2019 Cuba Baila Christmas Beach Salsa Party

The time has come for a fantastic Cuba Baila Cuban Dance party!

To finish this Salsa year with great joy and happiness … What a better way to celebrate than with a huge SALSA beach party, picnic, truly amazing people and lots of fun?

We will be holding the Salsa party at North Curl Curl Beach Reserve! Please save the day and time. Bring your friends and family, everyone welcome! Let’s celebrate for friendship, health, happiness and the imminent end of this year 2019!

We will provide recorded music and lively entertainment! BYO food, drinks and perfect weather!

23rd NOVEMBER, from 1-6pm

North Curl Curl Beach Reserve.
Cnr Huston Pde and Surf Rd
(Picnic area at the park before getting to the beach)

Park on Surf Rd or Pitt Rd to avoid the parking fees.

For more information Yarima 0424621409

Yarima’s Afro-Cuban Series

Designed for existing intermediate and above dancers who want to add that extra Afro-Cuban flair to their dancing. Extra small classes guarantee you get personal attention of your two Afro-Cuban masters.
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Series 1:
Building Afro-Cuban Foundations
4 Classes over 4 weeks. Fees: $250.
Catch up lessons will be available if you missed a week at an additional charge.

Date: 28th Jul, 4th Aug, 11th Aug, 18th Aug
Time: 1:30PM – 3:00PM
Connection Studios
Level 1, 103 Foveaux Steet,
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Enrolments close Thursday 25th July 2019 (mid course enrolments not accepted). Hurry or you will miss out.

Duration: 4 weeks
Number of Classes: 4
Class Duration: 1.5 hours
Maximum Student Intake: 18
Level: Afro-Cuban Beginners to Intermediate Level

Afro-Cuban masters:
Yarima Gavilan (7 Portencias Africanas Dance Company, Habana Cuba)
Michel Concepcion Mullings (Ban Ra Ra Dance Company, Habana Cuba)

Course Syllabus:
Afro-Cuban musicality, footwork, arm and leg combinations & timing. By the end of this course, you will understand the roots of Afro-Cuban dance and music and have mastered the basic Afro-Cuban foundations to be able to progress further with your studies into Afro-Cuban music and dance.

Details of Following Series will be Confirmed Later..

Dance Workshops with Nicholas & Yarima

Workshop Price: $30 for one, $50 for two, $60 for all three.

Workshop 1
Cuban Salsa Styling Partner Work
Instructor: Nicholas & Yarima

Date: 13th July, Saturday
Time: 10am – 11am
Level: Intermediate

Perfect for dancers who are looking for a more funky style! Focusing on upper body movement, expression and follow technique for ladies, shoulders to shoulder arm coordination and lead technique for gentleman.

Workshop 2
Sensual Bachata Partner Styling
Instructor: Nicholas

Date: 13th July, Saturday
Time: 11am – 12pm
Level: Intermediate

The workshop will help improve your overall partnered dancing as well as giving you sexier style and technique. Fine tuning your rhythm, timing, footwork & styling.

Workshop 3
Ladies Bachata Styling
Instructor: Nicholas

Date: 13th July, Saturday
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Level: All Levels

Ladies in this 1 hour workshop you will learn new techniques and styling, working with Nicholas. You will work on body movement, including body isolations, arms and hands styling giving you a sexier look on the dance floor.
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New Term Starts on this Wednesday 10 April

We run 8-week term, Term 2 for 2019 starts on Wed, 10th April.
There are two prices, if you are a brand new beginner, your term fee is $144, if you have done at least one term, your term fee is $130.

Three payment options:

1. Bank Transfer
Account Name: Yarima Gavilan Herrera
BSB: 062197
Account Number: 10407514

2.Book Online
Followthis linkfor online payment.

3. Cash at The Door
If you want to try one class, you can pay a casual fee of $20 at the door, which will be deducted from your term fee if you sign up.

This Weekend Yarima’s Body Movement Workshop

Come to experience authentic and energetic body movement class with Yarima, learn shoulders and hip rotation, pelvic rocking, body isolation, shakes and shimmys.

North Curl Curl Location
Saturday, 23rd March
1 – 2pm
Open Level
For both lady & male dancers.
2 Griffin Rd, North Curl Curl. Enter via Abbott rd.

City Location
Sunday, 24th March
Open Level
For both lady & male dancers.
Connection Studios / Level 1, 103 Foveaux Steet, Surry Hills

When we learn Salsa dancing with a partner it is about learning to engage and connect with your dance partner, while at our Body Movement Workshop we focus on ourselves, learn to connect to our own body.

Open Level Bachata with Michiko

Saturday, 2nd March / 1 – 2pm
Nth Curl Curl Community Centre
2 Griffin Rd, North Curl Curl.

Did you always wanted to learn to dance Bachata? This is the right opportunity for you to begin!

Bachata is a simple, sensuous dance originating from the Dominican Republic, Today, this passionate form of dance is popular all over Latin America and beyond. Bachata is relatively easy for learners and allows dance masters plenty of freedom to flaunt their skills.

Please Note:
 This workshop is for both lady & male dancers, all levels.
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LIVE – Cuban Night Show at The Uruguayan Club

Saturday, 16th March / 6:30 – 11:55pm
Uruguayan Social & Sporting Hinchinbrook

Cuban Night Show will take you on a journey through the most popular and genuine Cuban rhythms and dances beyond your wildest dreams! CUBAN SALSA, CHA CHA CHA, MAMBO and RUMBA at its hottest and pulsing with the energy of LIVE Cuban Band, Striking Salsa Dancers and Colourful Stage with a perfect combination of imported Rum Cubay, all the way from CUBA.

Featuring: Yarima Gavilan, Kristine Wuthrich, Michiko Ban, Michel Concepcion Mullings, Cruz Vazquez Borges, Airagdin Pavon El Moro
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2018 Christmas Party

Despite the crazy weather on Wednesday night, we had such a great crowd for our Christmas party. It was so wonderful to see everyone enjoying the dance so much, and the 2.5 hours went way too fast. Follow our Facebook page for more photos and videos.

Dance Intensive Cuba Tour

“Get Lost Inspiring Travel” magazine ranked learn to dance in Cuba No.1 on their list of the 18 life-changing experiences..

There is still time to join our Dance Intensive Cuba Tour, Dec 7 – Dec 18. Stop thinking about it, just do it.
For a detailed tour brochure please contact Yarima
Mob: 0424 621 409Click here for more information and videos from previous tours.