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Salsa

Salsa Dance lessons in Melbourne

Travel to any city, in almost any country and you’ll see that a good salsa club is never hard to find, and a good salsa dancer is always in demand. Here at Arthur Murray, we offer the fast-paced and fun dance as one of our classes. With us, you can learn the fundamentals of this iconic Latino dance style in a safe and comfortable environment where you can truly involve yourself in the dance. Our experienced teachers will be able to help you with the distinctive technique, and show you why this dance style grew in popularity so quickly. Salsa dancing has never been easier with our classes taught by experts.

Salsa History

To understand the fundamental nature of salsa, you must first know the history of the dance. This fun, fast-paced Latin dance has been sweeping Australia and the world for several years now! Composed of quick foot switches and multiple spins and turns, this dance is a must have in your repertoire. Developing in New York in 1970s, the salsa you see today has evolved heavily from the Spanish and African influences in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Taking stylistic tones from both the cha-cha and the mamba dance styles amongst others, the salsa is what you see today because of the Latino American communities in America. Known for it’s 3 step weight change pattern, and use of hips and arms, the salsa is a social dance, with flare and excitement exuding.

Contact us today

What are you waiting for? To start taking lessons in this unique and fun dance style, you can contact us today. Simply call us on 9530 6000, or alternatively email us on brighton@arthurmurrayvic.com.au. All of our teachers are more than happy to help you get started in learning the salsa, and through undertaking regular training they have all the newest advice about this dance style. If salsa isn’t for you, we offer a range of other dance lessons in Melbourne, including ballroom, swing, tango and bridal dances.  Arthur Murray is the place to find people who are passionate about dancing. Not only will you get rid of your two left feet, but you will find likeminded people who are just as excited about taking this step as you are. Call us today.

Dances We Teach

When joining our Arthur Murray family, students are introduced to our Medalist Standards. Our curriculum is designed to teach you in logical order, from easiest to more difficult, with each level consisting of the building blocks for the level above. We even provide progress checks to make sure you can see your measurable improvement. Our interrelated system of teaching ensures that you will learn what you want to learn quickly and efficiently.

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