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Teacher's Tips

Dancefloor Etiquette

Compiled from www.salsatropical.com

Dancing is a very active and at times intimate social activity. As with other social situations there is an etiquette that you should be aware of to make sure everybody has fun, regardless of their ability.

Personal Hygiene

As salsa is a close partner dance, it is very important that you are clean and smell fresh before dancing. This means showering, brushing teeth or bringing mints/gum with you, avoiding strong perfumes/colognes, and bringing clean clothes and a small towel if necessary. Secure very long hair as much as possible to avoid smacking your partner in the face with it.

Asking Somebody to Dance

Both men and women can and should go and ask somebody for a dance. Just go over, extend your hand and ask politely. If they accept, lead them by hand to the dance floor. If you are turned down, do not be offended, it's rarely something personal. It could be that they've just danced the last five songs and need a break, or it could be that they don't like the current song, or they've saved this song for a particular person, or they just want to have a chat with some friends.

Being Asked to Dance

In general, you should try and dance with anybody who asks you.

If you simply do not feel like dancing at that particular time, for example if you're tired, you want to chat to your friends, or go to the toilet, then politely decline but always offer to dance later.

Dancing Close

You have to use your judgement here based on your partner's willingness or resistance to being close. Don't push it any further than your partner is happy with.

Rough Leads

This is something most ladies have experienced at some point during their dance lives. If a lead is simply too rough and jerky and is causing you significant discomfort, don't be afraid to speak up politely. If he refuses to adjust his lead, try to finish the dance and speak to an instructor privately about it, and they may be able to remedy the situation.

Bumping Into Others

Dance floors are often overcrowded and at some point you are going to bump into somebody or step on their feet. If this happens, apologise. If somebody bumps into you, apologise even if you think it was their fault. If it keeps happening, try to find a different spot. Adjust your moves to the space available. If there isn't much space then stick to moves that are small, otherwise you will keep bumping into everyone around you. If you are in a place where waiters/waitresses are moving around, then always give them space to pass you even if it means stopping your dance. They are there to work and it's hard enough without dancers spinning around them at speed.

Out-Dancing

If you are a stronger dancer than your partner, then out-dancing them is frowned upon and does not look good. This applies to both male and females. There is no need to demonstrate to people that you are better than your partner.

Teaching on the Dance Floor

During social dancing that doesn't follow a lesson, you shouldn't correct or teach your partner unless clearly requested. If your partner leads or follows a move incorrectly, it is not an invitation to teach them. Instead, if you're the guy, try simpler patterns. If you're the girl, just follow the best you can.

After the Dance

Smile, thank your partner and lead them off the dance floor.


  Salsa Dance Styles

  by www.torontodancesalsa.ca

Different styles of salsa dancing emerge from their respective geographical regions; many are infused with traditional movements indicative of the potpurri of cultures of the world. Of course, style is highly subjective: what one finds appealing may not appeal to another. It's usually difficult to strictly categorize any one style while observing the social dancefloor, often dancers will unintentionally mix and combine elements of several different styles to suit their partner's style of dance and the music.

Like any creative medium, style is an expression from within. It [style] is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches" (Logan Pearsall Smith, American Writer, 1865-1946).

L.A. Style Salsa (Dancing "On 1")

L.A. style salsa, usually danced "On 1", is a flashier version of New York style salsa moves. Dancers use lots of dips, flips, drops and tricks which make for a great show to watch. The back and forth Mambo basic, again in a linear motion, is utilized with the leader breaking forward on 1. Because the dominating beat is the 1 beat which is the most accented beat in the series, the dancing looks and feels powerful and fast. L.A. style salsa has incorporated many other types of dancing including jazz, hip hop, and ballroom which is challenging for the dancers and entertaining for the viewers. Similar to the New York style salsa, many of the moves are created from cross body lead variations. Shines are an important component of this type of salsa with complicated, speedy footwork and jazzy moves.

New York Style Salsa (Dancing "On 2")

Salsa on 2, commonly referred to as "Mambo", is a style of salsa first introduced by Eddie Torres in New York in the 1960s. Technically speaking, dancing "On 2" refers to the beat the dancers break forward on. Followers will break forward with the left foot on the 2 and leaders will break forward on the 6. New York style salsa is distinguished by smooth, controlled, highly technical movements that are elegant, graceful, flow well and are not rushed. The style is very linear and many of the turn patterns evolve from cross body lead variations. Multiple spins, complicated footwork, Afro Cuban body movement and shines are a must. Dancing "On 2" is rhythmically more difficult as it is easier to hear the 1 beat and break on this beat. Many dancers learn to dance "On 1" first and then train "On 2" as they feel it is more musically and rhythmically rich and complex.

Cuban Style Salsa

Cuban salsa style is most similar to the original form of salsa rooted in Cuba . It is characterized by Afro Cuban style body movement which includes body isolation and hip movement. Cuban style salsa does not have many fast spins. Instead the movement is very circular as opposed to linear and partners tend to travel around each other. The hip movement is more noticeable in this style and stems from the pumping of the knees. The footwork is quite simple - the complexity lies in the arm work which requires the follower to have limber, flexible arms. Cuban style salsa is considered "male dominated" in the sense that the leader tends to be more showy and will create a greater push/pull feel for the follower then many other styles. Most Cuban style dancers tap on the pauses which are on the 4 th and 8 th beats if the dancers dance on 1. However, Cuban style salsa dancers do not always stay on the 1 beat and tend to stray depending on where the music takes them.

Miami Style Salsa (Classico Cubano, Casino)

Miami style salsa evolved from the Cuban style of salsa but is a more difficult and technically advanced style of Cuban salsa. Advanced Miami salsa moves tend to be intricate and pretzel-like and require a flexible follower to execute the moves. Many of the Miami moves are the same as Casino Rueda moves and the style is still more circular than linear. Open breaks or the Guapea basic (leader and follower break back and then push off eachother) with a tap are the most common basic steps in Miami style salsa. Cross body lead variations are common but are executed in a more circular fashion.

Casino Rueda Style Salsa (Rueda de Casino, Salsa Rueda)

Casino Rueda (meaning salsa wheel) is a group dance which originated in Havana , Cuba in the 1960s by a group called Guaracheros de Regla. In this dance, couples dance in a circle while one dancer, designated as "The Caller", provides hand signals or calls out the moves which will be executed by every couple in the circle simultaneously. Many of the Casino moves involve swapping or switching partners which makes the dance tricky to execute and spectacular to watch. Rueda is very popular in Cuba and Miami and has gained popularity all over the world. Cuban Rueda tends to be more playful with easy to follow fun moves while Miami Rueda has many complicated turn patterns and requires memorization and skill to execute. Many callers will know anywhere from 150-300 moves so memory, speed and accuracy is a key to ensuring the circle is not broken. The advantage of learning Casino Rueda is that all moves learned in the Rueda circle can be danced one on one with a partner adding to a dancer's repertoire of moves.

Salsa Shines

Shines refer to solo work when the leader breaks away from the follower and each dancer has the opportunity to freestyle on their own to the rhythm and accents of the salsa music. Shines involve more complex footwork as well as body movement and arm work. Shines are common in the New York , L.A. and Puerto Rican styles of dancing. They are not as common in the Cuban, Miami and Columbia styles of dancing. The term "shines" originally referred to having the opportunity to "shine" independently. Shines give dancers an opportunity to take a break from partner work and turn patterns and freestyle. There are many common shines such as Suzy Qs and flares but every dancer has their own unique and individual movements which allows dancers to be constantly challenged.

Salsa Styling

Incorporating styling techniques into any style of salsa has become very common. For both men and women shines, leg work, arm work, body movement, spins, body isolations, shoulder shimmies and rolls, and even hand styling have become a huge trend in the salsa scene. There are lessons dedicated to the art of salsa stylin'. Hip hop, jazz, flamenco, belly dancing, ballroom, breakdancing/pop and lock, and Afro Cuban styles have all be infused into the art of styling.


The Six Levels of Salsa Dancing

By Josie Neglia

Sitting in a restaurant one day, a student asked me to break down my interpretation of what skills are necessary to be the ultimate salsa dancer. I broke it down into six levels:

LEVEL 1

Beginner level. Two people are just learning how to move in unison without stepping on each other and not hurting each other.

LEVEL 2

The man and lady are now dancing in time to the music while doing basic patterns and variations.

LEVEL 3

The man is now dancing more complex variations and patterns. They begin to use the space more interestingly with rotation and changes of direction while maintaining flow.

LEVEL 4

The man stops worrying about his own steps and starts leading the lady with ease and control. This is when his leading skills excel and he understands what the follower needs. It is often the time that the man starts to "show-off" his lady with more elaborate variations.

LEVEL 5

This is when the man and lady start to play with the rhythms. Syncopations, changes, slows, quicks, accents, and stops are all used and then the dancers can find the beat again to continue dancing.

LEVEL 6

The ULTIMATE LEVEL...when it all comes together. This is when the dancers become "the physical instruments" of the music. If a deaf person were to watch them dance, he/she could SEE the music through their movements and interpretation.
This is when the man leads his lady to the stops, accents, energy level and mood of every song. Therefore, every song looks different because the dancer is inspired in that moment to feel that piece of music.
This is when I personally achieve the "dancer's high", Euphoria, or Ecstasy. When I can feel an accent building in the music, and my partner gives me the opportunity to do a move that punctuates the "break", I get such a feeling of thrill and satisfaction.


- WHAT LEVEL DO YOU THINK YOU ARE AT?
- WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO REACH LEVEL 6?
- WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE LEVEL 6 DANCER IN BERMUDA?
- WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE LEVEL 6 DANCER IN THE WORLD?

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Artist of the Month

Jesse Cook

From www.wikipedia.org

Jesse Cook is a Toronto-based Nuevo Flamenco guitarist, born in Paris to Canadian parents. Like other guitarists of his style of music, he incorporates jazz, latin & world music into his playing. Cook is also well known for the energy of his live shows. He has contributed to the Afro Celt Sound System album Seed, and often has other popular recording artists contribute vocals on his own albums. He has recorded on the Narada label.

Born in Paris in 1964 to photographer and filmmaker John Cook and Heather Cook, and raised in the region in southern France known as the Camargue, Jesse Cook grew up with the sounds and influences of Gypsy music. Guitarist Manitas de Plata, who lived in the Camargue, and Nicolas Reyes, lead singer of the flamenco group Gipsy Kings, who just happened to live next door, heavily inspired him.

After his parents separated, Cook and his sister accompanied his mother to her birth country, Canada. Recognizing the musical aptitudes of her son, lessons followed at Toronto’s Eli Kassner Guitar Academy. Kassner's other famous pupil was classical guitarist Liona Boyd.

There he continued his studies in classical and jazz guitar in North America’s music schools, then attempted to unlearn it all while immersing himself in the oral traditions of Gypsy music. This helped him widen his range of musical tastes.

Cook has recorded six studio albums and traveled the world exploring musical traditions that he has blended into his style of rumba flamenco. In addition to headlining concerts and festivals, he has opened for such legends as B.B. King, Ray Charles and Diana Krall. He has performed with Welsh soprano Charlotte Church on the Tonight Show and toured with legendary Irish band, The Chieftains.

The 1995 Catalina Jazz Festival was a turning point in his career. His debut album 'Tempest' had been independently released in Canada. Within a month, a deal with American company Narada allowed them to be booked at the Catalina Jazz festival. Originally the band was to perform during the twenty minute intermissions in a little bar downstairs from the main stage. His performance was well appreciated, so appreciated in fact that Cook was invited to give a performance on the main stage. Shortly afterwards, Tempest entered the American Billboard charts at #14.

In 2001, Cook won a Juno Award in the Best Instrumental Album category for “Free Fall.” Most recently, he has been nominated for two 2008 Juno awards, for his 2007 release “Frontiers” (World Music Album of the Year) and for the “One Night at the Metropolis” DVD (Music DVD of the Year) which captures his performance during the 2006 Montreal Jazz Festival.

For more articles, news, discography, interviews visit www.jessecook.com

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Angela Hayward

Angela Gilbert

Director of the Sabor Dance School

Miss Angela Hayward started dancing ballet at the young age of 5 at the Russian School of Ballet where she continued dancing ballet and modern dance with the school and with the Civic Ballet until leaving for university in 1992.  When she returned from studying and working abroad, her desire to dance again lead her to salsa where she took her first salsa class in 2002.  Nurtured by Travis Gilbert, her dancing quickly took off and through taking classes with international instructors, including Moris Alvarenga, Roberto Arenas, Juan Calderon and Mark Anthony Sheppard, to name a few, she was able to co-found the Sabor Dance School in 2003 and develop into the role of Artistic Director in 2004.  In continuing her quest to provide quality and expanding Latin dance programs, she continues to work with these and other internationally recognized dancers to provide salsa, cha cha, merengue, bachata and Tango instruction at the Sabor Dance School.

Angela has performed internationally in New Jersey, Toronto and Montreal and has instructed at the international salsa convention in Montreal. She has also assisted in producing and has performed in many local Latin dance showcases.  Angela consistently is able to travel to several international events each year with her Senior Dance Company and the Sabor student group to perform and teach where they are always well received.
Angela specializes in salsa, casino de rueda, bachata, merengue, cha cha, ladies styling, spinning technique and tango.


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Sophie Dier

Sophie Dier - Assistant Director

Miss Sophie Dier started dancing at the age of 3 at Jackson School of Dance, Bermuda where she studied ballet, jazz, modern and pointe.

Sophie has worked as a teacher’s assistant, choreographer and has

performed extensively in Bermuda and overseas. 

She was a member of the National Dance Theater, Bermuda and

studied contemporary, modern and Ballroom dance while attending the prestigious Boston University, USA. Upon returning to Bermuda, after graduating from Boston University in 2005, she began salsa dancing in January of 2006 at the Sabor Dance School and was immediately identified as a rising star.

Sophie is now a senior instructor and member of the professional dance company at Sabor Dance School. She is also the Director of the school’s semi-professional dance team. Her technical abilities and passion for dance have resulted in her becoming a welcomed and valued addition to the Sabor family. Sophie is a very talented and thoughtful instructor and serves as a tremendous resource for anyone wanting to learn or improve their dancing.

Sophie specializes in salsa, cha cha, casino de rueda, merengue, bachata and dance technique.

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Travis Gilbert

Travis Gilbert – Instructor

Mr. Travis Gilbert has been dancing and teaching Latin dance for over 10 years and was first introduced to salsa while studying in the UK.  He was immediately drawn to the music and found that it resonated within him and from this the dance came naturally.  He came back home to Bermuda in 1999 and played a key role in the development of the salsa community on the Island.  He quickly became involved by starting to play music for classes which were taught at Club 40 on Front Street in the City of Hamilton and soon after began teaching.  

Travis initially traveled to Cuba, New Orleans and Los Angeles to develop his dancing technique before co-founding the Sabor Dance School in 2003 an institution that has seen hundreds of students pass through its doors. Since the formation of the Sabor Dance School, Travis has traveled extensively and performed and studied dance in many places which include Athens, New Jersey, Toronto and Montréal.

Travis has performed internationally in New Jersey, Toronto and Montreal and taught dance at the international salsa convention in Montreal.  He has also produced and performed in many local Latin dance showcases where he is know for his vivacious energy on stage.

As manager of the BermudaSalsa.com Group, he has raised the profile of Latin dance entertainment by having an extraordinary vision for this art form and through his passionate leadership he has been able to transform this vision into reality. Travis specializes in salsa, casino de rueda, bachata, merengue, cha cha and tango.


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Jermiko Dillas

Jermiko Dillas - Instructor

Mr. Jermiko Dillas is the youngest member of staff, but he has committed himself to being one of the best. Jermiko started dancing approximately three years ago, in 2004 by taking private lessons with Sabor’s director, Angela Hayward and quickly developed his technical abilities. Jermiko was later invited to train as an assistant instructor one year later.  Jermiko was then promoted to junior instructor the following year, in 2006, as has become an integral part of Sabor’s instructor team. Jermiko is also a member of the student company and has performed locally and internationally.

Jermiko specializes in salsa, casino de rueda, bachata, and merengue.


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Adrian Kawaley-Lathan - Instructor

A native Bermudian, Adrian Kawaley-Lathan has been involved in the Arts for most of his life, starting dancing at the age of four! He began with ballet and tap but over the course of his life expanded to Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-hop, Swing, Contact Improvisation, Break Dance and Capoeira. Adrian was one of the first boys to be awarded a full scholarship from the Jackson School of Performing Arts, and he has had the pleasure of dancing at all of the dance schools on the island. At University he was a member of the McMaster Modern Dance Company for 3 years and was also in the MacBreaker's Club for the same. On returning to the island he taught Hip-Hop and Breakdance at the Jackson School of performing Arts for a year, and a few years later started his own performance company: RockFire Productions. Having a lifelong interest in tango it was his supreme pleasure to discover classes on island with Sabor in 2009 and it has quickly become one of his favorite styles. He has since danced tango around the world in Berlin, New York, Oslo and Madrid, and is thrilled to be back in Bermuda teaching with Sabor and sharing a passion for dance and Tango with his students.

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Donovin Seymour - Instructor

Donovin came to Sabor Dance School with ballroom training, and quickly rose to become one of Sabor's lead Tango instructors.

His smooth manner and passion for Tango leaves his students inspired and ready for the next level.

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April Lindell - Instructor

Prior to Latin dance, April began her performing arts life in musical theatre. She studied for two years at the Conservatory of Arts for musical theatre, in tap, jazz, ballet and theatre dance, along with singin and acting. She continued on to study jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She has participated in three national tours in the United States as a featured performer, and once as a dance captain.

It was after moving to Bermuda that April discovered her love for salsa, and an obsession with Argentine Tango. She joined the Sabor team for the school's first student group Tango performance during August Mambo Nights in 2006. She then became an instructor in 2009.

She continues to feed her obsession with regular visits to NYC to sharpen her dancing skills.

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Magic Boyles - Instructor

Originally not a fan of salsa dancing, Magic decided to start classes in 2009 as a surprise for a friend studying overseas. Little did he know he was about to embark on a journey that has so far placed him onstage and alongside the best dancers and instructors on the island.

He breathes new life and injects an extraodinary amount of energy into his roles as dancer, performer, producer of SalsaMania's Latin Flavours radio show, and now in 2012, instructor at Sabor Dance School (after becoming Assistant Instructor in 2010). Magic can often be seen (and heard) calling the Rueda, sending the ladies into head-spinning dips, and dancing Bachata as smoothly as the pros.

 

 

Marcia for Sabor

 

 

Marcia Pringle - Pilates Instructor

 

For over 10 years, Marcia Pringle has taught Fusion for adults which incorporates Pilates and Yoga movements with a strength flow allowing you to be aware of your energy, aura, and breath.  Her first love started in the dance world with ballet, jazz and modern.  She has studied with Somerset School of Dance, Alvin Ailey, and University of the Arts and recently with Tara Stiles at Strala Yoga, New York.  She is currently working towards her 200 Strala Yoga Training hours.  She has also worked with clients one on one for 2 years, with a general specialty working with Parkinson’s disease clients. When you take a FusionWorks class with Marcia, she wants you to cherish the moments, feel empowered and grateful for what your body, mind and soul experience through her guidance but ultimately through your dedication and personal movement.

Fall Schedule 2017

Tuesday, October 3 to Tuesday November 14, 2017

Community Education: Tuesday, October 3 to Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Monday

6:30pm – 7:25pm              Pilates**

Tuesday

5:30pm - 6:25pm              Salsa Open Intermediate

6:30pm - 7:25pm              Salsa Beginner 1*

Wednesday

4:00pm – 5:00pm              Highland Dancing Beginners**

5:00pm – 6:00pm              Highland Dancing Intermediate**

6:00pm - 7:00pm              Highland Dancing Advanced**

Thursday

5:30pm - 6:30pm              Pilates**

Saturday

9:00am - 9:30am              Highland Dancing Parent & Tot**

9:30am - 10:00am            Highland Dancing Tiny Tots**

10:00am - 11:00am           Highland Dancing Intermediate/Advanced**

11:00pm - 12:00pm           Highland Dancing Beginners**

5:30pm – 6:30pm              Pilates**

 

Please read notes at the bottom of this page before registering. 

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Please Note:

  • Please register in advance for the classes you wish to take, as each class has a minimum number of students required, and if the minimum is not met by two weeks after the classes start date the class will be cancelled. All classes have a 4 person minimum.
  • All classes unless specified below, run for 7-week courses. Please note that classes are closed classes and cost $100 for the 7-week course. Entrance into classes will be determined by the instructor one week after the start of the class.
  • *Community Education classes will run for 8-weeks. Please register by visiting http://www.communityed.gov.bm/.
  • For more information regarding package pricing for Pilates, please contact Marcia Pringle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 747-7747.
  • **These classes are offered by private proprietors who are renting the Sabor Dance School studio. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information on these classes.

Private Classes

Private classes are available and can be booked by calling 33-SABOR (337-2267) or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For pricing information, please refer to the Sabor Dance School page.

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The Sabor Dance School is the nerve center of the group and specializes in offering high quality Latin dance
instruction. Sabor has brought together some of Bermuda's best instructors, performers and choreographers with an aim to, through the use of a carefully developed curriculum, produce strong, confident, competent and fun-loving dancers. Frequently Sabor dancers are invited to perform and offer instruction to people throughout Bermuda and abroad.

Sabor has developed a warm embracing culture which is inclusive of everyone. Students are inspired towards enriching and rewarding self expression while developing their dancing skills. The school also offers comfortable dance apparel, which includes t-shirts and foot wear, and various performance and instructional DVDs.

The Sabor Dance School, located in the purpose-built dance studios at the Berkeley Cultural Center (the Old Berkeley Institute) , offers an expanding class schedule providing instruction in several Latin dances, including salsa, cha cha, merengue, bachata, rueda, Argentine tango and featured workshops. The school also offers a variety of fitness classes including pilates, Zumba and yoga. Classes are offered to students of all levels and provide a fun and exciting way to spend any afternoon or evening. You can relax and enjoy beautiful music and dance, taught by instructors who have a passion and a strong technical understanding for these Latin dance forms.

All classes have been designed to develop dancers of all levels. If you are unsure of which class you should

attend, one of our instructors will assist you with placement.

Class Descriptions

Closed classes allow the opportunity for students to progress at the same time together as new students will not be able to join these classes after the second week of each new course. Anyone wishing to join after this period will be encouraged to take a private lesson to cover missed material (see below). All closed classes will run in 7-week cycles. After 7 weeks, you will be able to advance to the next level at your instructors’ discretion. These classes are a flat rate of $100 per course. Drop-ins are welcome for Pilates and Yoga at a cost of $20 per person per class and Zumba at a cost of $15 per person per class.

Several classes are offered through the Community Education and Development Program, and students should register at www.communityed.gov.bm or call (441) 295-7735.

                 

Having trouble deciding which class to take?

Salsa Beginner 1.For the absolute beginner, or students with no social dance experience.

Salsa Beginner 2.For the student who has completed and mastered all 7 weeks of Beginner 1.

Salsa Beginner 3.For the student who has completed all 7 weeks of Beginner 2. It's vital to spend more time mastering skills at the three fundamental beginner levels before moving forward to the Intermediate classes.

Salsa Intermediate 1. Progress in the same manner as the Beginner classes. Intermediate classes are faster-paced, and very little time is spent on teaching basic skills. Speak to your instructor if you are unsure how to proceed. 7 weeks.

Salsa Intermediate 2. For intermediate level students, this class focuses on a new turn pattern each week, advanced lead and follow technique, and spinning technique for ladies and men.

Salsa Turn Patterns and Spinning.For Intermediate level students, this class focuses on a new turn pattern each week, advanced lead and follow technique, and spinning technique for ladies and men.

Rueda.For the Salsa student who has completed and mastered Beginner 3. This is a Cuban-style group salsa dance, Casino de Rueda. No basic skills are taught. 7 weeks.

Tango 1. For the absolute beginner; students with no social dance or Tango experience. 14 weeks.

Tango 2. For the student who has completed and mastered all 14 weeks of Intro to Tango/Beginner Tango. 14 weeks.

Intro to Social Ballroom. Learn the basics of Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Swing and Foxtrot. No experience necessary. Offered as part of the Community Education Program. 8 weeks.

Zumba. Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba Fitness® is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. Since its inception in 2001, Zumba Fitness has grown to become the world’s largest – and most successful – dance-fitness program with more than 10 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages taking weekly Zumba classes in over 90,000 locations across more than 110 countries. Watch the video!

Pilates.This full body fitness class will strengthen, lengthen, and tone your muscles, while at the same time improving your flexibility, posture and overall daily activities. The core principles of Pilates and modification options make this class ideal for all experience levels.

Private Classes

Private classes are one-on-one lessons with the instructor of your choice. Students can use private classes to make up for missed classes, review and practice skills, move further ahead at a faster pace and recieve personalized feedback about their dancing.

To book private classes, speak with any Sabor staff member or instructor, or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (441) 33-SABOR (337-2267). Use our online booking form to directly contact the instructor of your choice. REGISTER NOW!

                                                     

Rates

Group Classes:

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  • Single Class Drop – Yoga and Pilates $20 and Zumba $15
  • 7-Week Course (7 Classes) $100.00 per course, per level

Private Classes:

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  • Private Class Card (a series of 5 private classes) $275 for one person;
    • $400 for two people
    • $450 for three people
     
  • $65 per person per hour for one person
  • $45 per person per hour for two people
  • $35 per person per hour for three or more people                       

Studio Rental:

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  • $50 per hour
  • $40 per hour for more than 4 hours' rental time per month

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