Salsa Weekend: May 15-16-17
Join us friends May 15-16-17 when we bring internationally renowned instructors and performers Nery Garcia and Giana Montoya of Elegant Rumba Dance Company in Fort Meyers, FL! We have such an exciting and fulfilling weekend planned for you to kick off our Spring season in New Orleans with cutting edge workshops, dynamic performances and hours upon hours of friendly social dancing.
Save the Date and make plans to enjoy a fantastic weekend of dancing with new friends and old favorites alike!
Friday, May 15 – welcome party 6pm and on
Saturday, May 16 – workshops 3.30pm and party at 9.30pm with live music by Vivaz featuring performances by Nery and Giana and other local artists
Sunday, May 17 – workshops at 1.30pm and more social dancing at 6pm
Locations, details and pricing coming soon.
Spring Series started
- All Spring courses started the week of April 6, 2015. Dance Trance drop in classes are ongoing
- Summer courses will start the week of June 22. Sign up by Sunday, June 21 and save 5%
- Summer courses will be 6-week long unlike our regular courses which are normally 10-week long.
- No partner necessary but you can bring your friends
- Level 1 classes, no pre-requisite
6.30pm: Dance Trance (drop in)
6.30pm: Lindy hop Fundamentals (level 2)
7.30pm: Argentine Tango Fundamentals (level 1)
7pm: Dance Trance (drop in)
6.30pm: Ballroom Sampler: Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba (lvl 1)
7.30pm: Ballroom Smooth: Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango (lvl 2)
6.30pm: Intro to Swing dancing (lvl 1)
6.30pm: Latin 101: Salsa (on2), Bachata and Chacha (lvl 1)
7.30pm: Lindy Hop Intermediate (lvl 4)
7.30pm: Ballroom fundamentals: Smooth dances: Waltz, Tango, FoxTrot (lvl 3)
8.30pm: Ballroom fundamentals: Rhythm dances: Mambo, ChaCha, Rumba (lvl 2)
6.30pm and 7.30pm: Dance Trance (drop in)
6.30pm: Salsa Fundamentals (lvl 1)
6.30pm: Salsa Intermediate (lvl 2)
7.30pm: Salsa Social ($5 or free if you are sign up for a salsa or latin course)
7.30pm: West Coast Swing Fundamentals (lvl 1)
8.30pm: West Coast Swing Intermediate (lvl 2)
Details and to sign up go here.
Join les Rebelles
Always wanted to dance and belong to a fun group of ladies? Next chance to join us is Monday, April 6 or 13: All details here
Schedule by programs
All regular courses are 10-week long. Next Series of courses start the week of April 6, 2015.
Mondays: 7.30pm: Tango Fundamentals (level 1) Ector & Katarina
Mondays: 8.30pm: Tango Intermediate (level 2) Ector & Katarina
Swing & Lindy Hop
Mondays: 6.30pm: Lindy Hop Fundamentals (level 2) Laura
Mondays: 7.30pm: Lindy Hop Pre-Intermediate (level 3) Laura
Wednesdays: 6.30pm: Intro Swing (level 1) Nathalie
Wednesdays: 7.30pm: Lindy Hop Intermediate (lvl 4) Nathalie
Thursdays: 7.30pm: West Coast Swing Fundamentals (lvl 1) Alex
Thursdays: 8.30pm: West Coast Swing Intermediate (lvl 2) Alex
Latin and Salsa (By signing up for the course you get in for free to the salsa social on Thursdays from 7pm-10pm)
Wednesdays: 6.30pm: Latin 101: Salsa (on2), Bachata and Chacha with Jimmy
Thursdays: 6.30pm: Intro to Salsa (lvl 1) Nathalie
Thursdays: 6.30pm: Salsa Intermediate (lvl 2) Jimmy
Tuesdays: 6.30pm: Ballroom Sampler: Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba (lvl 1) Philippa
Tuesdays: 7.30pm: Ballroom Smooth: Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango (lvl 2) Philippa
Wednesdays: 7.30pm: Ballroom fundamentals: Smooth dances (lvl 3) Waltz, Tango, FoxTrot (Philippa)
Wednesdays: 8.30pm: Ballroom fundamentals: Rhythm dances (lvl 2) Mambo, ChaCha, Rumba (Philippa)
Mondays 8.30pm: Les Rebelles (Lori and Nathalie)
Have your school dancing: join Mindsteppers!
Mindsteppers: Social dancing for Social change. Mindsteppers’s mission is to allow every school in the New Orleans area to offer Ballroom and Social dancing by training their in-house staff. Staff and students will learn Merengue, Salsa, Swing, Tango and Waltz.
Teacher’s training starts Thursday, September 4. Sign up before it is too late!
All details about the program and how to join at www.mindsteppers.com
If you know a school interested in having this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you more info. Or visit www.mindsteppers.com
See what the Times-Picayune has to say. NOLA.com article
Dance Quarter performs on WWLTV
Dance Quarter performed on WWLTV on Friday, July 26 in Honor of National Dance Day.
Dance Trance: Victoria Bourque, Victoria Diaz, Lauren Cardon
Salsa: Jana Blakes and Jimmy McIver
Argentine Tango: Katarina Boudreaux and Ector Gutierrez
Swing/Lindy Hop: Nathalie Gomes Adams and Reuel Reis
Hip Hop: Marissa Joseph, Alyesha Jean and Maille Faughnan
If you have never been to our space, please walk through our state of the art facility with this virtual tour. We have 4 dance studios ranging from about 700 Sq Ft to 1700 Sq Ft. They all have professional sound equipment, wood sprung/floating floors and mirrors. Our ceilings are 15 Ft tall. Our space downstairs, the Firehouse is perfect for private events and we have an in-house Cafe, The Firehouse Cafe, where you can grab hot pressed paninis, crepes, lattes, smoothies, etc.
Take a Tour here.
WELCOME TO NEW ORLEANS DANCE SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL DANCING & DANCE TRANCE
- SWING, LINDY HOP, SALSA, TANGO, BALLROOM, FLAMENCO
- DANCE TRANCE
If you want to learn to dance, get a good workout or want to make new friends, join us. You will have fun while learning a life-long skill and getting some physical activity. Our facility has been designed and built with the dance community in mind. Our award-winning instructors are chosen for their outstanding teaching skills, expertise and warm, personal accessibility. They are experienced teaching dancers at all levels, from total beginners to professional. Finally, they value community-building.