Latin Connection Dance has it all!

From instruction to entertainment LCD has what you are looking for to get connected to Latin music, dancing and people who love the passion of all things Latin.  Click here for our current schedule.



Group classes IN BERKELEY are on a 4 or 5 week schedule as a progressive monthly series . You will learn faster if you commit to the entire series.  However,  you can drop in to any class on any night of the month and still get a review and learn something new!   Please check our schedule for more information and description of the classes. Beginner and Bridge levels, $12/hour

Classes start September 3rd, 2019 at YWCA Berkeley

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Private lessons are a time to focus on specific areas of the dance that students want to work on.  Subjects can be patterns, footwork, lead and follow technique, styling, choreography for a special event or just practice with an instructor as a guide.  Your first lesson is $60/hour and $80/hour thereafter.  Please inquire about package rates.  Students initially meet instructor at local Ballroom for lesson.  An additional $15/hour fee is charged by the studio that rents the space to the student for the lesson.  Various weekday, weeknight and weekend availability, based on existing schedule.


Experience is everything and Ruth Caspary will create the perfect first dance or presentation dance for your very special event.  Wedding dances for couples, parent/child dances and group dances can be learned on average between 5-10 private lessons, depending on the goals and amount of dancers involved in the choreography.   All of Ruth's clients have had great experiences and results!  

For-Hire Party Instruction

are happening all the time - from Summer time festivals with free dance lessons to NIGHTS OUT! club outings...keep checking our calendar to join the fun and practice opportunities out in the world beyond the dance studio!


Teaching your crowd Salsa or other Latin dances requires a special kind of presence.  Ruth Caspary knows how to get your party attendees warmed up, laughing and learning the basic steps plus something fun while dancing to the music.  Everyone learns and has a good time!  Rates average $150/ hour.  Recommended 1 hour additional hosting.