Group Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and more dance classes and events for adults. Schedule.

DETERMINE YOUR LEVEL. HOW?

  • SCROLL DOWN for a BREAK DOWN OF LEVELS, SYLLABUS & VIDEOS.
  • ALWAYS ASK FOR INSTRUCTOR’S APPROVAL BEFORE YOU MOVE UP TO THE NEXT LEVEL!

SERIES OR ONGOING/PRACTICE CLASSES. WHAT SHOULD I TAKE?

For solid & structured technical foundation, take our 4-Week Series. TO ADD MORE PRACTICE and learn more variations, take our Ongoing Practice Classes (anything that’s not titled 4-week series). Join our Open Practice Sessions  & Social Dance Events to practice even more.

ALWAYS BOOK ONLINE OR ON THE MINDBODY APP! HOW?

  • OPTION 1: BROWSE SCHEDULE CALENDAR BELOW (loads in a few seconds).
  • OPTION 2:  CLICK HERE for ONLINE SCHEDULER. View ROOM/CLASS SCHEDULE HERE.
  • OPTION 3: Shortcut to registration: Click Register Here at the top left of our site.
  • OPTION 4: Download the MINDBODY APP on your phone and find Salsa With Silvia.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? WHAT PACKAGE IS BEST FOR ME?

  • CLICK HERE for pricing & packages.
  • PACKAGES GIVE YOU CLASS CREDITS. TO CANCEL & GET YOUR CREDIT BACK, USE YOUR ONLINE PROFILE prior to the class. Must reserve your spot online for every class you plan to attend!

WHEN DO THE NEXT 4-WEEK SERIES BEGIN? MORE QUESTIONS?

The next set of 4-week series begins THE WEEK OF November 26th. Series are 1 class a week 4 weeks in a row. Register in advance! Limited spots. Using the calendar below or our online scheduler browse to the day/week you want to register for.

More questions? Click to see our FAQs or contact us.

TODAY’S SCHEDULE (Browse calendar for future dates):

 

absolute-beginner-salsa-bachata-dcSYLLABUS:

NOTE: Students progress at different pace. This syllabus is a suggested structure for each level.

SALSA (4-WEEK SERIES)

  • WEEK 1. Foundations of lead & follow, Musicality & Rhythm, Basic step (forward back, side to side), Cumbia step. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 2. Right hand turn follow, Right hand turn lead (underarm). PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 3. Cross Body lead (CBL). PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 4. Review, Right Turn variations. PLAY VIDEO.

*** Ongoing/practice classes will offer different variations and patterns using the moves listed in this level***

BACHATA:

  • Musicality, rhythm, dancing on beat
  • Basic lead & follow techniques
  • Basic step (forward back, side to side, in place)
  • Turns: free turns, right and left hand turn, cuddle turns
  • Open/close hold
  • Reverse cross

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SYLLABUS:

NOTE: Students progress at different pace. This syllabus is a suggested structure for each level.

SALSA (4-WEEK SERIES)

  • WEEK 1: Outside Cross Body Lead (CBL), Suzie Q. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 2: Broken Left Turn (BLT) with hair comb/drape. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 3: Hammerlock with Enchufla (Back Break). Footwork: crossover. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 4: Review, Styling tips, Right Turn Variations, Practice patterns. PLAY VIDEO.

*** Ongoing/practice classes will offer different variations and patterns using the moves listed in this level and other moves as well to help build your salsa vocabulary.***

BACHATA: 

  • Arm lock, throws
  • 180, 180 with turn
  • Hair comb/drape
  • Stepping on different beats/timing
  • In/out step
  • Hammerlock

beginner2-salsa-bachata-dcSYLLABUS

NOTE: Students progress at different pace. This syllabus is a suggested structure for each level.

SALSA (4-WEEK SERIES)

  • WEEK 1: Footwork: Forward Slide/Backward Slide. Partner work: Enchufla Double. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 2: Single Hand Copa, Double Hand Copa. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 3: Cross Body Lead (CBL) With Hand Toss. Footwork: Double Suzie Q. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 4: Review, Styling tips, Right Turn Variations, Practice patterns. PLAY VIDEO.

*** Ongoing/practice classes will offer different variations and patterns using the moves listed in this level and other moves as well to help build your salsa vocabulary.***

BACHATA: 

  • Body rolls
  • Footwork
  • Slides
  • Variations of movements in sensual/Dominican
  • Crossover

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SYLLABUS:

NOTE: Students progress at different pace. This syllabus is a suggested structure for each level.

SALSA (4-WEEK SERIES)

  • WEEK 1: Footwork: double cross over. Partner work: Shoulder Check with single and double hand lead. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 2: The Wrap. Right Turn behind the lead’s back. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 3: Cross Body Lead (CBL) with Hammerlock. Outside CBL with double turn for follower. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 4: Review, Styling, Practice patterns. PLAY VIDEO.

*** Ongoing/practice classes will offer different variations and patterns using the moves listed in this level and other moves as well to help build your salsa vocabulary.***

BACHATA:

  • Intermediate level bachata footwork
  • Intermediate level bachata partnering patterns
  • Bachata dips

intermediate2-salsa-bachata-dcSYLLABUS:

NOTE: Students progress at different pace. This syllabus is a suggested structure for each level.

SALSA (4-WEEK SERIES)

  • WEEK 1: Footwork: Grape Vine. Partnering: Drop Catch + Windmill combo. Review outside CBL with double turn. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 2: 180 cross body lead, Simple Dip, Titanic. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 3: Intro to double turns and application during partnering. PLAY VIDEO.
  • WEEK 4: Practice patterns and variations with styling and dips.
    *** Ongoing/practice classes will offer different variations and patterns using the moves listed in this level and other moves as well to help build your salsa vocabulary.***

    BACHATA:
  • Intermediate level bachata footwork
  • Intermediate level bachata partnering patterns
  • Bachata dips

salsa-bachata-performance-classes-dcThe Salsa With Silvia Studio trains Student Performance Teams and an Advanced Performance Team.

Students are admitted only with audition. If interested, please contact us for more information and to schedule an audition.

 


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GROUP CLASS POLICY: NO REFUNDS, ONLY STORE CREDIT | NO PACKAGE EXTENSIONS | ONLINE RESERVATIONS HAVE PRIORITY OVER WALK INS | SPOTS RESERVED ONLINE ARE KEPT ONLY UNTIL 10 MINUTES AFTER THE CLASS HAS STARTED

STUDIO ADDRESS:  3232 GEORGIA AVE. NW, SUITE 104, DC 20010. Click here for venue info and photos.

What to wear for class?

Casual and comfortable attire recommended! If you do not have dance shoes, wear something with smooth bottom to allow you to slide on a wood floor. More answers to your questions here.

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