Next Sunday Workshop & Social coming up on Sunday 19th April 2020.

Life is better when you dance!

PLEASE NOTE: South Africa begins full lockdown from midnight Thursday 26th March to Thursday 16th April. This will be a time to dance in your own homes alone or with loved ones but unfortunately not a time to get-together. No workshops therefore until our nation is once again declared safe which, if we adhere to the call, will be Sunday 19th April. So watch this space please.

Looking forward, all being well in our nation, to seeing you on Sunday 19th April for the next in our 2020 Sunday Workshops & socials! BACHATA will be the main event at 3.15pm but preceded by a 45 min INTRO 2 SALSA session at 2.30pm. This workshop is ideal for beginners so feel free to invite newcomers to the dance. Check out all details on flyer below.

The bright and airy La Casa del Tango in Norwood is where we will be getting together in 2020 on every 2nd Sunday for a fun afternoon of learning followed by a practice social (a great mix of Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba & 1 or 2 Argentinean tangos). 

Call Sonia on 0848452470 for any related info  | Directions to La Casa del Tango More details below.

And for all info on classes happening in Norwood on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights and in Bedfordview on Tuesday nights….

Click here AfroMambo Salsa class fees and times

Feast on some superb dancing!

Sheer brilliance of dancing, creativity and musicality by the superb Oliver Pineda, seen here dancing with beautiful salsera, Luda…

And then there’s Alien Ramirez & Juan Matos…..incredible to think that this is their first dance together!

Lovely social dancing  by Melanie Torres and Gabriel Perez

What Makes “the Best” Dancers?

Want to know what makes a good Salsa lead or follow? Then check out this great blog on all things related to Salsa and how to improve your dancing skills generally. Really worth reading.


There's a noticeable qualitative difference between people can dance, and people who can DANCE. There’s a noticeable qualitative difference between people can dance, and people who can DANCE.

My concept of what makes a good dancer — of what separates a “wow” dancer from an excellent dancer — has changed a lot from when I started dancing to now.

Back when I didn’t know how to dance at all, I thought the best dancers were the ones who could make me do moves I didn’t even know how to do, because they were so skilled at leading moves that *anyone* could follow them. My goal as I became better at following was to be able to dance/keep up with the “best” dancers (re. the internationally famous teachers/anyone known to be exceptionally good): it was my gauge to tell how much my dancing was improving (being able to follow everything being led smoothly and “perfectly”) — having dancers who were previously disgusted dancing with me…

View original post 1,953 more words

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑