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1-Day Intensive SALSA Beginners Course 30-03-2024

30 Mar @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

Intensive Salsa Beginners Workshop at Caramelo Latin Dance

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Fun and Intensive Saturday course for Beginners – Learn how to dance Salsa in 1 Day!

We offer this 5 hour intensive course to get you dancing super fast. In this course you will learn and practice the essential foundations of Salsa footwork and partnerwork, our goal is to get you confident to try your new moves right away! At Caramelo we teach the Cross-body style of Salsa but in this course we will touch on the examples of what Cuban and Colombian styles look like as well.

This workshop is designed for those who have never danced before or danced very little. We start from the basics and move through the essential steps to help you feel confident enough to dance socially at parties and clubs. At the completion of this intensive course you will be able to move directly into Salsa Improvers.

No partner needed! We always rotate partners so the class is fun and you get to experience the social aspect of Latin partner dancing. You will get to dance with a number of people in your class which will help you work on your body movement and stepping in a partner hold, as well as better understand the impact of the leading and following techniques.

Learn Salsa with Shaan, one of Europe’s most experienced and internationally renowned instructors. Shaan is the head instructor at Caramelo Latin Dance and is passionate about teaching Beginners and showing them the fun and the beauty of the world of Latin dancing! Affectionately known everywhere for beautiful leading skills and for “London’s smooth moves”, he has been dancing and teaching Salsa, Cha Cha, Mambo, Bachata and other Latin dances for more than 20 years, acquiring a vast knowledge and experience, equalled by very few, in the field of Latin dance in the UK.

Shaan has performed at some of the biggest Salsa congresses and festivals in the world like Berlin, Athens, Istanbul and Amsterdam with Caramelo Dance. He is also regularly invited to teach workshops at international Salsa congresses and festivals all over Europe and beyond.

Shaan is much loved and respected by dancers everywhere for his expert knowledge, fun, friendly and bubbly personality, as well as relaxed and welcoming atmosphere he creates for his students.

So rest assured – you are in great hands!

We will begin by breaking down the basic steps and individual turns for both leaders and followers and we will teach you how to connect with your partners.

Men (Leaders) will learn how to develop strong leading techniques and Ladies (Followers) will learn how to develop strong following techniques with smoothness and basic body movement skills.

After completing this workshop you will have a good base and a repertoir of moves, key turn-patterns and steps to start trying out in a club on a night out!

But above all, we promise you a memorable and fun Saturday, where you will make your first steps into the world of Salsa, meet new people, dance, learn and will have a lot of fun in the process!

group salsa classes in London
11.45 – Doors Open / Sign-in
12.00 – Course Starts
14.00 to 14.30 – 30min break. Please bring a bottle of water and a snack
16.30 to 17.00 – Social dancing and practice, music will be played and perfect for some Q and A

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50 Marylands Road, London W9 2DR, UK
London, W9 2DR United Kingdom
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