Havana People

Havana People Salsa & Bachata Classes

Dance Classes - Performance - Entertainment Services - Online

Salsa and Bachata Classes

Cardiff, Penarth, Newport and Wales

Top Rated on Google

Havana People is top rated on Google with fantastic reviews from all our beloved students and customers.

Best Teaching Structure

Havana People has the best structure for teaching to every kind of learner. Do you learn by watching or by practising? Do you think you have 2 left feet? Doesn’t matter with Havana People  you will success 100% OR money back Guarantee!

Show and Performance

Havana People offer dance performances or entertainment for your events. Now available ONLINE as well! The team can travel in and across Europe for Show and performances. We offer Online Services for any other request.

Our Dance Classes are Built for you!

Newport Salsa Show Team 2019

What our Students Achieve with Havana People!

Easy Learning
Great Moves

Are you ready to Start to Dance?

Cuban Salsa and Bachata Dance courses in Dance Studio for Cardiff!

BOOK YOUR SPOT to avoid disappointment!

6 Weeks Course Available NOW!

(Limited Tickets) 

I want know more about the Classes!

Learn Salsa and/or Bachata dance with Havana People Wales. Get more information about time and days of our dance classes below. Did you know we teach in Cardiff city centre, as well as Penarth and Newport! 

Looking to start learning right now?

We offer ONLINE services for Private and Group classes!

  • Check our offers and services to keep you dancing!
  • Havana People Team schedules are 100% flexible for your daily lifestyle!
  • Choose the package (Courses, Private Classes available Online and in Person, following Covid Safety Guidelines) that suits you below!
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New Update!

4 Weeks Course - Bachata Dance

Join our 4 week dance course to learn Bachata with a partner in Cardiff. At Havana People – we believe ANYONE CAN DANCE, our courses are unique in Cardiff because we offer a fun logical approach of learning to dance. Enjoy and succeed in salsa!LIMITED PLACES – 4 couples per session

Bachata Course Fully Booked!
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New Update!

6 Weeks Course - Cuban Salsa Beginner - September

Join our 6 week Beginners dance course to learn Cuban Salsa with a partner in Cardiff. At Havana People – we believe ANYONE CAN DANCE, our courses are unique in Cardiff because we offer a fun logical approach of learning to dance. Enjoy and succeed in salsa!LIMITED PLACES – 6 couples per session

Details and Booking
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Complete Beginners Salsa Course
- Video Tutorial -

Learn to dance Salsa in 20 minutes!
Go from "ZERO TO SALSA DANCER" - suitable for complete beginners. Pre-recorded lessons so you can learn and practice as many times as you like from home! Keep the Video Course Forever!

Buy Your Salsa Course!
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Private Lessons Online or In Person?

Why wait for restrictions to finish? Start to learn to dance now from home with lessons online or in person ( Individual or Couples in Bubbles)

See the Pricing of our Private Classes!

Havana People Team has 10 years of work experience in Corporates Events. Make your moments fun with professional solutions.

Book us for Events Entertainment

The Havana People team offers group performances and range of entertainment packages. You can contact us to let us know what we can do for your Event.

Wedding Dances

Do you need a dance for a special moment or for Wedding dance? Mariano & Rhian can help you through the whole process with flexible private classes just for your needs.

Schedule a Private Class

Do you want learn to dance but you’re a little nervous to join a group class, get ahead with private tuition. Or maybe you want to “LEVEL up”….?  


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Become part of the Havana People Family

Havana People Salsa Wales offer the classiest dance lessons in Cardiff and Wales, discover a whole new world of Cuban Salsa and Bachata classes and social events. We offer group and private dance classes for all levels and our structured courses give our students confidence to get straight on the dance floor! 

Our Latin dance Classes and Latin Events are all run and taught by Mariano and Rhian, you can check out our packages for classes, event hire and our weekly free social dancing evening in our calendar.

Anyone can learn to dance and change their life!

Havana People are the FRESHEST Latin dance company in Cardiff and Wales, with the HOTTEST and most POPULAR Latin Dance Night out in Cardiff!

Mariano & Rhi bring youthful energy and flavour to their classes and shows. Our students learn to dance with technique, confidence and style, and become the best leaders and followers in the country. Our students ENJOY dancing to the FULLEST, and even have the confidence to perform in our student showcases. 

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During the Covid-19 pandemic, Havana People have suspended all classes, social parties and dance events since March 2020 and until further notice.
We are still taking bookings for when classes restart in Cardiff/Newport, you can also purchase gift cards for when classes are back to normal. Alternatively you can start to learn ONLINE at your own pace with us through private lessons and perhaps join the group classes when we restart with CONFIDENCE and flair.

All pre-paid dance classes will be held until classes are resumed, and we hope conditions improve quickly and we will resume classes and events as per usual, dates for new intake of beginners will appear shortly, in the meantime, please SUBSCRIBE to our monthly newsletter to ensure you take advantage of offers and be the first to enroll.

  • Salsa Classes
  • Bachata Classes
  • Private Lessons

Cuban Salsa is trending across the world! Join the craze!


  • Held in fabulous locations around Cardiff, Penarth and Newport.
  • No need to bring a partner.
  • Easy to follow classes
  • Fun and relaxed group class atmosphere!
  • Learn to dance with different partners
  • Classes followed by the BIGGEST regular social dance party in Cardiff - dancing until 1am!


Our Beginner classes are broken into 6-8 week courses that will teach you the foundations of Salsa dancing, and allow you to dance on the dance floor quickly and with confidence, and with any partner!

Havana People are passionate about teaching the strong leading/following skills (the signals that tell your partner what to do), how to dance to the beat and can teach both the leader and follower simple styling techniques that make you feel and look great!

Please note: To attend the advanced classes students MUST demonstrate a high level of dance skills and knowledge in Cuban Salsa so that the class is not slowed down for the other students. If you are not sure of your level please contact us with your query and we'll help you find the right class for you!

Learn to dance the slow and sensual dance of Bachata. 


Classes are held in the centre of Cardiff city in Revolucion de Cuba.


  • Wonderful location in Latin themed atmosphere
  • Fusion classes, including Bachata Sensual, Modern and Dominican
  • Easy to follow classes
  • No need to bring a partner
  • Drop-in classes
  • Bachata social dancing until late


Currently our classes are held in a drop-in format, nor requires you to have a fixed partner.

Higher levels can choose a dance partner if desired, and stay with that partner to ensure ultimate comfortability and familiarity as the bachata movements advance.

Feeling nervous to join a group class? Or perhaps you want to learn at an accelerated rate, or improve to an advanced level?

Private classes enable the student to learn at their own pace, as well as pick up extra information and details to improve and enjoy their dancing on every level.

As a new format due to lockdowns and restrictions, private lessons are now offered ONLINE for your convenience and government guidance.


  • Available for solo dancers, couple or private small group classes
  • Classes offered in Cuban Salsa, Afro-Rumba and all styles of Bachata. 
  • Flexible booking times
  • No partner? A teacher will be provided as your partner to practice with
  • Beginner friendly, all the way up to advanced


Private classes are also there for those who would like to perform, or include choreography for their wedding dance or other event. Teacher training is also available. Please get in contact with us.

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