Latin Dance Club

Group lessons provide a fun, social, learning environment where you can meet new people to practice with and dance with at clubs or parties! These are offered through the OU Latin Dance Club at the University of Oklahoma Student Union twice a semester. For up to date information on these classes: LDC on Facebook (link for this text: https://www.facebook.com/ldc.ou?fref=ts) LDC E-maillatindanceclub@ou.edu   Session 1: “Intensive Salsa Training” Beginner Class Learn the fundamentals of salsa dancing in our beginner class, such as: timing, basic step, side step, Susie Q, right and left turns as individuals and in partner work, cross body lead, and fun dips! Intermediate Class Improve on your basics with some amazing footwork, styling, and fancy turn patterns including: lady’s and men’s styling, cross body lead inside/outside turns, hand tosses, copas, directional changes, and fun tricks and dips! For up to date info on these classes: LDC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ldc.ou?fref=ts LDC E-mail: latindanceclub@ou.edu   Session 2: “Become a Latin Dancer in 4 Weeks” Learn Salsa, Bachata & Merengue in 1 Class! Beginner Class Learn the fundamentals of salsa, merengue, bachata, and chachacha dancing in our beginner class, such as: timing, basic step, side step, Susie Q, right and left turns as individuals and in partner work, cross body lead, and fun dips! Intermediate Class Improve on your basics with some amazing footwork, styling, and fancy turn patterns including: lady’s and men’s styling, cross body lead inside/outside turns, hand tosses, copas, directional changes, and fun tricks and dips!   Logistics:
  • 1 Hour Class, once a week
  • 4 Classes per session
  • $20/session, or $7/individual class (prices may vary by semester)
  • No partner necessary, we will continuously switch partners
  • Classes are normally conducted on carpet, so wear shoes that will slide easily on carpet
  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • Open to the general public, you do not need to be an OU student.
Salsa Maritza co-founded the Latin Dance Club at the University of Oklahoma in 2008. Since then, she has supported the group at their large events and has taught their salsa, merengue, bachata, and cha cha cha workshops. If you are interested in attending these affordable workshops, please contact Salsa Maritza, or the Latin Dance Club at latindanceclub@ou.edu. You can add The Latin Dance Club on Facebook to stay informed on their upcoming events at:  LDC OU. REGISTER