This Basic level is for anyone who wants to let go and experience the world of Salsa. This course teaches you the basic footwork, technique and rhythm of the salsa dance form.
Salsa is a Latin dance form with origins from the Cuban Son (circa 1920s) and Afro-Cuban dance. Today there are many various styles of salsa dancing because of geographical dispersion and cultural syncretism. Salsa is typically a partner dance, although there are recognized solo forms (Floor Shines/ Shines), line dancing etc. Salsa is now flourishing in India, as it has around the World
This Basic level is for anyone who wants to let go and experience the world of Salsa. This course teaches you the basic footwork, technique and rhythm of the salsa dance form. The goal of this level is to build a strong foundation from which to move ahead. Focused on getting the basics right a great deal of emphasis on proper form, technique and execution of each movement. Students learn the techniques of proper hip movement, use of the knees and proper posture. Men learn how to lead a lady with skill and confidence, ladies how to understand and anticipate their partner so that both move seamlessly and smoothly into the next pattern.
No previous experience is necessary, just the willingness to learn and a commitment to have a good time all along. No mandatory partner sign up required, the group of experienced dancers at Salsa India will be there to assist you
Salsa India was established in April 2001, by Salsa guru Mr. Kaytee Namgyal and is today the biggest Salsa school in India, with several studios currently running in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Kolkata. Salsa India has seen more than 5000 enthusiastic students
Kaytee has studied with some of the best teachers in the world Eddie Torres, Frankie Martinez, Edie-The Salsa Freak, Super Mario, etc. He has had the opportunity to learn the Cuban, New York and L.A. styles of salsa. He has taught as an instructor in several Salsa Festivals and Countries across the World, including Berlin, China, USA, Dubai, Australia, Singapore etc. Kaytee was also a Judge at the China Open Salsa Championship and the Asian Salsa Championship.
Salsa India has helped to popularize Salsa through a number of classes/workshops in other Indian cities like Goa, Punjab, Bangalore, Sikkim, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkota, Pune and Indore and has also reached enthusiasts outside India in US, China, Nepal, Hong Kong, Dubai, Kuwait and Thailand and many more.
*Discounts* applicable on course fee only
Salsa night parties are held twice a week as per below details :