Intro to Latin – Level 1 (includes Merengue, Bachata and Salsa)
Latin dancing is a fantastic social activity with the added bonus of meeting new people. No need for previous knowledge of Merengue, Salsa or Bachata or dance experience in this class. We’ll have you up and dancing in no time. You’ll learn the fundamentals of partner dancing and the basic steps to each style. There is no need to bring a partner as we rotate partners throughout the class.
Prerequisite: None. All levels welcomed. See Schedule
Salsa – Level 2
By the end of this course you’ll feel everything is starting to link together and feel comfortable on the social dance floor. You’ll learn dance floor social etiquettes, spinning technique, body movement, weight transfer, music connection, partner connection and fluidity of movement.
Prerequisite: Completed Pivot’s Salsa Level 1 or has been assessed to enter this level. See Schedule
Salsa – Level 3
At this stage you`ll become a confident, versatile social dancer. You`ll learn to execute multiple-turns, syncopation rhythms, intricate leading and following and advanced body movements.
Prerequisite: Completed Pivot’s Salsa Level 2 or has been assessed to enter this level. See Schedule
Salsa – Level 4
We continue to grow your repertoire of moves, solidify your understanding of musicality, and expand on your history knowledge of salsa. Each week we’ll give you advanced moves you can use master ready for the social dance floor.
Prerequisite: Completed Pivot’s Salsa Level 3 or has been assessed to enter this level. See Schedule
Salsa – Level 5
Prerequisite: Invite only
Bachata – Level 2
Bachata is a beautiful sensual dance style originating from the Dominican Republic. It’s now time to solidify and expand on the basic footwork. You’ll learn the different basic frameworks, partner connection, pattern combinations inclusive of the new basic footwork and some body movement to help you. See Schedule
Bachata – Level 3
To gain the fluidity and sensuality of Bachata you’ll learn body flexibility, isolations, and balance control. You’ll start to incorporate counterbalance principles with your partner and intricate lead and follow techniques. See Schedule
Bachata – Level 4
Bachata has evolved rapidly over its history incorporating different styles. Each week you’ll learn the different types of styles which have influence Bachata and how to incorporate them into your Bachata moves. Playing to the music is what’s takes a dancer to an advance level. You’ll be taught when and how to incorporate the different Bachata styles to the different types of Bachata music. You’ll also be taught advanced Bachata combinations each week. See Schedule
Bachata – Level 5
Prerequisite: Invite only
Men’s and Ladies Styling & Shines Class
Take your dancing to the next level and learn how to express yourself on the dance floor.
This class will focus on the fundamentals of body movements, isolations, musicality, coordination, balance, posture, and proper styling technique.
No partner is required, open to all levels; every class is a new adventure! See Schedule
Bachata Funky Fusion
Fusing commercial Hip Hop, Jazz, Reggaeton with Bachata we created Bachata Funky Fusion! It’s a fun and creative class that helps advance dancers take their dancing to the next level. See Schedule
This class will help you improve your body movement, fitness and compliment your Salsa and Bachata classes. With easy to follow combinations each week this class is for everyone. See Schedule
Cuban Salsa – Level 1
Cuban Salsa? It’s a very free flowing and social style, that will have you dancing with everyone in the class! We’ll have you clapping and stomping to the beat of Cuban Salsa music in a very relaxed setting. Here you’ll learn the basic steps of Cuban Salsa and join a “Rueda de Casino” partner dance by the end of your very first class! . See Schedule
Cuban Salsa – Level 2
With your understanding of the core movements and steps, you’ll learn a new move every week which you can apply in class or on the social dance floor! See Schedule