Salsa 101

Saturdays: 2PM-3:30PM @ Body Balance
1067 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814

No partner is required and the first class is FREE.


Course Requirements: Consistent attendance, individual practice (at home) and lots of smiles! We do allow people to enter the cycle even if you do not start from week 1 and we have assistance help them catch up. A full knowledge of the fundamentals taught in this course will be required to move on to Salsa 102 in the next series.

Course Description: This course will focus on timing; fundamentals of the dance in both partner dancing and open shines (please reference course syllabus). No partner is required.


  • History of the Rhythm (Dancing on 2): How it started.
  • The Salsa Basic Step: Proper way to start the dance.
  • Rules of Dancing
  • Steps to learn: We’ll see 12 steps.
  • Turns to learn: Learn fundamentals of partner work.

Class Prices: $20 per class/ $140 for 8-class pass ($120 with University/College ID). With the purchase of any 8 class pass, you will receive a free pass to the two premier Latin Nights in Honolulu – Mambo Fridays at the Honolulu Club and Luxe Hawaii’s Thursday night Salsamor. In addition, you will be able to take a workshop/party hosted by Linda Melodia at the end of every two-month semester for free.

Normally we have plenty of parking. Parking is available in the rear behind the AT&T store. The parking lot is flooded with our students all at once, so it is recommended that you come a little earlier to park comfortably.

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