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SALSA CARIBE PRODUCTIONS are London's leading promoters of authentic Cuban
salsa, presenting dance classes, workshops, club nights and performances,
both in the UK and in Cuba. Our dance teachers, performers and DJ are amongst
the most experienced and highly regarded in the UK.
Anyone wishing to experience real Cuban salsa, will want to check out
our regular weekly dance classes, taught by our team of experienced, professional
and friendly dance teachers. We teach the authentic Cuban casino style
of salsa, as danced in Havana and Santiago, for all levels - from absolute
beginner to advanced. We also hold regular classes in la rueda de casino,
Cuban popular dances - including rumba, son, mambo, cha cha cha and Afro-Cuban.
Our last classes at The Place for 2013 are Sunday 15th Dec. We start back there on 5th Jan 2014
The Christmas Party at The Buffalo Bar is on Monday 16th Dec, with a FREE CD for the 1st 100 through the door & a complimentary buffet.
We will also be open on Mon 23rd Dec for a festive gathering for those of you still in London
Sat 7th December
The next It's a Girl Thing! ladies styling workshop is at The Place 2-4.30pm on Sat 7th December
A sassy Cuban salsa workshop just for the ladies. Learn to dance confidently from your core with fluid, rhythmic movement, sexy hip action and great musicality! This masterclass in movement will help you coordinate arms and footwork with hip and torso action, get you winding and rippling your body for despelote & Afro-Cuban improvisation and uses different Cuban rhythms (such as timba, son, rumba etc) to hone your musical interpretation & freestyle moves.
Whatever your level of salsa experience, this workshop will help you to
gain confidence & enjoy your dancing more.
Soltura & Cadencia
connecting footwork to hip, torso, arm & shoulder movement to give you that
effortless, expressive, coordinated dance style in turn patterns, partnerhold and when improvising
Despelote! & Salsa Suelta body isolations and spinal movements to make your winding and grinding come from deep inside
footwork variations to give your salsa extra sabor and flair
so you're never short of inspiration when your partner lets you go to dance solo
Ritmo Cubano salsa with rumba, son, mambo, cha cha cha, reggaeton & Afro-Cuban to help you respond to the music more and interpret rhythm changes
2pm - 4:30pm
(no need to book, just turn up on the day)
The Place Dance Studio, 16 Flaxman Terrace London WC1 (a 5 minute walk
from either Kings X or Euston stations)
Casino Salsa & The Roots of Cuban Salsa @ the Afro-Cuban Studio!
New styling class for men & women at 4.30pm featuring body movement, Cuban rhythms and salsa suelta steps, perfect for adding extra style & variety to your dancing.
Salsa Classes to suit everyone from complete beginner to advanced salsero,
plus an hour devoted to diverse Cuban rhythms and movement.
This Sundays's classes at The Place Dance Studios are a great way to improve
Cuban salsa & sonpartnerwork in a friendly & sociable setting.
Learn how to dance really well with your partner, refining your style,
body movement, timing and technique. All levels are catered for, so have
a look at the timetable below.
2pm - 3pm
Cuban salsa 'elementary' class (bridging the gap between improver
& intermediate) - level 3
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Cuban salsa intermediate & advanced - levels 4 & 5
4:30pm - 5:30pmCuban salsa beginners & improvers - levels 1 & 2
4:30pm - 5:30pmStyling for men & women
The Roots of Cuban Salsa
(including Rumba, Son, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Afro-Cuban + more)
£7 per class, 2 for £12, 3 for £15
The Place dance studios,
16 Flaxman Terrace, London WC1 (a five minute walk from Euston & Kings
The Afro-Cuban Lounge @ the Buffalo Bar
What better way to start your week than with a Monday night trip to the The Buffalo Bar, where the best salsa, timba & son flows thick and fast and the spirit of summer is still in full swing. Classes from 7.30pm with Susan, Jim & Antonio, then Dr Jim mans the decks until late.
Beginners Guide To Timba: DJ Doctor Jim new 36 track Cuban salsa/timba
Don't forget DJ Doctor Jim new 36 track Cuban salsa/timba compilation
('Beginners Guide To Timba'), which has just been released on Nascente
Records. And of course, we'll have lots of lots of shiny new copies for
sale on the night! This comprehensive collection tells the story of timba
from the 1990s to date, featuring all the top names, from Los Van Van to
Havana D' Primera + track-by-track sleevenotes. It's available from HMV,
Amazon etc, or better still, come and get your copy in person from DJ Dr
Jim on Monday!
7.30 - 8.30pmBeginners and Intermediate 8.45 - 9.45pmImprovers and Advanced £7 for one class, £10 for two (including club entrance)
An Evening of Essential Afro-Cuban Flavas Salsa Timba & Latin Jazz 9:30pm - 2am.
Club entrance £4
The Buffalo Bar
259 Upper Street London N1 (next to Highbury & Islington Tube)