Salsa in Manchester!
Welcome to the online home of Manchester Salsa providing fellow salseros and new beginners with info on the best salsa dance classes and salsa socials around Manchester!
Our aim is to help boost salsa classes which have apparently fallen in the number of new beginners over recent years. However, the Manchester salsa social scene is booming therefore current and beginner dancers looking for a party or new class to try out, you have come to the right place!
Benefits of Manchester salsa dancing:
- Great social aspect involving people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds
- Very healthy and active leisure activity as stated on numerous health websites
- Inexpensive and really good value for money for both classes and socials (all regular classes charge less than £10)
- Excellent salsa community and vibe already in Manchester
- You may discover you can dance as well as Michael Jackson!
Get dancing & keep fit!”
Styles of salsa
Salsa has its roots in the Latin American part of the world, primarily Cuba.
Over time numerous styles of salsa have evolved from different places leaving the main styles danced all over the world including Manchester!
The most well-known salsa styles are Cuban, Cross Body and Columbian.
One of the most popular types is the Cross Body style which is further split into on1 and on2 styles also known as LA and New York salsa respectively.
As for salsa socials you will usually find all styles are danced and welcomed so good luck with your salsa journey in Manchester and have fun!
Salsa dancing Manchester and other Latin dances
Although salsa classes are the most numerous and popular Latin dance classes available there are other associated dances.
Bachata is a well known similar dance to salsa and is becoming more and more popular in Manchester. Almost all salsa socials will play the odd bachata track which is danced to very funky and sensual music.
Cha Cha Cha is another Latin dance with its roots in Cuba where salsa also evolved. This dance is gaining in popularity and new classes seem to be popping up around Manchester.
Kizomba is now regulaly danced around the whole of the UK with some lovely parties here in Manchester. This is a slow romantic type of dance with very nice electronic music played. Technically this dance is from Angola but has a real Latin/Portuguese influence.
Brazilian Zouk is a really sensual and romantic dance. Zouk is danced more and more around Manchester and many salsa dancers have started to take zouk lessons too. The music is slow and relaxed similar to kizomba music.
For all the above dances, socials and classes are available around Manchester and many salsa socials will play tracks for these other wonderful dances.
Why take Salsa Classes in Manchester?
Reasons for trying out salsa lessons in Manchester are plentiful. Salsa dancing is very good for health as it is a medium intensity cardio workout. You will also need to give your mind a workout as you learn and practice new turnpatterns and footwork.
Their are people of all ages and nationalities that go to salsa classes and events around Manchester and beyond. Aside from the obvious health benefits its a great social time and especially if your not a big drinker! The classes and socials are all pretty cheap and you really get an excellent night.
The salsa dancing available in Manchester offers top quality and friendly classes plus lots of social dancing including weekly and occasional parties that are promoted. Aswell as classes we welcome promoters to add there Manchester salsa events here. I hope you can find what you are looking for on this site and that you have a great salsa journey.
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