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




BIG thanks & Merry Christmas !

19 12 2019

A Very BIG thanks to all who came on Tuesday night to the LQ Christmas social, we raised £207 from the social & £55 from Azul Wasi gift vouchers.

So the total so far is £110, 015 raised for the Azul Wasi project over the years. Thanks to everyone who has supported the LQ classes and socials to date.

Merry Christmas to everyone from Latin Quarter and the children at Azul Wasi & A Very Happy New Year !

See you on the 14th January when LQ classes start again at The Deaf Hub.





LQ Christmas Charity Social – 17 December

12 12 2019

Christmas Charity Social – 17 Dec-  Deaf Hub, Dundee.
7.15-8.15pm – Christmas Cuban Rueda Class ( anyone welcome, including beginners)
8.15-10.30pm- Social latin dancing with Christmas party games

Class £3, Social £3, combo ticket £5. Money raised for Azul Wasi project in Peru- there is now only £247 to raise to hit the £110,000 mark by Christmas. So let’s try !! please pass the word if you can.
There will be a raffle & mince pies & nibbles next tuesday too, donations for raffles always gratefully appreciated.
(The usual beginners salsa class is on too next tuesday- last one at 6.30pm to 7.15pm)

See class page for directions.

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BIG THANKS

8 12 2019

BIG thanks to everyone who came to The Gate last night, we raised £140 for Azul Wasi which is great (a very big thanks to Dundee Salsa for hosting and contributing half of the room hire). Thanks to all those who donated raffle prizes and to Stefan for Djing and Jimmy & Dundee Salsa for the evening and all the drinks & snacks.

Just £304 more then we hit the £110, 000 mark by Christmas for Azul Wasi. There will be a festive social after classes on the 17th December with the usual Christmas fun rueda & party games, further details to follow. So please pass the word. 

There are the Azul Wasi vouchers for sale if anyone wants to purchase one for a present.

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New Beginners Bachata Fusion Classes – January 2020

6 12 2019
Bachata Fusion classes-6.15pm at The Deaf Hub, Dundee starting 14th January, 2020.
Beginners level Bachata dance basics- Weeks 1 to 4
Week 5 ( from 11th February) to week 10 – Improvers level Bachata
Prices : £5 a class or 10 week block for £35
Money raised for the Azul Wasi project for former street children
Beginners level join first 2 weeks only, 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.




CHARITY MIXED LATIN NIGHT – THIS SATURDAY

4 12 2019
This Saturday ! Pass the word please
Latin Quarter and Dundee Salsa are joining forces to bring you a festive Charity Mixed Latin Night at The Gate, Perth Rd, Dundee. Money raised will go to the street children Azul Wasi Project in Peru. The evening begins with an Improver Bachata class at 8pm with Sarah (LQ) and then social dancing until midnight.
Fruit juice, soft drinks and nibbles will be provided and are included with the entry price. There will also be a raffle too. I have some prizes left from donations from the bands night but if anyone would like to donate a few more things, some wine/chocs would be good.  On the 7th, you can bring your own alcohol if you wish. It will be a great evening to start the festive dancing season, anyone welcome. Doors open at 7.45pm. Hope you can make it along on the 7th of December. Please spread the word, thanks.
Bachata class – 8-8.45pm -£4 or with social included £7 ( £5 conc)
Social only £5 or £4 conc, pay on the door. 
 




NEW BACHATA FUSION CLASSES – January 2020

29 11 2019

There will be another Latin Quarter Bachata Fusion beginners/ improver class starting in January @ The Deaf Hub , on tuesdays like last Januuary.   Beginners for the first 3/4 weeks then Massimo from Italy will join us to teach the Improvers level from February onwards to around Easter time. More details to follow soon.





BIG THANKS

26 11 2019

BIG THANKS to EVERYONE who came on Saturday to support the Latin Quarter Charity night with the fantastic live band Son Sabroso @ The Friary. Special thanks to those that came from further afield too.. Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Manchester ! etc, there were about 125 people who attended.

We raised a total of £869 (after all outgoings) which is great, for the Azul Wasi project in Peru, home for former street children. Many thanks to the 2 sponsors of the evening, A&J Stephen (Builders) Ltd and Wilson Construction (Perth) Ltd, and big thanks to the Bepoke Bar Company who provided free bar hire. Big thanks to Audiowave, Mitch, Louise & Denni for sound, The Friary, SAS advertising for free run of advertising & Grouchos, Vanessa & Fiona for ticket sales. Many thanks to Patrick, Pawel & Pamela for doing the door on the night and to Pawel for printing the lovely table information and to Tom Jolly who couldn’t be with us but made up the lovely Azul Wasi courier update on the tables (attached).

MASSIVE thanks to Son Sabroso for bringing some latin spirit to warm us up on a rainy Dundee night with their great music & vocals and party atmosphere.

Would also like to thank those who helped on the night with the raffle and for all the raffle donations : thanks to Achray Farm Air bnb, The Peruvian Restaurant, V&A museam, Parcari Chocolates, Clara for the Balinese Massage & Johan for the massage vouchers, Sol y Sombra, Fiona M and to everyone else who gave donations. Next time there are lots of prizes we will pre draw & let you collect rather than call them all out, so more dancing time !

Hope to see you at the next social : Festive Mixed Latin Night- Dec 7th @ The Gate, Dundee.

 

 

 

 

 

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BIG THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS TONIGHT

23 11 2019
A VERY BIG THANKS go to A&J Stephen (Builder) Ltd and Wilson Construction (Perth) Ltd for their sponsorship of tonight’s Latin Quarter Charity Band Night @ The Friary (City Church Dundee) for the Azul Wasi project in Peru for former street children. This generosity is very much appreciated, a big thank you from the children at Azul Wasi & the Latin Quarter community.