Join LPRD’s Salsa Workshop for beginner, intermediate dance lessons

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting enrollments for Beginning/Intermediate Salsa Workshop, a three-hour crash course in the basics of salsa dancing.

Participants will learn the movements and concepts necessary to finesse the art of salsa dancing, a style of Cuban dance that combines components from various Latin dances. The class will include a presentation of proper footwork, discussion of Cuban motion and creation of torque for turns.

Beginning/Intermediate Salsa Workshop is offered for anyone 15 years-old or older this Sunday, July 10, from 1:15-4:15 p.m., at Sports Pavilion Lawrence®, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. Cost is $20 per person. Partner enrollment is required.

To enroll online, please visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility, including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; Sports Pavilion Lawrence®; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive or Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at, (785) 330-7355.