Learn to shake those hips to the traditional tempo of the Salsa with LaBlast creator, Louis van Amstel. Bring some chips, this salsa is almost good enough to eat!
The Viennese Waltz is the original form of any waltz. It was the first ballroom dance performed in the closed hold or “waltz” position. Join Louis as he teaches you the basics of several Viennese Waltz patterns to add something special to your LaBlast Fitness class.
Although the tempo of the music may be frenetic, the upper body is kept majestic and turns are slow in the Merengue, which makes it a winner all around but extra special when adding weights! Learn ACE and AFAA approved weight training in this dance, and really shape those chicken wings!
Rumba, is arguably one of the “sexiest” dances in the ballroom world. Stay true to it’s roots or mix it up with some controlled weight training, it’s your choice!
A member of the swing dance family, the Lindy Hop originated in good ol’ USA. Bring back the feeling of Haarlem in the 1920’s with a modern “twist” for a fun and energetic dance sure to keep your classes fresh!
Another American dance, the jive is a lively and uninhibited variation of the Jitterbug, and another form of swing dancing. Pick up the tempo and kick those toes to our tutorial with Louis!
The Paso Doble is the bullfight of the ballroom. It mixes passion with intensity and is a LaBlast staple to the Fitness program. Learn the patterns with Louis and take that intensity to your next class.
By far the most “light hearted” of traditional standard ballroom dances, the Quickstep is only a natural fit to the LaBlast Fitness program. Get out of your head and just have some fun learning the basics with Louis.
Similar in look to the Waltz, the Foxtrot differs in rhythm from a 3/4 timestamp to a 4/4 timestamp. Bring out your inner Ginger Rodgers or Fred Astaire, with this fan favorite.
This “four on the floor” pattern dance is sure to transport you back to Studio 54. Learn what it meant to groove your tail feather with Louis in this LaBlast Fitness staple!