Salsa dance courses in Cuba 2016
3- 4 of January – 17-18 of January
19-20 of March – 2-3 of April
30 April -1 of May – 14-15 of May
8-9 of October – 22- 23 of October
Get the real Cuban feeling.
We have held these courses since 1998
Some of the best teachers in Cuba, all from the National School of Dance. Every student gets a Cuban dance partner.
All levels beginners, intermediate and advance, for singles, guys, girls, ladies, men and couples.
If you can’t travel on the dates indicated, let us know, at any time we can create a program for you at the dance school. From one week up to 5 year. Have a look under menu individual programs.
Do you come from the U.S., it is also possible to attend. Where you buy your ticket, they can help and guide you about arrival to Cuba, you do not get a stamp in your passport. U.S Customers can transfer directly to our paypal account, all others, have to bank transfer.
We have clients, coming back every year.
On week options are possible (half price)
You decide out and return date, it is also possible to extend your stay and pay a bit extra, is 14 nights included in the price and the course starts on Monday morning.
This intensive dance program offers classes in Salsa, Son, Rueda de Casino, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and Afro Cuban dance.
The courses are arranged by the Danish/Cuban Friendship Society of Cuban Arts Cuban Culture Club in cooperation with a big Cuban organisation.
Each dance course lasts 10 days and is held at the Hotel Kohly, in association with the National School of Performing Arts (Escuela Nacional de Arte) in Havana.
Hotel Kohly are located 10 min. in a taxi from old Havana.
The courses in Cuba are coordinated by Stine Ortvad, a professional dancer from Denmark. Stine Ortvad lived and worked in Cuba for 5 years. This long-term stay gave her a unique insight into Cuban culture. Stine Ortvad graduated from Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana and has taught salsa for 20 years.
The classes are divided into different levels depending on the ability and experience of the participants and include salsa, rueda de casino, son, mambo, cha cha cha, and rumba. Instrumental courses can be arranged to suit your needs, and extra classes (15 cuc or 20 usd pr hour ) is also possible.
The classes takes place between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm, leaving time to take extra classes or go sight-seeing in the afternoon. Outings are arranged - to salsa concerts, santeria partys, cabarets, theatres, beaches etc.
The schedule :
Monday-Friday from 9:30-13:30
9:30-10:30: Son, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and afro Cuban dance.
10:30-13:30: Salsa couples dancing and Rueda de Casino.
All students receive an official diploma from Escuela Nacional de Arte. It is awarded at an informal ceremony where the participants get the chance to show off their newfound skills, if the like !
In the package the first week are: Guided tour to Old Havana, a visit to the national dance school, a visit where you see the Cuban dancers do there practice at the national cabaret Tropicana, a salsa concert, and a big salsa party at the hotel.
Duration the course all participants stay in a 3 stars hotel, which includes breakfast and dinner. All rooms have a bathroom. Lunch is available at reasonable prices. The hotel is located 10 minutes by taxi from old Havana, in an atmospheric residential street, fringed with tropical vegetation such as mangrove trees. It is possible to stay in the hotel before and after the course. The hotel has a swimming pool, a fitness center, a tennis field, a pool bar, and a "Business Centre" which makes it possible to send and receive faxes and e-mails for a small fee, and make overseas phone calls.
A few blocks away you find a bank, where it is possible to use major credit cards (with a maximum of 200 cuc per day, so it would be advisable to bring cash). Valuables should be deposited in a safety box in your hotel room.
Two weeks (14 nights and 10 days of classes ) 1000 Euro , plus extra 150 euro, if you like a single room.
One week (7 nights and 5 days of classes ) 500 euro , plus extra 75 euro, if you like a single room.
All extra nights in the hotel cost 35 euro (to meals included), and 30 euro in a double room. You have to book it all before takeoff.
Hotel: Hotel Kohly, Ave. 49-Ay 36, Reparto Kohly, Havana.
Price, payment and sign up: http://www.misalsacubana.com/salsa-dance-courses-in-cuba