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Want to to get fit, learn a new skill, or get out and meet more people? Join our fun 4-week Bachata course | Lastin Dance Hub

Want to to get fit, learn a new skill, or get out and meet more people? Join our fun 4-week Bachata course, and learn this fun, modern, sensual dance to warm up this winter! 

Don’t have a partner? Join our local dance scene and instantly make new friends! Have a partner? Have an awesome time, and learn a skill that both can enjoy for years to come!

Partners are not required – we rotate in class, so everyone gets to dance with everyone. It’s a whole lot of awesome fun!

*NEW LOCATION*: Old St John’s Hall, 320 Hardy Street – right in the heart of Nelson!!

7pm – 8pm – Beginners (L1)
8pm – 9pm – Improvers (L2)

Every lessons is loads of fun – you’ll make new friends, learn a new skill, and get to move to the addictive tunes of modern bachata music!

WARNING, side effects may include: increased self-confidence, improved posture and coordination, and a larger than usual smile!

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Ladies – this is an awesome way to learn how to move on the dance floor, lose yourself in the music, and have fun while getting some exercise.

Guys – you’re in hot demand, as the dance scene is in constant need of strong and confident leads! Benefits are enormous – increased confidence, breaking barriers to meeting new people, better posture and coordination, having fun to awesome music!

If you never thought you can dance, let us show you that you can! If you think you got two left feet, we’ll show you nothing can be further from the truth! This is accessible to everyone.

Classes are taught by Masha, who is an absolute legend in the NZ dance scene. She is a world salsa champion, and a multiple times winner of numerous competitions in NZ, Australia and overseas. She has been teaching dance for over 20 years, here in NZ and overseas, sharing her love of dance with 1000s of students, and producing multiple student champions – including the only amateur world champion representing NZ. She moved to Nelson in 2017, which means the sunshine capital wins again!

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(L1) 4-week course, early bird* – $75
(L1) 4-week course, prepaid – $80
(L2) Casual only – $20 per class

* Early bird pricing before Sun 19th Jul!

Please note: Only full registrations count towards the minimum required to run the classes, we are not able to count the casual entries.

Beginner (L1) classes will be structured in 4-week blocks to maximise learning, and to build on top of the material covered in earlier classes. It is highly recommended that you attend all of the classes. We cover a lot in each class, so you want to make sure you don’t skip many!

Registering for the entire course is not just a saving for you, but also helps us plan ahead – who is coming to the class, ratio of male/female for the course, and commitment level. We need to have a good ratio of guys and ladies, so that it can be fun for everyone. Register early to avoid missing out! 


*Note: the course fee is paid at the start, and covers the entire 4 weeks. We apologise in advance that we won’t be able to process refunds.

Improver (L2) will run in a casual format – no need to pre-register, just pay the $20 on the night.

Dates (Thu): Jul 23rd, 30th, Aug 6th, 13th

A guide to our levels:

L1 (Beginner) – starting from scratch, learning bachata basic steps and timing, and gaining confidence with some fun moves

L2 (Improver) – for those comfortable with social Bachata dance and all of the basics covered in L1, progressing forward by adding sensual & cool moves, expanding your dance repertoire

At the start of each lesson, we will revise what we’ve learned in the previous class – so there’s still an opportunity to catchup, if you couldn’t attend. It’s a fun dance, so expect to have lots of fun learning it in class as well!

Partners are not necessary – we will rotate throughout the class. Just bring yourself and plenty of friendly attitude! 

See you all there!

QUESTIONS?: See if we’ve already answered it here – . Otherwise shoot us a message.

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