Cuban Salsa: Traditions


For 4 classes – just $17.25 each
4-week offer

Our Cuban-style Salsa: Traditions classes are designed to introduce dancers to new, exhilarating Afro-Cuban/Cuban-style dance forms, providing a fresh avenue for self-expression. Led by Edson de Cuba, these classes offer a warm-up focusing on fundamental movements, body isolation, and invigorating exercises. You’ll also learn movement vocabulary for various dance forms.

Timba Libre

Dive into freestyle footwork steps to the lively Timba music, which encompasses various Cuban rhythms like Timba, Salsa Cubana, Casino, Afro-Cuban, and more. Prepare to sweat and showcase your Salsa timing on 1. It is not recommended for absolute beginners.


Experience the energy and soul of one of Cuba’s most celebrated dance forms, accompanied by conga drums, claves, maracas, scrapers, and bells. Note: Cuban Rumba differs from American ballroom Rumba, serving as its inspiring force.

Son Cubano

Delve into the predominant musical force in Cuba, symbolizing the island’s spirit and culture. Son Cubano was the most popular dance before the Cuban Revolution (1959).


Explore the Afro-Cuban dance tradition rooted in the Yoruba religion, where touching while dancing is rare except in special circumstances.


Embark on a journey into the traditions of the Bantú people of Central Africa, with rhythms based on communication with ancestral spirits. Discover the unique percussive styles of Congo and Arara music.

Ready to Sweat? Drop-ins are welcome! Call 312-427-2572 to reserve your spot. For enthusiasts taking four or more classes per week, don’t miss out on our Unlimited Dance Membership.

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Immerse Yourself in the Rich Cuban Dance Heritage

Indulge in the captivating world of Cuban dance traditions with our group classes in the heart of Chicago. Step into the rhythm and culture of Cuba as we bring the vibrant essence of this incredible island nation right to your doorstep. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a beginner, our Group Class is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Cuban music and movement.

Learn Authentic Dance Styles from Cuba

Our group classes are led by experienced instructors who have dedicated themselves to preserving and sharing the authentic dance heritage, our group classes offer a comprehensive curriculum encompassing various dance styles. From the fiery and energetic Cuban Salsa to the soulful and expressive Rumba, you’ll learn the unique techniques, footwork, and styling that make each dance style distinct.

Our expert instructors will guide you through each step, helping you build a strong foundation while encouraging creativity and self-expression. Whether you want to enhance your dance skills or embark on a new cultural adventure, our Group Class is the perfect platform to elevate your dance journey.

Instructor Highlight – Edson de Cuba: Born in Cuba and a prestigious Escuela Nacional de Arte graduate in Dance, Edson brings unparalleled expertise to the dance floor.

Join a Lively Community and Experience the Joy of Cuban Dance

Dancing is not just about the steps; it’s about the connections and community we become a part of. By joining our Dance Group Class in Chicago, you’ll become part of a lively community that celebrates the spirit of Cuban culture through dance. Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for culture, forge new friendships, and experience the joy of dancing together.

Our dance classes provide a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where dancers of all backgrounds and skill levels can come together to learn, grow, and have fun. As you explore the vibrant rhythms of Cuban dance, you’ll find yourself swept away by the contagious energy and camaraderie that permeate every class.

Join our Team: If you’re interested in joining a choreography team, check out our LS Cubanacan Casino Team. Every Saturday!

Cuban Salsa: Traditions

Additional information

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Cuban Traditions: Son Cubano Desplazamientos, Cuban Traditions: Rumba Guaguanco, Cuban Traditions: Timba Libre Footwork

Class Day/Time

Fri 6:00 – 6:45 pm, Fri 6:50 – 7:35 pm, Fri 7:40 – 8:25 pm, Wed 6:50 – 7:35 pm, Wed 7:40 – 8:25 pm, Wed 8:30 – 9:15 pm



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