2019 Fall-winter studio schedule

Latin Beginnings & El Movimiento present our upcoming Fall-Winter weekly class schedule starting this semester, from September through November 2019. We have organized our class schedules to continue serving the community through our nonprofit organization El Movimiento: Latin Beginnings Ministries. Below will underline our classes, times and rates. During special occasions such as Holidays, or unforeseeable circumstances, the schedules may be adjusted and/or canceled; these unique situations will be communicated promptly via social media, and or recorded contact information received from students and associates. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your interest in Latin Beginnings and El Movimiento, we look forward to working, sharing, and building the community with you; and as always, we are sincerely grateful for your continued support!

Classes:

“Minor Mondays” Children K-12 Salsa Group Lessons:

  • Time: Mondays from 6 pm to 7 pm Grades K-12
  • Location: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Dance Styles Covered: Latin (Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha)
  • Description: Our youth group lessons will be a co-ed class consisting of multiple students learning basic foundation for Latin social dancing. The lessons will focus on several key aspects needed for partner dancing such as: control, technique, movement and signalling . This is a great class that models and implements character building principles that introduce chivalry as a base for social interaction, cooperative communication, along with practical elements within the universal social dance scene. We will also cover dance etiquette, and scenarios that dancers may encounter to prepare for and handle articulately. This will definitely be a fun class that is designed to teach and promote integrity as each individual improves and evolves in character, as a social dancer, and in confidence.

“Minor Mondays” Intro to Breakdancing

  • Time: Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm Grades K-Adult
  • Location: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: Grades K-12 Free
  • Dance Styles Covered: Breakdancing
  • Description: Our lessons will be held in a co-ed class consisting of multiple students learning basic foundation for break dancing. The lessons will focus on several key aspects needed for building an understanding of the physical, conceptual, technical demands within this style of dance such as: control, originality, technique, movement, creativity, and musicality. This is a great class that models and implements character building principles that introduce a base for confidence, cooperative communication for building unique and original concepts among peers, along with practical elements within the “bboy/bgirl” dance scene. We will also cover dance etiquette, and scenarios that dancers may encounter to prepare for and handle articulately. This will definitely be a fun class that is designed to teach and promote integrity as each individual improves and evolves in character, as a social dancer, and in confidence.

“Tropicana Tuesdays” Adult Beginner Salsa & Bachata Group Lessons:

  • Location & Time: Tuesdays from 6 pm to 7 pm at: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: $10 Online Payment option click here credit/debit/square (Complimentary Social Dancing included)
  • Dance Styles Covered: Salsa (on 1) & Bachata
  • Description: Our group lessons will be a co-ed class consisting of multiple students learning basic foundation. The lessons will focus on several key foundational aspects needed for evolving as a dancer such as: control, technique, movement (turns, spins, signalling) and awareness. This is a great class that models the true-to-life interactions that are practical within the universal social dance scene. We will also cover dance etiquette, and scenarios that dancers may encounter, to prepare for and handle articulately. This will definitely be a fun class that will help anyone just beginning, and wanting to improve and evolve as a social dancer.

“Tropicana Tuesdays” Adult Intermediate Salsa & Bachata Group Lessons:

  • Location & Time: Tuesdays from 7 pm to 8 pm at: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: $15 Online Payment option click here credit/debit/square (Complimentary Social Dancing included)
  • Dance Styles Covered: Salsa (on 1) and Bachata
  • Description: Our group lessons will be a co-ed class consisting of multiple students learning how to expound on their basics through our intermediate class. The lessons will focus on several key aspects needed for evolving as a dancer such as: control, technique, movement (turns, spins, dips, signalling, musicality, and conceptual improvisation (being creative and unique). This is a great class that models the true-to-life interactions that are practical within the universal social dance scene. We will also cover dance etiquette, and scenarios that dancers may encounter, to prepare for and handle articulately. We will cover timing, styling, and technique which will enhance your presence and persona! This will definitely be a fun class that will help anyone wanting to improve and evolve as a social dancer.

“Widget Wednesdays” Introduction to Game Coding:

  • Location & Time: Wednesdays from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: Grades 3-12 Free
  • Description: Our "Widget Wednesdays" classes are designed to introduce a beginner's level of computer programming through visual coding to youth in grades 3 -12. This is a group based co-ed class. Our projects are taught step by step for students to follow for creating games, animations, and much more. Students will build up their programming skills as they progress through the unique challenges presented through each project. This class creates a great platform for providing opportunities for students to demonstrate and apply the material covered in each lesson. This will definitely be a fun class that is designed to teach and promote integrity, logical thinking, and creative confidence as each individual improves and evolves through each project.

Private Lessons:

  • Location: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042 *We will travel to student’s location within a 25 mile radius which will incur an additional $5 /hour to cover travel expenses.
  • Day & Time: Please call for for available times and dates (314) 200-5194
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: $40/hr *Ask about our group rate discount! Online Payment option click here (credit/debit/square
  • Dance Styles Covered: Salsa (on 1), Bachata, please inquire for other dance styles
  • Description: Our private lesson are geared toward focusing on the needs and requests of each individual, by offering one-on-one attention and solutions for restoring and building confidence in each student in a comfortable setting either at our home-based studio, or at their location (within 25 miles). Our partner dancing private lessons will always consist of 2 teachers (Tashia, and David) to help and assist with focusing on key areas of concern and growth, from both a lead and follow’s perspective, and also to demonstrate, and practice techniques learned and improved during the session. We also offer private lessons for special occasions, such as: weddings, birthdays, event functions, etc. We offer group privates at a discounted rate. *Please inquire by contacting us directly for any accommodations and special pricing offers!


Social Dancing:

“Tropicana Tuesdays”

  • Location: 7211a N Lindbergh Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042
  • Day & Time: Tuesday 8 pm to 11 pm
  • Occurrence: Weekly (every week)
  • Cost: $5 cover for social dancing starting from 8 pm - 11 pm! (Free for students taking our basic or intermediate classes.) Online Payment option click here credit/debit/square
  • Description: We want everyone to enjoy dancing during our Tropicana Tuesdays event, so after the lessons please be our guest and hang around to enjoy the social dancing segment! This is a great opportunity to practice those new moves and techniques learned in our earlier classes, as well as meet new dancers within the scene.


Things to Remember:

  • We accept online payments Click here credit/debit/square, and cash and checks.
  • No partners are needed for any of our classes, but are welcomed of course!
  • Contact us directly for making special occasion arrangements if you will be accompanied by children during adult lessons.
  • Casual attire, dress comfortable and tastefully.
  • No profanity please, maintain respectful manners
  • Come to have a great time!

Please contact Tashia or David: