Urban Movement Arts: Solo Salsa Dance Class

Wed May 08 2024 at 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Parkway Central Library - Skyline Room | Philadelphia

Music Department
Publisher/HostMusic Department
Urban Movement Arts: Solo Salsa Dance Class
Taught by Laurel Card, this class will cover basic salsa techniques including body isolations, turns, and footwork patterns.
About this Event

The Music Department is excited to partner with Urban Movement Arts to bring a series of dance classes to the Free Library! Classes will be offered during evenings on the second Wednesday of the month throughout April, May, and June. This event will take place in the Skyline Room, on the 4th floor of the Parkway Central Library.

Our second class is Solo Salsa. Embark on a captivating journey of self-expression and rhythm with our solo salsa dance class! Whether you're a seasoned dancer or taking your very first steps, our classes offer a welcoming and dynamic space to explore the vibrant world of salsa.

During this class, students will learn foundational salsa steps and techniques; explore body isolations, turns, and footwork patterns; develop a deeper connection to the music and rhythm of salsa; and discover the joy of expressing yourself through dance.

No partner is required – just come as you are and let the music guide you. Whether you're dancing for fitness, stress relief, or pure enjoyment, our classes offer something for everyone.

This class is open to dancers at All Levels. Please bring your own water bottle!

If you have any questions about this program, please reach out to the Music Department by email at [email protected] or by phone at 215-686-5316.

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About the instructor: Laurel Card (she/her), owner and Director of Laurel Card Latin Dance is a seasoned dance instructor in Philadelphia's Center City. Laurel brings over two decades of expertise to the dance floor, specializing in Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, and her uniquely crafted Latin House classes. Certified as a professional dance teacher by DVIDA – Dance Vision International Dancers Association, Laurel's commitment to excellence is recognized by the National Dance Council of America.

Laurel's partnering classes in Salsa and Bachata are carefully designed to create a dynamic and comfortable atmosphere for social dancing, fostering confidence and mastery among students. Whether leading the fast-paced Latin House sessions or guiding solo classes with emphasis on choreography and technique, Laurel ensures inclusivity, welcoming enthusiasts of all levels, including beginners. Recognizing the importance of personalized guidance, Laurel offers private lessons that result in enduring dance partnerships spanning over five years or more.

For Laurel, dance is not just a skill; it's a fundamental part of life, akin to breathing. Serving as a certified professional dance teacher, Laurel Card is a dedicated advocate for the transformative power of dance, helping students discover joy and gain confidence through the expressive art form.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Parkway Central Library - Skyline Room, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, United States


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