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Our weekly Salsa classes are turn pattern classes (partner work) Cross body On1 style (there is also an On2 style aka New York Mambo workshop monthly). We will teach occasional classes in Pachanga, Cha Cha, Bachata and Reggaeton, Merengue, Samba No Pe’, male and female styling, shines, Afro-Latin Body Movement, spinning, performance and choreography! Plus for details of the ‘Gently Ballroom’ class please see the bottom of this page!


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Weekly online class info (programme will vary week by week).

Salsa essentials classes to include partner footwork (no partner needed though) & shines with an afro-latin body movement flavour this week. One On1 class & one On2 class. See below! Also your first taster class is absolutely free, contact for more info!

7 pm to 7.30 pm On1 timing (the timing taught at Revs). Cost £2 pp for BACs payments or £2.50 through Paypal. Please see info at bottom of post.

7.45 pm to 8.15 pm On2 timing (the timing taught at Mambo Dojo). Cost £2 pp for BACs payments or £2.50 through Paypal. Please see info at bottom of post.

Please allow at least 5 minutes sign in & sign off time, so make sure you sign in 5 minutes before your class is due to start!

Pre-booking & prepayment essential and by 7 pm on Mondays ideally. Please inbox either on here or at info@encuentrolatino.co.uk or laucinda.roberts@gmail.com or call 07725 478479. We will need your email address, telephone number & will need to know if you are paying by BACs or paypal. You don’t need to have a paypal account, it’s very simple. Once your payment has been received you will be sent your link & password to gain access to the live online class.

Keep dancing at home but most of all stay safe.

Huge Salsa hugs.

Encuentro Latino

Please note that during normal operation there are programme changes and cancellations you need to know about which you will find listed further down this page.

Encuentro Latino also offer private bookings, guest teaching & shows.

SALSA on THURSDAYS!! (cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 precaution)

Upstairs in Revolution, off Coney St. York YO1 9NA

Programme (all classes are On1 timing unless otherwise specified):

7.30 pm Beginners or Intermediates (2 separate classes)

8.30 pm Advanced
FREE guided learning / revision class for Beginners & Improvers who have already paid for a class at 7.30 pm – Melissa Jordan brings you this FREE session every week, helping the Beginners & Improvers hone their skills ready for the social dancing at 9.30 pm. Remember this is only free to those who have already paid for a class at 7.30 pm.

9.30 pm FREE Salsa / Latin Party until late!

Plus occasional special workshops as extras such as La Rueda, Bachata, lifts and dips Cha Cha etc. As well as Laucinda, Melissa Jordan, Phil and Krystyna from Salsa Pickering, Paul Mandalia from Humba Rumba & occasionally Gareth, we also have Ami Carter from Black Velvet Dance, Mark Johnson from Salsa Rocks and Philip Charles from Orchestra Leodis / My Salsa My Soul guest teaching from time to time.

Cost £6 / £5 NUS / £4 YU Latin Soc’ pp per class. Discounts for attending levels 3 & 4 in one evening. Please try to have the right money with you if at all possible. Thanks.

For directions to Revolution see www.revolution-bars.co.uk/York


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‘MAMBO DOJO’ Advanced monthly On2 training with Laucinda & Gareth!!! Includes footwork, turn patterns, body work, styling, presentation and musicality! (cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 precaution)

Laucinda AND Gareth bring you this workshop

When: Fourth Sunday of every month.

Venue: York Dance Space, 74 Fifth Ave, York YO31 0XA. Easy to walk to from town. Free parking all around. A lovely dance studio with free tea & coffee facilities & toilets!

Cost: £10 (£9 NUS / £8 YU Latin Society)

Here’s a taster video of us in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFeyDgpoQPI


Classes typically run from the beginning of January to mid-November. However, occasionally we find we cannot use our usual venue so may need to change venues / timetables. We advise that you always check the website before your class.

No classes in person currently due to CV-19 lockdown but why not try our online classes!

Thank you all so much for supporting us through these changes & we can’t wait to see you all out on the dance floor 😘


PLUS ‘Gently Ballroom’:  Trained by Matthew Cutler from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (winner in 07′ with Alesha Dixon) and James White of White Diamond Entertainment, Laucinda Roberts brings you her own brand ‘Gently Ballroom’.  Elegant, gentle paced, recreational Ballroom dance steps for those looking for a touch of class in their class who want to exercise in style to their favourite easy music, plus a little Latin thrown in for good measure!!!  No partner required.  Maybe you fancy the Foxtrot, query the Quickstep or are wondering about the Waltz?  This one hour class is designed for all but will also suit those who are more mature, less fit, or maybe recovering from injury.  Let’s not forget the social aspect too.  You are sure to meet friends old and new and enjoy the community feel this will bring.  So what are you waiting for? Keeeep dancing!!!

Gently Ballroom Class info: (the in person class is cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19 but this class is online through Zoom on Thursdays at 10 am including during school holidays at a cost of £2 pp per class through BACs or £2.50 through paypal)

THURSDAYS, term time only at The Galtres Centre, Easingwold – 9.30am – 10.30 am.

For more information feel free to get in touch: 07725 478479
email:  laucinda.roberts@gmail.com