Drop-ins welcome!



Drop-ins welcome!


Friendly environment | Experienced teachers

No partner needed

All levels covered: from totally new beginners to very advanced dancers!

In addition, special one-time events/classes are listed on the "What's Happening" page of this site.

Washington, DC Classes

Cuban Salsa Class & Social Dancing in Columbia Heights

Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Every Saturday afternoon
12:45 - 3:30 pm


DIT teaches a Cuban Salsa Class with some open dancing every Saturday afternoon.  Class is divided into several levels (beginner through advanced) each with a separate teacher. Drop-ins welcome! First class free w/ coupon below.  Those who wish generally go out for coffee or to eat together after class. Enter on the right side of the building. Class video:
Holiday Schedule: On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, 11/24/18, we’ll be open from 1 to 3 pm, just for social dancing. Some advanced dancers will be on hand to answer questions but there won’t be a formal class. Come by and hang out and dance with the friendly crew! Cost that day only: $5/person.
In December the only cancellation is on Dec. 22, 2018.

Salsa Class/Live Band in Adams Morgan

Bossa Bistro and Lounge—second floor
2463 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Every Friday evening (no class the day after Thanksgiving 2018)
9 - 10 pm

$10, includes lounge cover charge

Salsa Class for all levels (beginners to advanced). After class, open dancing downstairs with a great live band. Drop-ins welcome! Class is on the second floor; if they ask for a cover charge downstairs tell them you’re here for the class.
Holiday Schedule: We won’t have a Salsa class on the Friday after Thanksgiving (11/23/18). In December, the only cancellation will be Dec. 21, the Friday before Xmas.

Suburban Maryland Classes

Salsa/Latin Dance Class at College Park

Stamp Union/UMD Art and Learning Center, basement
3972 Campus Dr
College Park, MD 20740

Thursdays 6-7 pm, from Feb. 7 to May 9, 2019

$5-$8, varies depending on whether you are student, staff, or a member of the public

This non-credit class is open to the public for all levels of dancers. There’s a parking lot next to the building.  To register, call: 301.314.2787 or register online. You can also register on the first day of class. The class is two six week sessions. The first is 2/7/19 to 3/16/19 and covers Salsa. The second session is 4/4/19 to 5/9/19 and emphasizes Salsa but covers all “Latin Club Dances.”

Salsa and Bachata Class in Downtown Silver Spring

Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College
Silver Spring/Takoma Park Campus
7995 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Tuesdays, March 13 to April 9
7 - 8:30 pm

$80, non-residents add $50

Anyone is welcome to register for this class at Montgomery College by calling 240.567.5188. It’s ”Course PFA043” which is open to the public. For all registration options, including registering at the Wheaton Mall, visit:  Questions? contact or


American University

Health Studies Department HFIT 170 (one credit) is offered both fall and spring semesters.   AU students register through the university.  Check out this video that includes American University Salsa students performing at an AU event:



Contact:  with questions about the class, group discounts, lessons for special events, etc.  

NEW STUDENTS: Get your first Saturday class FREE if you print out the above coupon!
(Sorry; does not apply to groups of more than 3 people.)