Latin Rhythm Dance Club

Wally Mara

The Latin Rhythm Dance is in its thirteenth year of providing professional level instruction in authentic Latin dance styles for SaddleBrooke residents. This season’s classes feature the popular Latin dances Bachata, Bolero, Cumbia and Tango.

Free Latin Dance Classes

Free Monday Basic Dance Classes meet in SaddleBrooke One’s Vermilion Room Mondays from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. except for the second Monday of each month (Bingo Day). Our classes are open to all residents of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch and are taught by long time SaddleBrooke residents Jeanny and Wally Mara. Step sheets covering the day’s dance patterns will be provided.

Cumbia, from Colombia – January 15, 22, 29, February 5

American Tango – February 19, 26, March 5

Nightclub Two Step, the Do-It-All Dance – March 19, 26, April 2

Intermediate Dance Patterns Workshops are generally for those with previous dance experience. They meet Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Vermilion Room. Enrollment is limited to 12, so please make reservations before the class meets! For each class, a fee of $5 per couple includes step sheets and a practice music CD.

Bachata, from the Dominican Republic – January 4, 11, 18, 25

Bolero, International Style – February 1, 8, 15, 22

Tango Fusion, Our own dance form – March 8, 15, 22, 29

Note: Latin dancing is vigorous and aerobic and very good for seniors’ bodies, minds and balance. Be sure your doctor approves!

Learn the Dance DVDs

Each of our dance classes is videoed by our talented member/videographer Carol Newhouse. At the end of each course, Carol converts her video clips into instructional DVDs which are available for $10 per DVD. Our current catalog lists 22 DVDs covering 15 different dances, both beginning and intermediate. Contact us for a catalog.

For More Information

For more information about Latin Rhythm Dance Club classes and dance parties, our popular dance instructional DVDs or membership, contact [email protected] or call 818-0604. Ask to be included on our email dance events list.