Salsa and Rueda de Casino courses in Malmö

We offer classes, workshops and private lessons in Salsa Cubana (Salsa Cuban-style a.k.a. Casino) and Rueda de Casino.

Level definitions
We use the following levels, in which every level is a course with approx. 8 hours of dance lessons. A higher level builds upon skills from all levels below, except for the beginner 1 level that doesn’t require any prior knowledge.

La Candela’s dance class levels

Level 1: Beginner 1 (1st level, no prior knowledge or dance experience required)
Level 2: Beginner 2 (Preknowledge: Beginner 1)
Level 3: Intermediate 1 (Preknowledge: Beginner 2)
Level 4: Intermediate 2 (Preknowledge: Intermediate 1)
Level 5: Intermediate 3 (Preknowledge: Intermediate 2)
Level 6: Intermediate 4 (Preknowledge: Intermediate 3)
Level 7: Advanced 1 (Preknowledge: Intermediate 4)
Level 8: Advanced 2 (Preknowledge: Advanced 1) etc.

Spring Schedule 2021

CourseDay/TimeDate periodLocation
Salsa Beginner 2 – IntensiveFully bookedMondays & Wednesdays 6pm-7:30 pm14, 16, 21, 23 June 2021 (week 24-25)Outdoors,
Malmö City
Salsa Beginner 1 – Outdoors
Group A – Finished
Mondays
6pm-7pm
May 3 – May 31
(5 weeks)
Outdoors,
Malmö City
Salsa Beginner 1 – Outdoors
Group B – Finished
Wednesdays
6pm-7pm
May 5 – June 2
(5 weeks)
Outdoors,
Malmö City
Salsa Beginner 1 – Outdoors
Group C – Finished
Thursdays
6pm-7pm
May 6 – June 10
(5 weeks, break on May 13)
Outdoors,
Malmö City
Salsa Advanced 1TBDTBDTBD

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Salsa Beginner 2 – Intensive, Outdoors (level 2, 2 weeks)

Now that summer is almost here, a lot of people want to brush up on their salsa skills, or learn more after the basic course. So we’re running the whole Salsa Beginner 2 course as an intensive course before midsummer. Salsa Beginner 2 is our 2nd level course, directly after the Beginner 1 level.

Preknowledge
If you’ve taken our Salsa Beginner 1 course (approx 5 hours of classes) then you have the prior knowledge required. You should know the basics of Cuban Salsa like: Basic steps, Guapea, Single Right Spin, Cross-Body Lead, Cross-Body Open and Enchufla.

Content
In this course we will build upon the basics from Beginner 1 level with new figures and increase the music tempo to make you dance with a better flow and smoothly.

Date and time
This intensive course consists of 4 lessons that are 90 minutes each, a total of 6 hours, and will be running on Mondays & Wednesdays during Week 24-25:
Monday June 14, Wednesday June 16, Monday June 21 and Wednesday June 23.
From 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm including breaks.

Location
Outdoors, Malmö City

Event on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/events/1113599732440357

Price
700 kr. Students get 100kr discount upon proof of student status. Payment via Swish or Bankgiro.

Heath & Safety during COVID-19
The health and safety of our dance students and instructors is very important to us. We have made adjustments to our classes and adhere to the current recommendations from the Swedish Authorities.
Our current COVID-19 health & safety measures are:

  • We’ll be dancing outdoors
  • Limited number of participants
  • Only even couples accepted
  • No switching partners during the course
  • Plenty of distance between the couples
  • Strict enforcing of contact safety, mandatory to use hand sanitizer prior/during lessons (hand sanitizer available on site)
  • Optional use of face mask
  • And of course if you feel sick you must stay at home

Salsa Beginner 1 – Outdoors (level 1, 5 weeks)

This is our course for absolute beginners, and this is where you start learning salsa dancing.
Preknowledge
None! No previous knowledge or dance experience required at all. Everyone can learn to dance salsa with our teaching methods.

Content
In this course you will learn the basics of salsa dancing (both solo and in couples).

Date and time
Group A – Mondays 6-7pm (Sold out)
Begins May 3, ends May 31, 2021

Group B – Wednesdays 6-7pm (Sold out)
Begins May 5, ends June 2, 2021

Group C – Thursdays 6-7pm (Sold out)
Begins May 6, ends June 10, 2021 (break on May 13)

The class is five lessons, each 60 minutes.

Location
Outdoors, Malmö City

Event on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/events/364725218177904

Price
600 kr. Students get 100kr discount upon proof of your student status.

Heath & Safety during COVID-19
The health and safety of our dance students and instructors is very important to us. We have made adjustments to our classes and adhere to the current recommendations from the Swedish Authorities.
Our current COVID-19 health & safety measures are:

  • We’ll be dancing outdoors
  • Limited number of participants
  • Only even couples accepted
  • No switching partners during the course
  • Plenty of distance between the couples
  • Strict enforcing of contact safety, mandatory to use hand sanitizer prior/during lessons (hand sanitizer available on site)
  • Optional use of face mask
  • And of course if you feel sick you must stay at home

Salsa Advanced 1 (level 7, 6 weeks)

This is the continuation course in salsa (level 7) for students who have acquired the skills in our Intermediate 4-course.
Preknowledge
Salsa Intermediate 4 (level 6) or skills corresponding to approx 50 hours of training in Cuban salsa/Baile de Casino. You’ve probably been dancing for at least one year. You already know most of the following figures and are able to execute them comfortably to midtempo-fast music: Setenta doble, Roscala, Martillo, Setenta y tres (73), Setenta por debajo, Sombrero con alarde, Setenta y dos (72), Montaña, Corona, Setenta complicado, Siete moderno, Plancha, Setenta y uno (71), Aguajea, Exhibela, etc.
Date and time
TBD
Location
TBD
Price
TBD
Event on Facebook
TBD