Special Casino Saturday Workshop Intensive with Kati Hernandez & Yasser Ramos in LA - Sat. Dec. 8th

Attention Casineros & Amigos!
Yasser Ramos and Nachito Herrera JR. STRAIGHT FROM CUBA will join Cuban Choreographer and educator Kati Hernandez on her CASINO SATURDAYS CLASS @ SOHO DANCE. A very special 4-HR INTENSIVE Cuban style Salsa featuring a TIMBA musicality clinic/lecture for Dancers with a Q&A session follow with a meet and great the artists. A series of special workshops on casino and musicality. SPICE UP YOUR SOCIAL DANCING!!!!
Cuban maestra Kati Hernández breaks down authentic, fun Cuban moves to help you bring flavor to your social dance giving you tools to learn HOW TO HAVE A CONVERSATION ON THE DANCE FLOOR regardless of your level.

LEARN CASINO (Cuban style salsa) moves and turns - focusing on generally-applicable LEADING AND FOLLOWING TECHNIQUES, as well as conveying the essence of Casino. Leave with a sense of true Cuban MUSICALITY as well as PRACTICAL DANCE DRILLS that will help you improve not only your body movements but also will help you grow as a dancer in this complex and beautiful form. Kati trains some of the top Casino dance teams in the USA. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from her. Learn how to groove and dance the Cuban way. Join our vibrant community and have fun

Here are the details:
WHAT: A series of workshops for Casineros and Timba Lovers with master instructor Kati Hernandez and Direct from Cuba music artist Yasser Ramos 

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Schedule of the workshops

11 am - 12pm. LEVEL ONE Fundamentals of Casino
Let's build the cake. We will be working on the Fundamentals of casino.
30 min: Footwork without partners, basic Cuban fun Body movement applicable to social dancing, and coordination drills that will help you become a better dancer.
30 min. Basic Partner work. Focusing on Casino and leading technique and tools to get you to the dance floor with confidence regardless of your dance level.

12pm-1:30 pm LEVEL TWO Casino Moves and Fun Combinations 
                         (must know Guapea, Enchufla and Dile que no)
30 min. Fun suelta (with out a partner) footwork. Musicality and body movement drills
1hr- Casino moves and fun combinations.

TIMBA Clinic/Lecture with Yasser Ramos and Nachito Herrera. Meet and greet the artists and paractice your moves to the sound of DJ Warapo.

LOCATION: SoHo Dance LA -  1618 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025

REGISTRATION: PLEASE RSVP: You can register by using VENMO @kati-hernandez
Uuse this Venmo description: Salsa with Kati or go directly to this Square Link and pay online.

COST: It depends on what workshop sessions you select to participate; Between $15-$40

PARKING: There is a small garage under the studio you can park at AND there is PARKING on the STREETS.

PLEASE NOTE: Non-refundable

Havana Jam - Afro-Cuban Jam Session - Tues. Dec. 4th

Prohibition is now open on Tuesdays and featuring live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a Latin Jazz/Afro Cuban Jam Session at San Diego's favorite speakeasy!  But first, grab dinner at Havana 1920, and get Tuesday nights started!

Here are the details:
WHAT: Live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! The Afro-Cuban Sessions
WHEN: Tuesday Night December 4, 2018 at 8pm
WHERE: Prohibition San Diego - 548 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
COST: Grab dinner at Havana 1920 beforehand, then head on over to Prohibition Lounge.

Casinero Meet-Up at Tango del Rey (FEAT. En-RuedaMe-Mas Rueda Performance) - Fri. Nov. 30th

Greetings Casineros & Amigos!
Our very own casino perforamnce group En-RuedaMe Mas (Tim & Rocio's perforamnce group) is going to perfomr at the Majesty in Motion Tango del Rey Salsa Bachata Night. Let's meet up and cheer our casino  familia and dance with each other. Food served throughout the night. 2 dance floors!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Casinero Meet-Up at Salsa-Bachata Friday Night to see EnRuedaMe Mas do a rueda perforamnce, and do some social ruedas
WHEN: Friday, Novembe 30, 2018 8pm-1am
               Lesson:  8:30pm - Salsa with Majesty in Motion Dance Company.
WHERE: Tango Del Rey - 3567 Del Rey St, San Diego, CA 92109
COST: $10 cover. 18+. Full bar available for those 21+.

DJ Warapo Birthday Celebration FEAT. Yasser Ramos -Direct from Cuba - Fri. Dec 7th

DJ Warapo and Warachando Records present directly from Havana, Cuba...
Yasser Ramos Y El Tumbao Mayombe. We are Celebrating DJ Warapo's Birthday!! Don't m
iss out on an unforgettable event with the currently best new-from-Cuba orchestra.

Here are the details:
WHAT: Birthday Party for DJ Warapo - dancing & music concert feat. Yasser Ramos Y El Tumbao Mayombe - direct from Cuba
WHEN: DECEMBER 7th 2018 
          Puertas abren/Doors open: 9:00 p.m
Age: 21+

San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival - Thur-Sun Feb 14th-17th

Greetings Everyone,
There is a California-based Salsa Rueda Festival happening in San Francisco in February of 2019. It's going on its 11th year of doing this Congress. I have been to this festival 9 years in a row and it was always such a good time. I learned so much form the workshops. It's like a big huge reunion of dancing friends.
The early special DEADLINE is coming up so get your passes before the price goes up.

Here are the details:
WHAT: Salsa Rueda Congress in San Francisco
WHEN:  February 14th-17th, 2019 Thursday thru Sunday
WHERE:  Hotel Whitcomb - 1231 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103
COST: Click this link to see and purchase your tickets

Casinero Meet-Up at Moonshine Beach Salsa/Bachata Night in Pacific Beach- Sun. Nov 18th

Greetings Casineros & Amigos,
Looking for a place to go dancing. it's not going to be timba but the salsa music I hear is good. Let's meet up and dance just for fun and maybe some ruedas if the music calls for it.
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Here are the details:
WHAT:  Casinero Meet Up to go out dancing in San Diego
WHEN:  Sunday, November 18, 2018 4pm -9pm
                  4pm dance lesson
                 5pm-9pm social dancing
WHERE: Moonshine Beach -1165 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
COST: $10 cover -
QUESTIONS: Contact David Stein
www.majastyinmotion.com | 619.917.1721

Cuban Dance Masters Royland Lobato & Kati Hernandez Casino/AfroCuban Workshops in LA - Sat. Nov. 17th

Thrilled to be hosting another CUBAN dance SPLASH @ Soho Dance LA. Back by popular demand Royland Lobato native of Cuba and all the way from the Bay Area will be in L.A THIS SATURDAY NOV 17. He will be sharing his outstanding mastery and knowledge with us and co/ teaching with Kati Hernandez.
Check this out. Sign up and spread the word familia!

11:00 am - 12:00pm
FUNDAMENTALS of CASINO (Cuban style salsa) with KATI. COST $18

12:00pm - 1:00pm
CASINO INTERMEDIO (Cuban style Salsa) with KATI & ROYLAND. COST $18 pre-pay or $20 at the door

1:00 pm -2:00 pm
AFRO-CUBAN (Changó/Shangó/Xangó) WITH LIVE TRADITIONAL PERCUSSION. COST: $18 pre-pay or $20 at the door.

COST: Two Workshops:
$30 PRE-PAID $35@ the door
Three Workshops:
$ 45 PRE-PAID $50 @ the door
Venmo @kati-hernandez and please make sure your description is only (Dance with Kati) Thank you!
If you already pre- paid for the Casino Series please show your receipt at the door. And only pay for the last workshop.

Agua!! Pay only $15 for Oricha Therapy Sunday when you take Royland’s workshop on Saturday.
This will be a great treat for you familia! See you on the dance floor!

Kati Hernandez

Casinero Meet-Up atHavana Nights at Hillcrest - Manny Cepeda Orchestra - Sat. Nov. 17th

Havana Nights proudly presents The Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio for the "Hottest Night" in Hillcrest! Come out and check out Manny and his friends now going on it's 5th year performing for what has become the hottest Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Bachata and Cuban Music in Hillcrest!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Casinero dance meet-up at Manny Cepeda's Orchestra salsa, Cumbia, Merengue & Cuban music event 
WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8pm-12 midnight
WHERE: Number One Fifth Ave.:  3845 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
COST: FREE but buys some drinks please!  Must be 21+ to attend!!!

Casino on Concrete at Imperial Beach - Sat. Dec 1st

Greetings Casineros,
Let's dance outside on concrete and grass near the Imperial Beach Pier. We haven't been here in a while but you remember how beautiful it was out there. So bring your beach supplies and concrete dancing shoes because this is going to be a lot of fun. Come enjoy some dancing to timba music with friends and make new friends, 

Here are the details:
WHAT: Casino on Concrete (Cuban salsa dancing on concrete by the beach)
WHEN: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 3:30pm to 5:30pm
        3:30pm -5:30pm social dancing and social ruedas

WHERE: Imperial Beach Pier Plaza:  10 Evergreen Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Look for us nearest the corner of Seacoast and Elder street and listen for the music and people dancing on the concrete or grass.

HOW TO PREPARE: Bring beach chairs, sunscreen, walking/dancing shoes, This is a snack-luck so bring snacks and drinks to share! 

Una bulla!

Rumba Descarga at La Bodega Gallery in Barrio Logan - Tues. Nov 6th

Here are the details:
WHAT:  RUMBA DESCARGA JAM - Join us for an evening of Live Music
Hosted by: Paul M Lopez

This month's Descarga will feature the amazing San Diego Latin Jazz Collective

* Now serving soft drinks, snacks and beer
(Id required to purchase beer)

Tuesday November 6, 2018
Jam starts at 8:00pm, doors open at 7:30pm
Free admission / Open to all ages

La Bodega Gallery
2196 Logan Ave.
San Diego, CA 92113

Instagram: labodegagallery

Havana Jam at Prohibition San Diego - Nov 6th

Prohibition is now open on Tuesdays and featuring live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a Latin Jazz/Afro Cuban Jam Session at San Diego's favorite speakeasy!  But first, grab dinner at Havana 1920, and get Tuesday nights started!

Here are the details:
WHAT: Live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! The Afro-Cuban Sessions
WHEN: Tuesday Nights beginning November 6, 2018 at 8pm
WHERE: Prohibition San Diego - 548 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
COST: Grab dinner at Havana 1920 then head on over to Prohibition Lounge.