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Moonpennies Coffee And Fine Foods
1102 W Pender St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2R9
If you are looking to learn something new, have fun and to make new friends, come and try our Salsa+Bachata dance lesson and social party at Moonpennies in downtown at Thurlow and West Hastings:
— friendly staff and a great central location
— great food / drinks (beer/wine)
— a spacious dance floor Location
The cost to attend is $10 if you take a lesson from 7-8 pm, and free after 8 pm. Here's a video from our previous meetups at Pepitas Mexican Restaurant:
A few more details:
1. There is a core group of friendly dancers who take lessons and meet here on a weekly basis, and new people/beginners are always welcome to join at any time!
2. If it’s your first time just mention to any of the staff that you’re with the meetup and they’ll bring you to our reserved section by the dance floor.
3. We also have a Facebook group if you'd like to be added: facebook.com/groups/1059112510786802/
4. Lesson is from 7-8pm, then social dancing from 8-10pm. No partner required – No experience needed – No age limit – Everybody is welcome. Cost: $10 per person. If you don’t want to participate in the lesson you can order dinner and get to know some fellow salsa dancers. Social dancing is always free.
5. Our instructor Katia has over 10 years of Latin Dance performance and dance instruction experience and is a Certified Fitness Trainer (CanFitPro certification). She started her formal dance training in Russia in 1992, studying Ballet, Russian Ballroom, Russian Folk Dance, Contemporary, Belly Dance and Latin Dance. She has been teaching Salsa, Bachata, AfroCuban and Casino Rueda since 2007 Performances includes various festivals in Ontario, including the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition), Muhtadi International Drumming Festival, Annual Bachata Congress in Toronto, Pupy y Los Que Son Son Cuban salsa concert, Cuban Culture Day by the Consulate General of Cuba, Haitian Earthquake Relief Fundraiser and various dance competitions and showcases at Babaluu, 6 Degrees, Phoenix Concert Theatre and other venues.