Schedule Of Salsa Classes


Beginner Salsa(casino rueda style):
April 22 - May 20
Mondays, 7:00-8:15 PM
This class teaches you a salsa group dance that first became popular in Cuba.  As rueda means "wheel," during the dance there is a constant changing of partners, which makes for a very joyful, dynamic experience.  Casino rueda is of high energy and a lot of fun.  All levels are welcome.
Venue: Urbana Dance Company  (122 West Main Street, Urbana). 
Each session (5 classes in total) is $65.
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No partner is required.

Intermediate I Salsa:
June 20 - July 25(skip July 4)
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 PM
This class is for people who have taken any beginners class before and want to develop their dancing.  We will build on the basic steps and turns, adding new steps, moves, ladies styling and combinations.
Venue: Illini Union. 
Taught in partnership with the Dancing Illini.
No partner is required.  More details to come.

Intermediate II Salsa:
June 19 - July 24(skip July 3)
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:15 PM
This class serves as a bridge between our Intermediate I and Advanced Salsa classes.  Intermediate II will build on intermediate I material and work on turns, wraps, cross body lead variations and ladies styling.
Venue: Channing Murray Foundation  (1209 West Oregon, Urbana). 
Each session (5 classes in total) is $40 total.  Register only with cash or check at the door.
No partner is required.