2015 Fall Beginners
2015-Fall-Beginners
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CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE

SEASON TEACHERS

Omar

Johanna

Nemanja

Thierry

Janne

COURSE & CLASS DETAILS

Cross Body Salsa Beginners I
You know you are ready for this! Join us and change your life!

This is a 6-week training course to get you into salsa dancing. After this course you have a good idea what Salsa is about, you understand basic musicality in dancing and you’ve learned some cool moves!
One class is 1h.

The New Spring Beginners Course kicks of on Tuesday 4.4. and will last till 8.5.
Once you completed the Beginners 1 track you will be able to continue to learn and practice more on Beginners 2 level.

As an awesome bonus, as we really want you to give you the best tools to develop fast and for you to have a lot of fun, we include free access to all weekly parties we organise during the season! At the parties the coat check fees may apply. We warmly recommend these parties – there you’ll see best how much fun dancing can be!

TRAINING TIMES
Our Cross Body Salsa Beginners I Training option:
Thursdays 19:30-20:30 in Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 1

PRICING

Beginners Course Fee 100€
Includes 6h of Class Training and access to all of our fun weekly social dance parties (parties on its own is valued already at 120€)

Combo with Beginners Salsa
Combo Fee 150€
Includes 12h of Class Training and all weekly social parties (party value on its own 120€)

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.
When Signing up for the combo there will be a 100€ deposit paid, the remaining 50€ in cash the first class.

Kizomba Beginners I
This smooth dance is taking the world like a wildfire! Kizomba basic steps are relatively easy to pick and you can quickly start dancing at the parties! The beauty of this dance comes in mastering the basics and connection with the partner in a super comfortable hug position.

This is a 6-week training course that will get you into Kizomba dancing. After this course you have an idea what Kizomba is all about, you understand more about kizomba music, leading & following, and will be able to dance comfortable at the parties! Classes are 1h and for those that really want to learn fast, or if you missed a class, you are allowed to come both days!

New Spring Kizomba Season kicks off on Tuesday 4.4. and will last till 8.5.
Once you completed the Beginners 1 track you will be able to continue to learn and practice more on the Beginners 2 level.

As an awesome bonus, as we really want you to give you the best tools to develop fast and for you to have a lot of fun, we include free access to all weekly parties we organise during the season! At the parties the coat check fees may apply. We warmly recommend these parties – there you’ll see best how much fun dancing can be!

TRAINING TIMES
Our Kizomba Beginners I Training options:
Tuesdays 20:00-21:00 in Oulunkylä – Siltavoudintie 9
Wednesdays 19:30-20:30 in Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Beginners Course Fee 100€
Includes 6h of Class Training and access to all of our fun weekly social dance parties (parties on its own is valued already at 120€)

Combo with Beginners Salsa
Combo Fee 150€
Includes 12h of Class Training and all weekly social parties (party value on its own 120€)

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.
When Signing up for the combo there will be a 100€ deposit paid, the remaining 50€ in cash the first class.

Cross Body Salsa Beginners II / Improvers

You completed the Beginners I Track or attended classes somewhere else and are hungry for more! This course continues to develop the basic combinations with a lot of variations while adding some more challenging moves.

This is an ongoing training level that focuses on making you an awesome social dancer by giving you more skills, tools and confidence. Some people in this course have been dancing 6-10 weeks, others over a year. The main target of this course is for you to become more and more comfortable, creative and free with your moves you know and to gain a lot of confidence for social dancing. Having good basis in your core moves will enable you to grow fast as a dancer – it’s your foundation for your whole dance! We want to support you in becoming the best dancer you could ever dream of, and for everyone in this level wanting to become better and better in basics, we offer the Beginners I course for free for extra training!

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.
Once you are ready to move to the next level we will invite you!

As an awesome bonus, as we really want you to give you the best tools to develop fast and for you to have a lot of fun, we include free access to all parties we organise during the season! At the parties the coat check fees apply. We warmly recommend these parties – there you’ll see and feel best how much fun dancing can be!

TRAINING TIMES
Our Salsa Beginners II / Improver Training options:
Mondays 18:30-19:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Course Fee 190€
Includes 14h of Class Training and all parties

Combo with Kizomba
Combo Fee 320€
Includes 28h of Class Training and all parties

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Kizomba Beginners II / Improvers
You already did a Beginners I Track or have attended classes somewhere else for about 3 months or more, and now would like to improve your foundations, learn more variations and become a better leader or follower. This is the place for you!

This is an ongoing training level that focuses on making you an awesome social dancer by giving you more skills, tools and confidence. Some people in this course have been dancing 6-10 weeks, others over a year. The main target of this course is for you to become more and more comfortable, creative and free with your moves you know and to gain a lot of confidence for social dancing. Having good basis in your core moves will enable you to grow fast as a dancer – it’s your foundation for your whole dance! We want to support you in becoming the best dancer you could ever dream of, and for everyone in this level wanting to become better and better in basics, we offer the Beginners I course for free for extra training!

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.
Once you are ready to move to the next level we will invite you!

As an awesome bonus, as we really want you to give you the best tools to develop fast and for you to have a lot of fun, we include free access to all parties we organise during the season! At the parties the coat check fees apply. We warmly recommend these parties – there you’ll see and feel best how much fun dancing can be!

TRAINING TIMES
Our Kizomba Beginners II / Improver Training options:
Wednesdays 19:30-20:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Course Fee 190€
Includes 14h of Class Training and all parties

Combo with Salsa
Combo Fee 320€
Includes 28h of Class Training and all parties

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Cuban Salsa Improvers / Intermediate

You were part of this group the past season OR have been dancing Cuban Salsa for 1 year or longer at a different school and would like to join our training team. We’ll focus on the techniques of movement, following & leading and give you some nice combinations for you to dance at the parties.

This is an ongoing training level and it focuses on making you an awesome social dancer by giving you more skills, tools and confidence.

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.
Once you are ready to move to the next level we will invite you!

Monday AfroLatin Nights is Da Place for you to put your moves into practice, and this party is included for you to come and enjoy. Additionally you get discounts on any of the other regular parties we organise during the season.

TRAINING TIMES
Our Cuban Salsa Improver / Intermediate Training option:
Mondays 17:30-18:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Course Fee 210€
Includes 14h of Class Training and all Monday parties

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Cross Body Salsa – Intermediate / Advanced 

You either were part of this group the past seasons or have been dancing Cross Body Salsa for a few years at other schools and would like to join our training team. We have a strong focus on techniques to improve your overall dancing. Of course we’ll be training some cool moves as well to become more versatile.

This is an ongoing training level consisting of people from various levels and we’ll continuously develop you to become a better dancer by giving a lot of personal feedback. We try to keep the balance for leaders and followers within a margin so if you have not been invited to join this group and are interested please do not hesitate to contact us to see if you can join this group.

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.

We really want you to develop more and more and become better allround dancers. Hence the Thursday Helsinki Mambo Club parties are included in this course! Additionally for those that already know to dance On2 the drop-in classes with Janne are included, and for those that are new to dancing On2 the beginners On2 class is included for you to learn the new timing first with easier patterns.

TRAINING TIMES
Cross Body Salsa – Intermediate / Advanced On1 Trainings:
Thursdays 18:00-19:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

Additional Training:
Thursdays 19:30-21:00 Salsa On2 Beginners I
Thursdays 19:30-20:30 Salsa On2 with Janne (Every other week)

PRICING

Course Fee 315€
Includes 21h+ of Class Training and all Thursday Helsinki Mambo Club parties

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Cross Body Salsa – On2 Drop-in

The Helsinki Mambo Club will take place every other week and this drop-in takes place directly before the party. Some cool moves and skills by Janne Sahari. The level is open for this drop-in but it is assumed that you have a good foundation with dancing On2.

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.

Cross Body Salsa – On2 Drop-in takes place every other Thursday

TRAINING TIMES
Thursdays 19:30-20:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Drop-in Fee:
Individual 15€ (party & coat check incl. for free)
Couple 20€ (party & coat check incl. for free)
No need to sign-up for this, just come and pay at the door, in cash!

Bachata Fusion Training Group

This is a closed group with limited participants that trains in Sensual Bachata and Dominican Bachata. This course is by invitation only but if you already have a solid bachata foundation and would like to join, don’t hesitate to contact us first.

The course focuses a lot on leading & following, body movements and coordination, offering detailed teaching and individual feedback.

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.

TRAINING TIMES
Bachata Fusion Training Group Trains:
Wednesdays 20:30-21:45 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Course Fee 250€

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Intensive Imp-Adv Kizomba Training with Nemanja & Thierry

I Dance Helsinki is offering you an awesome opportunity to take your Kizomba to new heights more regularly!
For all Improver to Advanced Kizomba Dancers we will have Intensive Kizomba & Urban Kiz Training Courses with a guest teacher every Wednesday during the whole season! For Kizomba we will have Nemanja and for Urban Kiz Thierry.
2.5 Hours Training Weekly and we will have a Kizomba party after it so you can straight away put it all into practice!
Every Week will consist of 1.5h Progressive Technique Training with a Closed Group and a 1h Drop-in for Combinations & Variations.

That’s 16 Weeks of Kizomba Training!
20 Hours of UrbanKiz with Thierry
20 Hours of Kizomba, Semba & Tarraxinha with Nemanja
And the the Kizomba Parties on Wednesdays we include for free!
You can choose to join only the Kizomba, only the Urban Kiz or both to get a total of 40 Class Hours + Parties!

Important!
Note that we have limited spaces for these groups and registration will initially be only with partners as we want to keep a good balance.
This is only to keep the follow/leader ratio in better balance and during the classes we do rotate partners.
If you don’t have a partner ask around as there’s plenty of leaders and followers wanting to improve their dancing.
Urban Kiz level is still not that high in Helsinki and the course will take this into consideration, but it is expected people have a good foundation in Kizomba.

We start with Urban Kiz, then the following week Kizomba and so on for 16 consecutive weeks!
Urban Kiz with Thierry on 1/2, 15/2, 1/3, 15/3, 29/3, 12,/4, 26/4, 10/5
Kizomba, Semba & Tarraxinha with Nemanja on 8/2, 22/2, 8/3, 22/3, 5/4, 19/4, 3/5, 17/5

TRAINING TIMES
Every Wednesday will be as follows:
18:00-19:30 Progressive Course with Focus on Techniques – Limited Couples
19:30-20:30 Partnerwork Combinations (part of the course but also a drop-in)
20:30-23:30 Kizomba Party / Urban Kiz Party

PRICING

Early Bird Prices are valid till January 8

Kizomba or Urban Kiz – 8 Weeks / 20 Hours
Includes 8 Parties valued at 64€

Normal Price 250€ // Early Bird 230€

Kizomba & Urban Kiz Combo – 16 Weeks / 40 Hours
Includes 16 Parties valued at 128€

Normal Price 460€ // Early Bird 440€

Payment Policy
100€/person deposit through idance-events
Remaining amount 100% Cash on the first class
or
50% Cash on first class
50% Cash on first week of March

Sign-up by hitting the Sign-me up button below.
Note that when paying by credit/debit card payment processing fees will apply.

Wednesday Kizomba or Urban Kiz Drop-ins

When Thierry is in town there will be a Urban Kiz drop-in before the party. When Nemanja is in town there will be a Kizomba, Semba or Tarraxinha drop-in before the party. Join us for some fun!

Our Season kicks off on Monday 30.1. and will last till 17.5.

Kizomba Drop-ins take place every Wednesday

TRAINING TIMES
Wednesdays 19:30-20:30 Punavuori – UGGLA, Annankatu 10

PRICING

Drop-in Fee: 20€ (party & coat check incl. for free)

No need to sign-up for this, just come and pay at the door, in cash!

General Info

  • Registration is required for those attending any courses.
  • Registration is not required when attending as a drop-in where possible
    All course attendees will have the following extra benefits during the season: Discounted rates for the Monday Parties, Intensive weekends with International Artists and the FIKi Festival

PAYMENTS & IMPORTANT DETAILS

Registration is binding! Your spot is confirmed by signing up through the idance-events.com page and paying the registration fee deposit by credit/debit card. The remaining amount is either paid 100% cash the first class or 50% the first class and 50% the first week of March. Smartum Vouchers are also accepted. Our main interest is for our students to develop as fast possible. If you have registered for a level that is too high or low for you we can change you to a different level more suitable and which would improve you faster. For all classes: No refunds or exchanges.

LOCATIONS

UGGLA

Annankatu 10, 00120 Helsinki
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EASYFIT

Sörnäisten rantatie 33 D 4krs., 00500 Helsinki
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ETNOFITNESS

Vilhonvuorenkatu 11 A, 00500 Helsinki
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Oulunkylä Studio

Siltavoudintie 9

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Johanna Sallinen (English / Finnish)
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+358 (0)44 537 3468

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bakr.omar@gmail.com
+358 (0)50 573 9449