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: Class is cancelled on Dec. 22, 2018 (the Saturday before Xmas).

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: No class the Friday before Xmas (12/21/18).
The teaching schedule is that Barb Bernstein will teach Dec. 7 & Dec. 14. Chae will teach Dec. 28.

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, 2/7/19 to 3/16/19
Tuesday 7-9:30 pm, April 16, 2019

$30 to $55 for Thursday class depending whether you are student, staff, or member of the public

This 6 week non-credit Salsa 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 visit: You can also register on the first day of class.
The special workshop 4/16/19 starts with instruction on all “Latin Club Dances” for 2 hours. Registration is required. Then 9 to 9:30 we’ll have social dancing open to public. Come just for the social dancing at no charge.

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.)