MLD Showcase 2013 - Intermediate Bachata

Bachata is a beautiful, romantic and downright sexy partnered dance.  

Bachata is a relatively easy dance style to learn in terms of its footwork, however, bachata is far more about body movement than it is about footwork.  At MLD, we breakdown and focus on the body movement of the dance in a very detailed manner so that students gain a solid understanding of how to create the movement technically.  This enables students the ability to then execute it with the correct technique which naturally results in the dance looking and feeling gorgeously smooth and beautiful! 

Bachata music is quite simply captivating.  If you are unfamiliar - do yourself a favour and search it up!

Although it originated in the Dominican Republic around the middle of the 20th century, it wasn't until the 80's and beyond that Bachata started to spread internationally and make it's way into the mainstream.  This massive global resurgence has snowballed to the level of popularity of the Bachata music and dance style that we enjoy today. There are many artists who can be credited here for helping bring Bachata to the mainstream such as “Aventura” and “Extreme” plus many others creating Bachata music once again and bringing popularity to this beautiful style of music and dance.

This 2 hour workshop should be done as you begin your dance journey in Salsa, Samba or Bachata and then consistently revisited as often as possible throughout your dance journey.  This class provides training that should never stop.  It will forever be in a process of development and improvement, but certainly in the first year or two, revisit this 2 hour workshop as often as possible.  

Look out for it on the timetable.  It normally runs on the first Sunday of the term.

The "STT" workshop is 2 hours of breaking down, drilling and honing your spinning technique.  Do it as you begin your dance journey in Salsa, Samba or Bachata and then consistently revisit it as often as possible  

Basically it is what is covered in the last 4 weeks of Salsa Tech which is an essential skill for Salsa, Samba and Bachata. 

 

How the levels work: 
1- Beginners Bachata
There are 3 Beginners Bachata syllabus courses in which you'll learn the fundamentals of Bachata within these 3 gorgeous routines, You'll spend about 6 months at this level
2 - Spins, Turns and Technique Workshop
The "STT" workshop is 2 hours of breaking down, drilling and honing your spinning technique.  Do it as you begin your dance journey in Bachata and then consistently revisit it as often as possible
3 - Intermediate Bachata

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