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Salsa & Bachata Dancing Boston

Group Classes

STUDIO CLOSING:
July 4th-7th
August 16th-18th (Boston Salsa Festival! Message us for a Discount!)

Check out all the classes we have to offer at Lili Latin Dance! Each class has a description and any pre-requisites required in order to attend the class! Not sure what your level is? Send us an email!

Also, all classes are in 2 month session format with the exception of Salsa Lv 1 and Bachata Lv 1!

Salsa Level 1

Ready to start your Salsa Dance journey? This class is perfect for those new to the dance, or have tried it here and there and are ready for more instruction! Class will begin with a solo footwork warm-up, and then we apply those concepts into Partnerwork! No partner is required to attend the class as you will practice with everyone in class.

Salsa Level 2

Basics down? Amazing! You are ready for the next step! This class will continue building on the foundations taught in Salsa Basics and introduce a few more footwork and partner work concepts to increase your dance vocabulary. No partner is required to attend the class as you will practice with everyone in class.

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Footwork: Basic Step, Side Step, Back Step, Right Turn, Left Turn, Susie Q

  • Partnerwork: Be able to comfortably lead or follow Basic Step, Side Step, Back Step, Right Turn, Left Turn, Crossbody Lead

Salsa Level 3

Comfortable dancing Salsa with all your foundational moves? Time to make things fancy! This class is perfect for those who have danced Salsa for some time and have finessed the concepts discussed in Salsa Basics & Level 2! We will incorporate more body movement, musicality, and spinning technique.

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Footwork: Core Salsa Basics & Level 2 (Inside Turn, Outside Turn, Copa Turn, Half & Half)

  • Partnerwork: Be able to comfortably lead or follow Salsa Basics & Level 2 Concepts (Variation of Inside Turn, Outside Turn, Copa Turn, Simple Crossbody Lead variations)

Bachata Level 1

Ready to start your Bachata dancing? This class is perfect for those new to the dance, or have tried it here and there and are ready for more instruction! Class will begin with a solo footwork warm-up, and then we apply those concepts into Partnerwork! No partner is required to attend the class as you will practice with everyone in class.

Bachata
Level 2

Basics down? Amazing! You are ready for the next step! This class will continue building on the foundations taught in Bachata Basics and introduce a few more footwork and partner work concepts to increase your dance vocabulary. No partner is required to attend the class as you will practice with everyone in class.

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Footwork: Basic, Forward and Back Basic, Side Basic, Angle Basic, Box Basic, Step Tap, Right turn, Left turn

  • Partnerwork: Open & Closed Frame Connection concept; Lead/Follow Right and Left Turns, Basic, Forward and Back Basic, Box Basic, Side Basic, Basic in place

Bachata Sensual: Technique & Flow

Comfortable dancing Bachata with all your foundational moves? Time to make things fancy! This class is perfect for those who have danced Bachata for some time and have finessed the concepts discussed in Bachata Basics & Level 2! This class will focus on Bachata Urban and Sensual technique and less on choreographies. We will incorporate more spin variations, musicality, and body movement.

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Footwork: Core Bachata Basics & Level 2 (Swivels, Madrid, Slow Basic, V-Step, Side Prep Turns)

  • Partnerwork: Be able to comfortably lead or follow Bachata Basics concepts & Level 2 concepts (Variation of Hammerlocks, Wraps, 360 Pattern Movements, comfortable working on Body Movement)

Sensual 
Movement:
Floorwork

Try a different genre of dance! We explore how to move around on the floor and explore creativity through sensual movements! Open to all levels!

Socks are encouraged but not required (socks for ease of movement), and bring a bottle for water (we have a dispenser available). Gym clothes best (no jeans or business attire).

Group Choreo
Pole Dance

Join us for Group Choreography Pole Dance! Every week we will work on conditioning for floor and pole moves, technique for fluid movement, and a group choreo! The apparatus for this class is one single stage pole. Students will work together to make beautiful shapes on, off, and around the pole! Successful completion of the class can lead to an opportunity to perform, pending instructor's approval. All levels welcome!

 

*Early bird pricing - $99 for 8 classes
After June 21st - $139 for 8 classes
Enrollment closes on June 30th
Course begins on July 2nd at 9pm

Please bring pole appropriate attire (shorts, sports bra, grip clothing, etc.) Email us at hello@lili.dance if you are unsure what this means!​

 

Dance Tricks

With instructors Carlos Silva and Reggie Orozco, these amazing dancers will teach you the foundation of a variety of dance tricks! Each session begins with a 15 minutes dynamic warm-up* and then we will build on a few concepts and progress to other versions of the trick!

Drop in price will be $30. If you have a membership or classpack, you can apply the plan with no issue!

Prerequisites for this class:

  • Instructors will assess everyone and make sure all students are appropriate to do the class; this is not for students who have never done Partner Acrobatics or any dance before! Please email us to learn how to start your journey with Esh Circus Arts!

  • Must be able to squat 100 lbs

  • Hold a plank for 1 minute

  • Handstand against the wall for about 15 seconds

  • Enthusiastic about stretch, conditioning, and thorough warm-ups! 

*For safety, if you miss the dynamic warm-up portion, you must ask the instructor if you can participate; missing the warm-up is required and crucial for your safety!

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(617) 545-0546

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