Salsa and Bachata Classes at Joel Salsa (Up to 64% Off). Three Options Available.

NY - Midtown

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Team of skilled instructors helps dancers reach the next level by mastering their timing, footwork, leading and following techniques

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. New customers only. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by guardian. Reservation required, same-day reservations accepted. Subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $49 for one month of unlimited salsa and bachata classes for one ($119 value)
  • $98 for one month of unlimited salsa and bachata classes for two ($238 value)
  • $25 for four salsa or bachata classes for one ($69 value)

Salsa Dancing: A Melting Pot of Cuban Rhythms

Learn a bit about where this spicy dance style comes from with Groupon’s brief introduction to salsa.

Brought into the mainstream by Cuban and Puerto Rican immigrants in 1960s New York, salsa continues to rattle dance floors around the world. Though styles differ from country to country—the United States alone can claim distinctive styles for New York, LA, and Miami—spectators can easily recognize the dance by its sultry hip movements and up-tempo pace. Like its accompanying music, which echoes beats from Puerto Rican plena and American jazz, salsa dance incorporates a diverse range of influences, including the lively steps of the Cuban-style són, the jutting hip movements of African rumba, and the partner-based formations of French-born country dance. As Celia Cruz—internationally hailed as the queen of the genre—astutely observed, salsa is essentially “all the Cuban rhythms under one name.”

In recent years, the dance form has spread beyond clubs and into gyms, rising as a popular form of aerobic exercise designed to build cardiovascular endurance, tone legs, and improve coordination. Salsa influences can be spotted within the Zumba fitness program, which infuses salsa steps with other lively styles in dynamic and social group settings.

Customer Reviews

Joel and Maria WOOHOOO!!! Thank you for your patience and for making the class fun. I can't believe I am getting it. One day I will stop looking at my feet. LOL!
Susan Q. · February 12, 2012
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    NY - Midtown

    519 8th Ave (12th Floor)

    New York, NY 10018

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