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Alberto’s 6 and 10 Week Dance Class Schedule

Private Lessons & Group Classes:
"I teach Dancing For Singles"
Singles, Couples and Married Welcome!
Learn to dance from the heart
(650) 922-4344/Alberto
Intructor Alberto teaches New Free Expression Latin Dance in just 5 weeks
Instructor Alberto
Created A New Style of Dance...
Nuevo Baile De Libre Expresión Latina
New Free Expression Latin Dance
"I teach Dancing For Singles"
Singles, Couples and Married Welcome!
Learn to dance from the heart
(del corazón) and improve your style.
(650) 922-4344/Alberto
e-mail me - sheppardalbert@yahoo.com (click here)

Alberto's group class is for all skill levels

Wednesdays at 7:00
Beginning to Intermediate
Intermediate to Adv. Intermediate

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Drop ins (EVERY WEDNESDAY) pay $12.00 per class.


Whether you are a Beginner or Intermediate dancer you will need at 5 or 10 classes with me to become a GREAT dancer.
$44.00 for 4 weeks/classes. Includes Free practice at end of class $80.00 for 8 weeks. Includes Free practice at end of class....good any Wednesday for my classes at Mission Cultural Center (MCCLA)

Alberto
(650) 922-4344



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Are you one of those who have taken classes or have been dancing for years and are still not that good. Even if you are a beginner or never thought you could be a good dancer I guarantee to teach you rhythm, timing and Latin motion as well as the steps and turns for Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba, Latin Hip Hop, East Coast Swing and Argentine Tango Introduction and Appreciation ...and all in 6 or 10 FUN weeks.

A New Style of Latin Dance Is Born In San Francisco, Portland, and Vancouver!!!

Now Also In Pacifica and the Peninsula

New Free Expression Latin Dance

Nuevo Baile De Libre Exprésion Latina

Includes:
Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba, Latin Hip Hop, East Coast Swing,

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Week 1

Introduction to Latin Dance Origins

 

The Pros and Cons of Different Dance Styles
and Different Instruction Styles:

Ballroom/Studio; Exhibition/Performance Group; Indigenous Hispanic; Eclectic Night Club/Street Latin; New Free Expression Latin Dance

 

Recognizing the dance by the music and demonstration of:

Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba, Latin Hip Hop and East Coast Swing

 

Discussion of Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

 

Learn the basic patterns, body, hand, arm, foot and head positions for these 8 dances

 

Learn the most common basic turns, the dip, etc.

 

Discussion of the "misunderstood" differences between the "Lead" and the "Follow" in Night Club/Street Latin dancing and other dances like Swing, Tango, and Ballroom style dances and instruction
Recognizing instruction techniques that petrify your dance style for life.

 

Demonstration of the "Lead" and the "Follow"

 

Special drill: Mastering the "Lead" and the "Follow"

 

Demonstration of Cuban Motion

 

Special drill: Mastering Cuban Motion

 

Demonstration of primitive rhythm and timing

 

Special drill: Finding the primitive rhythm and timing within you

 

Special drill: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication

 

Practice Salsa and Merengue and get individual attention

 

Week 2

Recognizing the dance by the music and review of:

Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba, Latin Hip Hop and East Coast Swing

 

Review practice all seven dances.

 

Learn VARIATIONS to patterns, body, hand, arm, foot and head

positions for these 7 dances

 

Learn some more advanced turns, and dips, etc.

 

Special drill: Mastering the "Lead" and the "Follow"

 

Special drill: Mastering Cuban Motion

 

Special drill: Finding the primitive rhythm and timing within you

 

Practice Cha Cha, Salsa and Merengue and get individual attention

 

 

Week 3

Recognizing the dance by the music and review of:

Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba, Latin Hip Hop and East Coast Swing

 

Review and fun practice variations for all 8 dances

 

Special drill: Mastering the "Lead" and the "Follow"

 

Demonstration of alternate rhythm and timing variations

 

Special drill: Altering rhythm and timing

 

Class warm up and with Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rumba and East Coast Swing

 

 

 

 

Week 4

Class warm up and with Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Rumba and East Coast Swing

 

Special drill: Mastering Cuban Motion

 

Rhythm and timing improvement practice

 

Class warm up and with Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Rumba and East Coast Swing

 

 

Week 5

Class warm up and with Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Rumba and East Coast Swing

 

Rhythm, timing and motion improvement practice

 

Introduction to week 6 through 10: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

Introduction to week 6 through 10: Creative, innovative dancing from start to finish of music

Introduction to week 6 throught 10: Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

Practice: Finding your own dance style

 

Practice: Rumba, Cumbia, Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, East Coast Swing and Latin Hip Hop.

 

 

 

Week 6

Discussion and practice: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

Demonstration: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

 

Special drill: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

 

Practice: Creative, innovative dancing from start to finish of music

Introduction to Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

 

 

 

Week 7

Critique and practice: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

Demonstration: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

 

Special drill: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

 

 

Introduction to Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

 

 

 

Week 8

Critique and practice: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

 

Special drill: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

Practice: Creative, innovative dancing from start to finish of music

 

Practice: Developing your own dance style

 

 

Introduction to Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

 

 

 

Week 9

Critique and practice: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

 

Special drill: Choreograph your own turns and patterns

Practice: Creative, innovative dancing from start to finish of music

 

Practice: Developing your own dance style

 

 

Introduction to Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

 

 

 

Week 10

Critique and practice: Beauty, Romance, Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication In New Free Expression Latin Dance

 

Practice: Creative, innovative dancing from start to finish of music

 

Practice: Developing your own dance style

 

 

Introduction to Argentine Tango & Tango Appreciation

 

 

 

 

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Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
5 minutes for the center of downtown San Francisco

2868 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94110

The next class offering includes: Advanced Latin Dance Choreography: Aesthetic/Dynamic Communication and Expression

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Call me: Alberto (650) 922-4344

Alberto Teaches on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. at 
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco, California

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6 Week Schedule at MCCLA

Drop ins (EVERY WEDNESDAY) pay $12.00 per class.


Whether you are a Beginner or Intermediate dancer you will need at 5 or 10 classes with me to become a GREAT dancer.
$44.00 for 4 weeks/classes. Includes Free practice at end of class $80.00 for 8 weeks. Includes Free practice at end of class....good any Wednesday for my classes at Mission Cultural Center (MCCLA)

Alberto
(650) 922-4344

Salsa
Merengue
Cumbia
Bachata
Cha Cha
Rumba
East Coast Swing
Night Club Two Step
Latin Hip Hop
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