Friendly environment | Experienced teachers | No partner needed.  Drop-ins welcome.

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

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


Columbia Heights/Saturdays  

What? Cuban Salsa Class and open dancing.  Class is divided into several levels (beginner through advanced) each with a separate teacher.
When? Saturdays 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm.   
Where? Emergence Community Arts Collective; 733 Euclid St NW; Washington DC 20001 (Go in on the right side of the building and walk straight past the stairway to the big classroom.) 
Cost: $10/class.  First class free w/ coupon below.  (Special deal: $49 for 2 months of classes)
Details:   No partner needed to attend. Those who wish, generally go out for coffee or to eat together after class.  Here is a video with clips from class:

Adams Morgan/Fridays

What?   Salsa Class for all levels (beg. to advanced) followed by open dancing with live band.  
When?  9-10 pm on the first and third Fridays of each month. By popular demand, Salsa class will be every Friday starting in November! (FYI, check the holiday schedule here!)
Where?  Bossa Bistro and Lounge-second floor; 2463---18th St. NW; Washington DC 20009
Cost: $10 per class.  Cover charge for the open dancing that follows is waived for class-members.   (Say you are taking class when you arrive so you aren't charged the cover!)
Details:  Live band every Friday!   No partner needed to attend class.


College Park/thursdays

What?  Non-credit Salsa class open to the public for all levels of dancers.
When?  Thursdays 6-7 pm, from September 13 to Oct 18.  
Where? University of MD Student Union (in College Park, MD); Arts and Learning Center.
Cost:  Varies between $5 and $8 per class depending on if you are a student, staff, or member of the public.
Details/Registration: There’s a parking lot next to the building.  Sorry---drop ins not allowed at this class.  (Rules are set by the university.)  To register, call: 301.314.2787 or register online. There is also a “Latin Club Dances” class later in the semester.


silver spring/Tuesday    

What?   Salsa Bootcamp open to the public; for all levels of dancers
When?   Tuesday October 16;  6:45 - 10 pm.  
Where?  Cultural Arts Center Room 205 at Montgomery College Silver Spring/Takoma Park Campus---7995 Georgia Ave; Silver Spring, MD
Cost?  $45/person for each Bootcamp.   (This equals $13.86/hour.) 
Details:  To sign up for Salsa programs at Montgomery college, please call 240.567.5188. Or, for all registration options, including registering at the Wheaton Mall, visit:  Questions? contact or

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Check out the "What's Happening" page of this website. 


American University

Health Studies Department HFIT 170 (one credit) is offered every 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 4 or more people.)