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Our 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!



We have reopened our classes but obviously things are quite different at the moment-
We have worked through guidelines & webinars specific to the dance sector & prepared covid risk assessments & risk mitigation protocols. We are offering a mixture of partner work Salsa classes (non-swapping, must stay with bubbled partner) and open floorwork, body movement, footwork and styling classes. The dates vary but we are teaching from the Dance Studio at York Dance Space, 74 Fifth Ave, Tang Hall, York YO31 0XA which is only a 5 minute walk from York City Centre!

We have been running sell out workshops at all levels throughout October so watch this space for November. Remember with York being in tier 2 covid restrictions, only same household partners can attend partner classes but the solo footwork & styling classes are ok for everyone. The next workshop will probably be Friday 6th November with an open level (unsuitable for beginners) solo class at 7.30 pm followed by a beginners partner class at 8.45 pm. Contact us for more information as there may be a workshop before and after that date too.

We are confident in using York Dance Space as they have excellent risk mitigations in place. Revolution are extremely interested in having us back but they are not quite ready yet.

If you want to be on the mailing list or book in for any of these classes you will need to email info@encuentrolatino.co.uk with your name (& the name of your dance partner if you are booking in on a partner work class), or text 07725 478479

In the classes, please expect strict cleaning regimes, pre-registration, masks or face coverings & pre-payment online. Thanks so much for your support and patience guys! 💃🕺

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.

For directions to Revolution (if we are able to return) see www.revolution-bars.co.uk/York


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

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: These classes are now open!

THURSDAYS, term time only at The Galtres Centre, Easingwold – New times for two classes on Thursday mornings 9 – 10 am and 10.15 – 11.15 am.

You will need your face coverings plus expect further risk mitigation protocols. Booking will be direct 7 days in advance with The Galtre Centre on 01347 822472

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