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Latin Dance Classes Chch

Salsa Latina Dance Academy Christchurch, offers Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba dance classes for Adults. Latin Dance styles are fun, modern & freestyle Street styles. Salsa & Latin Dance beginner courses start with a FREE Dance Class. Learn from New Zealand Salsa Champions. No experience or dance partner needed. You can also learn Latin dance styles including; Kompa & ZoukMerengue, Mambo  & Cha Cha.


Dance Classes Christchurch:

Independent Dance & Fitness classes running at Salsa Latina Dance Centre Christchurch. including: Zumba Classes, Tango Courses, Hip Hop, Burlesque, BallroomWedding danceJazz & ContemporaryReggaeton, Fitness Classes, K-pop, Twerk Dance Classes. See which dance lessons & fitness classes are running on the dance school timetable.


Salsa & Latin Dance Events:

Salsa Latina run many Latin dance events & parties in Christchurch New Zealand. Including our regular Salsa & Latin dance event every Friday and our Social night with a Free dance class on Saturdays called Salsa Night Fever at Salsa Latina Dance Centre each month. We also host other major Dance Events & Festivals and support other New Zealand Latin Dance Festivals & Congresses.

Salsa, bachata, and kizomba are three popular Afro-Caribbean & Latin dance styles that offer numerous benefits to those who practice them regularly.  Dancing is a great way to express oneself, meet new people, and stay physically fit.

In conclusion, salsa, bachata, and kizomba are all excellent dance styles that offer numerous physical and mental benefits. They are a great way to stay active, reduce stress, and build social connections. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced dancer, these styles offer something for everyone, so why not give them a try?

Social Connection

Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba are all partner dances, which means you'll have the opportunity to connect with other people and make new friends in a fun social environment.

Improve Confidence

Learning new dance moves can help overcome fears and dancing around other people can help boost your self-esteem and confidence.

Improve Fitness

Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba dancing are all highly energetic and involve a lot of movement, which can help improve cardiovascular health, build strength, and increase flexibility.


Dancing is a form of creative expression, and learning new moves and improvising on the dance floor can be a fun way to express yourself.

Stress Relief

Dancing can be a great way to reduce stress and improve overall well-being. The music and movement can help you release tension, and boost your mood through the release endorphins.


Dancing requires a lot of coordination and balance, and regular practice & education can help improve these skills over time.

Cultural Enrichment

Salsa, Bachata, and Kizomba all have cultural roots in different parts of the world, and learning these dances can provide an opportunity to learn about and appreciate different cultures.

Brain Health

Dancing requires a lot of concentration and focus, which can help improve cognitive function and memory.

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Salsa  Dance Classes

Learn to dance Salsa in Christchurch. It's the most popular partner dance world wide. It's a fun energetic spicy Latin Dance.
No Dance partner required, dance classes for Beginners through to Advanced

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Bachata Dance Classes

Learn to dance Bachata in Christchurch. A Latin dance style from the Dominican Republic & modernised  in Europe. Heaps of fun & easy  to learn . No Dance partner required, dance classes for all levels

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Kizomba Dance Classes

Learn to dance Kizomba in Christchurch. Afro Caribbean dance style from the Portugal . New to the world of dance and extremely popular. No Dance partner required, dance classes for all levels

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Salsa Latina Pricing

• Salsa Latina Concession cards can be used for any level, SalsaBachata or Kizomba classes.

• Special Beginner Course Deals available for Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba available until midnight of the course starts.  These are ideal for those that want to save and commit to a course.

•  Only Valid for Salsa Latina Dance Academy Classes in Christchurch

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Online Dance Classes

- Free Videos to try out the Basic Steps so you can get a head start before taking classes, but also compliments dance classes. If you like the free ones, purchase 

- Partner Not required, you can train by yourself! Footwork & Partnerwork.

- For All  dance levels - Beginner, Improvers & Intermediate. 

- Learn each style you want to focus on, inc Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba & Cha Cha.

- Exclusive & Salsa Latina Syllabus Content

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Dance Studios

Salsa Latina Dance Centre is based in the heart of Christchurch New Zealand. The Dance studio is Located; 12 Bath Street, next to South City Mall with  tons of parking. .. see map >

3 Dance studio's in Total ranging from large to small. Available for hire for dance practice, fitness or activities



Frequently Asked Questions about Dance Classes for Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba, Cha Cha & Merengue

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Free Dance Stuff 

- FREE x3 Beginner Videos: Salsa Bachata & Kizomba Videos  & get a head start or practice.

- FREE Salsa Bachata & Kizomba Music:- 100's of songs on our spotify channels

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What is Salsa Dancing? 

Salsa is a street latin dance for Salsa music, originating from Cuba, Puerto Rico & New York, it has now risen to the status of a world dance and considered the most popular partner dance world wide. Salsa dancing including other popular dance styles like Kizomba & Bachata mixes African & European dance influences through music & dance fusions. Today Salsa is a very modern dance that is influenced by other styles of modern dancing. Salsa can be a heavily improvised lead & follow partner dance or choreographed for performing, but is traditionally a Freestyle dance, danced in clubs and festivals. The Name Salsa orginated in New York and the Origin of the Salsa dancing & its musi. In the 'streets', Latin, Caribbean & Afro based dances such as Salsa, Cha, Bachata, Merengue & Kizomba are completely Improvised / Freestyle Street Dance, meaning it's 'not choreographed' It's a lead & follow dance and is constantly evolving with other modern dance styles being added. ... read more >

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