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Introduction to Latin & Rhythm Dancing with Samantha Melesenka – 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, December 15, 2013 -- 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Samantha Melesenka

Samantha Melesenka

Introduction to Latin & Rhythm Dancing with Samantha Melesenka!
(Introductory Level)

Sunday Afternoon – December 15
2:30PM – 4:00PM

Third in a New Series of Four Classes on “Fundamentals of Dance” –
Sunday Afternoons December 1, 8, 15, and 22 (2:30 PM – 4:00 PM).

$15.00 Admission to this 1.5 Hour Class

New to Dancing? Or, just want to bone up on the character and fundamentals of the different Latin & Rhythm dances? Come to this third class in our new Sunday Series of classes on “Fundamentals of Dance.” Attendance at the previous classes is not required to take this class.

In this third class in the Series, “Introduction to Latin & Rhythm Dancing,” Samantha will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of Latin & Rhythm dancing. Learn about the different dances included in Latin & Rhythm dancing, the characteristics and music for each dance, regulation tempos, samples of some basic patterns, the different characters of the different dances, and other important information to get you started with the fundamentals in Latin & Rhythm dancing!

Samantha is an excellent and gifted dancer, who instructs students in both Ballroom and Latin dancing.

In preparation for the class, see the Learn About Dance resource pages of our website!

After this class, you can continue your learning with more instruction on “Beginner Latin & Rhythm Dancing” – the fourth and final class in the new Series – with Samantha Melesenka on Sunday, December 22 (2:30 PM to 4:00 PM). This fourth class will build on what you learned in this third class, and add some basic patterns and styling in Latin & Rhythm Dancing.

The first and second classes in the Series, which covered “Introduction to Ballroom Dancing” and “Beginner Ballroom Dancing,” were held on December 1 and 8, respectively.

The Admission for each of these 1.5 hour classes is $15.00 per class.

Attending this new Series of classes on Fundamentals of Dance will help prepare you to get more out of our other dance classes that you take, and may help accelerate your learning.



Sunday, December 15, 2013
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Definitions of Terms Used at Goldcoast Ballroom:

Afternoon Dance – A fun-filled afternoon of traditional Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Hustle social dancing. We have a FREE Line Dance Class every Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 PM. Two Foxtrot mixers, line dancing, and a snack are all included on both Wednesday and Friday Afternoons.

Ballroom Mix – A modern mix including Ballroom, Latin, and most other social dances. A great warm up for the West Coast Swing & Hustle Mix – or for our Special Friday Night Mambo Mania!

Dance Party – A night of dancing encompassing all styles of dancing offered at Goldcoast Ballroom.

DanceSport Night – A well balanced combination of the international Latin and Standard as well as American Smooth and Rhythm styles of dancing. We also include West Coast Swing, Hustle, Argentine Tango, Two Step and Merengue to round off your social dancing skills as well as a Foxtrot and Waltz Mixer.

Latin Mix – A sizzling mix of authentic Latin Rhythms predominantly consisting of Salsa or Mambo with some Cha Cha, Merengue and Bachata.

Party Mix – This mix is for the young at heart! It is an exciting contemporary blend of classic Ballroom, Swing, Hustle, Argentine Tango, Latin and Two Step. It is the perfect compliment to the Latin Mix. Great for singles and couples of all ages.

Swing & Country Night – A full night of West Coast Swing sprinkled with Country Two Step, Nite Club Two Step, Country Swing & Cha Cha and Country Waltz.

West Coast Swing (WCS) Hustle Mix – Simple… Predominantly West Coast Swing and Hustle with a bit of Two-Step, Night Club 2, and Country.

We play all styles of music, and our Instructors teach virtually all styles of dancing,
including International & American Ballroom, Latin, Rhythm, Swing, Salsa and other Social Dances.

Check out our Resources page for more information on the different styles of dance and dance music.

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