At our Paradox Studios, we provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment where you can grow as a dancer. Our experienced instructors will guide you through each step and provide you with the tools you need to excel. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, our classes are designed to help you reach your full potential and have fun doing it.
We believe that dancing is about more than just steps and patterns. It’s about connection, expression, and learning about the deep cultural history of the places our styles originate from so expect to learn something new in every class.
We have both beginner class and intermediate Timba classes available that will give you a chance to learn the basics of this exciting dance style, develop your technique and unleash your inner salsera or salsero. Timba is a fast-paced, energetic dance that is designed to challenge you, but with the right guidance, you’ll be able to master its signature moves and become a confident, expressive dancer.
In our Reggaeton classes, you’ll learn the basics of this exciting dance style, including the signature moves and grooves that make Reggaeton so popular. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, our classes are designed to cater to your needs and to help you improve your skills, step by step to make sure you are ready to hit the dance floor at any Latin party.
Our Timba classes run in 6-week blocks that are $120. You can either pay upfront for the entire course or arrange a $20/week direct debit. As we are an Arts small business operating during challenging economic times, we unfortunately don’t offer refunds or credits for no shows or illness. We hope you understand. For more information on our pricing and membership options, please visit our Pricing page.
Our classes are structured to provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment. Each class begins with a warm-up and includes a combination of solo and group work. Our experienced instructors will guide you through each step, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to practise and perfect your moves.
We dance to a variety of upbeat Cuban music, including traditional salsa, son, mambo, and cha-cha. Our music selection is carefully curated to keep you motivated and inspired on the dance floor. If you would like to listen to some of our favourite music, here is a link to our favourite Spotify playlists!
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely, such as activewear or shorts and a t-shirt.
You don’t need to buy dance shoes to dance Timba! It is most commonly danced in soft-soled shoes such as sneakers or flats. However, for your comfort, we recommend wearing shoes with a low platform and minimal grip to prevent any injuries and make any spins easier.
Whether you’re looking to improve your dance skills, make new friends, or simply have a good time, our classes have something for everyone. We can’t wait to see you on the dance floor!