Learn Spanish and Salsa in Granada, Spain
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We recommend self-catering apartments or hotels of different categories in walking distance to the school.
Starting dates: every Monday.
Description of Learn Spanish and Salsa in Granada, Spain
Get your mind and body fit for the good life in Granada as you embark on an exciting week of languages and Salsa dancing workshops in southern Spain.
Salsa is a great way to get into the rhythm of local life and invites opportunities to make new friends, laugh with local people and enhance your Spanish skills as you click and sway into the warmth of the evening.
We offer a couple of salsa styles: LA Style and New York Style both of which focus on Salsa en Línea and Bachata Sensual. Basically, you’ll be learning to salsa as part of a line of dancers which stands in contrast to the rotating equivalent for couples, Salsa Cubana. We will also aim to progress deeper into Bachata Sensual by learning new techniques and special steps.
More information related to our Spanish course follows:
Students undertake four lessons a day for 45mins each;
Levels of Spanish include: A0, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
More information related to our Spanish Salsa classes:
Students undertake two 90min private dance lessons a week, in addition to language lessons.
Choose from one of our many accommodation styles:
Hotel, hostel or self catering apartment.
For more information on our Salsa lessons, language courses, accommodation and holiday duration prices please get in touch and it will be our pleasure to explain in more depth. Muchas gracias!
1 Reviews of Learn Spanish and Salsa in Granada, Spain
Reviewed on 23 Nov 2018 by Ethel Kojman
1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?
classes were intensive and comprehensive as well as informative about history and culture.
Salsa classes were not for beginners, therefor I had to cancel them
2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?
Go for it. Good idea to stay in the flat provided by the school
3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?
I guess it's good for the locals in terms of increase of business. Not sure about environmental impact
4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?
Read the operator's response here:
PlanetWe offer this package in collaboration with local Salsa dancers. The courses are given in a dance studio which is in walking distance to the school. Participants do not need any public transport to get to the classes.
Nowadays local communities in Granada use the worldwide growing interest in Salsa music and dancing to get more benefits for the local people and to discover again the deep relationship between Spanish and Latinamerican culture. In this case part of the benefits of the Salsa courses are invested in the maintenance of this dancing school and its teachers who are also the owners.
Today, more than ever, we believe in the incredible importance of travelling. It's only by travelling and meeting new people that we begin to understand that we all share the same world. So how do we make that ride not just a quick fairground twirl, but something that we can enjoy for our travelling lives and pass on to future generations? By changing our travel habits and thinking differently about how, where and why we travel. Responsible travel means assessing our effect on the environment, local cultures and economies, and acting in a way that makes our impact as positive as possible.
We are a non-profit co-operative organization whose members each participate in the decision-making process of the school. Our permanent teaching team is responsible for the entire Spanish course programme. The school is managed and directed by three coordinators. All of our teachers are native speakers with university degrees, and they are specialists in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. They also participate in teacher training courses in Spain on a regular base, in order to be able to employ the latest learning methods and materials. Theses courses are paid by the school. All cooperative members receive the same salary. Our aim is to create a lively and stimulating relationship between teachers, coordinators, staff and students. This atmosphere of warmth and sharing ensures rapid progress in a short time.
PeopleOur students have the opportunity to dance Salsa together with local people.
We endeavor, if requested, to find a suitable language partner from Granada who is learning your native language. This enhances the language learning process, promotes intercultural exchange between locals and our students, and encourages autodidactic learning methods. Due to the economical crisis in Spain, local students can't pay language courses at private schools. Our lingüístic exchange programme is free of charge and helps them to improve their language sills.
That means: an intensive Spanish course in the morning, together with Salsa dancing together with local students during the evenings plus the participation in our language exchange programme improves the language learning process and also promotes intercultural exchange between locals and our students.
In general all fees paid by the students for cultural activities go entirely to local guides and companies. The school only charges a small commission to cover the administration expenses.
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