Salsa dancing and music
KS3, KS4 and KS5
Salsa is a lively dance music from Cuba, New York and Puerto Rico. It has many different styles and Spanish and African influences.
Students will learn about the history of salsa, styles and famous salsa singers from different moments in history. They also will learn how to dance basic steps individually and in pairs with a salsa dancer and the percussionist teacher will share his passion about salsa instruments like bongos, cajón, campana, shaker , güiro and clave.
The group will do a small choreographed salsa dance and playing instruments.
Facilitators: Female and male salsa dancers. Spanish/percussionist teacher, optional.
Please ask for bespoke activities adjust to Spanish GSCE, AS and A Level.
“Truly great dancers and teachers, they quickly engaged with the students, who loved them from minute 1. Resources and presentation were really good, I love the fact the presentation combines the origins of salsa with latest salsa songs”.
Ruth Picado – Head of Spanish – Portland Place School – Year7 students.
“Good and informative presentation about salsa dancing”
“Enthusiastic and exciting lesson with passionate and fun teachers”
“Percussionist teacher was very good at engaging everyone and getting us to participate”
Victoria Nova – Spanish Teacher – Latymer Uper School – Year10 Spanish students.