Duration: 1 hour; $40. Think you'd like to tango, but afraid you'd just get tangled instead? Get your footwork straight during this introductory crash course! Since its birth in the late 19th century, the tango has come to be regarded as one of the world's most iconic and seductive partner dances, offering sensuous moves and motions that leave both dancers and onlookers swooning. With You Should Be Dancing, you'll take your first steps in learning to tango, focusing on connection, embrace, and the tango walk. This class is a great way to find out what the tango is all about, and decide if it's something you'd like to study further. Learning to tango is a great addition to your dance repertoire, great fun, and a healthy activity too!
Learn to tango during a fundamentals class taught by an experienced dancer
Develop your skills while dancing with various partners in a fun, supportive studio
Build your motor coordination and develop your grace while dancing
Embrace one of the most passionate and beloved partner dances in the world
Swing Crash Course
Duration: 3.5 hours; $40. Anybody teach you to jive and wail -- like you gotta jump, jive, and then you wail away? Get it?! Embedded in American history, you'll learn about this dance style born in Harlem and displaced worldwide, with classic dances such as Charleston, Jitterbug, and the College Shag. During this beginner crash course, you will cover these dances, and the fundamental steps to go along with it -- you might have to do a little a jump, and maybe a jive, to get a feel for the dance. Tap your feet, feel the rhythm, and the rhyme, but more importantly, grab your partner and dance to have a great time.
Learn basic foot patterns and rhythms to swing dance
Grab a partner and explore leading and following techniques as you dance the night away
Familiarize yourself with the six-count timing
Experience one of the most popular dances in American history
Note: You will be required to change partners -- your dancing will improve because of it.
Salsa Crash Course
Duration: 3 hours; $40. It's salsa night, and yet again, you're lost. It's time you embrace the dance floor with Latin passion, rhythm, and style, as you learn how to shimmy, spin, and strut your body across the dance floor. During Dance Manhattan's Salsa Crash Course, you'll focus on all the fundamentals of footwork, dance patterns, and rhythm to get you dancing like a salsa pro by the time you leave. You will also learn how to bring your own flavor to Club Style (on 2) Salsa and practice leading or following. There's never been a better time to salsa! Note: You will be required to change partners -- your dancing will improve because of it.
Learn salsa dance fundamentals, including step-patterns, styling, leading and following, and spins
Practice with a partner to master the basic movements
Discuss Salsa music and how to listen for timing, rhythm and musicality
No experience necessary
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds, all sales are final.