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Top 5 Latin Dance Clubs and Classes

What’s the best way to warm up this fall? Get your dance on, that’s what.

1. KamaSalsa Dance Practice
Whether you are just looking for a little practice or a new dance move, KamaSalsa offers a low-key practice session every Saturday. Every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. $5 per person. 1018 Delta Ave., Mt. Lookout Square. kamasalsa.com

2. Arthur Murray Dance Studio
You have to start somewhere. Ease into the culture of dance at Arthur Murray Dance Studio by taking salsa classes. Or try merengue, a dance from the Dominican Republic. 9729 Kenwood Rd. Blue Ash. (513) 791-9100. arthurmurraycincinnati.com

3. Penguin Dueling Piano Bar
On weekends it is a place for campy live music, but during the week it is a place for dancing and culture. Penguin Dueling Piano Bar hosts salsa and bachata nights on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 9 p.m. Come an hour early for a free class. Free on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 441 Vine St. downtown. penguinpianobar.com

4. Mad Frog
Mad Frog offers free dance lessons at 9 p.m. every Monday night. Stay after to learn all the new dance steps. 1 E. McMillan St. Clifton. themadfrog.net

5. The Ritz Ballroom and Dance Studio
Whether you are ambitious or modest in your goals as a Latin dancer, taking classes can only help. And if you’re a shy guy, the Ritz even offers private lessons. 8150 Mall Road, Florence, KY. 859-371-1151 northernkentuckydancestudio.com