Level 1.5 Salsa Tuesdays - Advanced Beginners

6-Week Series

This progressive 6-week series class is intended for beginner students and introduces the salsa on2 basics and foundational concepts. Throughout the six weeks we will continue to focus on timing, musicality, building on the layers of the salsa basic step, learning left and right turns, simple footwork drills, and progressing with introductory partner work techniques that are fundamental to basic On2 salsa. We recommend taking the Level 1 Absolute Beginners 6-week series at least once before registering for Level 1.5.

By the end of the class you will be proficient in:

- Leading and following steps to a basic salsa rhythm

- Executing left and right turns with and without a partner

- Simple footwork drills (side basic, back basic, and other “on-tempo” shines)

You will also be introduced to:

- Cross-body-lead steps and signaling for both leads and follows

- Combining steps and changing their direction to create your own shines

*Note: there is a possibility that Level 1.5 and Level 2 will be combined into one class if registration numbers are less than 15 students per class.

New 6-Week Series Every 2 Months

Progressive courses that help you build your Salsa skills on the dance floor!

July/August - Tuesdays

7:00pm to 8:00pm - Class

8:00pm to 8:30pm - Free Practice Social

July 9

July 16

July 23

July 30

August 6

August 13

* Please make sure you can attend all classes in the series before purchasing. No refunds or transfers.


La Cosecha - 2nd floor

1280 4th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Must pre-register. No walk-ins. Space is LIMITED.

No refunds or transfers. Please double check your calendar before booking.

Packages cannot be transferred to future cycles or shared between 2 people

6-Week Series



1 Hour Class

6 Week Cycle

Location: La Cosecha | Washington, DC

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to bring a partner?

You do not need to bring a partner. You will partner up during class and we rotate partners often.

Do I need special shoes?

Beginners can start with street shoes or dress shoes that have ankle-straps (support) with medium-height heels or any flat-bottom shoes or regular dancing shoes. Avoid wearing shoes that have thick rubber soles such as sneakers, clogs, boots or flip-flops.

What are my transportation/parking options?

Parking in the La Cosecha Parking Garage is free for the first 3 hours and $12 thereafter. Ample free parking is available in the lot in front of Union Market or on the street.

Metro Access: Take the Red Line to the NoMA-Gallaudet U stop. Bus Access. The market is accessible by the U St-Garfield Metrobus lines (90, 92 and 93).

Can I use my purchased package next cycle?

All sales are non-refundable. You must complete use all 6 classes in the current cycle. It cannot be used or extended for future workshops/cycles. It cannot be shared or transferred to another person.

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