Category Archive: Teachers

Susan Hacking

If you’ve ever been in any of the Cuban Salsa Congresses of the UK, the Buffalo Bar or other Salsa Caribe Venues in London, you know Susan Hacking. Her unique combination of deep understanding of the Cuban movements, spotless pedagogy and uplifting feelings are part of the charm which characterise her classes. Trained in a…

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Moe Flex

Crowned ‘The UK Salsa Awards Best Teacher of 2008′ & ‘Most Popular Cuban Teacher 2006′, Moe Flex is one of the most exciting, inspiring and entertaining characters in the international Latin dance scene today. The man with the biggest smile in salsa can always be found at the heart of the biggest salsa nights, weekenders…

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Osbanis Tejeda

  Osbanis Tejeda Fajardo was born in Havana, Cuba. He comes from a family of natural talent that taught him the best way to learn was by listening and watching. He Graduated a professor of Cuban percussion from the Fernando Guanches Academy, where he later worked with several Cuban musicians and taught percussion to children…

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Amanda Maitland

Amanda Maitland first experienced Salsa was whilst on holiday in St Lucia and she was inspired by it, learnt to dance it and subsequently teach it. Her background is from teaching. Not only is she UKA qualified as a Salsa Dance Teacher, but also has a Degree in Education. Amanda has taught in some of…

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Idalberto Alcalá

Idalberto Alcalá is a professional dancer, choreographer, teacher and musician from Havana, Cuba, a Master of Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Son and Afro Cuban percussion, ex-Havana Night choreographer and performer and nine times winner of the Havana Carnival for best choreography, costume design and music. An surpassed education and training in professional dance in Cuba,…

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Leandro Charanga – ‘The Reggaeton King’

When he arrived in the UK in 2007, Leandro Charanga was immediately crowned ‘The Reggaeton King’. 100% Cuban, he is one of the most charismatic performers and salsa teachers in the UK today. His style is unique and cutting-edge, and for this he became famous in Cuba where he is known as ‘Charanga’. In Cuba,…

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Lazaro & Paola Lopez

Lazaro Lopez is an independent professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. He graduated with honours in 1989 from the Cuban National School of Art and Dance (ENA) in Havana and started dancing professionally with the leading folkloric dance company Raices Profundas. With this company Lazaro performed as a soloist dancer and went on tour to Mexico…

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Cesar Pacheco

Fully qualified Cuban dance instructor, He teaches popular Cuban dance (Cuban Salsa, Casino Rueda, Son, ChaChaCha, Mambo and Salsa Cabaret), along with body movement, concept and technique….He has developed my own style of innovative teaching methods and am dedicated to delivering the best to my students, ensuring that my lessons are professional but at the…

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Yersin Rivas

Yersin Rivas, born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, Yersin started dancing at an early age. For the last 7 years he has been teaching Cuban Salsa, Cha Cha Cha and Afro Cuban in the UK. As well as as his passion for dance, Yersin is the resident Cuban DJ at Babylon Lounge Club in Brighton. Yersin is…

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Yanet Fuentes Torres

Janet Fuentes Torres, is one of the most beautiful dancers in the world; a triple World Open Salsa champion and star of the hit West End show Lady Salsa. She spent her formative years at the Cuban National School of Art and Dance (graduating with honours) and since arriving in the UK, has become an…

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