BEGINNER NEW YORK STYLE SALSA On2 IMMERSIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Friday 25.8. and/or  Saturday 26.8. program is designed specifically for all of the beginner salsa dancers to get an immersive and unique learning experience to the music and rich history of New York style salsa. Learn thoroughly what happened at the Palladium Club in New York starting all the way from the roots of salsa from Havana, Cuba, then proceeding to learn more about the differences between On1 & On2 salsa dancing, to  continuing to develop your individual style, bodymovement and footwork. For Friday evening you can then continue to the glamorous Casino and learn the basic Salsa On2 & Mambo partnering with our very own HSA instructors.  

On Saturday you continue your journey to understand more about our beloved music to learn about what happened in New York salsa clubs with its Pachanga and cha-cha & Boogaloo Craze! Again in the evening you can then continue to join us at 18:00 with the maestro himself Julio Romero sharing with us many of his stories from the times when he played with many of the famous Latin artists in New York including Larry Harlow, Charlie Palmieri, Tito Puento, Ray Barretto and others. At 20:00 join again our HSA instructors for a beginner Mambo & Salsa On2 lesson before the Grand Gala. 

Learn to understand the history of Salsa & Mambo through an interactive dance journey through time with amazing salsa & mambo instructors from all over the world.

Here is your full Friday & Saturday program for your immersive learning experience with international instructors from all around the world. 

FRIDAY 25.8.

@Helsinki Salsa Academy (Isonnevantie 16B) 

13:00 - 14:00   Roots of Salsa - with Hansel Rivero (Havana, Cuba)

 (Beginner Afro-Cuban Rumba lesson for both Men & Women) 

14:00 - 15:00    Roots of Mambo - Intro to New York Style On2  - With Konstantin & Pinaev & Arcadia Astoria (Stockholm, Sweden) 

(Learn about the history of New York style salsa & what are the differences between dancing On1 vs. On2.)

15:00 - 16:00   Beginner Mambo/New York Style On2 Shines/Footwork  - Aileen Rose (Los Angeles, USA)  

(Fun and easy New York style On2 footwork & shines, bodymovement, and styling for men & women). 

Break! 

16:00 - 20:00  - Time to go get your dresses and dance shoes ready for the Palladium New York Night at the Casino. 

20:00 - 21:00  Salsa On2 partner lesson by Helsinki Salsa Academy (@Casino, Helsinki)

(Learn how to partner dance at the Casino before the New York style party) 

FRIDAY DAY PASS: 65€ (Paid at the door) 

INCLUDES: All Workshops + Casino Evening Party

 

SATURDAY 26.8.

@Helsinki Salsa Academy (Isonnevantie 16B) 

11:00 - 12:00    Salsa/Mambo Musicality - with Dmitry Landman & Asya Makeyeva (St. Petersburg, Russia)

(Learn to develop your understanding of the salsa music)

12:00 - 13:00   Beginner Mambo On2 Footwork - with Dmitry Landman & Asya Makeyeva (St. Petersburg, Russia)

(Continue developing your dance skills, rhythm, and dancing On2) 

13:00 - 14:00   Intro to Pachanga - with Denis Sorokoumov & Kira Omelchenko (St. Petersburg, Russia) 

(Learn what happened in the New York with the fun Pachanga and how to implemented to your dancing)

14:00 - 15:00   Intro to Boogaloo & Cha-Cha with Denis Sorokoumov & Kira Omelchenko (St. Petersburg, Russia) 

(Learn what happened in New York with the 80's Boogaloo craze and how to implement Cha-Cha steps & Boogaloo flavor to your dancing) 

Break! 

15:00 - 18:00  Hurry and get ready for the amazing Gala Night that awaits at the Casino, Helsinki! 

18:00 - 19:00 - Stories with Julio Romero @Casino Helsinki 

Join the maestro Julio Romero interviewed by Mikko Kemppe and join the fascinating discussion about the history of salsa. 

20:00 - 21:00 - Salsa On2 partner lesson by Helsinki Salsa Academy (@Casino, Helsinki)

(Learn how to partner dance at the Casino before the New York style party) 

SATURDAY DAY PASS: 80€ (Paid at the door) 

INCLUDES: All Saturday Workshops + Evening Grand Gala Party