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Latin Dance Classes

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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

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Dance Classes Christchurch:

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

Dance Events

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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 Dance Classes

Salsa Dance Classes Christchurch
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

Bachata Classes

Bachata Latin Dance Classes Chirstchurch
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

Kizomba Classes

Kizomba Dance Classes Christchurch
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

Dance Class Prices

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Salsa Latina Concession Cards & Prices

• 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

Dance TV

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Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba
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

Dance Studios

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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 .. see hire page>

Dance History

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History of all Partner Dancing

The Predecessor to all modern partner dances is the Waltz. 
If you look at Tango, Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Semba, Kizomba, Son, Forro, Merengue, Bachata, Zouk, Salsa, Swing, Jive, and all Ballroom styles. They all have..

Salsa History

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Salsa Dance History

Salsa is a popular form of social dance had origins in Cuba. But it wasn't called Salsa until it hit New York. The movements of Salsa are a combination of the Afro-Cuban dances Son, cha-cha-cha, Mambo, Rumba, and the Danzón. The dance, along...

Dance Benefits

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Salsa & Latin dance classes are an easy way to meet someone & gain more friends. Salsa & Latin Dancing is one of the few fun hobbies that couples or friends can do together. Dancing is a Fun way to exercise your body that fits into....

Street vs Ballroom

Street Latin vs Ballroom Latin
Street Latin vs Ballroom Latin

Latin dances defined: The term 'Latin dances' in the context of social and ballroom dances may be used in two meanings. The public tend to get these mixed up very easily, mainly due to lack of dance education. Its good to ..

Bachata History

Bachata & History of Bachata
About Bachata & it's History

Bachata is a popular music style and Latin dance from the Dominican Republic. Although developed mostly in last forty years, it has just gained international popularity lately. Nowadays, Bachata is well known not simply in the Caribbean..

Kizomba History

Kizomba & Kizomba History
About Kizomba & It's History

Kizomba is characterised by a slower, romantic, more sensuous rhythm than the traditional Angolan Semba dance. Kizomba music emerged as a more modern music genre with a sensual touch mixed with African rhythm and Haitian Kompa...

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

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• Salsa Latina Teachers
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Dance Acheivements

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

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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 >