Join one of the world’s most vibrant music and dance communities! Six Week Summer Session, 12 Classes, starts June 24th.
SALSA & LATIN DANCE
Introduction to Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Rueda de Casino and Afro-Cuban: the most popular Latin rhythms, movements and social dances seen and performed at nightclubs, festivals and in streets around the world.
Timing, Musicality, Partner Combinations and Open Steps: learn Latin dance technique and build repertoire, including spins and shines, to live drumming and classic recorded sounds.
Music, Video and Learning Resources: provided to all students at class and online.
Events and Networking: meet dancers and musicians at weekly dance parties, local happenings and via social media sites set up for class.
Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:25pm-8:55pm (12 classes total) from June 24th to August 5th at Helen Newman Dance Studio.
Cost: Only $100 for 12 classes, 1.5 hours each ($8.33 per class). Must sign up for whole series.
REGISTRATION: ALL WELCOME
Class is open to everyone: students, non-students, university and local community.
No Partner Necessary. Singles welcome. Same-sex couples welcome.
Sign Up in person at Helen Newman Hall Room 305, 136 Cradit Farm Road, Cornell University, Ithaca-NY (between Thurston Avenue and Pleasant Grove Road). Use Google Map or Campus Map for directions. Business Hours: M-Th 8:30am-5pm, F 8:30am-4:30pm. Cash, check or credit (Mastercard or Visa) accepted.
Sign up quickly, space is limited!
Michael Luis Ristorucci: Cornell University Dance Instructor; Founder and Artistic Director, Palante Salsa en Rueda Dance Troupe.
Helen Newman Dance Studio: Dance over beautiful Beebe Lake at Ithaca’s largest and finest dance studio: 2800 square feet of refinished hardwood floors, full mirrors, surround sound, locker rooms, showers and free parking after 5pm.
Held every Wednesday at Agava restaurant. Opportunity for dance practice, free extra instruction, socializing and enjoyment. Dinner discount for Salsa and Latin dance students. Starts June 18. Join Facebook Event.
Contact instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 592-1986 for all course related inquiry. For registration or payment questions, contact Cornell Physical Education at (607) 255-4286.