Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop - Tonight!! at LMDC

Leading and Following without Pushing and Pulling

A 4 week Salsamatics Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop 

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

8:00pm - 9:00pm

at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland

$48 for the 4 week series. $15 drop - ins

Advanced concepts in leading and following on the social dance floor. Have you heard instructors tell you to push and pull your partner in order to lead. Have you often wondered why your shoulders and wrists hurt the day after dancing. Do you often get winded and over heated after dancing one song. This workshop is designed to explore subtler, calmer and clearer ways of leading and following so you can dance all night without injury.

We start with a firm foundation in Salsa y Casino, and then add concepts from Danzon, Tango and Tai Chi in order to facilitate clear, smooth lead and follow.

Intro to Salsa Cubana Tonight at LMDC

Salsa Vale Todo presents...

A 4 week complete Introduction to Salsa Cubana Workshop. (3 weeks left)

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland, Hall 1
$36 for the remaining 3 week series. $15 drop - ins

Salsa Nick has designed a 4 week workshop to get you familiar with the many aspects of Cuban Salsa or Casino. We will cover the important aspects of the Rhythm, footwork, partnering technique, Casino, Rueda, Suelta and a brief intro to contributing Cuban dances (Son, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha and Mambo). Everything you need to get out on the dance floor and/or continue in our many other Rueda and Casino classes. 

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn from dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, here is their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the info you need to adapt to the Cuban style

Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshops in January

Leading and Following without Pushing and Pulling

A 4 week Salsamatics Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop 

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

8:00pm - 9:00pm

at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland

$48 for the 4 week series. $15 drop - ins

Advanced concepts in leading and following on the social dance floor. Have you heard instructors tell you to push and pull your partner in order to lead. Have you often wondered why your shoulders and wrists hurt the day after dancing. Do you often get winded and over heated after dancing one song. This workshop is designed to explore subtler, calmer and clearer ways of leading and following so you can dance all night without injury.

We start with a firm foundation in Salsa y Casino, and then add concepts from Danzon, Tango and Tai Chi in order to facilitate clear, smooth lead and follow.

Intro to Salsa Cubana - 4 week workshop for Beginners

Salsa Vale Todo presents...

A 4 week complete Introduction to Salsa Cubana Workshop.

(3 weeks left)

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland, Hall 1
$36 for the remaining 3 week series. $15 drop - ins

Salsa Nick has designed a 4 week workshop to get you familiar with the many aspects of Cuban Salsa or Casino. We will cover the important aspects of the Rhythm, footwork, partnering technique, Casino, Rueda, Suelta and a brief intro to contributing Cuban dances (Son, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha and Mambo). Everything you need to get out on the dance floor and/or continue in our many other Rueda and Casino classes. 

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn from dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, here is their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the info you need to adapt to the Cuban style

About Salsa Nick 
For over 14 years, Nick was a martial arts and movement instructor. Partner dancing and Salsa were a natural progression. For the past 12 years, Nick has been teaching Salsa and in particular, Cuban style Salsa, bringing to it his existing concepts of connection, balance, and fluidity. Nick combines decades of Cuban tradition with modern movement concepts of space, timing, and flow. Presently, he teaches Salsa Cubana (Casino), Rueda de Casino, cha cha cha, Son, and several martial arts. Nick studies yearly with Yanek Revilla, Karelia Despaigne and Casino.com from Santiago de Cuba. Nick has trained and taught all over the U.S., including extended periods in Miami, New York, and Texas. He has also taught in Hawaii , Venezuela, Mexico and throughout California. He has taught at numerous salsa congresses, festivals and cruises and is the co-star of "The Quick And Dirty Guide To Salsa, vol. 4". Nick teaches Casino and Rueda de Casino classes in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond at festivals and events across the Americas. Nick is the co-director of Salsa Vale Todo and Rueda Vale Todo and the co-producer of the annual SF Salsa Rueda Festival.

Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland

Nickerena's Salsa Cubana and Rueda classes have moved!!

Come check out our new location!! 

200 Grand Ave. The Lake Merritt Dance Center. Studio 2

Lots of parking, large open rooms.

New to Salsa or a Bay Area veteran, we have a place for you

Multiple Instructors, over 10 years of experience teaching in the Bay. Producers of The Salsa Rueda Festival in SF and Las Vegas.

7 - 8pm: Beg/Int Salsa, Casino y Rueda de Casino 

8 - 9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

$13/ 1 class, $17/ both classes.

Nick and Serena are offering a great beginning and Intermediate level classes covering all of the moves to get you dancing Salsa Rueda in the Bay Area and beyond....

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : is there a gap in your knowledge, one of those moves is just not familiar. Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, heres their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the moves you need to get you to the intermediate level.

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn fron dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

We encourage everybody to come and join our growing community of Salsa Rueda enthusiasts.

Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland

TONIGHT! !New Location! Lots of Parking, large open studios to dance.
Studio 2 at The Lake Merritt Dance Center

 

Nickerena's Salsa Cubana and Rueda classes have moved!!

Come check out our new location!! 

200 Grand Ave. The Lake Merritt Dance Center. Studio 2

Lots of parking, large open rooms.

New to Salsa or a Bay Area veteran, we have a place for you

Multiple Instructors, over 10 years of experience teaching in the Bay. Producers of The Salsa Rueda Festival in SF and Las Vegas.

7 - 8pm: Beg/Int Salsa, Casino y Rueda de Casino 

8 - 9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

$13/ 1 class, $17/ both classes.

Nick and Serena are offering a great beginning and Intermediate level classes covering all of the moves to get you dancing Salsa Rueda in the Bay Area and beyond....

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : is there a gap in your knowledge, one of those moves is just not familiar. Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, heres their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the moves you need to get you to the intermediate level.

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn fron dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

We encourage everybody to come and join our growing community of Salsa Rueda enthusiasts.

Advanced Salsa Cubana 4 week Workshop - New Location

 Leading and Following without Pushing and Pulling

A 4 week Salsamatics Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop 

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

8:00pm - 9:00pm

at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland

$48 for the 4 week series. $15 drop - ins

Advanced concepts in leading and following on the social dance floor. Have you heard instructors tell you to push and pull your partner in order to lead. Have you often wondered why your shoulders and wrists hurt the day after dancing. Do you often get winded and over heated after dancing one song. This workshop is designed to explore subtler, calmer and clearer ways of leading and following so you can dance all night without injury.

We start with a firm foundation in Salsa y Casino, and then add concepts from Danzon, Tango and Tai Chi in order to facilitate clear, smooth lead and follow.

Intro to Salsa Cubana - 4 week workshops for Beginners

 This Thursday! Nickerena's amazing Intro to Salsa Cubana starts at a new location. Get your friends and family involved in the exciting Bay Area Salsa community.

Salsa Vale Todo presents...

A 4 week complete Introduction to Salsa Cubana Workshop.

January 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th
7:00pm - 8:00pm
at Lake Merritt Dance Center: 200 Grand Ave. in Oakland
$48 for the 4 week series. Please no drop - ins

Salsa Nick has designed a 3 week workshop to get you familiar with the many aspects of Cuban Salsa or Casino. We will cover the important aspects of the Rhythm, footwork, partnering technique, Casino, Rueda, Suelta and a brief intro to contributing Cuban dances (Son, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha and Mambo). Everything you need to get out on the dance floor and/or continue in our many other Rueda and Casino classes. 

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn from dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, here is their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the info you need to adapt to the Cuban style

About Salsa Nick 
For over 14 years, Nick was a martial arts and movement instructor. Partner dancing and Salsa were a natural progression. For the past 12 years, Nick has been teaching Salsa and in particular, Cuban style Salsa, bringing to it his existing concepts of connection, balance, and fluidity. Nick combines decades of Cuban tradition with modern movement concepts of space, timing, and flow. Presently, he teaches Salsa Cubana (Casino), Rueda de Casino, cha cha cha, Son, and several martial arts. Nick studies yearly with Yanek Revilla, Karelia Despaigne and Casino.com from Santiago de Cuba. Nick has trained and taught all over the U.S., including extended periods in Miami, New York, and Texas. He has also taught in Hawaii , Venezuela, Mexico and throughout California. He has taught at numerous salsa congresses, festivals and cruises and is the co-star of "The Quick And Dirty Guide To Salsa, vol. 4". Nick teaches Casino and Rueda de Casino classes in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond at festivals and events across the Americas. Nick is the co-director of Salsa Vale Todo and Rueda Vale Todo and the co-producer of the annual SF Salsa Rueda Festival.

Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland - New Location!!

 Starts Tomorrow! New Location! Lots of Parking, large open studios to dance.

Nickerena's Salsa Cubana and Rueda classes have moved!!

Come check out our new location!! 

200 Grand Ave. The Lake Merritt Dance Center.

Lots of parking, large open rooms.

New to Salsa or a Bay Area veteran, we have a place for you

Multiple Instructors, over 10 years of experience teaching in the Bay. Producers of The Salsa Rueda Festival in SF and Las Vegas.

7 - 8pm: Beg/Int Salsa, Casino y Rueda de Casino 

8 - 9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

$13/ 1 class, $17/ both classes.

Nick and Serena are offering a great beginning and Intermediate level classes covering all of the moves to get you dancing Salsa Rueda in the Bay Area and beyond....

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : is there a gap in your knowledge, one of those moves is just not familiar. Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, heres their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the moves you need to get you to the intermediate level.

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn fron dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

We encourage everybody to come and join our growing community of Salsa Rueda enthusiasts.

Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland

TONIGHT!!! Last Tuesday Class of 2013!
Salsa Cubana and Rueda de Casino every Tuesday in Oakland! 
with Nick and Serena and Salsa Vale Todo 
at Urban Motion and Arts Studio: 366 Grand Ave. 

7-8pm: Beg/Int Salsa and Rueda 
8-9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

Over 10+ years experience teaching in the Bay! 

http://salsanick.com/tuesday-group-class/ 

http://www.urbanmotionandarts.com/

The 6th Salsa Rueda Festival in SF - Pass Price increases Jan 1st

6 classes to choose from every class slot, 4 live bands, Beginners socials, Special Guest Stars from Cuba and Europe, Timbaversty and a Social Dance Track!! Don't miss the Largest Cuban Salsa Music and Dance Festival in the U.S.
February 13 - 16, 2014
Pass Prices increase Jan 1st so buy yourself an early Holiday gift.

https://www.facebook.com/events/195995780584715/

www.salsaruedafestival.com

Sunday Salsa Rueda in Berkeley

This Sunday and every Sunday in December!!
Salsa Rueda Sundays at The Beat in Berkeley
with Nick and Serena and Salsa Vale Todo
Over 12 years of teaching in The Bay

Every Sunday: 2560 9th st, cross - Dwight

7pm - 8pm: Beg/Int Salsa Cubana and Rueda de Casino
8pm - 9pm: Int/Adv Salsa and Rueda 

www.salsavaletodo.comwww.salsaruedafestival.com,www.salsanick.com

SVT Holiday Party at Fresquecito - Dec 14th

This Saturday!! Don't Miss the SVT Holiday Party at
Fresquecito in Oakland!! Timba, Salsa, y Timbaton!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/630789376959793/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

SVT at Fridays @ The Oakland Museum - Dec 13th

This Friday 12/13: Fridays at OMCA is back!! 5pm - 9pm
Nick and Serena teaching a Salsa Intro class at 6:30pm
Live Timba y Salsa with Rumbache. 7 - 9pm
plus...Twelve gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine
Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
DJ Dotmatic spinning hits from 5 to 7 pm
Family-friendly drop-in workshops making holiday ornaments from 5 to 8 pm
Story time with the Oakland Public Library from 6 to 6:30 pm
Makers & Tasters Series featuring a demonstration and tasting by Syslee Schael of Spice Child from 6 to 8 pm
Ugly sweater, Ugly hat, Ugly tie Contest with prizes!! In the amphitheater from 6:30 to 7 pm
OMCA In-the-Headlines, a new discussion series in the exhibition Above and Below: Stories From Our Changing Bay from 7 to 8 pm, this week on windsurfing in the San Francisco Bay, with Stephanie Evans and Will Spargur from the Cal Sailing Club in Berkeley
A Snack Size Docent Tour, a fifteen-minute mini-tour led by a talented OMCA Docent to introduce you one of the Galleries—you won't know which until the tour begins!—meeting at the ticketing desk on Level 2 at 7:30 pm
A holiday kiosk where you can find something special to make the winter bright, on Level 2 in the OMCA Store
Extended hours in the galleries and special exhibitions
The swanky East Bay Express lounge where you can kick back and take it all in
http://museumca.org/event/friday-nights-omca-42

Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop - Miami Style Salsa

  • Miami Style Salsa Casino 

    A 3 week Salsamatics Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop 

    December 5th. 12th. and 19th: 8:30pm - 9:30pm

    at Urban Motion and Arts: 366 Grand Ave. in Oakland 

    $36/ all 3 classes, $15 drop-in

    pre-register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=16921&sclassid=290&sDate=10%2F3%2F2013&sLoc=1&sTG=24&sType=1

    An in-depth look at what makes Miami Style Salsa Casino different from other styles of Cuban Salsa. It's origins, unique rhythmic lead and follow, and some lost Miami turns from the 90's. 

    Salsa Nick was fortunate enough to be able to study with several of the original and innovative dancers in the Miami Salsa Casino scene. Omar Cabrillo, Henry Herrera, and Ramani Nicola. He was able to study at all the well-known Miami Salsa schools; Salsa Connection, Salsa Racing, Salsa Kings, and Salsa Lovers. In addition, he partnered with Gigi de Calle Ocho for the instructional video "The Quick and Dirty Guide to Salsa" vol 4. 

    We will be presenting many of the unique steps that make Miami style different from other styles of Salsa and Casino. Also many of the lost turns from the early days of Salsa Connection and Salsa Racing.

    **Please: We ask that all students be familiar with Miami version of Vacilia.**

 

Urban Motion and Arts

366 Grand AvenueOakland, California 94610

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Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland

Salsa Cubana and Rueda de Casino every Tuesday in Oakland! 
with Nick and Serena and Salsa Vale Todo 
at Urban Motion and Arts Studio: 366 Grand Ave. 

7-8pm: Beg/Int Salsa and Rueda 
8-9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

Over 10+ years experience teaching in the Bay! 

http://salsanick.com/tuesday-group-class/ 

http://www.urbanmotionandarts.com/

Tuesday Salsa Cubana and Rueda in Oakland

TONIGHT!!

Salsa Cubana and Rueda de Casino every Tuesday in Oakland! 
with Nick and Serena and Salsa Vale Todo 
at Urban Motion and Arts Studio: 366 Grand Ave. 

7-8pm: Beg/Int Salsa and Rueda 
8-9pm: Int/Adv Rueda de Casino 

Over 10+ years experience teaching in the Bay! 

http://salsanick.com/tuesday-group-class/ 

http://www.urbanmotionandarts.com/

The 6th Salsa Rueda Festival in SF

 6 classes to choose from every class slot, 4 live bands, Beginners socials, Special Guest Stars from Cuba and Europe, Timbaversty and a Social Dance Track!! Don't miss the Largest Cuban Salsa Music and Dance Festival in the U.S.
February 13 - 16, 2014

https://www.facebook.com/events/195995780584715/

www.salsaruedafestival.com

Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshops - Miami Style Casino

Miami Style Salsa Casino 

A 3 week Salsamatics Advanced Salsa Cubana Workshop 

December 5th. 12th. and 19th: 8:30pm - 9:30pm

at Urban Motion and Arts: 366 Grand Ave. in Oakland 

$36/ all 3 classes, $15 drop-in

pre-register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=16921&sclassid=290&sDate=10%2F3%2F2013&sLoc=1&sTG=24&sType=1

An in-depth look at what makes Miami Style Salsa Casino different from other styles of Cuban Salsa. It's origins, unique rhythmic lead and follow, and some lost Miami turns from the 90's. 

Salsa Nick was fortunate enough to be able to study with several of the original and innovative dancers in the Miami Salsa Casino scene. Omar Cabrillo, Henry Herrera, and Ramani Nicola. He was able to study at all the well-known Miami Salsa schools; Salsa Connection, Salsa Racing, Salsa Kings, and Salsa Lovers. In addition, he partnered with Gigi de Calle Ocho for the instructional video "The Quick and Dirty Guide to Salsa" vol 4. 

We will be presenting many of the unique steps that make Miami style different from other styles of Salsa and Casino. Also many of the lost turns from the early days of Salsa Connection and Salsa Racing.

**Please: We ask that all students be familiar with Miami version of Vacilia.**

Intro to Salsa Cubana - 3 week workshop for Beginners in December

Salsa Vale Todo presents...

A 3 week complete Introduction to Salsa Cubana Workshop.

December 5th, 12th, and 19th
7:30pm - 8:30pm
at Urban Motion and Arts: 366 Grand Ave. in Oakland
$36 for the 3 week series. Please no drop - ins
register here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=16921&sclassid=287&sDate=10%2F3%2F2013&sLoc=1&sTG=24&sType=1

Every class is followed by a relaxed friendly social playing all Timba (Cuban Salsa) from 9:30-11pm. The social is open to all and is free. Beginners: get some dinner or stay and watch the advanced students and come back for the Social.

Salsa Nick has designed a 3 week workshop to get you familiar with the many aspects of Cuban Salsa or Casino. We will cover the important aspects of the Rhythm, footwork, partnering technique, Casino, Rueda, Suelta and a brief intro to contributing Cuban dances (Son, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha and Mambo). Everything you need to get out on the dance floor and/or continue in our many other Rueda and Casino classes. 

You must pre-register for this class, as space is limited to give you the best learning experience and it will most likely sell out. Go to: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=16921&sclassid=287&sDate=10%2F3%2F2013&sLoc=1&sTG=24&sType=1 to register.

New Salsa dancers: Have no fear; you can learn both Salsa and Salsa Rueda at the same time. In fact it is a great way to learn club style dancing. The skills you learn from dancing this style of Salsa will make you a better club dancer in the end.

Experienced Salsa Rueda dancers : Perhaps you have some friends who have never done Salsa or Rueda before, here is their chance to get involved.

Experienced Salsa Dancers: Even if you have been dancing Salsa for awhile it is a good idea to start at the beginning when learning the Salsa Rueda curriculum. Here is your opportunity. All the info you need to adapt to the Cuban style