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Newsletter, 27 February 2017

Dear TLC Salsa dancers

Firstly a MASSIVE thank you to all of you that came to the ball on Saturday its was A.MA.ZINGGGG!!
Thank you to all the hundreds who came from near and far you all looked fantastic ... and especially the guys who are really impressing the girls - and we REALLY appreciate it!
MASSIVE thanks to all the DJs, Marcus, Julian & Steve who were AWESOME, the performers Kathleen, Edward, Elaine, Kasia, Nunzia Serena, who SMASHED it and to EVERYONE for bringing such a great party vibe!

The fabulous feedback has been overwhelming so again thank you - and let's do it all again next year 17 Feb 2018 !!

All lost property is held at Winchester Guildhall so please contact them on  01962 840820.
Pictures of the evening are on Facebook courtesy of Michael Palmer.

I hope you are feeling energised as we have soooo much coming up for you over the next few weeks and if you want to gain HUGE discounts to the weekly TLC classes, then hurry to setup your monthly subscription before this Wednesday 1st March.

So here is the news in brief and in full further down:

Weds 1 Mar               8pm Salsa classes for all levels including CUBAN at City Life Church
Thurs 2 Mar               8pm Salsa classes for all levels
Friday 3 March          8.30pm NEW Kizomba workshop and party Launch night
Tues 7/ Weds 8 Mar  Argentine Tango taster classes for beginners
Weds 8 March           8pm Salsa classes for all levels including CUBAN at City Life Church
Thurs 9 March           7pm Bachata & 8pm Salsa
Weds 15 March          8pm Salsa classes for all levels -  (NO CUBAN)  at City Life Church
Thurs 16 March          8pm Salsa classes for all levels
Friday 17 March         Salsa Caliente 8.30 start until 1 am with SHOW from Ignite dance company
Weds 22 March           8pm Salsa classes for all levels including CUBAN at City Life Church
Thurs 23 March           7pm Bachata & 8pm Salsa
Weds 29 March          8pm Salsa classes for all levels including CUBAN at City Life Church
Thurs 30 March          8pm Salsa classes for all levels
Saturday 1 April         Saturday social with TLC and Alchemy at St Barnabas 8pm until 1am
NEW Bachata / Salsa party nights - launch Friday 26 May with Simon & Joanna guest teaching
With all these changes, we have tried to host a party night at TLC every 2 weeks throughout the year
NEW page where you can download ALL Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba classes & event dates to your computer/laptop/phone etc etc!
Huge discounts available on your weekly Salsa/Bachata classes by our new direct debit membership scheme (see below)
Hugely discounted subscriptions

HURRY HURRY HURRY to start your monthly subscription to TLC starting Wednesday 1st March and obtain HUGE discounts - including a FREE Ball ticket if you subscribe for 12 consecutive months.

All subscriptions MUST start on the first of each month:
All Wednesdays         Salsa                      £25 / month  (saving £2 per class)
All Thursdays             Salsa                      £25 / month  (saving £2 per class)
All Thursdays             Salsa & Bachata     £30 / month (saving £2 or £2.40 per class on Bachata weeks)

ALL Salsa                   Weds & Thurs        £35 / month  (saving up to £3.80 / class plus FREE Salsa Calientes)
ALL Salsa & Bachata  Weds & Thurs       £40 / month  (saving up to £3.80 / class or £4.30 on Bachata weeks plus                                                                     FREE Salsa Calientes & Bachata Socials)

Please see the website for more detailed information

and then email me with your preferred discount scheme and I will send the relevant bank details for you to set this up from the first of every month.
Kizomba Workshop and Party Launch night

Friday 3 March 2017

TLC Kizomba would like to invite you to its first kizomba party on the 3rd of March wtih the amazing guest teacher Daniel Bowman!!

Doors will open at 8pm

There will be 3 simultaneous workshops for advanced level with Daniel, Improvers with Steve and Beginners with Anna

8.30 - 9.30: Advanced workshop with Daniel
8.30 - 9.30: Improvers workshop with Steve
8.30 - 9.30: Beginners workshop with Anna

Kizomba club from 9.30 to 3am with Deejay DGil coming specially to the party from London

£10 on the door including workshop and social party

St Barnabas Hall, Lodge Road SO14 6QS

There is free parking on the venue or on the opposite side of the road at Kwik Fit

TLC doesn't have a licenced bar, soft drinks will be available on the venue but feel free to bring your own drink!

Weekly Kizomba  Classes
@ the TLC studio, St Barnabas Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton S014 6QS

Mondays - except Bank Holidays
8-10pm - a progressive class for Beginners at 8pm to Advanced at 9pm
10-10.45pm Practice dancing until 10.45pm

£6 on the door - or £5 NUS
Please register with Sarah-Jane in the front entrance on the right side of the car park, then go to the back door, on the left side of the car park for your class in the back hall.

Please note that the class is for all levels of dancers with an 8pm start.  The class becomes more challenging 2/3 of the way through for the more experienced dancers.  Then there is a freestyle 10-10.45pm.

Party night Fridays 8pm start for Intermediate Kizomba dancers only
This is at our Salsa Caliente club night in the back hall - 17 March, 14 April (Good Friday), 12 May etc)

8-9.30pm         Class for Intermediates with Steve
9.30-1am         Dancing for everyone with Kiz DJ Steve & Salsa in the main room

£10 on the door - or £5 NUS

 Wednesday Salsa
City Life Church
286 Burgess Road, SO16 3BE

Weekly Wednesdays

Firstly I would like to thank everyone who has supported our move to City Life Church. The numbers are growing every week and going from strength to strength, so thank you so much from myself and the team!

If you've not had a chance to come along yet the venue is through an impressive entrance, has a beautiful space with wonderful wooden dance floor.   It benefits from a fantastic sound system and street parking which is free after 6pm.

The format for the evening is as follows:

            Level 1 Beginners
            Level 2 Recent Beginners
            Level 3 Improvers         
            Olga's CUBAN class every week  (not 15 March as Olga away)
            Level 4 - Challenging Cross Body classes with SUPERB teachers Debbie & Marcus on rotation
9.30     DJs Debbie/ Marcus will keep you dancing until 11pm                       

Please note entrance prices are now £8 and £5 for NUS
(but great savings available with our new monthly subscriptions)

Don't forget to keep checking the website for any changes and also join our Facebook group for further updates


Bachata on fortnightly Thursdays @ TLC

9, 23 March etc

7-8pm  -  3 Bachata classes
The Bachata revolution is continually growing in Southampton, and ALL 3 classes are PACKED on a fortnightly basis.  
7pm  THREE classes for Bachata :
              Level 1 for Beginners with Debbie
              Level 2 for Improvers with Gareth / Marcus
              Level 3 for experienced Bachateros with the awesome Simon & Joanna

8-9.30pm  ALL Salsa classes for Levels 1-5
9.30      Dancing with DJ Steve with a 50:50 mix of Bachata and Salsa

Bachata Class ONLY            £5   (£3.50 NUS)
Salsa classes ONLY             £8   (£5 NUS) 
DISCOUNT price for both Bachata & Salsa   £11  (£7 NUS)

Salsa Caliente Monthly Party Nights -
Friday 17 March
@ St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton SO14 6QS
This is a fantastic night full of fun, friends and 'the feel-good factor'!

Format for the evening:

8.30     Level 4/5 Advanced Salsa class with Tracie and Gareth
            Level 3 Improvers Salsa class with Debbie
            Beginners Salsa class with Amy
8pm     Advanced Kizomba with Steve in the back hall at 8pm.

9.30pm ✯ DJ Marcus & DJ Trevor will keep you dancing until 1am ✯  with all styles of Salsa and a flavour of Bachata and Cha Cha throughout the night (there is a dedicated room for Kiz lovers) until 1am with DJ Steve!

10pm - SHOWTIME with Ignite dance company from Oxford

1am              Close with biscuits!

TLC has a superb dance floor, THE best sound system, a really friendly vibe, and car parking in designated areas - Kwik Fit, Simply Bathrooms, Indigo Press - see website for details

Entrance £10 all night
(£7 NUS & dancers from the Isle of Wight )
Free tea and coffee, with soft drinks on sale for £1

Future Monthly Salsa Caliente dates:

14 April (Good Friday), 12 May, 9 June,
21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 13 October, 10 November,
15 December & Xmas Sci-Fi themed party

Next Tango Tasters at TLC:
@ St. Barnabas Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton, SO14 6QS

Tuesday 7, 14 +  Wednesday 8, 15 March 2017         8-9.30pm and dancing until 11pm

Try this tantalising dance, where you share a moment in time and space - like no other social dance!   The technique you learn will translate to Salsa or any other dance you do and will help you progress enormously!  
You can join on any of the Taster nights above as we revise the basics on the first 2 classes before progressing onto the course
Once you are on the course, if you cannot make a Tuesday then you can join a Wednesday, or vice versa.  If you miss a whole week, you can attend twice the week after, it's very flexible. 
There is no need for partners as we all dance together in our respective classes - just like all classes at TLC
You can come on your own or invite your family & friends to join our vibrant Tango club on any of the above nights, pay £10 (£7 NUS) on the door and we'll do the rest for you!  If you want to continue (and we are sure you will), the 8 week course continues until the end of February and the initial £10 (£7 NUS) is deducted from the course fee of £63 (£42 NUS).
TLC & Alchemy
Saturday Salsa Socials

Saturday 1 April 2017
@ TLC, St Barnabas Church Hall, Lodge Road, SO14 6QS

Dates for 2017 :
1 April,  24 June,   9 September,   28 October (Halloween theme!)

This is a fantastic party night held jointly with the amazing Marchant & Davina from Alchemy Dance Company. Join us for a fun evening of dancing with an exceptionally friendly vibe.  We also have a beginners class, so why not bring your friends along to try salsa!

8-9.30pm    Intermediate/Advanced (Level 4/5) workshop with guest teachers
8-9.30pm    Beginners class with Debbie Sherman
8-9.30pm    Improvers (Level2/3) workshop with Tracie
9.30pm        Social with DJ Davina  until 1am
9.30pm        Dedicated Kizomba room until 1am

Entrance £10 all night

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS - this workshop is designed for people with no prior knowledge of Salsa (or very little) and we will give you a taster class to get you started, so you can join the party afterwards.

Fantastic venue with superb dance floor, THE  best sound system and most of all an exceptionally friendly vibe.

Parking available on site or in Kwik Fit, Simply Bathrooms  and Indigo Press.

Don't forget to check out the NEW diary page where you can download all the TLC events to your computer/phone/tablet etc etc in one easy click!

Hoping to see you on the dance floor soon!

Kind Regards