Adult Classes

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Our adult class offerings for ages 18+ will get you up and moving to the beat in no time!


$20 for single drop-in class
$90 for 5-class card
$170 for 10-class card



Start off the summer with Salsa at Ballet Hispánico, and stay tuned for more class offerings!


with Amanda Marquez
Wednesday, June 21st at 7 pm
For absolute to advanced beginners! Learn fundamentals to the rhythmic movement, partnering, and turn sequences that make up the popular New York On2 style. This fun and relaxed introductory class walks you through the basics of the form in a welcoming way—but we won’t just teach you steps, we’ll teach you how to dance!



with Amanda Marquez
Wednesday, June 28th at 7 pm



Yvonne Gutierrez is of Cuban descent and holds a BS in Applied Computer Science from Pace University. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC) and NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education). Yvonne has been on the dance faculty of Henry Street Settlement since 1991, where she began their flamenco and salsa program. Her freelancing has exposed her to multiple venues as a dancer, teacher, coach and/or choreographer. She creatively choreographed salsa, cha-cha and a castanet section to the music of Tchaikovsky in “The Nutcracker in the Lower” productions (2002-2011). 

Her past experiences also includes numerous performances with Flamenco Latino and Stringbeans Latin Brazilian Jazz Band under the direction of concert, recording artist and arranger Annette Aguilar. Although Yvonne’s teaching is based in New York, she has taught workshops in Orlando-Florida, New Orleans-Louisiana, Stamford-Connecticut and Montreal-Canada. She has received recognition from the Lower East Side Community for her years of service (HIV/AIDS Awareness, Liturgical/Community Dance Ministry at St. Mary's and support in festivals throughout the LES all through her youth dancers in Herencia. In addition, her administrative work an attendance at conferences in Early Childhood Education have given her insight on high quality early care, education/school readiness that continues to mold our future leaders, especially through the arts.

extensive training ranges from classical techniques to Latin and street style dances. She has taught in New York at Alvin Ailey, The Joffrey School, Broadway Dance Center, Peridance Capezio and is on faculty at Ballet Hispánico. She has performed and taught nationally and internationally and has worked with some of the top professionals in the Latin dance and mambo world including Sekou McMiller and Maria Torres. Amanda has made television appearances on Telemundo, Univision and the BBC Vancouver as well as live performances at the New York Knicks Latin Family Night, Latino Commission on Aids Benefit, and the Latin Billboard Awards dancing for Don Omar. She is thrilled to teach Salsa On2 at Ballet Hispánico.


Seasoned dancers may take class with the Ballet Hispánico company at a drop-in rate of $20.


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