Incognito Dance Newsletter - MAY 2013 www.incognitodance.com Click here to join our Facebook Group:
Hi Incognito Members
Welcome to our May Newsletter from the Incognito Dance family.
INCOGNITO LATEST NEWS
Thank you to everyone who joined us on our latest parties and courses through March and April. Its all gone mad this April, with loads happening all over the place for the Incognito Dance Family.
Thank you also to everyone who came to a very emotional last ever Monday night at Fiesta Havana on 1st April. It was great to see so many old and new faces. On a happier point, the opening night at the brand new Fulham Salsa Club - Kona Kai was excellent, lovely to see so many turn out to give our new club a positive blessing. We look forward to many happy years of classes and social dancing. Remember we have FREE social dancing ALL night after the classes. If you fancy brushing up on skills or just a loads of free dancing.... this is the place for you.
If thats not enough, we also have a brand new night starting in Wycombe on 18th April at the Wycombe Liberal Salsa Club every Thursday. Join us for our Opening Night Party 18th April - 10% Discount on all courses and FREE SOCIAL DANCING THROUGHOUT APRIL.
The latest shows by Incognito Dance Performance Group are well into their tour, the fabulous ladies have already performed at many of London's top venues, with more dates to follow, see the link below to catch more of them. Also look out for the Incognito Performance Team at the Berlin Congress 2013, as they enter the World Open Group Championships. The team was choreographed by the amazing Jennifer Benavidez, and we wish them luck as they prepare for competition.
We have now started auditions for the next 12 week performance course by Miriam Oppel, starting in September 2013. See details below.
Whether you are an absolute beginner or a hard core SalsaGeek, there is something here for you. Dancing is an excellent way to stay fit and healthy whilst learning a life changing skill, also a great natural way to meet new friends or partners. Beginners are always warmly welcomed and encouraged to enjoy dance. Experienced dancers are given fun, technically challenging classes, and plenty of hours to social dance to the latest Latin music by our famous and award winning DJ's.
INCOGNITO CLUB NEWS
18th April OPENING NIGHT - WYCOMBE SALSA CLUB
WYCOMBE LIBERAL SALSA CLUB - EVERY THURSDAY AFTER.
Due to popular demand we are starting salsa classes, courses and allowing FREE social dancing in Wycombe Salsa Club. This fabulous club with a great sound system, terrace balcony and fantastic sprung floor, perfect for dancing, will be the new home for Incognito on Thursdays. During April we are offering 10% discount off ALL Courses for everyone, and FREE social dancing for everyone after the classes during April. To get 10% off all our courses, you must purchase them direct at the Wycombe venue CLICK HER FOR MORE DETAILS
Hammersmith Salsa Club (Voted by BBC ONfm as West London favourite Salsa Club)
We still have loads happening in April, before May even starts. Look out for guest spots by Neil Stocking (17th / 24th April & 1st May), Eva Marunova (24th April), shows by Pexava on 17th April and Angelic Sinclaire Group in 15th May much more. Also look out for Queenies' Royal Birthday Party on 1st May. Queenie (aka Alison Roberts) will be celebrating her 21st birthday (again), we have loads of surprises in store, dont miss it as "she may not be amused". Dont miss your chance to catch Eva Marunova at her 3 hour Styling / Spinning Course for intermediate and advanced ladies, on the same day as the 3 hour Beginners/Improvers Workshop 11th May.. Thank you to Paso Dorado, Laith Sami Group and Jennifer Benivadez for their shows and classes last month. Hammersmith Salsa Club is a fun and friendly club, with challenging classes and loads of social dancing, a great midweek treat for everyone. If you have not been to this club yet, come down and see what all the fuss is about. Our Wednesday nights are now averaging 130+ dancers. So why not join our regular line up of Jeff, Emrah, Alison, Agi, Shenel, Saori, Corina, Keoni, Rasa and Peter.
Loudwater Salsa Club - (Voted by Bucks Free Press readers as "Buck's Top Latin Dance Night 2012") I have run out of words to describe how amazing this club is. Every month just gets better and better. It has it all.... vibe, passion, perfect floor, awesome music, fantastic dancers, fun and friendly people, and so on and so on. I challenge anyone to come and not enjoy the experience. The last Saturday night party in particular was just crazy, with over 250 dancers, dancing hard for 6 hours till 2am... many thanks to Trevor & Heidi, Shelley and Gil - Pexava, Basil and Melissa - Dance2salsa, DJ Tuli, Keoni, Alison and all the lovely dancers that made it magical. Get ready for more of the same in May. Look out for our Bank Holiday Special with our new Heroes and Villians Party as well as many guest DJ's and teachers across the month, check website for details. We hugely appreciate all the dancers who come from as faraway as Oxford, Reading, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham and Wales, thank you for your support. IDC teachers: Saori, Jeff, Kerry, Keoni, Tuli and Alison.
Fulham Salsa Club - Kona Kai
We have moved our Fulham night to TUESDAYS AT KONA KAI BAR click on the link for full details.
We will be providing 2 hours classes at all levels followed by FREE social dancing till midnight. If you fancy brushing up on skills or just a loads of free dancing.... this is the place for you. Due to Fiesta Havana being sold, we have moved our long established mid week Fulham salsa classes to Kona Kai Bar. The club is only 1 min walk from Fulham Broadway, and directly opposite Chelsea Football Club. It has a great floor and sound system, so perfect if you want to boost your dancing skills with fun, but technically challenging classes. Always FREE entry for those who want to social dance after classes to the latest Salsa beats from DJ Incognito. We will be providing Bachata classes on the first Tuesday of each month. Hope you can join us.
See you on the dance floor - full details below.
LIVE - LOVE - DANCE
HIGHLIGHTED SPECIAL EVENTS / PARTY NIGHTS:
Incognito Advanced Ladies Performance Group On Tour - April
The Incognito Dance Performance course is a 12 week course resulting in a brand new show, choreographed by the amazing international star JENNIFER BENAVIDEZ as part of the Incognito Dance Company. All the ladies have been working hard and are very excited to be performing at their favourite local clubs. This brand new choreography comprises of the latest styles of Salsa, Mambo, Charanga & Pachanga, and has been put together with some of the sexiest moves, costumes and styling this side of the Atlantic.
For your chance to see Amie Connelly, Anita Makwana, Sophia Theodosiou, Georgina Hopkins, Astrid Gouse, Sabina Luck, Alison Roberts, Alexandra Dobiasova, Amirah Gumbs, Kara Oliver, Susan Yeates, Monika Anton, Inessa Amber, & Keoni Bougouneau.
The tour is performing at various venues across London including Fiesta Havana, Dance Attic, Hammersmith Salsa Club, Loudwater SC, Pexava, TNT Boston, Mambocity and many more: Check this link for dates of the up and coming shows
Incognito Team teaching at 5***** London Congress 26-29th April
Incognito have been invited to teach at the UK's biggest Salsa Congress, which has been going strong for more than 10 years. Come and experience 2 Days of Dance Workshops catering for all Levels, from absolute Beginners to Advance, in various dance styles: Cuban Casino, La Rueda, Rumba and Cha Cha Cha, Cross Body Style Salsa "On1", New York Style Mambo "On2", Ladies Styling, Kizomba Afroluso and more, plus 3 nights of shows and dancing to some of the UK's finest Dj's.
The Congress has some excellent shows and live bands, grab yourself a ticket and enjoy the experience. Contact Robert and Jean from Mambocity:
5th May Heroes & Villains Salsa Party Night at Loudwater Salsa Club
Heroes & Villains Salsa Fancy Dress Party at Loudwater Salsa Club.
Salsa Classes (4 levels): 7:15pm – 8:15pm Beg/ Imp / Int / Adv
Fancy Dress Salsa Party – theme HEROES & VILLAINS. Prizes for best dress and loads of treats.
Show by their student performance group – Mambonito - Choreo'd by Miguel & Mayana
Freestyle dancing all night till 11:30pm
DJ’s Incognito & Tuli playing the latest Salsa and Latin music. Fun and friendly party people
Incognito Team teaching at Suffolk Salsa Congress 7-10th JUNE
See link for more details: Incognito at Suffolk Salsa Congress
Event is limited to 250. Once they are sold out, they’re sold out.
Great line up and range of workhshops evening parties including hosting a heat for the European Salsa Championships (winning couple will compete in London).
4 large spaces for classes and 2 large rooms at night (salsa and kizomba), with fun animation from Jeff, Fadi and Moe Flex etc etc.!!!
PRICE – just £189 Half Board for 3 nghts and event. No day passes, just residential only.
Incognito have been invited to teach at the Suffolk Salsa Congress. Come and experience 2 Days of Dance Workshops catering for all Levels, from absolute Beginners to Advance, in various dance styles. Join us for a fun packed dance weekend.
Tickets can be purchased through our website.
13th JULY - Saturday Summer Party Night at Loudwater Salsa Club
Due to huge demand by our regulars, we will be hosting Saturday Night Salsa Specials every couple of months.
Salsa classes by guest teachers TBC, Shows by Incognito Ladies Group, Shelley & Gil's Pexava and Tiempo Y Cadencia.
DJ Incognito and Tuli, playing latest Salsa, Mambo, Guanguanco, Kizomba, Bachata, Cha Cha
OPEN: 8pm– 2am
Usually 200 + dancers
Salsa Classes (4 levels): 815pm – 915pm Beg/ Imp / Int / Adv
Salsa dancing all night till 2 am
£10 Entry all night- Buy Now Classes are FREE
DJ’s Incognito, Tuli & Queenie playing the latest Salsa and Latin music. Fun and friendly party people
2013 Saturday Dates for your diary: 13th July, 14th Sept, 9th Nov, 21st Dec
MIRIAM OPPEL - 12 Week Incognito Performance Course
12 Week Incognito Performance Course Ladies Only – MIRIAM OPPEL
Course Dates – 1st September - 17th November 2013
Sunday sessions at Dance Attic, Fulham 1-3PM
Incognito Dance are putting together a Student Performance Team. Choreographed by the world famous MIRIAM OPPEL, one of the most sought after megastars of the Salsa/Latin world. Miriam has performed and taught at over 80 worldwide congresses, appeared on dozens of TV Shows/Films around the world. Miriam is working with us to put together the toughest performance course yet.
This is a fantastic chance for intermediate/advanced ladies looking to take their Salsa and performance skills to a whole new level. The course will be very very tough. We are only looking for 12 ladies to join this group. It will be very intense and definitely not for the faint hearted. The course includes performances at many of London’s famous salsa clubs. Auditions are held during May and June, with rehearsals in air conditioned mirrored studios in the Fulham Dance Attic on Sunday 1-3pm.
As part of the course you will have a chance to perform at some of the best clubs in and around London, on average each lady performs at 8 shows in a short period.
DUE TO THE COURSE POPULARITY, LADIES ARE ONLY CHOSEN BY AUDITION
If you want to audition and perform please contact us.
INCOGNITO COURSES, COURSES, COURSES:
If you want to learn to dance quick, boost your dancing and jump a level, or even gift and friend/loved one the "Gift of Dance". We have many new and very different courses for you to get involved with in the new year:
LADIES STYLING /SPINNING - 3 Hour Intermediate / Advanced Level Workshop at Hammersmith
Instructor: EVA MARUNOVA
Date: Saturday 11th May, Time: 1 - 4 pm
Venue: Hammersmith Salsa Club, 11 Rutland Grove, Hammersmith, W6 9DH
Cost £25 (Advance bookings recommended) You can buy online from our website direct, just click here.
The course will focus on styling (hands, feet, body, posture, and attitude) , footwork, musicality, spinning techniques and ability to enhance confidence.
Date: Saturday: 11th May 2013, Time: 1 - 4 pm
Course Details: We are offering three hours of expert salsa tuition in a single day because that's just enough to lay the foundations of salsa dancing and enough to really feel you've got somewhere. If you are a total beginner, or been dancing for months and want to sharpen your skills to get that much needed boost to your confidence and dancing, then this course is perfect for you. The course will offer much more than a single lesson once or twice a week. Our instructors will give the group an intensive program that will get you dancing much more confidently. Included in the price is 1 FREE entrance to our regular nights on Wednesdays at the same venue, so you can practice your skills. The focus will be on learning quickly in a very relaxed fun atmosphere. All our staff are very friendly and encouraging.
We will give you tips and techniques that you can take away and keep forever. More importantly fundamental techniques that will carry you through your whole Latin dance life.
Held at Hammersmith Salsa Club! The famous salsa club in the heart of West London.
Variety of Salsa Courses: If you are looking to kick start your dancing, whether you have been out of it for a while, or just need a boost, or completely new to the salsa world, why not try one of our Salsa dance courses. Simply choose one of the options below. Paying for the course is simple, either online off our website, or direct in any of our clubs. To book online simply go to our website, and look for our links on the course of your choice. We have 4 options to choose from:
3 weeks Salsa (All Levels) Bronze Course @ £18 Can be used at any of our venues, anytime, in Hammersmith, Fulham, Wycombe & Loudwater.
6 weeks Salsa (All Levels) Silver Course @ £33 Can be used at any of our venues, anytime, in Hammersmith, Fulham, Wycombe & Loudwater.
9 weeks Salsa (All Levels) Gold Course @ £45 Can be used at any of our venues, anytime, in Hammersmith, Fulham, Wycombe & Loudwater
All available from our website. All cards excepted.
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Tuesdays - Kona Kai, Fulham