Salsa Bachata Beach Day


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Salsa Bachata Beach Day
The Caribbean comes to you!

Are you also sad that your holiday to that tropical destination got cancelled this year? No more tears! Sunday the 13th of September we are bringing the Caribbean to Amsterdam again.

You get to enjoy a full day of Cuban Salsa, Dominican Bachata and Cha-Cha-Chá. Take a swim in between the workshops, enjoy a fresh lunch and let’s get wet on the beach! Come and dance, learn, swim and have fun at Strand Blijburg.

The workshops are taught by very experienced dancers and teachers. Yohan & Elaine will make sure you feel like you are in Cuba and Güiramigos DanceCompany will take you to the Dominican Republic…

Program Sunday September 13
10:30 – 10:45 Bienvenidos + register
11:00 – 12:00 Dominican Bachata Footwork
12:10 – 13:10 Cha-Cha-Chá Footwork

13:10 – 14:00 Lunch Break (swim, eat, relax…)

14:00 – 15:00 Dominican Bachata Partnering*
15:00 – 16:00 Cuban Salsa Partnering*
16:00 – … Latin music and time for drinks

Some dance experience is desirable as all classes will be at intermediate/adv level.

*The intention is to do partnering classes, if the (corona) measures change in the meantime, we will change to super fun alternative classes.

1. Dominican Bachata Footwork
In this class Guïramigos will teach you fun bachata footwork that you can use while dancing by yourself and that you can use in partnerwork later on. Enjoy the playfulness and flow of Dominican Bachata.

2. Cha-Cha-Chá Footwork
Cha-Cha-Chá is another popular Cuban traditional dance style. Its name is due to the characteristic sound created by the friction the dancers’ feet make while dancing on the floor and because the güiro instrument seems to say: cha-cha-chá.

3. Dominican Bachata Partnering
Time to partner up. Learn fun partnerwork with lots of Dominican Swag!

4. Cuban Salsa Partnering
We’re ending the day with Casino (salsa) figures with Cuban flow and styling!

Early Bird Ticket for the full day: €45,- (if you order until August 31)
Early Bird Ticket for half day: €25,- (if you order until August 31)

Ticket price after August 31: full day €50,-, half day €27,50

Lunch (wrap or baguette + drink): €9,-

You will have the option to pre-order lunch for €9,- when buying the ticket. It includes a wrap of choice (chicken filet, salmon or goat cheese) + soft drink from Lolaland.

We’ve arranged that lunch will be delivered at 1pm, so we don’t have to search around with an empty stomach and miss out on the fun part! 😉

More info:
Limited number of spots available. Register early if you want to secure your spot!

FREE Parking at Blijburg on Sundays. Or just take tram 26 from the Amsterdam CS.

We’ll keep a close eye on the weather forecast. In case it’s raining, the event will be postponed. Your ticket will stay valid until the next edition or you can get a refund.

The address is Strand Blijburg, Amsterdam. If you need a direction for the navigation, you can fill in the direction of Lolaland: Pampuslaan 501,1087 HP, Amsterdam. You can find us at the end of the Beach close to the fence.

If you have any questions, please send us a pm.

We look forward to dancing on the beach together this summer!

Muchos saludos,

Liza, Melona, Dennis, Yohan & Elaine