Workshops & Bootcamps

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“I love Salsa in the Suburbs but live in Atlantic City. Bootcamps and workshops are an effective way to learn a lot in a concentrated amount of time.” – Emma Daniels

DANCE AND FITNESS WORKSHOPS:

Did you add “dancing” to your list of New Year’s Resolutions or “Bucket List”? Interested in adding more diversity to your social dancing? Looking for a fun activity to do with your friends? Want to try something new?

Don’t have time for weekly classes? Looking for a refresher course?

Our one-day workshops & bootcamps are the perfect solution! Come with a friend or alone! New students often are amazed by how friendly and welcoming our dance community is! No partner necessary!!
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LADIES’ SALSA STYLING CLINIC

Next Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Instructor: Shauna Belizéando – Click HERE to read about her impressive and extensive professional salsa career!

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Are you sometimes unsure of what to do with your arms or hands while dancing? Do you get nervous social dancing when it comes to doing a shine? Do you see ladies on the dance floor who have an extra special flair, and do you want to discover how you too can turn heads and make your dancing extra feminine, exotic and even more beautiful? You will be introduced to moves and isolations of your hands, arms, hips and feet which will take your dancing to the next level. This class will help you be more comfortable and confident on and off the dance floor! Great for Latin dancers of all types – Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha! Make YOUR dancing unique!

Space is limited!

$45/early registration by one week prior; $60/person, regular price

 

SALSA DEMYSTIFIED – INTERMEDIATE SALSA WORKSHOP FOR LEADERS!

Next Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

This workshop will help leaders understand which moves cooperate from different hand-holds and positions. Instead of having one default move you consistently do from certain positions, you will now have multiple options and even be able to build your own patterns on the spot!

Space is limited, so please sign up soon! You must have completed at least six months of Salsa training at our studio or have permission of the instructor to participate.

$45/early registration by one week prior; $60/person, regular price

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RESTORATIVE YOGA WITH REBECCA!

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Fridays, December 18th (sold-out), January 13th and 27th, February 10th (for Couples!), February 24th: 7:00 – 8:30p.m.

A Therapeutic approach for deeper relaxation of the mind and the body to restore our spirits. This class will focus on using traditional Hatha Yoga Poses that are held for a longer period of time using the support of props such as bolsters, straps, and blocks.  This class will use breathing exercises (Pranayama), Yoga Nidra (yoga of sleep) and Mediation (Dhyana)  to enable the you to feel more alert and refreshed.
ALL Props included in class.  You’re welcome to bring your own. No prior yoga experience necessary! All are welcome!
$20/person. Space is limited, and this is an extremely popular event, so please reserve your spot ASAP!
**Upcoming Dates: November 18th & December 16th**

 

SPECIAL CLASS:

MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS for HEALTHY EATING…

Friday, February 3rd: 7:00 – 8:30p.m.

Join Rebecca Damia, E-RYT-500 for a special class to learn how to acknowledge, accept, and transform your thoughts about how to nourish your body. During this class you will learn Yoga Breathing exercises, techniques to develop focus and concentration for a meditation experience, and Yoga lifestyle tips on how to stay grounded.  You will be guided on a journey to learn how to cultivate ways towards a optimal and healthy life free of stress, tension, and anxiety!

This class is for ANYONE.  No Experience required.

Investment: $20/person. Space is limited, and this is an extremely popular event, so please reserve your spot ASAP!

INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOPS: YOU PICK – Intermediate A Salsa OR SENSUAL BACHATA!

Next Date: TBD

Need extra practice and reps with the Intermediate A Salsa syllabus? Don’t have much time for weekly group classes? Trying to get introduced to Intermediate A or maybe you’re close to mastering all the patterns and are preparing for graduation! Now’s your chance to come and drill several of the 18 Salsa patterns that make up our Intermediate A course, but in just one day!!

Or, learn all the hottest tricks and trends in Sensual Bachata! Learn how to lead and follow body isolations, body rolls, the”Swan dive” and much more seamlessly in this three hour SEXY, SULTRY workshop!  

Space is limited, and filling up quickly, so please sign up now to hold you spot!

$45/early registration by Oct. 10/29; $60/person, regular price

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JDRF ZUMBATHON!

Next Date: TBD

Come and dance for a great cause! Join Kelly and Donna for TWO Fun-Filled, Calorie burning hours of Zumba! In this Latin-Dance inspired aerobics class, you will dance to Latin tunes and radio hits, which will you have singing and dancing all the way home! Come by yourself OR bring your friends and get ready to sweat! This is thee best and easiest way to learn how to dance and you will leave feeling energized and ready to kick-off your weekend!

Investment: $20 and all profits will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation!

 

Casino Rueda Workshop

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Next Date: TBD

In this workshop, you will be grounded in the basics of the irresistibly fun and exciting, visually spectacular and easy to learn Cuban dance, Casino Rueda. It is a group dance where you will be taught to move circularly in stylish unison with your peers, exchanging partners rapidly to Afro-Cuban/Latin-American music. This dynamic dance will expand your sphere of awareness, peripheral vision and ability to dance with multiple partners in a tight arena.

In two rooms with four instructors, who have gained Latin dance training from around the globe, the Casino Rueda Workshop will be like no other workshop ever held at Salsa In The Suburbs!! Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!

No partner required! Space is limited to only 36 students.

$50/early registration by Sept. 3rd; $60/person, regular price

 

BALLROOM BASICS WORKSHOP

Next Date: TBA

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Looking for a fun pre-Valentine’s Day event? Join us at the studio from 1:00-4:00 p.m. for a Ballroom Dance Crash Course! All are welcome; bringing your own partner is not necessary (although there will be a registration discount for those registering in leader/follower pairs).

You will be introduced to the basics of various Ballroom styles!

PERFECT FOR….

– singles who don’t want to be the wallflower at social events!
– couples looking for something new and romantic to try!
– brides, grooms, and their parents in prep for the Big Day!
– all dancers of all levels looking for a new dance– including YOU!!!

This crash course will give you a taste of all the dances you can do at your next social gathering! All dancers welcome; everyone will rotate!!!

Space is limited!

$45/person or $80/leader-follower pair early registration discount by one week prior; $60/person or $110/pair regular price.   

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Shimmy-Licious Booty Camp (Belly dance workshop)

Next Date: TBD

Instructor: Kahina Asurah – Click HERE to read about her impressive and extensive professional belly dance career!

Ladies, come shake, shimmy and feel ultra-feminine and beautiful during this one day workshop! Here’s the agenda:

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First hour:  Foundation Training

Introduction to belly dance techniques: shimmies, various hip drops, chest circles and snake arms, followed by combining techniques through repetition drills.

Second hour:  Dance- Improvisation & Veil Techniques

Apply foundation techniques to dance improvisation. Continue training into unveiling the veil techniques: learn how to readily and effectively use one of the essential tools of belly dance. Conclude this segment by incorporating the veil into your dance improvisation.

Third hour:  Dance – Choreography

Learn to perform a choreographed routine for your first classic Egyptian cabaret performance!

$45/early registration by one week prior; $60/person, regular price

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Two small breaks between each hour will be given to catch your breath! Complimentary snacks will be provided!

Don't miss out on Salsa Bootcamps!

LEARN TO SALSA or BACHATA IN JUST 1 DAY!!!!

You pick one: BEGINNER SALSA BOOTCAMP

or…BEGINNER BACHATA BOOTCAMP

Next Date: TBD

Don’t have time for weekly group classes, but interested in learning how to Salsa? Looking for a refresher course on basic salsa moves and patterns? Let us get you ready for the Salsa Club in just ONE day! No partner or dance experience necessary.

Space is limited!

$45/early registration by one week prior to event date; $60/person, regular price

 

INTERMEDIATE SALSA BOOTCAMP!

Next Date: TBA

How long have you been in Intermediate A? Do you think you know just about all of the patterns? Are you new to Intermediate A? Do you feel a little lost in class sometimes? Come join us for our INTERMEDIATE SALSA WORKSHOP! If you’ve been in Intermediate A for a while, you can work with Julie to practice ALL 18 PATTERNS and to work faster towards your Intermediate A graduation! If you’re new to Intermediate A, you can practice the patterns at a slower pace with Shauna to give yourself a jumpstart in class!

$45/early registration; $60/person, regular price