Learn to Dance Latino Style While Sampling a Variety of Scrumptious Authentic Homemade Cuisine: Hosted by the Folk Arts Center of New England: December 10th, Saturday (4:00 – 11:00 p.m.)

November 27, 2011 at 2:32 am Leave a comment

The Folk Arts Center of New England is hosting a very special Salsa Dance Workshop with well-seasoned dance instructor Greg Coles. Also a dj and known for his infectious energy, this Tufts University professor will have you movin’ and groovin’ in no time to the sweet sounds of his specially selected Latin music excerpts. Actually, they could call this event the “Salsa and Beyond Dance Workshop” since Mr. Coles will also be teaching Bachata, Merengue, and ChaChaCha dance moves as well, while he shares with students his most authentic knowledge of the art of Latin dance enhanced by a very unique sense of style all his own. Instruction will be tailored to party goers with all levels of dance experience, singles and couple alike, so don’t be shy even if you are a total beginner. What makes this event extra special is the potluck supper featuring fine homemade Latin cuisine. Yum! Oh and, of course, there will be a dance party following the lessons. The FAC does ask that all workshop participants please wear “soft-soled” shoes only and refrain from the use of fragrances of any kind as some are allergic to these substances.


In addition to his educational activities at Tufts University where he specializes in African dance, Greg also teaches both drumming and dancing at his own local studio “Greg Coles Drum & Dance“. He has been appearing frequently at numerous instructional and entertainment events around the area since the 1990’s and in the process has worked with countless students of all age groups and skill levels. As a youth, he began developing his dance skills in a wide array of styles and eventually wound up with a scholarship at the most prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance School in NYC. In fact, Mr. Ailey himself was so impressed with his student that Greg was appointed as a curator of his private library for an entire summer season. Upon relocation to the Boston area, he began to build his reputation as a first- rate dance instructor simply by showing fellow party goers dance moves on an informal basis at clubs around town. Now as a full-time professional, he prides himself not only in developing excellent dance skills among his students but also in raising their awareness of the critical role that social dancing can potentially play in the enrichment of their everyday lives. What better way to enhance your Latin music listening pleasure than by learning some new ethnic dance moves at the hands of one of the areas best pros. And don’t forget while you’re at it … there’ll be plenty of tasty Latin cuisine to go around too!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details:

Pre-registration highly recommended but not required

When: December 10th, Saturday (4:00 – 11:00 p.m.)

          Workshop – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

          Dinner: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

          Dance Party – 8:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Where: Park Avenue Congregational Church – Parish Hall (Arlington)

Admission: Prices vary (See details – Please remember to bring food)

More Info: Contacts

(Area Restaurants)

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Entry filed under: Dance Parties, Education, Latin music, Local Artists, South American music, Venues. Tags: , .

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