Salsa is one of the world’s most popular dances because it’s fun, stylish and easy to learn. With a buzzing salsa scene waiting, now’s the moment to get those moves going. This hip-shaking workshop kicks off with a welcome from an experienced teacher. After some intensive training on repertoire, style and technique, get matched up with another novice and enter the world of club salsa dancing with confidence and dance the afternoon away. With a voucher for a future class and club night, take the opportunity to put new skills to the test another time. Lunch isn’t included but there is delicious South American-style food at Bar Salsa to take advantage of.
Availability: Runs every Saturday throughout the year. Weather: Duration: Starts at 10.30am (doors open at 10am) and finishes at 5.30pm, including a five hour salsa workshop, an hour for lunch and tea/coffee breaks (please note that lunch and refreshments are not included). Numbers On Day: There is an average attendance of 24 dancers per session. Spectators: To ensure an environment that encourages confidence in beginners, this workshop is reserved for dancers and instructor only. Dress Code: Bring comfortable clothes to change into and dance in, as well as smooth-soled shoes to spin in. Ladies usual heel height or flats are fine. Bear in mind that toes may be trodden on, so sandals are best avoided! Guidelines: Located in the heart of London’s West End, Charing Cross Road runs from Leicester Square tube (a five minute walk) to Tottenham Court Road tube (four minutes walk). Bar Salsa is visible from Cambridge Circus, painted in bold purple and yellow and sits next door to Blackwells Book Shop. Restrictions: Minimum age is 18. Complete beginners only please (i.e. anyone who’s had less than three hours of salsa tuition). To understand the format of the workshop, please refer to the ‘Other Info’ section before booking. Other Info: Salsa is danced in pairs as one leader and one follower – traditionally, the leader is male and the follower female. Everyone must remain in the same role all day; leaders must dance with all followers and vice-versa.
Location: Leicester Square, London