Don't Miss The Last Dance Class of 2012 This SAT, Dec 15th and FREE Kwanzaa Events

Juan Carlos Blanco Riera, our devoted and long time AfroCuban Master Instructor for San Diego invites you to his last class of the year.  TODAY Saturday December 15th at 3:30pm to 6:30pm. A 3-hour  special taking you back through dance and movement of West African and AfroCuban ancestry. $20 per person! That's a great deal for 3 hours! Kwanzaa events take place thereafter. Location is: Stage 7 School of Dance - 3980 30th Street, San Diego, 92104.

Casino on Astroturf CANCELLED

I have to cancel Casino on Astroturf this month. We will have it in January when the weather and my health is better. (hey..that rhymed!) Save the Date for the next Casino on Astroturf is Saturday, January 12th. 

New Rueda de Casino class on Monday Nights Beginning 2013

That's right! I have my own rueda de casino class through the City of Carlsbad Parks and Recreation beginning January 2013! I will be teaching at Calavara Hills Community Center Activity Room. It is a beautiful space. Please tell your friends who want to learn to pre-register as pre-registration began Dec 5th. Below are the details:

NEW! Beginning 2013

Maritza Baida will be teaching a Rueda de Casino class through the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation
7:30pm-8:30pm Fees will based 5 to 8 week packages. Click the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Schedule for the fees (page 15 on this online schedule). Click here to get on the main page for City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreationthen click the "Online registration" link to register.

Casino on AstroTurf - Saturday, Dec 15th

Yes, it is still happening, Casino on Astroturf in Fletcher Cove Beach Park  in Solana Beach moved to Saturday, December 15th from 4pm-6pm.
Come dance a few of hours with casino friends/family members. I've got the timba playlist ready to go. This is a free family-friendly event so bring the kids and the abuelos. Bring snacks to share with all as it is a snack-luck (instead of pot-luck). Here are the details:

What: A Free Casino/Rueda dance party/picnic near the beach. Timba music for 2 full hours. All are welcome!
When: Saturday, December 3pm-5pm (in time for the sun to set)
Where: Fletcher Cove Beach Park in Solana Beach: 111 South Sierra Avenue Solana Beach, CA 92075