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October Newsletter 2015

SALSA MISSISSIPPI – ITS THE PLACE TO BE!

Highlights

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In September our focus was on learning new concepts of turns and spins never taught before. ‘ThinkSalsaMusicclass with Dr. Igor Iwanek continues on Mondays at 7:30pm. So grab your dance shoes to enhance your dancing, rhythm and musicality! No previous experience is required to join this class.


Salsa and Yoga?

What do Salsa and Yoga have in common? Anything? Think of yourself taking your dance shoes on a Monday night to dance, to feel the rhythm and musicality. Dr. Igow Iwanek’s class will lead you to a perfect rhythm of the universe, learning new steps and focusing on music. On another night, Thursday October 1, take yourself to the Fondren District where Hamilton Walter will demonstrate yoga asanas and make you aware of spiritual guideposts!

UPCOMING  

New Class series with Shawntel McQuarter October 6 – Shawntel McQuarter will begin a 5-class series of Beginners Salsa. This class is designed for beginners and will also benefit non beginners to refine their basic techniques and skills. So come and join us on Tuesday at 7:00pm.

Latin Festival October 25 Salsa Mississippi is one of the bronze sponsor of the Latin Festival.  Salsa Mississippi will be doing a Salsa and Bachata dance performance for the event. There will also be a Salsa dance competition open to everyone.  Salsa Mississippi will be one of the panel of judges for the competition. Please come and join us for this great event! You can also visit www.latinfest.org for more information.

Halloween Party October 31 Salsa Mississippi will host a Halloween costume party on Saturday October 31 from 10pm to 2am.  Hope that you have picked your Halloween costume! Get creative with your costume selection and enjoy the party at the Studio.  There will also be door prizes for the best costume for Male and Female.

Past Events

Yoga Workshop September 26 – Our resident yoga instructor, Hamilton Walter, hosted the first yoga workshop! He taught Surya Namaskar and basic strength Asanas. The students explored activation of Pranas as well as Yoga’s spiritual guidesposts, Yamas and Niyamas. Traditional Indian food was served after the workshop!

ThinkSalsaMusic – started September 14, 2015  

Dr. Igor Iwanek started this 6-class, 6-week series on footwork, spins, musicality and drills. This is a must-attend class that will help tremendously with your dancing, rhythm and musicality. Dr. Igor Iwanek’s goal is to help dancers fine tune their motions that are in perfect unison with the music! Dr. Igor Iwanek is an accomplished music composer who was also an “Affiliated artist at MIT”

ALSO! Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on October 1! Yoga Instructor Hamilton Walter will demonstrate Yoga Asanas and Dr. Igor Iwanek will accompany him on the Harmonium.  Salsa Mississippi will be out on Duling Avenue with the dance floor set up. We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us! Please join us this month to dance the night away!
Hoping to see you soon, at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!

Yoga Workshop Sep 26 9AM

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Two Hour Yoga Workshop and Lunch at SALSA MISSISSIPPI
Saturday September 26 at 9 AM

*Surya Namaskar and basic strength asana, plus Yama and Niyama, the yoga of self-ownership
*Vegan and traditional Indian food included in the workshop
*Bring a yoga mat and pen and paper
*Should not intake food 3 hours prior to class and no taking fluids 30 min before class
*Those with the following conditions should not attend: slipped disc, vertigo, hernia

Price $25.00 please RSVP to kawthule@yahoo.com

 

 

Class Series with Igor Continues

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Today September 21, 2015 will be class two of the series, please come and join us to enhance your dancing, rhythm and timing!!!!
Beginning September 14th through October 19th, Dr. Igor Iwanek (an accomplished music composer who was also an “Affiliated artist at MIT”) will teach ‘ThinkSalsaMusic’ a 6-class, 6-week series (Mondays 7:30 – 8:30pm) on footwork, spins, musicality and drills. You absolutely don’t want to miss these highly informative classes. Time will be devoted to fine tuning motions till they are in perfect unison with the music! For more information, visit Salsa Mississippi TODAY!

$50 Full Session
$15 Drop-In

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September Newsletter 2015

SALSA MISSISSIPPI – ITS THE PLACE TO BE!

Highlights

This past month, our dance team has taken a break, although we continue to practice our drills. Do stay tuned for more information about our dance team’s progress and activities!

Past Events

Sujan Ghimire Salsa Class August 26th – Sujan and Sarah Ghimire returned to Jackson from Kathmandu for a brief visit. Sujan taught a very special salsa class. It was a fantastic evening for all and after the class we went to our favorite Mexican restaurant El Charo!

Dancing With The Stars August 21st, instructors from Salsa Mississippi, along with Applause Dance Factory and Second Floor Dance Factory teamed up with local Jackson celebrities to show off their best moves…and for a great cause too! The Mississippi Opera Guild at the Country Club of Jackson hosted this event. Our very own Shawntel McQuarter and local celebrity John-Christopher Adams did a fantastic job! John-Christopher Adams walked away with 2 trophies “best male dance” and “Most Funds Raised”!

Sergio Zelada Workshop August 8th, the talented Sergio Zelada (from New Orleans) came to Salsa Mississippi to teach a fun workshop on Kizomba and Bachata! Participants learned the basic principles of Kizomba, and new techniques for Bachata.

UPCOMING

BIG NEWS! Beginning September 14th through October 19th, Dr. Igor Iwanek (an accomplished music composer who was also an “Affiliated artist at MIT”) will teach ‘ThinkSalsaMusic’ a 6-class, 6-week series (Mondays 7:30 – 8:30pm) on footwork, spins, musicality and drills. You absolutely don’t want to miss these highly informative classes. Time will be devoted to fine tuning motions till they are in perfect unison with the music! For more information, visit Salsa Mississippi TODAY!

Yoga Workshop September 26th, from 9 a.m to 11 a.m, our resident yoga instructor, Hamilton, will host a yoga workshop! He will cover Surya Namaskar and basic strength asana, plus Yama and Niyama, the yoga of self-ownership, along with vegan and traditional Indian food! This is going to be a very unique event – you’re going to want to be there! For more information, visit Salsa Mississippi TODAY!

ALSO! Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on September 3rd! Salsa Mississippi will be out on Duling Avenue with the dance floor set up (5-9pm). We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us! Please join us this month to dance the night away with a guest DJ spinning the hottest music.