CANCELLED LATIN QUARTER Tuesday CLASSES & SOCIAL-20th March

15 03 2020
Given the recent change in situation with the Coronavirus, all Latin Quarter tuesday classes (and the Social on 20th March @ The Blackwatch) are cancelled until further notice. This coming week was the last week of the Bachata block so we had planned to do Dominican bachata footwork with no partner work next week to reduce the risks (and non partner footwork in all the 3 classes) but given that the situation has changed (although the government has not yet specified to stop classes) we have decided not to do this next week. We hope everyone stays safe. Will update when we have further guidance.
A further note : I am aware that I owe the people who bought a bachata pass £3.50 refund for the last class, so we will have to work out a way to give this, there are a few possibilities. I was going to start a new beginners salsa block after the Easter holidays from 21st April (ish) if the virus situation depicts can restart. Or I may recover the last bachata class before start these classes, whenever they will restart as could well have to wait until later, we are not sure yet of course. So people can save their passes from the Bachata fusion class to use either for another class in the future, or entry towards a future social, if anyone wants the refund let me know and I will try to get it to you. I will try to email the pass people about this in the next few days and give a few options.




LQ Charity Social – Friday 20th March & The Blackwatch

7 03 2020
Latin Quarter Social with Improvers Cuban Rueda workshop

Friday 20th March @ the Blackwatch Club
20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS.
Venue has a large dance floor, see photo on this page & directions. Come in the front door & the room is upstairs.

https://www.facebook.com/The-Black-Watch-Club-1524989104390858/

Pay on the door. Please bring along friends & family & help raise money for the Azul Wasi Project near Cusco, Peru while having fun !

7.30pm – Cuban Rueda workshop- Improvers level £4 or Combo with social £7 (class not suitable for beginners to Salsa or rueda) This workshop is for those who already know the basic salsa rueda concept and already know a number of beginners level cuban salsa moves, including sombrero & setenta.
8.30-midnight – latin music for dancing (Salsa, bachata & a little merengue/kizomba) – Social £5
Children can also attend this event ( £3) but need to be well supervised on and around the dance floor area to avoid any accidents and avoid the bar area.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1286986451491429/
There is a bar and a raffle too. Raffle prizes are gratefully appreciated. See www.salsadundee.com for more details. Please pass the word, pop a poster up if you can, everyone welcome.




Big thanks

4 03 2020

A BIG thanks to everyone who came tonight to the Deaf Hub social, we raised £152 (after room hire) for the Azul Wasi project in Peru.

 

 





Latin Quarter Socials- Tues 3rd March & Friday 20th March

22 02 2020

Latin Quarter Charity Social – Tues 3rd March at the Deaf Hub
Bachata Rueda Taster Workshop @ 7.30pm, suitable for those with beginners (or above) bachata dance experience
Social dancing – playing Salsa & Bachata music with a little merengue & kizomba – 8.15- 10.15pm
Workshop only – £4, Social £3
Combo Workshop & social £5
Money raised goes to Azul Wasi Project in Peru. There will be a raffle, any donations gratefully appreciated.
Note – there will be a bar, no parking outside venue park on Brown Street.

LQ existing Beginners Bachata class will run as usual at 6.15pm on this night – class closed to new entrants on this day

 

ALSO SAVE THE DATE – Social on friday 20th March @ The Blackwatch Club – more details to follow soon





Delay for improvers bachata & On2 Salsa workshop this tuesday

9 02 2020

We are 1 week behind in the Bachata beginners fusion class, so can any Improver bachata dancers wishing to join the class please come in week 6 instead, on 18th February (tues, 6.15pm, deaf hub) when we will be stepping the pace up abit. Classes £5 each, or Improver 5 week pass is £17.

Also remember it’s Yuno’s On 2 Salsa workshop at 7.20pm this tuesday 11th Feb at the Deaf Hub too, see below.

Guest Teacher Yuno will be teaching a Salsa On2 taster workshop at Latin Quarter, Deaf Hub classes on Tuesday February 11th at 7.20pm for £5 ( cash only). This workshop is open for anyone who already has the basics of On1 Salsa dancing ( which is what we do on tuesdays in Deaf hub salsa classes),  ie. cross body lead, CB inside turn,  titanic etc. Cuban salsa dancers also welcome to try.   Workshop not for total beginners to Salsa.
Salsa on2, also known as New York Mambo, is a form of crossbody style salsa which originated in New York in the 1970s and is popular in many cities around the world today. This 1-hour taster workshop will show you the difference between on1 and on2 timings through basic steps and simple moves.
It’s always good to learn more about timing and different styles of salsa dancing, as this will enhance your dancing skills overall.  Hope you can come along to support Yuno’s love and enthusiasm for On 2 salsa, it’s a great class !




On2 Salsa workshop with Yuno – Tues 11th Feb

24 01 2020
Guest Teacher Yuno will be teaching a Salsa On2 taster workshop at Latin Quarter, Deaf Hub classes on Tuesday February 11th at 7.20pm for £5 ( cash only). This workshop is open for anyone who already has the basics of On1 Salsa dancing ( which is what we do on tuesdays in Deaf hub salsa classes),  ie. cross body lead, CB inside turn,  titanic etc. Cuban salsa dancers also welcome to try.   Workshop not for total beginners to Salsa.
Salsa on2, also known as New York Mambo, is a form of crossbody style salsa which originated in New York in the 1970s and is popular in many cities around the world today. This 1-hour taster workshop will show you the difference between on1 and on2 timings through basic steps and simple moves.
It’s always good to learn more about timing and different styles of salsa dancing, as this will enhance your dancing skills overall.  Hope you can come along to support Yuno’s love and enthusiasm for On 2 salsa, it’s a great class !




Last week to Join Beginners Bachata Fusion

17 01 2020
NEXT tuesday is last week to join the Beginners level Bachata Fusion classes-6.15pm at The Deaf Hub, Dundee.  Improvers level can join class from Week 5 ( from 11th February) to week 10
Prices : £5 a class or 9 week block for £31.50
Money raised for the Azul Wasi project for former street children
If you are already dance at Bachata improver level (or above) then join us in week 5 with Massimo from Italy who will be co- teaching.
Usual higher level salsa classes also resume on Jan 14th too.
see http://www.salsadundee.com for directions on class page.
Email LQsalsadundee@gmail.com for any queries.
Please come 10 mins early on first week to register & pay. Dress code is casual. Best to wear shoes with a slippy sole that are firmly secured to feet though.
Please note : There is no car parking directly outside the Deaf Hub, you may get a parking ticket in the privare car park, best to park on Brown Street