Dance Bachata! Level 1

4 week class series

4 week series: $45 // OR Class DropIn: $15

Class starts Monday, March 30!

7:00 - 8:00pm

Gateway Dance Theatre


Dance Bachata! Level 1

Come enjoy this hip-moving Dance Bachata! Level 1 class!


This Dominican Republic-based dance is a loved social club partner dance. Come get confident in this dance style with one of our new and excellent instructors, Joel Reyes.

This class will meet at Gateway Dance Theatre for a one hour class. Then, optionally you can also go out social dancing with Joel after the class and practice your new skills!

No partner necessary, but be prepared to lead or follow based on class balance. No drop-ins allowed after WEEK 1.

Class Dates:


March 30, 2020 to April 6, 2020

7:00 - 8:00pm

Class Location:

Gateway Dance Theatre (in the East Village)

315 East 5th. St. Suite 12

Des Moines IA, 50309

Special items to bring:

Water bottle & Indoor dancing shoes with a smooth sole or socks

Please plan ahead: there's an Indoor Shoe policy at Gateway Dance Theatre:

Please either bring a pair of shoes from home that you have already wiped clean (just the soles) and removed any pebbles or rocks from the tread…or do this before class begins. OR, you can dance in socks.

Dance Bachata! Level 1

Class DropIn: $15

Dance Bachata! Level 1

4 Week Series: $45
About the Instructor, Joel Reyes

Joel originally hails from Mexico, and has danced Latin partner dance in Houston, Minnesota and Des Moines. He’s studied with Melanie Gella, Penne Gatton and Monolo from Mambo Soul.


Joel enjoys dancing Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Zouk…and mixing the styles to create a seamless flow! 

He brings his love and passion for dance—plus his desire to help students have the tools and skills they ned to feel confident interacting in a social dance setting—while having fun and moving fluidly to the music.

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