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 !




Latin Quarter 15th Anniversary Celebration with Live Salsa band – 29th Sept @ The Friary

16 09 2018
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NOT LONG TO GO NOW FOLKS, please pass the word !
15th Anniversary party with the groovy live SON al SON on Saturday 29th Sept, 2018
@ The Friary, Tullideph Rd, Dundee, DD2 2PN,  8pm- 1am.  Free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm, tickets £13 on door or £10 in advance from Grouchos record shop, Dundee or LQ salsa classes/ email.  Come and spice up your life !  Contact LQsalsadundee@gmail.com for more information. Will be a raffle and bar on the night. Raffle prize donations greatly appreciated. Tables can be reserved via same email for 8 minimum for prepaid ticket holders. Details also  on www.salsadundee.com.  Anyone welcome.   All money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children via Peace Child International, UK registered charity.

 

Information about Son al Son.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Latin America and Scotland.  As the name suggests, Son al Son play son, a style of music made popular in 1920’s Havana and more recently in the film “Buena Vista Social Club”. To this day, songs like Chan Chan, El Cuarto De Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo along with original compositions,Juanito,Cimarron and Morena bring  a more‘salsa dura’ (hard salsa!) feel to their set. Along with the ‘traditional’ songs (with a salsa twist!) and the modern salsa songs,we’re sure Son al Son will get your feet tapping and out of your seat in no time, Gozar! Enjoy!

mini documentary of band –

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5HE06ULa0E

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Son-al-Son/489778144443159

 





Latin Quarter Social – Friday 1st June

14 05 2018

Poster_LQjune2018Latin Quarter Social with Bachata Moderna workshop & FREE salsa beginners class
Friday 1st June @ the Blackwatch Club, 20 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee DD4 6RS.

7.30pm – Bachata Moderna workshop- Improver/ Intermediate level (no beginners please) – Price £5 . Combo ticket with social £8
8.15pm FREE Beginners Salsa taster class
8.45-midnight – latin music for dancing (Salsa, bachata & a little kizomba) – Social £5
Pay on the door. Come & spice up your life, bring along friends & family and help raise money for former street children in Peru while having fun.
There will be a raffle too. All money raised from the event goes to the Azul Wasi Project near Cusco, Peru. See https://www.facebook.com/events/425721374559294/ too. Please pass the word, everyone welcome.





Cuban Fever Fiesta & workshops- 25th Nov

15 10 2017

SAVE the date – Sat 25th November. Latin Quarter Cuban dance workshops (afternoon) & party night with Yamil Cuedo Ferrera, special guest teacher and performer, former member of Cutumba Ballet Folklorico dance company, Santiago de Cuba.  More details to follow soon.





Last week to join New Beginners Cuban style Salsa classes – Tues 31st Jan

24 01 2017

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Tuesday 31st January is the last week to join the New Beginner Cuban Style Salsa classes  at the Deaf Hub. See Class tab for directions. 9 week progressive class, £31.50 for the remaining 9 week pass or £5 a class  (Students who are already competent in cross body salsa can join week 3 or 4, please email in advance).  Class will involve partner dancing initially leading on to the Cuban Rueda ( wheel dance). No partner necessary, anyone welcome. Time 6.15- 7.10pm. Casual clothing is fine with shoes that stay on feet securely with a slippy sole preferably. There is NO car parking in the Old Mill car park as this is private, please park on Brown St. Email sarahbrox@gmail.com for more details. Please pass the word. Money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru for former street children.

 





New Beginners Cuban style Salsa classes

18 12 2016

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New Beginner Cuban Style Salsa classes start at the Deaf Hub on Tues 24th Jan, 2017. See Class tab for directions. 10 week progressive class, £35 for a 10 week pass or £5 a class. Total beginners can join week 1 or 2 ( students with some salsa experience already in another style can join week 3 or 4 but please email in advance).  Class will involve partner dancing initially leading on to the Cuban Rueda ( wheel dance). No partner necessary, anyone welcome. Time 6.15- 7.10pm. Casual clothing is fine with shoes that stay on feet securely with a slippy sole preferably. There is no car parking in the Old Mill car park as this is private, please park on Brown St. Email sarahbrox@gmail.com for more details. Please pass the word. Money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru for former street children.