STRUCTURED 
WEEKLY
COURSES

Updated 1st Nov

Our Sunday venue has a limited capacity, so there is a waiting list for our intensive courses and we are not advertising them. 

 Coming Soon: Learn Cuban Salsa Foundations in 1 Day (4h Intensive Course for Beginners). 

If you are interested please please call us

SATURDAYS - STRUCTURED 4 WEEKS COURSES -
CUBAN SALSA & RUEDA DE CASINO

 

Learning to dance Salsas was one of your 2022 resolutions? Then it is time to take action. Join Esther Alvero and Antonio de Freitas, founders of Cubaneando and both former Tropicana Rueda Word Champions, alongside regular guest instructors for a 4-week course. With over 18 years of experience teaching Cuban Salsa and creating high-end dance productions. Antonio and Esther are well renowned for their teaching methodology and attention to detail. The course will have a structured format in a way that maximizes your progress along the 4 weeks and your evolution is not affected by new students joining in.

Ideal for those who simply cannot commit to regular classes and the ones that can't wait any longer to take up their Cuban Salsa to the next level!

Also, a great and fun socializing and meeting new people like the groups of students will be mostly the same along the month.

COURSE FORMAT & LEVELS: 

The course is divided by two levels on each hour, each one with a different instructor:

★  4;45-5:00pm: Door opens - Arrivals & Registrations

★  5:00pm: Course starts on prompt!

★  5.00-6.00pm: Beginners 1 with Esther / Improvers 1 with Antonio

★  6.00-7.00pm: Beginners 2 with Esther / Improvers 2 & Intermediates 1 with Antonio

★  7.30-8.30pm: Intermediates 1&2 with both Antonio and Esther -. 1h class and 30min of practice, Q&A, plus individual tips and corrections - (This class is also ideal for those students in the advanced level who need to polish their styling)

 LEVEL SYLLABUS:

Beginners 1: Everyone is welcome. (If you are an improver but have never done Cuban Salsa we recommend you do at least one beginners class)

Beginners 2: Cuban Salsa Basic Steps, partner work frame, Arriba, Abajo, basic leading/following foundation. 

Improvers  (minimum syllabus required: Able to use all the Cuban basic steps within the rhythm and with good control of y0ur posture and leading/following, "Dile que No", "Dile que Si", Casino or Guapea, Enchufla, Dame and Sombrero

 

 

THE STUDIO: 

The Venue Hall is based inside the O2 Centre, 2min walk from Finchley

Road St. It is a huge dance studio, with plenty of natural light, a sprung

wooden floor, and a mirrored wall. The Capacity of the studio is 80 people

depending on Government restrictions.

The O2 Centre has plenty of shops and restaurants if you need anything

during the breaks.

Full address below.

PRICE: 

£10 - 1h Session on Saturday

£15 - 2h Sessions on Saturday

PRICING PLANS: 

£60 - 10h Bundle for Beginners & Improvers: 4 x sessions of 2h on Sat + Cuban Friday Salsa Night Out (2h Classes + Club Entry)*

£60 - 12h Bundle for Intermediates: 4 x sessions of 2'5h on Sat + Cuban Friday Salsa Night Out (2h Classes + Club Entry)*

£100 - 13'5h Bundle for Beginners & Improvers: 4 x sessions of 2h on Sat + 1Day Intensive (5h) + 30min private coaching with Esther or Antonio

£100 - 15'5h Bundle for Intermediates: 4 x sessions of 2'5h on Sat + 1Day Intensive (5h) plus 30min private coaching with Esther or Antonio

 

In order to guarantee the progression, all bundles should be used within 6 consecutive weeks. The bundles are non-refundable 

You don't have a partner? No worries, most of the students come alone. You don't need to bring a partner to join in as we rotate partners constantly during the lessons. Cubaneando's atmosphere is renowned for being London's friendliest in the  Salsa Scene. Strictly No DIVAS or Mambo Kings allowed!

 

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ADVANCE BOOKING & PAYMENT REQUIRED

GETTING THERE

 

The Venue room is located on Level 2 next between Wagamama and Vue Cinemas, via the corridor to the family room and Gymboree, just follow the sings to "The Venue".

Open Google Maps

ADDRESS: 

O2 Centre,The Venue Hall, 255 Finchley Rd,

London NW3 6LU

BY CAR

Satnav users should use the postcode NW3 6LU -

this will put you right outside the centre. Take the first

turn on the left (along the side of the Centre) and

you'll see the car park entrance.

 

CAR PARKING Up to 2 hours free parking for customers spending £10 or more at Sainsbury's Click here for full parking info.

BY TRAIN /TUBE

The centre's nearest tube station is Finchley Road.

Finchley Road is on the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines;

as you leave the station, turn left, and you'll find us just past the small shops.

We're also a few minutes walk from Finchley Road & Frognal railway station, on the London Overground Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford line; turn right and walk along the main road - you'll find us on the right.

BY BUS

There is a bus stop right outside the O2 Centre Finchley Road. The 13, 113, 187, 268 and N113 all stop at the centre daily. 

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Paul Russell

6 years and still going so that tells you that they provide the best salsa classes. I have been to every Salsa Club in London and Cuba and the salsa you learn from these guys is gold standard.

GERARDO

Gracias por existir ... tu y Antonio!

Thank you for existing...you

and Antonio!

Jennifer H

I had a great time last night,I am new to London and felt really welcome by the group,I have never learnt so much in a class.

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