Above: Barb coaching the Georgetown University Latin Dance Team.
Barb taught Salsa at Bowie State University for a program honoring Black
History Month. She explained that the roots of Salsa began in
Africa with the rich percussion that underlies this music.
Barb and students who attended her Cuban Salsa Workshop at the 2012
Above: Barb and Glen teaching Salsa at a Women’s History Month program at the Bowie Performing Arts Center 3/11
Above: DanceUSA, a national organization of dance professionals held
a conference in Washington, DC, in June 2010.
Barb and Tamara co-taught Salsa at the convention on Friday night.
Children's lesson at a church Cinco de Mayo party
in Northern VA. 5/06
Above: The Baltimore class going over moves in "Learning Position"
Above: Barb teaches at Latino Fest in Baltimore. 6/05
Above: Barb and teachers
from DanceInTime gave Saturday night classes at Gardels in Baltimore, MD for six
weeks in 2006.
Above: Barb’s Salsa class at George Mason University performing
at the school’s Hispanic Heritage campus celebration. Fall 2011
Want to learn to
No partner needed
(What's not to love??)
What? Cuban Salsa Class (all levels)
When? Saturdays 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm. (Every Sat. unless
Where? Emergence Community Arts Collective; 733 Euclid St NW;
Washington DC 20001 (Go in on the right side of the building.)
Cost: $10/class. First class free
w/ coupon below. (Special deal: $49 for 2 months of classes)
Details: Drop-Ins welcome. There will be no class
Memorial Day weekend--check out the Boot Camp being run then insted.
(See What's Happening Page.)
What? Salsa Class (all levels)
When? 9-10 pm on the "second Friday" of each month.
However no class in April--sorry! (There's a live band every Friday after the lesson!)
Where? Bossa Bistro and Lounge-second floor; 2463---18th St.
NW; Washington DC 20009
Details: Drop-ins welcome. $10 per class.
After class, stay and enjoy the live band and open dancing! And the band
is there every Friday, FYI. Note that starting in June the classes
will be every first and third Fridays.
a. College Park
What: Salsa Classes--Open To The Public
When: Wednesday evenings
Where: Univ. of MD Student Union Basement (in College
Cost: About $5/class---check with Arts & Learning Center
Details: Class covers all dance levels; no partner or
past experience needed. Drop ins not allowed by university. For
details and to
register call 301.314.2787 or visit...
b. Silver Spring
What: FREE Latin Night With Class; open to public
When: Fridays from 9:30-10:30 pm.
Where: El Golfo's; 8739 Flower Ave; SS, MD 20901
Details: Class covers all dance levels. Barb Bernstein
or Mario or others teach. Barb will teach personally on March 31
and April 7 (and on some other nights). Starting in June she'll teach on
the second and fourth Fridays. No partner needed. Live music at 7-9:30 pm with
Cuban duo Blanco y Negro (they're great!); then class; then open
SPECIAL EVENT: Rueda Boot Camp at the 2017
Connecticut Salsa Festival
This promises to be a great event with workshops, shows etc.---over
Memorial Day Weekend. Check out details for the DanceInTime
RUEDA BOOTCAMP: www.ctsalsafest.com and
WORKSHOP RUEDA BOOT CAMP w. BARBARA BERNSTEIN
Bootcamp will be 3-4 hours on Sat 5/27
and again on Sunday 5/28.
You will learn all the fun Salsa Rueda moves you see on the floor
so you can hop in!
Participants who wish to, can perform a Rueda choreography in the Sunday night
show! Registration now open--GREAT
Questions? Contact Barb: BarbBtalks at aol.com
4. COLLEGE CLASSES FOR CREDIT
a. University of Maryland School of Public Health
What? Cuban Salsa one credit class ("KNES 131")
Where? School of Public Health Building; College Park, MD
When? Offered summer and winter intersession. Next class is
summer intersession "IIC" in July 2017. Register through Testudo.
This is a U MD class video:
b. American University
Health Studies Department
What? Salsa course for one credit
Where? American University campus
When? Thursdays 2:30 pm; spring semester 2017.
Register through AU.
Scroll down for
a coupon to attend
your first DC class free!
Please contact Barb (301.9806043)
to ask about group discounts, special events, or to get on the mailing
Classes are lively, fun, and welcoming. All dance levels are covered. Please dress comfortably.
For info on the teacher's background, click here
To see a video from the Saturday class, click here:
To see a school program on Merengue, Salsa, and Cha Cha, click
Click here for part 1; click here for
click here for part 3;
click here for part 4;
click here for
part 5; click here for part 6.
For more class details,
For an article on how to
Click here for
a coupon that new students can print
out, for your
first Saturday class in DC FREE!
(Sorry; this is only available for the
Saturday class and does not apply to
groups of 5 or more people or anyone who
has taken a DanceInTime class before.)
Above: Lucia and Amber hang out at Latino Fest before a DIT performance. 2012.
Class at Alero's Restaurant in Washington, DC, with Barb
and DanceInTime teachers giving instruction for all levels of dancers.
Above: Barb teaching at a workshop in Dublin, at the St. Patrick Salsa Festival 3/11.
Above: people often ask how to dress for the Salsa class. As you can
see, we are informal & "anything goes."
Above: Teaching at a government
office at lunchtime in Baltimore, MD.
Above: Barb teaches Rueda
with Tania Nunez and others from Dance In Time at the a
picnic in Northern VA. 7/07
Above: Teaching Salsa at PG Community College's 2007 Caribbean Fest in Largo, MD.
Above: Barb Bernstein at the Philadelphia Salsa Congress.
Above: Barb teaches Swing at a dance in Germantown, MD. 4/05
Above: Barb teaches Latin dance rhythms to children at an elementary
Above: Barb teaching at
First Night Annapolis (a New Year's Eve event). 12/31/05
Above: Barb teaches
Rueda at Club One in Baltimore, MD.
DanceInTime teaches at Kasbah in Baltimore,