Bachata Workshops with Alejandro Rey

Mar 29 2009 12:00 pm
Mar 29 2009 6:00 pm

Notice: Schedule Change! Workshops are Only on Sunday, March 29th. Alejandro will now be teaching on Saturday in Phoenix



On Sunday, March 29th, enjoy the instruction and energy of Alejandro Rey, a premier Bachatero from the Los Angeles area!


Schedule: Sunday, March 29th


12-1 pm Crazy Merengue!: The title speaks for itself! New merengue music and dance moves that are a guaranteed hit! Learn the latest individual moves, partnering techniques and combinations.


1:10-2:10 pm, Basic Bachata Fundamentals: Beginner Level, Introducing footwork, 3-step turns, posture, partner connection, resistance and tension and an overall understanding of modern Bachata music and dance.


2:20-3:20 pm, Urban Bachata 101: Fast-paced Bachata with Urban flavor! Expand your Bachata dancing by moving in all directions (not just side to side). Footwork, sharp musicality, turn patterns, and attitude are all staple features of Urban Bachata. A basic understanding of bachata footwork and turns are recommended for participants for we will be moving at a progressive pace.


3:30-4:30 pm, Bachata Musicality: This workshop will focus on musicality and hitting Bachata accents with razor-sharp precision. This is the perfect class to take for Bachateros who want to add flash and flair to their social dancing.


4:40-5:40 pm Bachata, Dominican Style:Taking it back to roots and origins of Bachata: Dominican Style! This course will focus on footwork, hip motion, sensuality, tension and resistance.


Location: Mid-Valley Athletic Club, 140 S. Tucson Blvd (Just South of Broadway, follow the alley between Signmaker and Ballet Arts on West side of Tucson Blvd.)
Pre-Registration Prices:
Single Class, $15
Any 2 Classes, $28
Any 3 Classes, $39
Any 4 Classes, $48
All 5 Classes, $55


Pre-Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 21st

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