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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!

Please note that there are program 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 Tuesdays (changes back to Thursdays in March)

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 – ‘Learner with Turner’. Yes Melissa Turner 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 Turner, 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!

Laucinda AND Gareth bring you this workshop

When: We are running one on Thursday the 27th February 2020 from 8-9 pm! Further dates / venue tbc

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: £8 (£7 NUS / £6 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.

Here is the class timetable for the forthcoming months (please see club nights page for details of the Friday parties):


Tuesday 11th Feb – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

Tuesday 18th Feb – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

Tuesday 25th Feb – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

Thursday 27th Feb – Special Mambo Dojo Advanced On2 workshop at York Dance Space


Thursday 5th March – THURSDAY – usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

Currently NO SALSA on Thursday the 12th or the 19th March due to corporate bookings making the venue unavailable to us, however there is a Salsa class at the Las Iguanas party on 13th March (see club nights page).

Thursday 26th March – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar


Thursday 2nd April – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

NO SALSA on Thursday 9th April due to a corporate booking making the venue unavailable to us,

Thursday 16th April – Usual weekly Salsa classes & club at Revolution Bar

The rest of April for Thursdays looks fine as it stands but keep your eye on Facebook & the website just in case there have been any changes.

The Mambo Dojo workshops will be reviewed after the 27th Feb. We need a new venue as our existing one isn’t free on the nights we need to change to.

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:

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