Things are getting hot, hot, hot as all hell here in the Holy City. And while the temps are still hovering in the high 90s, the heat we’re referring to is coming out of Holy City Salsa’s West Ashley dance studio. Holy City Salsa (HCS), owned and operated by Georgia Schrubbe, celebrates its one year anniversary this September and in honor of the Lowcountry’s only dedicated Salsa studio we thought we’d bring you a little roundup of some HCS happenings.

Salsa Sunday Solar Eclipse pre-party
The best way to celebrate an astronomical event? By dancing, of course. On Sun. Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. BYOB and taken an intro Salsa lesson ($10) at HCS. Stick around for open dancing from 8-11 p.m.

Reggaeton Power Hour
On Wed. Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. take part in a “grab bag” class with Jade Amani who will lead students through hip-hop inspired moves to Reggaeton tunes. This class is $20/person; email to reserve a spot.

One Year Anniversary Champagne Celebration
Help HCS celebrate one year in West Ashley with a party featuring champagne (duh), special performances, an intro Salsa class, and open dancing, held on Sun. Sept. 3 from 7:30-11 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10/adv.

Kizomba Two-Hour Progressive Workshop
You can do more than just Salsa at HCS. On Sat. Sept. 9 the studio hosts a Kizomba workshop where you can learn all about this Angolan dance from guest instructors “Rainee and Ro.” The class begins with the basics and progresses to advanced footwork and combos. Register online; $35/adv., $40/day of.

Learn more about Holy City Salsa online and check out all of their events in our online calendar.

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