Class Descriptions

Salsa and Bachata Bootcamp 

This class will focus on technique in both salsa and bachata. You will work on  leading and following, footwork, and partnering elements that will not only help you perfect your latin dance technique, but will help you pick up combinations in workshops and other classes. Knowing all these elements will help you to feel more secure on the dance floor. 

It is recommended that students in this class have a knowledge of Salsa and Bachata Basic steps, cross body lead, and single turns such as right turn, hesitation left, etc...

Class will run as 6 week session at Avant/ Ballroom Dance Portland Studio. No Partner needed. 

Class starts April 8, 2018

Salsa for Beginners

Beginner level Salsa taught by Vanessa of Alma Cubana. Class offered by Ballroom dance Portland

Each class will start with exercises to get you moving comfortably and confidently. We will transition into basic footwork, leading/following technique and partnering moves. Gain a solid foundation or refine and review your skills in this class that will build from week to week. You should be able to feel confident leading or following a partner at a social event thru many fun moves by the end of this class session.

$70/6 class punch card or $15 drop in
No partner needed

If you are interested in this class, please visit Ballroom Dance Portland and contact them for registration. Class begins Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Latin Styling

Each class will start with body movement isolations to warm up all the individual components of your body, and transition into combining different body movements and arm styling. In general, the combination will be learned to Salsa, Cha Cha or Bachata music, however, you will be able to incorporate these moves into any Latin dance style and dance.

Class taught by Vanessa of Alma Cubana, offered thru Ballroom Dance Portland.
No partner for this class, ladies and gentlemen both welcome to work on body movement and styling.
$70/6 class punch card or $15 drop in

 If you are interested in this class, please visit  Ballroom Dance Portland and contact them for registration. Class begins Tuesday, April 10, 2018