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Salsa for the Soul New Years Classes 2014

Salsa for the Soul New Years Classes 2014


Sarah Haykel teaching with Salsa for the Soul dancers and students at Canal Side, Summer 2013
Photo taken by Travis Widrick


What a wonderful way to start the New Year, with some enlivening, uplifting movement to get your energy flowing and glowing!

I invite you to check out the list of classes below and choose what works for you.  Then go ahead and email me at to register.

See you in the new year!

I also encourage you to become a part of our Facebook community, a space where you will have access to interviews and posts about amazing Latin dance teachers and be able to connect with fellow salsa dancers.  Click here to like my Salsa for the Soul Facebook page and get connected!

New Year’s Salsa Classes, 6 Week Sessions with a Free Party the 7th week!

Here are the dates listed below:

6 Week Beginner Salsa Class $85:

Thursdays January 16 – February 20

  • 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Basic footwork, turns, styling and partner work PLUS the MUST KNOWS of how to dance successfully with a partner!

6 Week Intermediate Partner Salsa Class $85:

Thursdays January 16 – February 20

  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Learn intermediate lead-able partner combinations plus advanced technique and musicality (how to hit the beats and musical variations in each song) that will take your dancing to the NEXT LEVEL!

Ladies Latin Styling Class $120:

Mondays January 13 – February 17

  • 7:00 – 8:30pm

Click here for all the details for Ladies Latin Styling

Ladies, you will learn and practice the basics of how to style and move your body with flare, precision and intention while looking good and feeling great in your body while solo and partner dancing.

Details about Salsa for the Soul Classes:

  • 6 week sessions that build progressively each class
  • Payments made in full at the first class of each session, no refunds, cash please
  • Classes start promptly at times listed above
  • Location: Configuration Dance Theater, 230 Lexington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222.  Entrance on the Ashland side of the building.
  • Singles welcome as we rotate partners
  • Please bring a clean pair of smooth soled shoes to dance in and/or a comfortable pair of socks.  (No black or dark brown soled shoes with rubber bottoms that could scuff the floor.)
  • Wear comfortable clothing

PRE-REGISTER by emailing Sarah at now!

Space Limited-Register TODAY!

Location: Configuration Dance Studio 230 Lexington Ave. Buffalo, NY 14222, On the corner of Lexington and Ashland.  Entrance on Ashland

Salsa for the Soul Classes focus on teaching you how to:

  • Find and Feel the rhythm in Latin music
  • Dance in time with the music
  • Lead and follow with great technique so you can dance with anyone around the world!
  • Move your body in the style of Latin dancing
  • Solo with shines and fancy footwork during song breaks
  • Turn properly and with good technique
  • Feel your body and connect with your body so you feel good while dancing
  • Enjoy the feeling, rhythm and timing of Latin dancing
  • Have fun while dancing within yourself, with your partner and the world around you

More Info:

We teach L.A. on1 style of salsa dancing, Cuban style, and N.Y. Mambo on2 shines, which add more flare and flavor to your social dancing. 

Singles welcome, partners rotate during class.  

Before taking the Intermediate level class, you must take one Beginner session or more with Salsa for the Soul (handled on a case by case basis).  

Couples welcome who want to dance with each other solely.

Author Info

Sarah Haykel

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