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Salsa and the Art of the Three P’s

Theodore Roosevelt once said that “Nothing worth having comes easy” – I’ll expand on that slightly by saying “nothing worthwhile comes easy”.

This is true of learning how to dance.

There are a few, lucky, people out there who pick up the art of dance naturally and breeze through to greatness without blinking an eye (or so it seems). However, for the rest of us mere mortals, we have to work at it.

For me, learning to dance (starting with salsa) has potentially been the best decision I made – I have made many good friends and have a decent social life, I even have my current job through the connections I have made from learning to dance.

The people you meet are wide-ranging, are friendly, open and welcoming.

But to get to the point where you can start getting the most out of dancing through

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Temporary Venue Change Thursday 15th Aug

Thursday 15th August 2019

Our current venue at St Gerard Majella is having the floor refurbished so we are moving back to the Hungerford Community Centre in Hungerford Road on the 15th of August. We expect this will be just for one week. 

Apart from this venue change all times and formats for classes remain the same.

The Hungerford Community Centre & Social Club
Hungerford Road
Brislington
Bristol
BS4 5EX

Please see the venue page for more information.

Course Start Dates 2019

We have beginners salsa courses starting directly after every 8-week course has concluded, so you never have to wait too long. We will take new students with little or no experience up to week 3; just let us know and you can come in for a quick catch-up before the main class. After this time, we may only take on new students for the current running course if you've had previous dance experience.

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We have a temporary home for Thursday classes

Updated 28th August 2018:

From Thursday the 6th September, we will be at St Gerard Majella Church hall on the Knowle/Brislington/Hengrove border, until further notice. Unfortunately, due to a long-term booking, we will no longer have access to the Hungerford Community Centre on a Thursday evening after our last class there on the 30th of August.

The hall's main entrance is located in Buller Road, just off of Talbot Hill and is a 1 mile, 5 minute drive from the South Bristol Sports Centre. It is also located approximately just a 6 minute walk from the Broadwalk bus stops on the A37. 

All classes, start times, and prices will remain the same.

Please see the venue page here for address and more details.

 

Updated 26th August 2018:

You may have heard that our long-time weekly venue; South Bristol Sports Centre, had a major fire and suffered severe damage to the gym

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Course start dates 2018

We have beginners salsa courses starting directly after every 8-week course has concluded, so you never have to wait too long.  We will take new students with little or no experience up to week 3; just let us know and you can come in for a quick catch-up before the main class. After this time, we may only take on new students for the current running course if you've had previous dance experience.

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Christmas & New Year Holiday Opening Times

Thursday the 4th December saw our last class of 2017 - this was our end of year class party, and it was a great night!

We are taking a couple of well earned weeks off over the holidays but will return in the new year with new classes and courses.

Thursday 14th December 2017 - Last class of the year (class party)
Thursday 21st December 2017 - CLOSED
Thursday 28th December 2017 - CLOSED
Thursday 4th January 2018 - Open as normal

We return with the usual five levels of salsa - and back by popular demand, our first 8-week "non-salsa" dance course of the year with Alex will be Bachata-Tango!

Save your space(s) and book online now!

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