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Salsa and Bachata Dance Class Series

🕺💃 6-Week Beginner Salsa & Bachata Series for only $75
Thursdays at 7 pm starting November 2nd
No partner or experience is necessary.
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🔥 Are you ready to unleash your inner dancer? Join us and learn two of the most popular Latin dances; Salsa and Bachata in our Beginner Salsa & Bachata series. No partner or experience is necessary.

🤑 Unbeatable Value: We believe in making dreams accessible to all. For a limited time, this beginner dance series is available at an unbeatable price! Don’t miss out on this incredible deal.

🎶 Discover the sheer joy of moving to high-energy Latin beats, connecting with fellow dancers, and embracing the rhythm of Latin music. With each step, you’ll unlock newfound confidence and cultivate a love for dance that will stay with you forever.


Salsa and Bachata Pattern Class

Deborah’s Pattern Retention Series – Salsa and Bachata – Part 2
Starting December 4th at 7pm
Only $37.50 for a 3-week series

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Deborah’s innovative chunking method revolutionizes salsa and bachata dance pattern retention, specifically designed for students at level 1.5 and above who have completed her foundational series. By breaking down complex dance patterns into smaller, manageable chunks, Deborah simplifies the learning process, making it incredibly easy for students to memorize intricate steps and movements. Her method emphasizes practical application, ensuring that students not only grasp the sequences intellectually but also integrate them seamlessly into their muscle memory. Through strategic repetition and hands-on guidance, Deborah empowers her students to confidently execute salsa and bachata patterns, enabling them to progress swiftly and master the art of salsa and bachata dancing.

💃 Enhance Your Memory: Sharpen your cognitive skills and boost your memory through the art of pattern retention in dance. Dance isn’t just for your body; it’s also a workout for your brain!


Salsa Classes LA
Come join our salsa classes and learn some hot and stylish Salsa moves! We offer Salsa classes for all levels and no partner is needed. Our experienced salsa teachers will guide you through the steps and rhythms of this vibrant Latin dance style. Learn to Salsa, meet new people and have fun. Sign up now for our salsa classes and let the rhythm move you!

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Salsa Dancing in LA

Salsa is a very energetic Latin dance with lots of spins, sexy hip movements, sharp turns, and intricate footwork. Salsa dancing is the easiest, most exciting and fun dance to learn of all of the Latin dances.

Want to take a great Salsa class in Los Angeles? Well, you have come to the right place! By Your Side Dance Studio provides fun and enjoyable salsa lessons and salsa classes that improve your dance skills and make you look great on the dance floor!

Why not try a Salsa class today? Meet new people and have fun at the best social dance studio in Los Angeles.

Learn to Dance from the Best Salsa Teachers in Los Angeles

Private dance lessons are the best way to learn to Salsa dance fast. By Your Side Dance Studio provides you with the best Salsa dance instructor in a private setting so that you receive one-on-one personal dance instruction from our salsa teacher custom-tailored to your particular needs. We also provide group Salsa classes throughout the week.

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The History of Salsa Dancing

Salsa dancing is not easily defined. What is Salsa? And where did salsa dancing come from?

Salsa is a distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances and each dance played a large part in its evolution. The Latin music we hear today has its origins in Cuba where the blending of African drum rhythms and Spanish guitar evolved into a variety of Latin American music: Son, Danzón, the rhythms of Carnival, Cha cha cha, Mambo, Salsa and even Tango came out of Cuba.

In general, Salsa dancing evolved as a distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances. While it is definitely more than a Cuban dance, a large part of salsa dance originated in Cuba. The French who came to Cuba brought the Danzón or the country-dance of France to Cuba. This dance began to mix with the African rhumbas such as Guaguanco, Colombia and Yambú. Added to this is the Són of the Cuban people, which was a mixture of the Spanish troubadour (sonero) and the African drumbeats. This type of syncretism occurred in other places like the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Puerto Rico, albeit not at the same grand level and manner as in Cuba.

The metamorphosis of salsa dancing to what is heard and danced in clubs today has been a long, slow, and varied process. Not one person or place can be attributed as the founder of salsa dancing. Instead, salsa dancing has evolved over time. For example, in much of today’s salsa music, you will hear the base of són and the melodies of Cumbia and Guaracha. You will also hear some old Merengue as well as some old styles mixed with modern beats. Salsa music varies from place to place and from one song to the next. The diversity and complexity of the music are what keeps its listeners enticed, as well as delightfully surprised, and its dancers on their toes. This is the beauty of salsa dancing.

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LOVE this studio!!!! The instructors love to dance and are vested in your becoming a better dancer. No matter what your dance goals are, this is the place to go.

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By Your Side is the best dance studio. The teachers are fantastic dancers and excellent instructors. They strive for excellence, precision, and elegance, and do so with great encouragement and motivation. I always leave dance class feeling wonderful!

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We worked with Laura to choreograph our wedding dance. We started out with zero moves and no confidence but after four sessions we were tearing up the floor and having the time of our lives.

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Ballroom Dancing Champions

Our Salsa Team Won 1st Place at the Desert Classic Dance Competition

We're so proud of our Salsa team which took 1st place at the Desert Classic DanceSport Dance Competition which is held every year in July in Palm Desert, California. Performing in a Salsa dance team is an excellent way to build confidence and improve your Salsa dancing skills quickly. Put on your dancing shoes and join our Salsa team today!

Ballroom Dancers at Emerald Ball

Our Ballroom Dancers Placed at the Emerald Ball Dance Competition

I want to congratulate our amazing students and ballroom dance teachers Shay and Guillermo for achieving 1st and/or 2nd place in all of their ballroom dance events at the Emerald Ball! It takes a lot of effort and determination to place in a ballroom competition and we are all very proud of your efforts.

Best Dance Studio Los Angeles Award

By Your Side Dance Studio Wins Best Dance School in Los Angeles Award

By Your Side Dance Studio is rated among the best Dance Schools in Los Angeles for the second time in a row by ThreeBestRated.com. Today, By Your Side Dance Studio, a dance school specializing in Salsa dancing, adult dance classes, private dance lessons...

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