Classes for Beginners & Improvers


Saturdays 7, 14, 21 May


2.00 - 4.00 pm

The Arts Centre Washington


Prompted by enquiries about classes for beginners I have started classes for beginners and improvers on Saturday afternoons.

The first two sessions were in March with a great mix of beginners and improvers, plus some experienced dancers who came along to help. 


The sessions will be aimed at complete beginners, novices and improvers and focus on:

  • the basic steps, rhythm, timing.
  • simple turns.
  • learning to lead and follow, giving and interpreting the signals.
  • building up the confidence of leaders to actually lead.
  • having fun.
  • learning short, simple combinations.
  • having more fun.


The sessions are very relaxed and informal. A two-hour session may seem a long time but it's an opportunity to learn, improve and practice at a gentle pace. I want people to learn a little, enjoy themselves a lot, and come back for a little bit more. 


If you are interested please contact me:


Phone/text/WhatsApp:  0796 954 3437


(Please do NOT use Facebook Messenger)



If you know anyone that wants to learn or improve their salsa, or who may just be tempted to try it, please let them know about this.

The sessions are £8 for the two hours, 2.00 - 4.00 pm.

Location: The Arts Centre Washington. Details below.



The hardest step is the first one onto the dance floor.

First session on 12 March 2022


Please note COVID PRECAUTIONS for these sessions.


Please do not come to a session if:

- you feel unwell.

- you have a high temperature.

- or if you have symptoms of a common cold.





For anyone attending these sessions I will ask to see your NHS card (or other proof)

showing that you are at least

double jabbed.


No card or proof, no entry.

No exceptions.







The Arts Centre Washington


We've been using the Arts Centre Washington since 2005. It's not too far from Sunderland or Durham or Newcastle. Very easy to find, well signposted and only one mile from the A1 at Birtley services. Free car park. See map below.


The centre is a converted 19th century farm that is now a multi-arts centre with a theatre, art gallery, rehearsal rooms and music studio. 

The Low Barn
The Low Barn



The Arts Centre Washington

Biddick Lane, Fatfield, Washington NE38 8AB


The sessions are in the Low Barn

next to Reception. 





Arts Centre cafe and bar.
Arts Centre cafe and bar.



The centre also has its own cafe and bar,

a great place to meet for pre and post session refreshments.    




Arts Centre Website

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This site last updated

10 May 2022


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