Charity Mixed Festive Latin Night -THIS SATURDAY

29 11 2019
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. 
 




LAST week for beginners to join BACHATA FUSION CLASSES

18 01 2019
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Next Tuesday is last week for total beginners to join the Bachata Fusion dance classes-6.15pm@The Deaf Hub starting 15th January, 2019. Come 5-10 mins early to register.
Beginners level Bachata dance basics- Weeks 1 to 3 (15th to 29th Jan)
Week 4 from 5th February for 4 weeks – Improvers level.
Prices : £5 a class or 7 week block for £25 (6 week pass £21.50 from week 2).
Improver pass for those joining in week 4 –  £15 for 4 week pass, or £5 a class.
Money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru.
If you are already dance at Bachata improver level or above then join us in week 4. At present the plan is to run the classes until the end of February, not sure if they will continue until Easter or another beginners salsa class will start in March.
Bachata is another popular latin dance often danced alongside Salsa at socials. It originates from Dominican republic.  There are many different styles now.
Here is a clip to give a flavour.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHVVWHKJ5K0
Any queries email LQsalsadundee@gmail.com.
Please note there is no parking outside the deaf hub, please park on Brown Street or nearby. See class tab on this site for directions.
Note: the usual higher level salsa classes ( Cross body & Rueda) also start on the 15th Jan too, these are not for beginners though. If interested in joining either of these 2 classes please email first to check dance experience level for classes.




NEW BACHATA FUSION CLASSES

27 12 2018
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NEW Bachata Fusion dance classes-6.15pm@The Deaf Hub starting 15th January, 2019.
Beginners level Bachata dance basics- Weeks 1 to 3 (15th to 29th Jan)
Week 4 from 5th February for 4 weeks – Improvers level.
Prices : £5 a class or 7 week block for £25. Money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru.  Please arrive 10 mins early to register on the 15th if possible.
If you are already dance at Bachata improver level or above then join us in week 4. At present the plan is to run the classes until the end of February, not sure if they will continue until Easter or another beginners salsa class will start in March.
Bachata is another popular latin dance often danced alongside Salsa at socials. It originates from Dominican republic.  There are many different styles now.
Here is a clip to give a flavour.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHVVWHKJ5K0
Any queries email LQsalsadundee@gmail.com.
Please note there is no parking outside the deaf hub, please park on Brown Street or nearby. See class tab on this site for directions.
Note: the usual higher level salsa classes ( Cross body & Rueda) also start on the 15th Jan too, these are not for beginners though. If interested in joining either of these 2 classes please email first to check dance experience level for classes.




WORKSHOPS with YAMIL today

24 11 2018

Hi folks, Hope you enjoyed a little taste of Cuban spirit last night with Yamil, was a fun night, thanks to everyone who came. Hoping some of you can support the workshops TODAY- 12-3pm for folks with improver or above level Cuban salsa experience (see below). There is also a Cuban rumba class at 3pm for anyone, £6, no dance experience necessary for this class.  For Rumba class, if possible ladies bring a scarf and men a hankerchief.    Don’t miss this chance for classes with Yamil from Cuba, it’s not very often we get such a great opportunity locally folks.

Please come 10 mins before class start time to register. Venue not open until 11.45am though, they are at the The Blackwatch club, 20 Arthurstone terrace, Dundee also no bar so bring own snacks & soft drinks, no alcohol allowed.
Details of workshops :
Cuban dance Masterclasses with Yamil Cuedo Ferrera

Sat 24th Nov 12-4pm
@ The Black Watch Club, 20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS.

Classes will be 50 minutes long each. The venue will be open from 11.45am, please come 10 minutes before classes start to register if possible especially if still need to pay for classes. The first 3 classes are for dancers with improver level (or above) Cuban salsa dance experience.  These classes are not for beginners.
The last class at 3pm, Rumba Guaguanco,  will be suitable for beginners and dancers with some cuban or cross body salsa experience.
Please note :
Bring your own soft drinks to hydrate for the classes, as no bar.  No alcohol allowed in the room.
Classes
12 noon- Cuban Improvers Partnerwork class
1pm – Cuban Intermediate Partnerwork class
2pm – Cuban Rueda de Casino  (Improvers/ intermediate level)
3pm – Rumba Guaguanco – class open to anyone including beginners.  I’ll bring some rumba skirts, but don’t have enough for everyone.  We will learn the basic Rumba steps, a short routine then see how you can add this into Salsa dancing.

Advance class prices : 1 class – £8,  2 classes- £14,  3 classes -£18, All 4 – £20

On day prices :
Rumba Guaguanco class – £6
Cuban partner work or Rueda masterclasses – 1 class £10, 2 classes £18, 3 classes £23, all 4 – £25.
If travelling from outwith Dundee, advance pass prices available if email LQ salsadundee@gmail.com before November 22nd.
Please pass the word.
Hope you can make it !




Latin Quarter CUBAN FEVER party & dance workshops

12 11 2018

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Latin Quarter presents Cuban Fever latin party 
Friday 23th November 7.30- 12 pm at the Black Watch Club
20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS

Tickets are £7 (£5 students with card) from classes or pay on the door. 
Come and feel the spirit of Cuba with Yamil Cuedo Ferrera, former Cuban dancer from Ballet Folklorico Cutumba dance company, Santiago de Cuba.  Evening starts at 7.30pm with a warm up taster Casino de Rueda (Cuban wheel dance), Yamil will be performing later in the night and get us all up for fun line ups.
Please pass the word.  Anyone welcome, no partner necessary.
All money raised goes to the Azul wasi project in Peru.
The night will have a Cuban feel but we’ll be playing a mix of music (cross body and Cuban salsa, bachata with a few Son etc).
https://www.facebook.com/events/294192387972617/nce 

Cuban dance Masterclasses with Yamil Cuedo Ferrera

Sat 24th Nov 12-4pm

@ The Black Watch Club, 20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS.

Come and feel the spirit of Cuba with the energetic Yamil Cuedo Ferrera, former Cuban dancer from Ballet Folklorico Cutumba dance company, Santiago de Cuba.

Classes will be 50 minutes long each, see pass prices below, available from LQ Deaf Hub tuesday dance classes this tuesday only or at the 23rd November Cuban fever event.
On saturday 24th, the venue will be open from 11.45am, please come 10 minutes before classes start to register if possible especially if still need to pay for classes. The first 3 classes are for dancers with improver level (or above) Cuban salsa dance experience ( these 3 classes are not for beginners).
The last class at 3pm, Rumba Guaguanco, will be suitable for beginners and dancers with some cuban or cross body salsa experience.

Please note :
Bring your own soft drinks to hydrate for the classes, as no bar. No alcohol allowed in the room. Also for Rumba class, ladies bring a scarf and men a hankerchief if possible.

Classes
12 noon- Cuban Improvers Partnerwork class
1pm – Cuban Intermediate Partnerwork class
2pm – Cuban Rueda de Casino (Improvers/ intermediate level)
3pm – Rumba Guaguanco – class open to anyone including beginners. I’ll bring some rumba skirts, but don’t have enough for everyone. We will learn the basic Rumba steps, a short routine then see how you can add this into Salsa dancing.
Advance class prices : 1 class – £8, 2 classes- £14, 3 classes -£18, All 4 – £20

On day prices : 
Rumba Guaguanco class – £6
Cuban partner work or Rueda masterclasses – 1 class £10, 2 classes £18, 3 classes £23, all 4 – £25.

If travelling from outwith Dundee, advance pass prices available if email LQ salsadundee@gmail.com before November 22nd.
Please pass the word.

 





Latin Quarter CUBAN FEVER

23 10 2018

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Latin Quarter presents another Cuban Fever latin party
Friday 23rd November 7.30- 12 pm at the Blackwatch Club
20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS.

Tickets are £7 (£5 students with card) pay on the door.

Come and feel the spirit of Cuba with Yamil Cuedo Ferrera, former Cuban dancer from Ballet Folklorico Cutumba dance company, Santiago de Cuba. Evening starts at 7.30pm with a warm up taster Casino de Rueda (Cuban wheel dance), Yamil will be performing later in the night and get us all up for fun Cuban line ups.
Please pass the word. Anyone welcome, no partner necessary.
All money raised goes to the Azul wasi project in Peru.
The night will have a Cuban feel but we’ll be playing a mix of music (cross body and Cuban salsa, bachata with a few Son etc).

There are dance workshops with Yamil on Sat 24th Nov 12-4pm, more details to follow soon.
Email LQsalsadundee@gmail.com for more info.





Latin Social with Bachata workshop – 16th Oct @ The Deaf Hub

6 10 2018

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Latin Quarter Social
and Bachata workshop
with Guest teacher Alessio Pisano
Tuesday 16th October @ the Deaf Hub, Dundee.
7.15pm – Bachata workshop- Improver/ Intermediate level (no beginners) – £5 . Combo with social £6
8.15-10.30pm – latin music for dancing (Salsa, bachata & a little kizomba) – Social £3
Pay on the door.
There will be a raffle too. All money raised from the event goes to the Azul Wasi Project near Cusco, Peru. Please pass the word, everyone welcome.