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Latin Dance Society

 

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The Latin Dance Society brings people together through dance and music.

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A bit about the Latin Dance Society

The Latin Dance Society brings people together through dance and music. Through a mixture of classes, socials, and parties you will meet new people and find your own reasons to be a part of the wonderful world of Latin dance.

Cuban salsa, originally called Casino, is a popular social dance. The dance boasts a rich repertoire of Afro-Cuban influenced dance styles and has evolved a vibrant culture centred around Cuban music. The dance is an interplay between a leader, a follower, and the music. Once you acquire the skills of leading or following, you can take these skills to dance and party all around the world.

 

Who can join the Latin Dance Society?

Every semester, we welcome dancers of all abilities (including absolute beginners, intermediate, and advanced dancers). So, if you are an experienced dancer, or you have never heard of Cuban salsa before, there is a place for you in the Latin Dance Society.

Wear comfy clothes, come alone or bring a friend (no partners required).

 

When and where are we meeting?

Mondays (at Kilted Kangaroo, Stirling):

-18:00 Cuban Salsa, Beginners 1

-19:00 Cuban Salsa, Advanced

-20:00 Cuban Salsa, Rueda de Casino

 

Wednesdays (in the Venue, Stirling University Union):

-18:30 Cuban Salsa, Beginners 1

-19:30 Cuban Salsa, Beginners 2

 

The society also organises regular socials and parties throughout the semester in and around central Scotland.

 

Cost

Society members: £5 per class

Non-members: £7 per class

10-class instalment: £42 (Wednesday classes only, paid at the beginning of the semester)

The membership for the Latin Dance Society is £5.

 

Course Structure

The course runs for 10 weeks throughout the semester and consists of 10 classes. After completing the Beginners 1 course, you can join Beginners 2 and the Rueda classes.

Note: the Monday classes run in 6-class blocks.

 

How do I join?

To join the society, you must purchase a Union Clubs and Societies Membership (£5) and a Latin Dance Society membership (£5). This can be done on the Stirling University Students Union Website or in the Union office.

 

Social Media

Find us on Instagram @lantin_dance_society_uos

and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stirlinguniversitylatindancesociety/

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