Best Dance Classes In Havana [Cultural Delights]

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Best Dance Classes In Havana [Cultural Delights]

Supercharged with vintage cars, beautiful Spanish architecture and plenty of salsa – what better place to work on your dancing skills than in the heart of Havana itself?

The only question is, which are the best dance classes in Havana?

We’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a list of the best dance classes available to you to enjoy during your stay in Havana.

Just keep reading to discover them!

Baila Habana

Kicking our list off we have selected Baila Habana!

If you’re already familiar with Havana, then we’re sure that you’ll have already heard of this popular dancing spot.

Here at Baila Habana, you’ll be able to enjoy a variety of different styles in various classes led by Sabine Mueller the founder.

From salsa to bachata – this is the perfect place for dancers of all levels of experience!

It’s also located in the heat of Havana, so it will be easy to get to as well.

Not only that, but Baila Habana also offers a variety of class packages that can be tailored to suit solo dancing or dancing with a partner.

The opportunities are endless!

SalsAmiga All Star

SalsAmiga All Star

Looking for the perfect dancing school to attend with a group?

If you answered yes to that question, then we think that you might like the SalsAmiga All Star!

Here at SalsAmiga All Star, you will be able to improve your knowledge of dance and work on your rhythm all while brushing up your footwork skills dancing salsa, bachara and more!

Salsa Express

Salsa Express

There’s plenty to love about this next dancing school!

Salsa Express is one of the most popular dancing schools in Havana, and the best part?

Damien Abreu, founder and manager, offers a variety of tailored packages suitable for all levels of dancing experience.

If you’re looking for a dancing school that will genuinely help you to become a better dancer across multiple Cuban styles of dance – Salsa Express is the place for you.

Salsabor A Cuba Dance School

Vibrant, fun and welcome to all – next up on our list we have Salsabor a Cuba Dance School!

This fabulous dancing school offers a variety of individual classes across both traditional and modern Cuban styles of dance.

These include dances such as salsa, afro-cuban rumba, mambo, reggaeton, bachata and much more.

Many people that visit this school for lessons often remark on how knowledgeable the instructors are, as well as how fun and relaxing the learning environment is!

Salsa En Casa

Salsa En Casa

Run by a team of professional and passionate dancers, our list just wouldn’t have been completed without listing Salsa en Casa!

Located in the heart of Havana, Salsa en Casa teaches a variety of dance, including both traditional and contemporary Cuban styles of dances.

They pride themselves on their commitment to helping their students become better dancers, all while ensuring they have an unforgettable experience.

If you’re looking for a place to learn how to dance traditional and modern Cuban styles in a fun and engaging way – you’ll be making a fantastic choice to get dance classes at Salsa en Casa.


Another fantastic place that you can opt to get dance classes in during your stay in Havana is Salsafari!

Salsafari prides itself on being an “authentic Cuban salsa academy that offers a unique way to discover Cuba through dance”.

Here at Salsafari, you will be able to learn a variety of different traditional Cuban dances in a fun and relaxed learning environment.

There are also a variety of different packages available for you to choose from depending on what you would like to learn, as well as both individual and group lessons.

Salsa Estilo Cuba

Salsa Estilo Cuba

If you’re already an avid dancer, then we’re sure that you might have already heard of this next dancing school.

Located in Havana, Salsa Estilo Cuba offers a variety of different dance classes (bothin traditional and popular styles of Cuban dance) that is suitable for beginners and experts, alike.

Ensuring an entirely unforgettable experience, Salsa Estilo Cuba is committed to not only helping you learn how to dance, but also to ensure that you leave with a taste of real Cuban style and culture.

Through teaching you how to dance, Salsa Estilo Cuba aims to help you discover the diversity, fun and vibrance of Cuban dance traditions.

La Casa Del Son

La Casa Del Son

Do you want to learn or improve your dance skills in a truly authentic Cuban environment?

If you answered yes to that question, then you’ll be making a fantastic choice to get some dance classes at La Casa del Son.

Located in the center of Old Havana, La Casa del Son is surrounded by beautiful Spanish architecture that will immerse you in the beauty of Havana and its culture.

While at La Casa del Son, you will have the opportunity to learn a variety of different traditional Cuban dances, including rumba, cha-cha, casino rueda and even folklore.

If all that wasn’t impressive enough, this dancing school is also held inside a colonial house from 1715 that was refurbished specifically for La Casa del Son.

Thanks to this, it means that besides being able to become a better dancer, you will also have the opportunity to experience a beautiful atmosphere of art, music and traditional Cuban architecture.

The Bottom Line

Over to you!

Now that you have taken the time to read through our roundup above, we’re hoping that you’ve now got your sights set on a dancing school you can attend during your time in Havana.

No matter whether you want to learn to dance with your partner or you simply want to brush up on your skills solo – by attending dance classes from one of the schools we have listed above, you’re sure to leave Cuba a pro.

Thanks for reading.

Jim Stanton
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