SALSA STARTERS

PARTNER WORK INTRODUCTION

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
No Experience Required

Explore the thrilling and sensual world of Salsa, connect with others, forge new friendships, and improve your mental and physical well-being, all while having a ripper time. Dive into the excitement of partner dancing with our Absolute Beginners Salsa Starter classes!

  • Salsa Starters is tailored for newcomers to quickly learn salsa basics
  • Meet new people and expand your social circle through the joy of salsa dancing
  • Enjoy a fun, active workout that reduces stress and enhances overall well-being


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SALSA SHARPEN

PARTNER WORK

IMPROVER
2 to 6 months of prior salsa experience recommended

Elevate your dance journey to the next level with our captivating Improver Salsa-level classes! Expand your repertoire, perfect your moves, and continue enjoying your time on the dance floor. Join us to take your Salsa skills to new heights!

  • Immersive journey to enhance salsa dancing skills
  • Focus on precision and refinement of salsa techniques
  • Expressive flair development for a more confident dance experience


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SALSA SABOR

PARTNER WORK

UPPER IMPROVER
6 months to 1 year of prior salsa experience recommended

Join us at Salsa Sabor for an elevated dance experience in our Partner Work Upper Improver classes. Perfect your moves, focus on precision, and cultivate expressive flair, taking your Salsa skills to new heights on the dance floor.

  • Dive into an energetic and passionate exploration of Latin dance
  • Learn upper improver salsa moves in a dynamic and exciting environment
  • Develop a deep connection with the music, embodying the spirit of a true salsa enthusiast


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MAMBO IMPROVERS

On2 DRILL & GRILL PARTNER WORK

INTERMEDIATE
4 to 6 months prior mambo experience recommended

After your conversion to On2, nurture your confidence in this sophisticated Salsa style and expand your repertoire further with our Mambo Improvers level!

  • Explore the essentials of Mambo with Mambo Improvers
  • Hone your footwork and refine essential stylistic elements
  • Build on a strong foundation for your Mambo dance journey


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MAMBO SLOW JAM

SHINES

OPEN LEVEL
1 year prior salsa experience recommended

Slowly be introduced to the ever so important flavoursome Shines component of your dancing & develop confidence investing in your dancing, separate from a partner. The better you become, the better partner you can be for someone on the dance floor!

  • Elevate your dance skills with Mambo's sophisticated and intricate style
  • Gain a deep understanding of musicality, navigating the rhythmic complexities of Mambo
  • Develop confidence and expressiveness, enhancing your overall performance on the dance floor


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MAMBO PARTNER WORK

MUSICALITY & CREATIVITY

ADVANCED
Selection based (invite only). Applications are welcome anytime

This selection based invite only class is an exclusive invite into Upper Advanced partnering content from some of the world's best instructors. Taught by 10x World Salsa Champion Oliver Pineda and 8x World Champion Alyssa Chriqui. Get ready to gain an insight into the integration of musicality within partner work & explore creative aspects & intricacies of turn patterns at the highest standard.

  • Master intricate and emotive movements and communicate at an advanced level through dance with Mambo partner work artistry
  • Refine dance skills and gain confidence in navigating Mambo's intricate patterns
  • Join the ranks of Advanced Mambo On2 enthusiasts worldwide, connecting with the most elite and share a passion for this preferred style called New York style Mambo.


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CUBAN FAST JAM

RUMBA ABIERTA SHINES

ADVANCED
1 to 2 years of rumba, afro or body movement experience recommended

Get ready to get down & dirty, earthy & barefooted with this NEW powerful class to at Latin Motion. Dynamic, flamboyant & expressive, this class will get you in touch with the Cuban roots in an interpretive, spontaneous & impromptu manner!

  • Embrace Rumba Abierta to refine your musicality and elevate your dance experience
  • Transition to Rumba Abierta for a dynamic shift, expanding your dance repertoire
  • Immerse in Rumba’s rich heritage for a deeper understanding of its cultural significance


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MAMBO FAST JAM

PALLADIUM FUSION SHINES

ADVANCED
At least 3 years of mambo experience recommended

Get ready to sweat with this high-intensity, heart-pumping shines class where the intention is to keep up with the ever-growing combinations of shines! Gain access to what's current in the world of Mambo On2 Shines, taught by none other than one of the world's best, Oliver Pineda.

  • Mambo Fast Jam injects vibrant energy into your dance, offering an exhilarating and lively solo experience
  • Experience the thrill of lively rhythms, making Mambo Fast Jam an exciting choice for those seeking dynamic and infectious dance sessions without a partner
  • Dive into Mambo Fast Jam to explore challenging movements that allow you to convey passion through dance with a high-energy twist


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TOP PRE ACADEMY

INTRO TO BODY MOVEMENT & MUSICALITY

OPEN LEVEL
6 months to a year of dance experience (any style)

TOP Pre Academy is your gateway to our renowned Academy program, introducing you to the TOP Methodology. Delve into the fundamentals that shape some of Australia's finest dancers. Led by the 10-time World Salsa Champion Oliver Pineda, explore the intricacies of Body Movement and Musicality. Develop a newfound appreciation for dance like never before.

  • Pre-Academy ensures a strong foundation in dance, imparting essential techniques and principles to set the stage for excellence
  • Smoothly transition into the more advanced TOP Academy program with the foundational skills and insights acquired during your Pre-Academy experience
  • Benefit from personalized guidance, enjoying individualized attention and tailored support on your dance journey, making the Pre-Academy experience uniquely beneficial


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TOP ACADEMY

Experienced Dancers

ADVANCED
Audition-Based

One of the world's most highly regarded & sought-after Salsa and mambo training programs, these specialized classes will give you an awareness & deep understanding of Salsa, Mambo & life you never thought possible. Taught by none other than Australia’s only 10 x World Salsa Champion, Oliver Pineda calls upon his 30+ years of experience in dance to teach intricate nuances not only in Salsa, Mambo, Afro Cuban, Body Movement & Musicality but also imparting his wisdom in life, general well-being & personal development growth as well.

  • TOP Academy signifies the highest standard in dance education, offering advanced methodologies and expert instruction, guided by the esteemed 10x World Salsa Champion, Oliver Pineda
  • Joining TOP Academy means embarking on a transformative journey, gaining in-depth insights, and mastering intricate nuances in Salsa, Mambo, Afro-Cuban, Body Movement, and Musicality
  • Benefit from elite instruction as Oliver Pineda, Australia’s only 10x World Salsa Champion, draws upon over 30 years of experience, imparting wisdom not only in dance but also in life, general well-being, and personal development growth


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