Cardiff's bachata teachers

Daniel Chong

Daniel Chong

Sensual & Dominican Bachata

About Daniel

Daniel first burst onto the Bachata scene with his team “Reyes del Ritmo” who are the current UK Bachata Masters Team Champions. He went on to represent the UK with Reyes del Ritmo in February 2014 against other Champions from around the world at the World Bachata Masters where they placed 8th in the World.

Daniel’s passion for bachata has seen him become a popular teacher in his home city of London, with his classes exuding a relaxed atmosphere with a strong emphasis on having fun along the way. It has been said that he has a unique style which has been labelled as “ChongChata” amongst London Bachateros.

Outside of teaching in Cardiff, Daniel also organises Bachata on Saturday in London. Find out more about BOS here.

Where and when

Daniel and his team, Bachadiff, can be found in O’Neill’s in Cardiff every Monday night and teach two classes of different style Bachata. Beginners are safe in the hands of Fernando Ania.

Following the classes there is social dance that usually lasts for a few hours.

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Sensual Bachata – Improvers+

8:30 pm – 9:30pm: Dominican Bachata – Improvers+

See his upcoming classes and events on our calendar.

Prices

One class: £7
Both classes: £9

Social dancing afterwards is free for anyone.


Contact Information

Email[email protected]

Facebook: Bachadiff

Website: bachadiff.co.uk 


Salsa Buena (Shahid)

Salsa Buena (Shahid)

Salsa | Bachata

About

Shahid is the founder, director, and main teacher of Salsa Buena and most of its classes. He began his Salsa journey in 2001 whilst living in London when persuaded to attend a local Salsa class and has since not looked back! Living in London he was fortunate enough to count some of the worlds best teachers and performers as his mentors, Super Mario, Susanna Montero, Marchant Birch, Leon Rose, Tamambo, Larisa Balogh, as well as travelling to international congresses around the world from Spain to USA learning from all the worlds best teachers . “I was so lucky to have these guys as my teachers, learning from the best of the best!”. After returning to his home town of Cardiff in 2006, Shahid found that his skills were much in demand and Salsa Buena was eventually born!

The success of Salsa Buena has been huge, largely due to its great, fun, friendly and structured classes with very experienced and professional teachers, enabling everyone not only to enjoy their experience but to be able to achieve their full potential on the dance floor. Salsa Buena’s success extends far beyond having the most popular classes and organising the biggest events in and around Cardiff.

Shahid is also regularly booked to guest teach at renowned dance events and functions around the UK, and has made numerous media appearances and interviews as part of Salsa Buena on major Radio, TV, and newspaper channels as well as using his dancing/choreography/teaching skills in dance scenes when called for in TV dramas and movies. For Shahid and Salsa Buena it’s about reaching as many people as possible to enjoy the amazing positive benefits socially, mentally, physically and spiritually that dancing and learning to dance brings ALL of us.

Classes

No need to bring a partner. Casual wear is the norm, we recommend you wear anything comfortable on your feet with a smooth sole. Please do not bring your own drinks and please purchase any drink (pref not squash!) at the bar to support us being at the venue. All classes are approx 50 minutes in length, all times given could be subject to some delay and overrun. Contact us if you wish to purchase class gift vouchers for any occasion.

Where and when

Shahid teaches every Monday in Cowbridge, Every Tuesday in Kapu Nightclub in Cardiff, and every Wedneday in Rhwbina Recreation Club. See our calendar for a full list of his Cardiff events.


Contact Information

Facebook: Salsa Buena

Email: [email protected].uk

Telephone: 07800565651

Website: salsabuena.co.uk

Mariano De Simone

Mariano De Simone

Cuban Salsa | Bachata

About Mariano

Mariano De Simone began taking classes in 2009 in some schools of Cuban salsa, bachata, merengue (Academy de Cuba) later devoted several hours to several master classes at masters events with very famous as the Dominican power, Alberto Valdes, Seo Fernandez, and many others. Year after year, he tried to learn the true culture and musicality of the dance like the Cuban rumba and its abilities have grown up with the lessons taken from the master Maykel Fonts and perfected later with Maestro Giuseppe Sabatino. He also devoted part of his time to the preparation of ballet at the teacher Manuela Carrino.

Lessons and Classes

In Mariano’s lessons each participant will learn that the Cuban salsa de casino a combination of culture, musicality and dance. Culture and dance in the salsa are fused together and this is important to learn together to be able to interpret the most of this dance. There will also be lessons in bachata, Dominican bachata, rueda de casino and Afro rumba.

Where and when

Mondays 7:30pm – 9:30pm: Beginner and Advanced classes in Tiny Rebel. This venue will change 1-2 times per month due to other bookings in Tiny Rebel. Check the events for venue location – it will always be in Cardiff city centre.

Wednesday 7pm – 9pm:  Check the calendar for location – lately it has been in Tiny Rebel.

See his upcoming classes and events on our calendar.

Prices

£5 for both classes on the evening.

Contact Information

Mobile: 07341 493551

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: HavanaPeopleCardiff


Classes in the next 7 days

Jan
22
Tue
7:30 pm [Class] Salsa and Bachata with S... @ Kapu
[Class] Salsa and Bachata with S... @ Kapu
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
[Class] Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Buena @ Kapu | Wales | United Kingdom
£7/£6 NUS 7.30pm: Beginners Salsa 8.40pm: Improvers/Intermediate Salsa 9.45pm: All levels Bachata 10:30pm: Social dancing until 2am   Hot Latin Tuesdays and Thursdays[...]
10:30 pm [Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
[Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
Jan 22 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 23 @ 2:00 am
[Event] La Bomba Latin / International night @ Kapu | Wales | United Kingdom
Latin Social dance event at Kapu every Tuesday and Thursday following Salsa Buena‘s salsa classes. Cardiff’s best weekly Latin /[...]
Jan
23
Wed
8:30 pm [Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
Jan 23 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 24 @ 1:00 am
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social Dance @ Revolucion de Cuba | Wales | United Kingdom
Weekly Salsa Social & Dance Evening in Cardiff city centre Social dancing from 9pm onwards with resident Dj Roger Dodger.[...]
Jan
24
Thu
7:00 pm [Class] Bachata lessons and Soci... @ O'Neills
[Class] Bachata lessons and Soci... @ O'Neills
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
[Class] Bachata lessons and Social dance @ O'Neills | Wales | United Kingdom
BachaDiff is proud to present you an International bachata teacher/performer & DJ Daniel Chong!!! BachaDIFF THURSDAYS: the Fab February Party & Classes![...]
7:00 pm [Class] Salsa and Bachata with S... @ Kapu
[Class] Salsa and Bachata with S... @ Kapu
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 1:00 am
[Class] Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Buena @ Kapu | Wales | United Kingdom
Hot Latin Thursdays @Kapu Nightclub Cardiff Centre with TOP UK & International teachers SIMON ‘BACHATA SPICE’ OFOBORH & NICOLAI V[...]
Jan
26
Sat
8:00 pm [Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 3:00 am
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff | Cardiff | Wales | United Kingdom
Message from Locos below: 💃💃💃 ¡WELCOME LATINOS! 💃💃💃 From now on, every Saturday at Locos we will have own Latino[...]

Upcoming social events

Jan
22
Tue
10:30 pm [Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
[Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
Jan 22 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 23 @ 2:00 am
[Event] La Bomba Latin / International night @ Kapu | Wales | United Kingdom
Latin Social dance event at Kapu every Tuesday and Thursday following Salsa Buena‘s salsa classes. Cardiff’s best weekly Latin /[...]
Jan
23
Wed
8:30 pm [Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
Jan 23 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 24 @ 1:00 am
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social Dance @ Revolucion de Cuba | Wales | United Kingdom
Weekly Salsa Social & Dance Evening in Cardiff city centre Social dancing from 9pm onwards with resident Dj Roger Dodger.[...]
Jan
26
Sat
8:00 pm [Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 3:00 am
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff | Cardiff | Wales | United Kingdom
Message from Locos below: 💃💃💃 ¡WELCOME LATINOS! 💃💃💃 From now on, every Saturday at Locos we will have own Latino[...]
Jan
29
Tue
10:30 pm [Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
[Event] La Bomba Latin / Interna... @ Kapu
Jan 29 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 30 @ 2:00 am
[Event] La Bomba Latin / International night @ Kapu | Wales | United Kingdom
Latin Social dance event at Kapu every Tuesday and Thursday following Salsa Buena‘s salsa classes. Cardiff’s best weekly Latin /[...]
Jan
30
Wed
8:30 pm [Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social D... @ Revolucion de Cuba
Jan 30 @ 8:30 pm – Jan 31 @ 1:00 am
[Event] Wednesday Latin Social Dance @ Revolucion de Cuba | Wales | United Kingdom
Weekly Salsa Social & Dance Evening in Cardiff city centre Social dancing from 9pm onwards with resident Dj Roger Dodger.[...]
Feb
2
Sat
8:00 pm [Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff
Feb 2 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 3:00 am
[Event] Spanish Party with DJ Vukko @ Locos Cardiff | Cardiff | Wales | United Kingdom
Message from Locos below: 💃💃💃 ¡WELCOME LATINOS! 💃💃💃 From now on, every Saturday at Locos we will have own Latino[...]