Rueda de Casino in Kearny Mesa! Two FREE classes, A Cuban Salsa Social & New Rueda de Casino Class Series!!

YES! The North County San Diego dynamic teaching duo (Maritza Baida & Tim Snedeker) are back for a second round to teach RUEDA DE CASINO at Studio K in Kearny Mesa Area. 

Here is the line-up of events and classes:
Friday, Sept 12th – FREE rueda de casino class at 8pm; Cuban Salsa Social begins at 9pm $5/person. Cash only please!

Wednesday, Sept 17th - 2nd FREE Rueda de Casino at 8pm, if you did not make on Friday, come and join the following Wednesday and learn the funnest salsa style that brings people wanting more! People just can't get enough rueda.

Wednesday Sept 24th - NEW 6-week Rueda de casino class series begins
Instructor: Maritza Baida & Tim Snedeker; any questions, our contact info can be found on the "Instructor" tab of this blog.
Location: Studio K, 9340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite F, San Diego, CA 92123
When: Wednesdays, 8:00pm-9:30pm 
DATES: Sept 24th – Oct 29th(six consecutive Wednesdays).
Price: $60 for all 6 sessions(**this is a progressive series, no drop-ins after 1st session)
Pay cash or online with PayPal below by clicking the "Add to Cart" button. 

List of September 2014 Upcoming Cuban Dance Events for Mobile Devise Users

In an effort to provide easy access to mobile devise users, I copied the Upcoming Events Widget List below, not accessible on mobile devises. Una bulla!!

Links to Upcoming Events

Rueda in the Park - Santa Ana, Sat. Sept 13th

¡WEPA! Come join us in the beautiful Centennial Regional Park for Rueda de Casino! Enjoy the scenery, the music and the fun as you learn this Cuban social dance. Learn the fundamental basic elements, lots of variations and the combinations that make up “Rueda de Casino.


Our next class will be Saturday, September 13th. Beginner level starts at 11:30am. We will cover basic steps and patterns, partnering technique, and the basic calls of Rueda de Casino. Intermediate level starts at 12:30pm. The Intermediate level is for participants who have worked on the fundamentals and are ready for more fun, fast patterns. Suggested donation of $5/person.

Spread the word, be sure to tell a friend or two and invite them to join the fun. We will see you there. Una Bulla!!!

Curuye Cuban Dance Party - Sun. Sept 14th

SEPTEMBER 14 MARKS THE DATE OF CURUYE’s NEXT CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY at THE GRANADA! CUBAN SALSA-TIMBA-SON-REGGGAETÓN from 5-10 PM We’ll be saying goodbye to summer with DEEJAY WARAPO doing the honors, and KATI HERNÁNDEZ’s class today will pay tribute to LAS DOS AGUAS, the deities
Here are the details:
WHAT: Curuye's Cuban Dance Party in LA (The best Cuban dance party in SoCal!)
WHEN: Sunday, September 14, 5pm-10pm
WHERE: The Granada - 17 So. First St.., Alhambra, CA 91801
COST:$10 cover includes class
Fun Dress Code: Wear anything blue or yellow in honor of the two Orisha dieties Las Dos Aguas: Yemaya and Ochun

New Rueda de Casino Classes Start Up in September and some Socials!!

Greetings Casineros and Amigos,

Save the dates! We are going to dance the heck out of September!!  People are asking about when rueda de casino classes will begin. Here is a listing with some NEW DATES and surprises!! For contact info, go to the Instructors tab on the blog.

Rueda de Casino Classes in Carlsbad Area:
Instructor: Maritza Baida
CLASS #: 13742 Cuban Salsa: Rueda de Casino Series
LOCATION: Calavera Hills Community Center: Activity Room
2997 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92010
City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation
When: Sep 8, 2014 to Oct 27, 2014 Mondays 7:30-8:30pm; 8-week series
Cost: $65 Drop-in Fee: $10.00 Age: 18Y and up
Online Registration is the cheapest, use this link

Rueda de Casino Classes in Encinitas Area:
Instructor: Tim Snedeker
Location: Dance North County - 535 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA
When: Begins Sept 7th Sundays
5:00pm-6:30pm - Beginners Rueda de Casino
6:30pm-7:30pm; Intermediate Rueda de Casino
Price: $10 per session

NEW! Rueda de Casino in Kearny Mesa Area
Friday, Sept 12th – Cuban Salsa Social FREE class at 8pm; 9pm social begins $5/person
Wednesday, Sept 17th - FREE RUEDA DE CASINO CLASS:
Wednesday Sept 24th - NEW 6-week Rueda de casino class series begins
Instructor: Maritza Baida & Tim Snedeker
Location: Studio K, 9340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Suite F, San Diego, CA 92123
When: Wednesdays, 8:00pm-9:30pm DATES: Sept 24th – Oct 29th(six consecutive Wednesdays).
Price: $60 for all 6 sessions(**this is a progressive series, no drop-ins after 1st session)
Pay cash or register onsite

Una Bulla!

SAVE THE DATE! Casino on Astroturf at Solana Beach - Sat Sept 20th

Are You Ruedy Casineros?!
We are back on the AstroTurf for September's installment of Casino on Cardboard (AstroTurf)  in Solana Beach at our favorite spot on Saturday, September 20th! I have a new playlist of new timba, cubaton, and son music and it's smokin'!! Join us for some fun ruedas, salsa suelta and just plain old on-on-one casino dancing. Bring your camera to capture the sunset while we dance. 

Here are the details:
What: Casino on AstroTurf at Solana Beach
When: Saturday, September 20th 5:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Fletcher Cove Beach Park in Solana Beach: 111 South Sierra Avenue Solana Beach, CA 92075
What to bring: a snack to share and something to drink. This is a family-friendly event. 
Cost: This is a donation event, in an effort to buy a snap-together dance floor for future Casino on Cardboards events at the beach.  We will have a donation box next to the food and drinks. We are now at our 1/4th of the way to buying our community dance floor. Let's get it to the half point soon!

Casino on Cardboard at Coronado Beach - Sat. Aug 16th


This is the August installment of Casino on Cardboard and we are taking it back to Coronado Beach to watch the sun go down, dance and be amongst our dancing familia. Come learn some fun rueda de casino moves, salsa suelta moves and casino moves while you are there. Bring the family.  Kids and grandparents are welcome! So come by and dance and share good times in one of the most beautiful beach sites in San Diego. I have a really cool casino/rueda de casino game to share that I have created. Come check it out!

What: Casino on Cardboard at Coronado Beach
When: Saturday, August 16th from 5pm to 8pm;  Set up is at 3:30pm
Where: Coronado Beach across from Sunset Park in Coronado
Sunset Park address is 101 Ocean Boulevard, Coronado, CA

I need volunteers to help me unload the floor and tape it up at 3:30pm. I'll meet you at Sunset Park in Coronado Beach (same place we had it before).

We also need a portable table for food and drinks. I have a cooler with ice and a couple of trashbags.

Come by and bring some snack or drinks to share. Bring your beach towels,  beach chairs, a sweater or sweatshirt and a camera as it will get cold later as the sun goes down. This is the last month before school starts all over again so come and enjoy one last month in the warm sun and sunset.



Una Bulla!
Maritza