In Cuba, a popular dance named Casino, was being called Cuban Salsa, when the brand “Salsa” became popular in the 70’s. The name comes from “Casinos Deportivos”, where they danced social dance from the middle of 1900.
What brings life to Cuban Salsa is not technique but use of Afro-Cuban dance and movement.
Salsa on1, also called Salsa LA style or Salsa Line style….. Salsa originates from Cuba in the middle of the 1970’s. Salsa on1 / Salsa LA is a development and more modern form of Salsa, with more technique.
Salsa on2, or Salsa New York style.
Bachata originates from the Dominican Republic. In this class you will learn the original dominican style and the modern Bachata Sensual style. Here you will learn everything you need to know to become a social dancer and be able to dance with everyone. You will learn the right techique, how to lead and follow, footwork and combinations.
Masterclass is a solo class (Salsa on2) held by Jazzy Ruiz with his live salsa band. This is the class with the highest level in the school, and it is a solo class where you learn footwork, combinations, technique, body movement and musicality. It is a high intensity class with which will push you to the next level as a dancer, no matter what style you dance. In addition to Salsa on2 and Mambo you will get to learn Pachanga, Cha-Cha-Cha, Latin Boogaloo, Basic Rumba and Latin Jazz.
Occasionally Jazzy is accompanied by Salsakompaniet’s official band, and you get to experience the unique feeling of dancing to live music!
Cuban Masterclass is a solo class taught by Andy Gonzalo Varona and it is the highest level of Cuban style in the schedule.
Get ready to sweat, smile and develop as a dancer!
Ladystyling is a solo class for women who wants to become better dancers. You will learn technique, combinations, body movement, coordination, musicality and styling to improve your social dancing.
We have 3 ladystyling classes:
Cuban Salsa Ladystyling
Salsa on1 Ladystyling Intermediate
Salsa on2 Ladystyling Advanced
In Afro Fusion you will learn explosive and energetic dance routines to Caribbean and African beats. The class contains elements from afro-caribbean dance, afro-cuban dance, dancehall, afro-house, reggeaton and salsa. This is a class will of energy, and we guarantee that you will sweat and smile!
CUBAN BODY MOVES
This is a fun, energetic and valuable solo class with Yuliet Estrada. Here you will learn Cuban styles such as Rumba, Afro, Son, Palo, and a lot more in different combinations. You will learn a lot of body movement and body control, which will make you a better dancer in any style.
Cuban Rumba class taught by Andy Gonzalo Varona & Yuliet Estrada Linares.
Student Show Teams
Student Showteams is a class that goes over 16 weeks. You will learn a show choreography specially made for your group and perform on different events in Oslo and maybe also abroad. We have 3 showteams; Mambo Showteam, Bachata Showteam and Ladies Mambo Showteam. Being part of a showteam demands that you have an advanced level and that you want to commit a little bit extra.
ZOUK with Moments Dance Company
Zouk, also known as Zouk-Lambada, is danced to rythms that was made popular in the French Caribbean. The last ten years the dance has developed and been affected by dances such as Forro, Samba, Salsa and classical dance.
DESCRIPTIONS OF DIFFERENT LEVELS:
NYBEGYNNER / BEGINNER
Nybegynner / Beginner is the first level. This is for those who have never danced before or…… (..)
LITT ØVET / IMPROVER
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VIDEREGÅENDE / INTERMEDIATE
AVANSERT / ADVANCED
ÅPENT NIVÅ / OPEN LEVEL
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