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Social Latin Dance Styles at Caramelo

At Caramelo you have an amazing opportunity to lean all of the key social Latin dance styles under one roof.

At the heart of social Latin dance, whether it’s Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, or Cha-Cha-Cha, lies a sense of community and camaraderie. It’s about sharing laughter, joy, and passion on the dance floor, where every step tells a story and every beat ignites the soul. Social Latin dancing transcends language barriers and brings people from all walks of life together, fostering friendships and creating unforgettable moments. It’s a space where dancers can let go of inhibitions, express their individuality, and experience the sheer exhilaration of being swept away by the rhythm.

Click the links below to learn more about the dance styles we teach

London Salsa Classes

Salsa Classes

Salsa Classes Get ready to spice up your dance moves with Caramelo Latin Dance’s vibrant salsa classes at the best…

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bachata class London

Bachata Classes

Join our Bachata Classes in London! All levels, 4-week progressive courses in a fun and friendly dance studio environment.
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Kizomba classes, Bachata Lessons in London

Kizomba Classes

Kizomba Classes Kizomba dance, with its sensual movements and deep connections, traces its origins to the vibrant cultural landscape of…

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Salsa Classes London, Salsa Ladies Styling

Styling classes

Salsa Styling Classes Salsa styling classes provide an excellent opportunity for both men and women to focus on technique, body…

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Thinking of Joining Us?

At Caramelo Latin Dance we are always looking for talent, whether teaching or performing or both. If you are enthusiastic about what we do and truly want to be a part of it, please email us at info@caramelolatindance.co.uk

Our Facilities

Our home base at Paddington Academy has some of the best spaces for dancing with sprung wooden floors, mirrors and lots of space to move!

You’ll also find areas with benches and tables to rest between classes, water fountains and lavatories.

Frequently Asked Questions

For the Required Dress-Code, Arrival Time and Academy Building Rules – please make sure to review our Terms and Conditions

Do I need to bring a partner?

Coming with a partner is not necessary. Many students come for the class alone, or with a group of friends. In any case, during the class, you will be partnered up with your classmates and partners will be rotated during each class so that everyone gets a chance to have a partner. If we have an imbalance, students without partners simply wait between pairs for the next rotation. We will be rotating partners frequently throughout the class.

I am coming to class with a partner, can I dance with him/her only?

While the social aspect of latin partner dancing is fundamental, rotating partners is not there solely for social reasons; it is critical to the learning process. Although everyone has a different style, the “lead” signals that are used in latin partner dancing are generally standardized. Therefore, if your lead signals are clear (as a leader), or if you’re able to interpret these signals accurately (as a follower), then you should be able to dance with anyone. Dancing with different partners will give you a true test of whether your leading/following technique is correct. It is absolutely your choice if you wish to dance only with your partner outside of class. However, during class, it is necessary to rotate partners as that is part of the learning process. Alternatively, if you do not wish to rotate partners, you can do a private class with one of our instructors instead. With a private class, you can structure it according to your preference and learn at your own pace. If you would like to arrange for a private class, please email us.

Can I bring a child with me?

Caramelo courses are strictly for 18+. Under age minors may not be present at the Paddington Academy after 7PM.

What is the average age group of your students?

Our students are adults and there is no age barrier. The age range tends to be anywhere from 18 to 60+ 

When do the courses start and what are the prices?

Please see our Timetable and Registrations page for details. Scroll down the page for the prices and registration.

How do I register and pay for the course?

Please see our Timetable and Registrations page for details. Scroll down the page for the prices and registration.

Where can I get music to practice?

We are happy to recommend you websites and retail outlets where to purchase Salsa and latin music of all genres. We will also keep you informed on the latest hits as well as the classics of Salsa and other latin music.

Can you teach at my special event/corporate function?

Of course! We love special events and can cater a workshop specifically for your event

Do you offer private classes?

Yes we do, please email us what type of private class(es) you would like to have and we’ll be happy to arrange it for you.

How to Find Us

Address

50 Marylands Road, W9 2DR, London

Phone

07471 910611

Email

info@caramelolatindance.co.uk

  • By tube: Paddington Academy is a short 5-7 minutes walk from Warwick Avenue station (Bakerloo Line). One tube stop away from London Paddington station!
  • By bus: Bus route numbers 6, 187 and 414 stopping at the Elgin Avenue Bus stop are the closest to Paddington Academy.
  • Driving: Free on-street parking available outside the venue after 6.30PM

Please note that on Wednesdays and Thursdays the Paddington Academy building can only be accessed after 6.30PM.  A Caramelo senior team member must be present on site to allow entry.

Access to the 1-Day Intensive courses on Saturdays is from 11.45AM. Should the circumstances require, the building security may refuse access to the building until the Caramelo team is present on site and the studio spaces are ready for use. Access to 18+ only.

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