Monday nights is for dancing in West Seattle! Every first Monday of the month, a new cycle of classes is underway at Kenyon Hall. Upcoming August 6th (for those staying local) drop in to a Beginner Latin,Swing & Ballroom classes for adults at 6:30pm.You don't need a partner and what I love about this photo is how much dance transcends the spirit when you let it! At 7:30pm challenge yourself with introductory footwork and partnering techniques to help you dance Salsa on 2! Both classes are open to all levels but require registration-just drop a line to email@example.com or call 206 679-7229. $20 drop-in or sign up for a 4 class course for $60 AfroPeruvian dance workshop was offered at the Salsa n Seattle studio Saturday 6/30th from 10am-11am. Vanessa introduced various popular rhythms in AfroPeruvian dance and led dancers through the fun and traditional dance of the "Alcatraz" (In this dance, the man traditionally pursues a woman by having great skill in shadowing her using a candle's flame to ignite the small piece of cloth pinned to a woman's back.) The woman suggestively plays with the movement of her hips to escape the candle's flames.(See the sidebar for ongoing AfroPeruvian dance classes Fridays 6:30-8pm!) The weather is finally picking up and I'm looking forward to all the festivals and outdoor activities lined up for the season. Keep your eye out for the new multi-media arts festival produced by PUSH arts at South Lake Union for some experiential contemporary art-late night.
The sunshine is healing and to help you lighten the mood, we hope you will try our Bachata Bliss Monday class before bedtime. Wellness is connected to the use of all the facilities of your body. Take a look and consider which classes or events might help you move through these unscripted summer month that lie ahead with more balance, connectivity and fitness. Summer series in June: Mondays - 8pm Bachata Bliss , open level (begins 6/1) 5 classes $69, signup Sundays - 11am Salsa on2 beginner level meeting 4 weeks (begins 6/7) $55 signup Mondays - 6pm Salsa on2 Level II (begins 6/8) 4 classes $55 To signup for this class, text 206 679-7229, use venmo/zelle. Teleworking and have no time? Join us for a coffee date on Wednesday June 24th, 7:30am to celebrate all things moving forward with the Summer months, free and open to all. For some bonus inspiration to keep dancing, take a look at Vanity Fair's dance movie list recommendations. I was so happy to see two films (MadHot