In addition, check out our ongoing class schedule.
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. $15/person. Sign in 12:45 pm; dance till 3:45 pm. See details on the “Ongoing Classes” page. Location: Chevy Chase Baptist Church (Social Hall); 5671 Western Ave. NW; Washington DC 20015. Enter through the back corner door at corner of Belt Rd. NW and Northampton St. NW.
Note that guest instructor Glen will be teaching on 8/31. And on September 14, we’ll have a 45 minute class and then just “party” (social dancing) till 4 pm. Here is the facebook link for the party: https://www.facebook.com/events/437197893805826/
There is a class every Friday, 9-10 pm, upstairs at Bossa Bistro. After that, dance to the live band downstairs. Teachers are Barb Bernstein, Terrell, and others from DanceInTime. $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.
Yes, all regular classes WILL BE HELD over Labor Day Weekend.
The Silver Spring Salsa class on the last Thursday of each month from 7:30-8:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring. However in October and November 2019, that would be on Halloween Day and Thanksgiving Day. So on those months class will be on the third Thursday instead (10/24 and 11/21). The class won’t meet in December 2019. We dance 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. Address: 10309 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20903.
2. upcoming events
The City of Annapolis sponsors FREE Outdoor Salsa Nights downtown near the dock! The next one will be 6:30-9 pm on September 29. DIT will teach and DJ Simon will spin the inspirational music. Here is a short video from the festivities https://youtu.be/snXY9Cg2T3E. Note that due to a conflict with the boat show, this one will be a block or so from the water. Go down near the dock and follow the sound of music!!
DanceInTime will also do these free Hispanic Heritage programs at Prince Georges County Libraries that are open to the public:
Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 — Latin Dance Class (all ages) 7-8 pm at Laurel Library (507 7th St; Laurel, MD)
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 — Latin Dance Showcase 7:30-8:30 pm at Beltsville Library (4319 Sellman Rd; Beltsville MD)
Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 — Latin Dance Showcase 7:30-8:30 pm at South Bowie Library (15301 Hall Rd; Bowie MD)
Tuesday Oct. 1, 2019 — Children’s Latin Dance Class 4:30-5:30 pm at Beltsville Library (4319 Sellman Rd; Beltsville MD)
Tuesday Oct. 1, 2019 — Latin Dance Class (all ages) 7-8 pm at Bowie Library (15210 Annapolis Rd; Bowie, MD)
The Silver Spring Towne Center inc. has sponsored FREE outdoor Salsa Nights run by AM Salsa and DanceInTime. The last one will be 7-9 pm on Wed. September 25, 2019. The program includes a 30 minute dance lesson and lots of social dancing outdoors under a covered pavilion. This event is for all ages and is held rain or shine. It’s only cancelled for lightning or thunder. At 7:30 till 9 pm a Latin Band will play Salsa music! Address: 1 Veterans Plaza; Silver Spring, MD 20910 (corner of Ellsworth and Fenton). Parking lot across the street. SSTCI is gratefully acknowledged for their sponsorship of these fun dance evenings.
On Saturday, Oct 26, the Juanita Maria Dance Company presents a show, “Jammin’” which celebrates Caribbean Culture through its dance heritage. Danceintime is doing a Rueda presentation in the show. Showtime is 8 pm at the Joy of Motion in Bethesda (Jack Guidone Theater). For tickets ($20) visit: bit.ly/jmdanceco Juanita Maria is a lovely dancer who participated in a Danceintime Fusion show earlier in the year. She is now welcoming DIT to join her production. We are honored to be a part of this show which will be well worth the price of admission! Address: 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 180e; Bethesda MD (right near Bethesda metro)
The University of Maryland’s “Studio A” (formerly Arts and Learning Center) is hosting a class series on Thursdays, October 31 to Dec. 12. It’s 6-7 pm at the Stamp Student Union and is open to the public. UMD sets the cost—contact them to register at: 301-314-ARTS or firstname.lastname@example.org. Register: https://stampunion.umd.edu/StudioA/classes/Default.aspx or call: 301.314.2787.
3. Barb’s Tedx Open Mic Talk
Barb Bernstein recently participated in a Tedx Talk Open Mic program. She spoke briefly about the health benefits of group synchronous movement (like Salsa Rueda dancing!): https://youtu.be/0gUm61tmMBI For more information on the health benefits of dancing, see the “Applied Dancing” menu at the bottom of this website.
4. Instructional & Performance Videos
To see lots of beginner, intermediate, and advanced instructional videos, or to see performance videos, go to the “videos” page on this website. You can also visit the DanceInTime YouTube channel.
5. 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.) https://shop.spreadshirt.com/DanceInTimeTShirts
6. 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 Barb@DanceInTime.com 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.
7. show & EVent Videos
Kudos to the DanceInTime performers who all did a great job at the Baltimore Salsa Congress (https://youtu.be/SETxdy7pkYw) and the DIT Fusion Shows (https://youtu.be/y_BNzTQkm2M). In addition, this link is a video of the wonderful July Annapolis Salsa Night: https://youtu.be/snXY9Cg2T3E.
See you on the dance floor!!