Monthly Party - July Edition

Monthly Party - July Edition

ODC (map)

Please join us for our next Monthly Salsa and Rueda Party. We throw social dance parties once a month, and they're always fun – friendly people enjoying great Cuban music and dance together, huge ruedas, a few drinks and some yummy snacks, all in the beautiful and spacious ODC Dance Studio.

Our parties start at 9:30pm, right after our two Multi-Level Cuban Salsa and Rueda classes, which feature 4 separate levels taught by 4 instructors at both 7:30pm and 8:30pm.

Parties are FREE with any class that night, just $5 otherwise. Please bring something to eat and/or drink to share - it's a potluck. And please spread the word to your friends and bring your favorite people to the party with you!

Click here, and here to see videos from past parties.

Cuba Review Workshops

Cuba Review Workshops

Symbolic Dance (map)

Ryan and Sidney will be back from our Summer Cuba Dance Study Trip with lots of fun new material – movement, turn patterns, footwork, and more, and we'll be sharing our favorite material with the dance community in the Bay Area on Saturday, July 21st. Sign up here below by Friday, July 20th to get the pre-registration discount.

2:00pm Son de Santiago
Son is beautiful and elegant, simple in movements but sophisticated in rhythm and style. It is a primary root of Salsa and Casino, and many of the best dancers incorporate movements, turns, timing, and style from Son. In this class we'll briefly review some fundamental steps and movements before moving on to more intermediate and advanced patterns that we learned from the All Stars.

3:15pm Intermediate All Stars' Salsa and Rueda de Casino
In this class we'll show you our favorite moves from each of the Intermediate Salsa and Rueda de Casino groups. (To attend this class you must have completed Level 2 of the RCR curriculum.)

4:30pm Advanced All Stars' Salsa and Rueda de Casino 
Jorge Luna Roque, the director of the All Stars, is nothing short of a Casino genius. While remaining true to the traditions and spirit of the dance, he has developed a unique, intricate, dynamic style that is as challenging as it is fun. In the final class while we'll show you our favorite of Jorge's Advanced moves from our March trip. (To attend this class you must have completed Level 3 of the RCR curriculum.)

Workshops will be held at Symbolic Dance at 672 S Van Ness Ave (at 18th St.) in SF, just a block from ODC. Pre-register by Friday, July 20th to get a discount:

One: $15 pre-reg / $20 door, Two: $25 pre-reg / $30 door, All Three: $30 pre-reg / $40 door

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Sal-Sábado 2: Saturday Cuban Salsa Social

Sal-Sábado 2: Saturday Cuban Salsa Social

Mars Bar SF (map)

DJ Ritmo (Ryan) and DJ JuanLove are teaming up for another Saturday Afternoon of Casino and Música Cubana at Mars Bar San Francisco. Two beautiful dance floors (inside and outdoor patio), great eats, refreshing discounted drinks at the full bar.

2:00 - 2:30pm Cuban Salsa / Casino dance class with Ryan
2:30 - 6:00pm Open dance floor with DJ JuanLove and DJ Ritmo

$10 cover includes dance class

San Diego Cuban Dance Congress

San Diego Cuban Dance Congress

Town and Country (map)

Don't miss the 3rd Annual San Diego Cuban Dance Congress. It features 4 nights of dancing, some of the best instructors from the US and Cuba, a beginner's track, a Timba Flash Mob Bus, and a Timba Boat Party. We've been for the past two years and HIGHLY recommend this event.

Visit for more info and to sign up (the earlier you sign up, the more you save).



December Cuba Dance Study Trip

December Cuba Dance Study Trip

This December, Rueda Con Ritmo and Companía All Stars are offering an Intensive Dance Study Trip, and you can choose to participate in one, two, or three weeks.

December 8th to 15th - Santiago and Guantánamo
December 15th to 22nd - Holguín, Santiago, and Bayamo
December 22nd to 29th - Havana

For the full details and to register, please visit our Cuba Trips Page.