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Teacher Training – in Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Mambo etc.

Teacher Training – in Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Mambo, Zumba etc 


Have you ever dreamed of starting a career in Dance? The course will give you a foundation of teaching skills in the entertaining industry of Salsa Dance. We are based in Central London.


Full syllabus and online training. Get Certified. Get teaching now. 

Please email for details.

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3 types of  InPerson courses to choose from: 

Option 1:  Weekend Intensive  Program  5 Hours

Option 2:  Two Week  Intensive Program.    10 Hours  Training over a 2 week period

Option 3:  Four Week  Training Program. Course will be approximately  20 Hours of training spread over 4 weeks.

Bespoke packages are also available from only 5 hours upwards

Each program will be specifically designed around the individual. 

Please email for costs packages.


You will learn:

The principles of teaching, Terminology, Communication skills, Organisational skills of structuring movement patterns and classes, Musical understanding, History of salsa, Different styles of salsa and Latin American dances

A good teaching program will encourage the development of a number of skills, and still appear simple to the student at the same time.

With this in mind, the structure of the course aims to produce individuals who at the completion of it, should have some form of:

  • Musicality – understanding timing and instruments
  • Footwork – knowledge of basic step patterns
  • Partnership – lead and or following, partner empathy
  • Dance vocabulary – the terminology of dance teaching
  • Understanding – experience of salsa and Latin dance

The Course will include:

  • One-to-one + apprenticeship. Including practical time assisting private lessons.
  • Including practical time assisting group lessons. Assignments and practical Exams with 2 external guest teachers.
  • History of Salsa.
  • Musical understanding of Instruments and Timing.
  • Study of different techniques and styles: Cuban, L. A. London, New York.
  • Study of different Latin American Dances: Mambo, Cha Cha, Merengue, Rumba, Bachata.
  • Complete Audio package for Teaching – several CD’s containing explanation of timing and instruments and more.

Class Structure and Syllabus for:

  • Beginners and Improvers (for Intermediate level only with previous experience).
  • Training in how to organize and teach a Salsa Course for beginner and improvers students.
  • Learning the lead and follow of a comprehensive step list for teaching beginner, improver salsa classes (for Intermediate level only with previous experience).
  • Spins technique for male and female.
  • Styling tips for male and female.
  • Marketing strategies for your own Business.
  • Testing and inspection of participant with external teachers.
  • Certificate upon successful completion.

Regarding Certificate:

In Salsa there is no Governing Body that accepts only International Certificate recognised in the World.

In order to be a Salsa Instructor:

You need:

  • Excellent training
  • Syllabus to follow up as a lesson plan
  • Practical experience
  • Feedback from a Highly experienced teacher/dancer ideally with a professional Dance training
  • Dedication, practice and will
  • After your training: you are required to have insurance liability and CRB check
  • Practical Experience: You are required to have at least 1 year of Dancing Salsa-any styles to do your teacher’s training
  • Gain experience:
  • After the training you are requested to do 10 hrs of practice before you gain your Certificate. You may assist teaching group lessons and also one to one. So you will gain EXPERIENCE which is essential for your teaching.You will also be invited in taking part and assist in any IDC /Corporate Events and parties if you are in London.We are always looking for teachers to be part of Incognito Dance Company team.

Come join the classes and parties at  Wimbledon Salsa/Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa / Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa/Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

Call 07831 715 368 or email