What's Happening


What's Happening

Stuff Going On

1.  ONGOING Latin Nights and classes

Check out the "Classes" page of this website for an up-to-date schedule of all ongoing classes.  Our Saturday class is great fun and covers all levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Each level has a teacher so all can proceed at the appropriate pace. Your first one is free with a coupon printed from the website....  Then: $10/person. 733 Euclid St. NW; Washington DC.

There is a class every Friday, 9-10 pm, upstairs at Bossa Bistro. After that, dance to the live band downstairs. Barb teaches second and third Fridays; Chae teaches first and fourth Fridays. We will vary who teaches the fifth Friday! $10/person which includes the cover charge for the band downstairs. (Tell the doorman you are there for class so he won’t charge the cover!) Address: 2463 — 18th Street NW; Washington DC.

DIT recently added a Salsa class on the last Thursday of each month at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring. It’s 7:30 to 8:30 pm for beginning and intermediate dancers. We’re in “classroom #1.” Park, go up the stairs and enter the building on your left. Then follow the sound of music or laughter! $10/person. 10309 New Hampshire Ave.; Silver Spring, MD

2. Do you dance multiple styles?

Do you dance three or more styles, and are you interested in working with a Fusion Dance Company? If so, contact with a summary of your background. The company is working on pieces that include some musical theater, contact improv, abstract/contemporary dancing etc. Rehearsals are alternate Sunday evenings.

3.  upcoming events

The Baltimore Salsa Congress is taking place Thursday, April 18 to Sunday, April 21. This big event will have parties, parties and more parties—-plus workshops, and performances. DIT will be doing a performance on Sunday evening. And they’ll have lots of great teachers running workshops. The event takes place at the Baltimore Hilton; 401 W. Pratt St; Baltimore, MD. For more info:

A non-profit organization, “Puente de Amistad,” runs programs to support children in Cuba who live in impoverished neighborhoods. They are sponsoring a benefit fundraiser on April 27, 2019 at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 6:30-11 pm. DanceInTime will perform at this event around 9:30 pm. There will be a live band, a dinner of Cuban food, a silent auction, tropical drinks, etc. More details are here: Address: 1 Veterans Place; Silver Spring, MD Cost: $100/plate.

The City of Annapolis will sponsor FREE Salsa Nights down by the dock!  It's beautiful there--right by the water and all the sailboats!  They will be 6:30-9 pm on June 30, July 28, and August 25 (the last Sunday of the summer months).  DIT will teach (all levels) and DJ Simon will spin the inspirational music. Join us!

4. DanceInTime Shows

a. Thursday April 11, 2019.  Open Dress Rehearsal  7-8 pm

From Foreign Folk Dance to Latin Dance, from Abstract/Contemporary to Hip Hop, this “Open Rehearsal" has it all!  Watch how the dancers prepare the final polish to make their work into a finished show!  Rehearsals have a great deal of human interest, as you see how everyone involved interacts and works together!   (Then come back and watch the final show in June and see how we’ve grown!!) To register, email: and provide your name.  Doors open at 6:30 pm and tickets are purchased at the door.  DanceInTime and Sandy Spring Museum Co-host this event.  Location: The Round Room of the Sandy Spring Museum; 17901 Bentley Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860.  Cost: $5; pay at the door.

b.  Sunday June 9, 2019. Final Show  8-9:30 pm

Join the DanceInTime crew for a joyful “Night of Dance!” Watch dance performances as varied as Foreign Folk Dancing, Contact Improv, Abstract/Contemporary, Latin, Hip Hop, Musical Theater and more! After the show, the audience will discuss their interpretations and reactions to the dances with the performers, followed by group dance lessons.  Choose which dance styles you would like to learn!  We’ll close with a little social dancing.   To register, email and provide your name.  Doors open at 7:30 pm. DanceInTime and Sandy Spring Museum Co-host this event. Location: The Round Room of the Sandy Spring Museum; 17901 Bentley Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860.  Cost: $15 for adults; $10 for anyone with a student ID.  Pay at the door.

5.  Instructional Videos

Learn the fundamentals of Salsa dancing. This video explains the basic step, side rocks, right turn, and the cross body lead. It is broken down very simply. Watch the video, and then take it to the dance floor!! These moves are enough to get through a full Salsa song---so have fun with it!

This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 1. It explains Basic, Dame, Fly, Besitos, and Enchufla.

This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 2. It explains Enchufla Doble, Enchufla con Mambo, Festival de Enchufla, Pelota Con Dos, Pelota Con Quatro, Foto, Adios, and Uno.

This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 3. It covers Pa Ti Pa Mi, Adios con Hermana, Kentucky, Adios Arriba, Enchufla Arriba, Pelota Loca, Enchufla con Exhibe, and Candado.

This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 4. It covers Uno y Dos, Sombrero, Vacila, Beso, Balsero, Balsero y Beso, Dedo, Montana, Dedo Extended, Siete, Siete Moderno, Siete con Coca Cola, Abanico, Setenta, and Sombrero de Manny.

Here is a playlist of videos of additional advanced Salsa moves:

6. Class with chae

Chae is a much loved teacher at DanceInTime classes as well as others that she offers! Double check her teaching schedule here:

7. DIT T-Shirt

If you go to this link, you can buy your very own DanceInTime T shirt with an array of color and style options!  (DIT gets no profit from this sale FYI.)

8. Humor

New dance move?


See you on the dance floor!!