Merengue is a fun, easy, and versatile dance that comes from the Dominican Republic. This dance is a gateway to learning other forms of Latin dancing. It's easy 1 - 2, 1 - 2 stepping allows the student to concentrate mainly on leading / following different turns, pretzels, and combinations that can later be translated into Salsa, Cumbia, and Bachata. If you never danced Latin Dance before, we highly recommend starting with Merengue. It will give you hip movements, fun combinations, and sizzling turns. No dance partner or experience needed. Save your spot in advance.
Duration of this monthly workshop is 1.5 hours. We will cover:
Foundations- Step and weight change drills- Open and Close Frame connections- Basic Step variations- Body Movement drillsTurns- Right and Left Turns
- Pulls- Lock Turns- Inside and Outside Turns- Sweetheart wraps Pretzels
- Hammerlock set up
- Hammerlock tunnel
- Hammerlock walk-around
- Sweetheart tunnel
- Arm techniques
- Combs and Brushes
WHO CAN JOIN?Couples, singles, newbies and curious welcome. Start your journey to becoming a fantastic social dancer. After you complete the course, you will have lots of fun at our parties, group lessons, and fun dance events! TICKETSEarly bird discount $15/p (Save $5)Door price: $20/p You can also pay over the phone with a credit card at [hidden] prior the event to obtain your discount.
El Big Bad
409 Travis St. HTX
Free street parking all day in Downtown
Come early and join us for Brunch!
WHAT TO WEAR Casual to dressy. Wear something comfortable. Dress shoes with leather sole for men are best. Low heel and flats for ladies are best. Tennis shoes and sandals are not recommended. IT'S LOTS OF FUN!You can come alone or with friends, it’s a welcoming atmosphere. We will rotate during class so you can meet other and make friends. Limited spots - up to 30 students: 15 guys and 15 ladies accepted. Please do not come unannounced to the class unless you have a partner. Also the class may sell out. Call / Text us with questions: [hidden] #merengueCONTACT & FOLLOW US
Christian Franco - Dance Instructor
We organize fun dance parties, socials, and group classes seven days a week!
We love to inspire you to dance! Book us for private dance lessons, choreographies, and private dance events.
Phone: 832-41-DANCE / [hidden]
More Info below.
Join Fresh Arts in raising a glass (and some funds) for Texas Salsa Congress on Thursday, November 21st from 5:00 to 8:00pm for Cultured Coc
Danceus.org does not organize events and only provides events listings on our site. Please make sure to always contact event organizers before attending this event — you need to be signed in to access contacts and info for the event — currently we support login with Facebook only but soon will introduce login with email as well. If you are an organizer and need to update the event, please contact us.