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January 2017 Newsletter and Salsa Workshop

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Happy new year 2017!!  May the new year be filled with love, joy and prosperity!!  And may you have more time and opportunity to dance in the coming year.   

Our beginners Salsa classes are offered each Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm.  Our studio is the perfect place to try something new and different.  

Salsa Mississippi dance studio is also available for rental to celebrate any event or occasion!  Come join us for Salsa party each Saturday evening from 10pm!!  Free Salsa lesson each Saturday 9-10pm.

UPCOMING    

January 7, 2017 (3-6pm) – Salsa Workshop (Beginners and Advanced) with Sujan Ghimire!! – Yes! Sujan is back and will work on the core elements of dancing and footwork! Pretty much everything you need to know to get you out there on the dance floor. A perfect opportunity for all level of dancers to refresh their skills and learn some cool new moves!

$35 Both workshops
$20 One workshop
$30 Early bird!

3 – 4:30pm Beginners
4:30 – 6pm Advanced

January 2017 – Fitness challenge Yoga-Stenixs with Hamilton! Wednesdays at 11am –  Start the year with a fitness challenge! Try Yoga-Stenixs with Hamilton Watler’s unique blend of fitness work out of Yoga and Calisthenics.  

PAST

December 31, 2016 New Years Party – We finished 2016 in style at Salsa MS Studio and celebrated the new year with our Salsa dance family!!  

IMPORTANT! Fondren First Thursday – February 2, 2017.  Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on February 2!  Hamilton Walters, Yoga instructor from Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio, will offer a Yoga demonstration in the evening.   We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us!  Please join us this month to dance the night away!

Looking forward to seeing you all at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!

November 2016 Newsletter

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SALSA MS DANCE TEAM!!  Salsa Mississippi dance team performed a dance routine for the October 2016 Latin Festival!  We would like to thank our dance team members for their invaluable efforts and commitment in making this happen.  

October is Hispanic Heritage Month, and a festival celebrating this rapidly growing sector of not only American Society but also Mississippi’s populations is one of the hightlights of the month for the City of Jackson.

Our beginners Salsa classes are offered each Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm.  Our studio is the perfect place to try something new and different.  

Salsa Mississippi dance studio is also available for rental to celebrate any event or occasion!  Come join us for Salsa party each Saturday evening from 10pm!!  Free Salsa lesson each Saturday 9-10pm.

UPCOMING    

October 29, 2016 – Halloween Party!! – Salsa Mississippi is the place to be for an unforgettable, horrific night of screaming Halloween fun!  Get your costume on and join us this Saturday (Oct 29) for the biggest Halloween Salsa party!!  We will also have a door prize for the scariest costume!

November 12, 2016 – Party for Jessica Gordon We will be hosting a party for our dear friend, a great dancer and a fantastic member of our dance community! Jessica will be moving to Dallas, TX for a new work assignment and we wish her well and we will also miss her.  So please join us on November 12 to dance the evening away for Jessica and make it a memorable evening for all of us!!

PAST

October 22, 2016 Salsa/Bachata Bootcamp with DeJon Holmes – DeJon from New Orleans conducted two workshops, one for the Beginners and for Advanced dancers.  Our dancers greatly benefited from these workshops.  DeJon loves coming to Jackson, MS and would continue to visit Jackson and conduct regular workshops!!  

IMPORTANT! Fondren First Thursday – November 3, 2016.  Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on November 3!  Hamilton Walters, Yoga instructor from Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio, will offer a Yoga demonstration in the evening.   We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us!  Please join us this month to dance the night away!

Looking forward to seeing you all at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!

September 2016 Newsletter

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SALSA MS DANCE TEAM!!  Salsa Mississippi dance team has made tremendous progress in preparation for the new performance routine!  We would like to thank our new members for their invaluable practice time and commitment as well as building confidence on the dance floor.

Our beginners and Intermediate Salsa classes are offered each Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm and 8pm respectively.  Our studio is the perfect place to try something new and different.  

Salsa Mississippi dance studio is also available for rental to celebrate any event or occasion!  Come join us for Salsa party each Saturday evening from 10pm!!  Free Salsa lesson each Saturday 9-10pm.

UPCOMING    

September 8, 2016 Bachata Thursdays with Victoria Walker 8 – 9pm – Victoria Walker will be teaching Bachata for the month of September.  Victoria is a trained dance instructor and has a passion for teaching.  Victoria is a graduate of MSUBDC (Mississippi State University Ballroom Dancing Club) and an accomplished Ballroom and Latin dancer!

September 24, 2016 Mindfulness MS 2016 Dr. Igor Iwanek is hosting this great event at the Municipal Art Gallery in Jackson MS. Divya and Igor will appear live on MPB’s Southern Remedy Radio talk show on Monday September 19 at 11am promoting this event. 

September Bachata Workshop with DeSean, New Orleans  – Details to be announced soon.   

PAST

July 30, 2016 Cuban Casino Rueda workshop – Alex Labrador and Sarah from Memphis, TN taught Cuban Casino Salsa, a style in which partners switch partners using choreographed moves.  

IMPORTANT! Fondren First Thursday – October 6, 2016.  Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on October 6!  Hamilton Walters, Yoga instructor from Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio, will offer a Yoga demonstration in the evening.   We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us!  Please join us this month to dance the night away!

Looking forward to seeing you all at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!

 

July 2016 Newsletter

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SALSA MS DANCE TEAM!!  Salsa Mississippi is so excited to see the return of its dance team starting July 18, 2016!  Dancers will get an opportunity to showcase their skills and also learn a new choreographed routine.  Interested dancers (All levels) are welcome to join the Dance Team by emailing at info@salsamississippi.com or 601-213-6355. Enrollment is open until July 15, 2016.

Our beginners Salsa classes are offered each Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm.  Our studio is the perfect place to try something new and different.  

Salsa Mississippi dance studio is also available for rental to celebrate any event or occasion!  Come join us for Salsa party each Saturday evening from 10pm!!  Free Salsa lesson each Saturday 9-10pm.

UPCOMING    

July 14, 2016 West Coast Swing 8 – 9pm – Amanda Washington will be teaching West Coast Swing for the month of July.  Amanda is a graduate of MSU and she is also a very accomplished Ballroom and Latin dance instructor.

July 18, 2016 Dance Team 7:30 – 9pm  – Our new dance team will begin their practice each Monday and Wednesday starting July 18, 2016.  The dancers will learn a new routine to perform at the Latin Festival on October 15, 2016.   

July 30, 2016 Cuban Casino Rueda & Guys and Ladies Styling 3 – 5:30pm – Alex Labrador and Sarah from Memphis, TN will teach Cuban Casino Salsa, a style in which partners switch partners using choreographed moves. They will also teach a salsa combination utilizing guys and ladies styling.

PAST

June 25, 2016 Musicality Workshop 1:30 – 3:30pm  – Dr. Igor Iwanek conducted a Musicality Workshop.  The workshop benefited participants understand the complexity of Salsa music and simplified it for dancers to identify various musical instruments and their relationship to Salsa dancing.

IMPORTANT! Fondren First Thursday – August 4, 2016.  Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on August 4!  Hamilton Walters, Yoga instructor from Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio, will offer a Yoga demonstration in the evening.   We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us!  Please join us this month to dance the night away!

Looking forward to seeing you all at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!

April 2016 Newsletter

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April is the month dedicated to Salsa Footwork at Salsa Mississippi dance studio.  Our focus will be free style footwork or ‘Shines’ when you dance.  This will improve your dancing, rhythm and timing.   These classes will be offered on Tuesday and Wednesday at 8pm.  Salsa lessons at our studio is the perfect place to try something new and different.  Come join us for Salsa party each Saturday evening from 10pm!!  Free Salsa class each Saturday 9-10pm.

UPCOMING  

Back to Basics Technique Workshop with Victoria Walker April 30 from 3 – 5:30pm –  Victoria is an accomplished dancer and a trained instructor.  Victoria started dancing at MSU Ballroom Dancing Club. Victoria has a passion for helping others fall in love with dancing and growing their skills.  This workshop is designed for all levels including absolute beginners.  Executing the basics correctly is fundamental to Salsa dancing and this workshop addresses all aspects and techniques that are necessary to enhance your dancing!

April 23, 2016 – Special Guest and Instructor!! – Please joint us at the studio for a very special guest and Instructor.  He will be teaching the free beginners lesson at 9pm! and also joining us for the Salsa party!

April 6, 2016 Zumba Glow Party 5:30pm!!  There are a lot of ways to lose weight.  Some are just more fun.  Join the ultimate dance fitness party with Renee Dean that beats a boring old workout any day.

Past Events

Music & Mysticism First Anniversary party, Saturday March 5 Dr. Igor Iwanek hosted the first anniversary party!   Hamilton Walters did a Hatha Yoga demonstration!  We had a fun evening for a just cause! Proceeds from the events were donated to an orphanage in Nepal!   

IMPORTANT! Fondren First Thursday for 2016 will be on April 7, 2016.  Don’t forget to come down to the Fondren District for Fondren’s First Thursday on April 7!  Hamilton Walters, Yoga instructor from Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio will do a Yoga demonstration in the evening.  Dr. Igor Iwanek, an accomplished musician and composer from MIT will be out there with live musical instruments. We invite everyone to come out and shake their groove thing with us! Please join us this month to dance the night away!

Looking forward to seeing you all at the studio and at the dance floor on Duling Avenue!