Level Placement Future Palante members participate in a Salsa choreography and partner workshop. Once in troupe, members move up in level as they acquire movement, lead-follow technique and combination repertoire. Salsa Palante is open to dancers of all levels, from absolute beginner through trained and performance level. Members learn Salsa, Salsa en Rueda, Bachata and Afro-Latin movement. We dance socially and perform to recorded and live music in a variety of formats, including on stage and outdoors. It's a lot of fun. Join us!
Wednesdays: 9.10, 9.17, 9.24, 10.1, 10.8, 10.15 Salsa Beginner 1 6:15-7:30pm
Salsa Beginner 2 7:30-8:40pm Beginner 1 covers the fundamentals of timing, rhythm, body movement, lead-follow connection, basic step patterns and partner combinations. Students learn principles of Latin dance and musicality and how to incorporate this into Salsa dancing. Beginner 2incorporates Beginner 1 repertoire - right turns, cross-body leads, veils, hand changes, basic steps in closed and open position - and adds to it: left turns, open-break turns, cross-body lead variation, turn combinations, free style technique and styling. Social dance practice with one-on-one assistance held at the end of each class. Music folders and video recording available.
DJd Salsa and Latin dance music, free dance instruction, classy ambience, outdoor patio and fabulous drink menu. Join us at Ithaca's hottest weekly dance party on any night of the week!
DJs Michael Luis and Luis spinning the finest of Salsa and Latin music repertoire.
10-10:30pm: Free Salsa dance instruction. Party til 1am. Full bar. Kitchen open until 10pm. See Menus.
$4 cover, 18+ admission. Gov ID with Age and Photo Required. Read more »
DJ Michael Luis spinning the hottest Latin dance tunes: Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Timba, Salsaton, Reggaeton, Cha Cha Cha and Latin House. 2 dance floors, upstairs lounge, outdoor patio. 9:00pm Free Salsa and Bachata Dance Lesson
9:45pm-1:00am Dance Party
$1 Draft Beer, $2 Imported Drafts. $3 wine. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. 18+ ID Required, $5 Students $6 Non-Students Fall Dates: 9.19, 10.17, 11.21, 12.5 DirectionsRead more »
Toko Imports - Dewitt Mall, entrance at corner of Buffalo and Cayuga Street in downtown Ithaca
Dates: 9.22, 9.29, 10.6, 10.20 (no class 10.13 Columbus Day). Time: 6:00pm-7:15pm
Classes are taught by Jonathan Kline and are open to all levels including beginners. Rumba, son/salsa, bembe, conga comparsa and other rhythms are taught on conga, clave, chekere, campana and palitos. All instruments are provided.
Location: Toko Imports - Dewitt Mall (entrance at the corner of Buffalo St and Cayuga St), Downtown Ithaca. Toko Imports is Ithaca's headquarters for djembes, congas and all types of hand drums.
Cost: $40 (need-based discounts available). Contact Jonathan by email for questions or more information.
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Live Salsa & Merengue... til you drop! Featuring Grupo Calle Uno from Rochester, NY playing Salsa classics and Latin hits at Ithaca's Premiere Live Music Venue. DJ Michael Luis of Palante between sets.18+ Photo ID Required.
9:00pm Free Salsa en Rueda Dance Lesson. 9:45pm-1:00am Dance Party.
$10 Students, $12 Non-Students | $15 at door Purchase Online Directions. Read more »
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