It also means balance and creativity. I will walk you through a variety of combinations and drills that stimulate all that. The exhilarating feeling of pulling off a complex figure will also be your weekly treat! Prerequisite: Must have completed at least two Advanced courses with me in the past. Admission: $160 plus GST for 6 classes ($168 total) Registration: email me at info@vancuba.com to reserve your spot.

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