Online Salsa classes

flyer-1-2015-frWe are very happy to announce that we have now launched our online Salsa classes!

This is a project that we have been asked about by many dancers for some time... and that we have been planning and working on behind the scenes.  We launched in July and are now building up a library of Salsa, Cha Cha & On2 routines that we add to each week - Beginner, Improver & Intermediate levels.

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Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Café "Latin DNA"

Photo 26-06-2015 11 07 03We are very pleased to announce that Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Café have now released their latest & best album to date!  The band are on a roll and played an incredible gig in Bristol in June and both them and the album have been getting rave reviews - as well as being the feature of a "Spotlight" newsletter from

"Dorance Lorza and Sexteto Cafe typify the globalization of salsa's new world order" - Andy Harlow (WDNA) Miami USA

"The refreshing sound of "Dorance Lorza and Sexteto Cafe" evokes the tradition of "Musica Antillana" with an authentic flavour that will delight the RUMBEROS” - Julio E. Estrada "FRUKO" (Medellin) Colombia

Here's a little more info to whet your appetites:


Timing & Musicality resources

OK folks - you know how we feel about Salsa music and how understanding it will help you enjoy your dancing even more... well here are some of the great musical resources you can use to help you.

1. Salsa music

It may sound obvious but just listening to Salsa music will help!  You don't have to.. but if the only time you listen to Salsa is in class it will be less familiar to you and so you will be dedicating important brain power to thinking about staying on time as well as learning new moves!

New Salsa release from Tamayo


If you like your Salsa fresh and modern this is a release you should check out.  "Tamayo" by Jean Paul Tamayo is hot off the press and will definitely be being heard on dance floors around the Salsa world before long!

New Spanish Harlem Orchestra album


Released yesterday and available to buy now.. a new album from one of the most popular working bands in the Salsa world today... The Spanish Harlem Orchestra.

Currently blasting out of the speakers at Abanico HQ this one has some great stuff and more of what you would expect from this band - a big sound from a band that is tight and together... plenty of Salsa that will go down great on the dance floor and a couple of great Cha Cha tracks - there's even a track sung in English for those of you that like that!