Carbonero Academy

DANCE IS WHAT WE SPEAK

London's Hottest Salsa and Bachata Dance Academy

Bachata Classes

Learn and master the three styles of Bachata. Spice up your dance

Salsa Classes

Explore this Latin dance, interpret and learn instruments and combinations

private lessons

Level up and boost your dance journey with private lessons

Online Classes

Learn Bachata and Salsa from scratch with our online Beginners course

workshops

Salsa and Bachata Intensive dance session to speed up your progression

showteams

Challenge yourself performing and competing with Cumbayé Teams.

Dance Events

Join us for an adventure and experience the best dance festivals

Merchandise

Fancy new dance wear? Check out
our range of dance merchandise

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Our Dance Academy

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All our dance classes are structured to provide you with the best experience and tools to guarantee your progression.

quality

Our dance teachers are highly trained with years of experience. We care about quality learning, technique and improvement

Community

Meet other dancers, and enjoy our fun, safe and friendly community. Join dance events and international festivals

What's hot

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn Lady Styling with Sabrina Gargiullo. She’s an international artist and a professional Bachata dancer based in Germany.

2 hours Bachata Lady Styling workshop that will help you with your expression and confidence dancing Bachata giving you tools to use your arms and hands with technique as well as improving your body movements and body isolations. Enhance your lady styling technique with sensual moves and her unique Bachata Vogue style

From 15:00-17:00 at Flow Dance Studios (Oval Station)

Who are these dance classes for?

  1. People who already know Bachata basic steps.
  2. People who want to learn lady styling bachata and moves.
  3. People who are willing to add more style and flavour to their dance.
  4. People who want to improve their individual styling
  5. People who are looking to add more flow between moves
  6. People who want to improve their individual dance technique

Two hours of pure Bachata Footwork knowledge. Learn new tools to help you express yourself better and add more flavour to your Bachata style.

Gain flow and confidence in your dance, learn new Bachata footwork and syncopations, musicality, spin, turns and spotting technique, and balance. Softer waves, dynamic steps, body isolations, Dominican steps and flavour. Definitely an energy booster interactive workshop

From 15:00-17:00 at Flow Dance Studios (Oval Station)

Who are these dance classes for?

  1. People who already know Bachata and are passionate to keep learning more.
  2. People who want to learn unique bachata steps and footwork.
  3. People who are willing to add more style and flavour to their dance.
  4. People who want to improve their individual styling
  5. People who are looking to add more flow between moves
  6. People who want to improve their individual dance technique

Every Thursday come and improve your Salsa and Bachata Footwork in our group classes. Add some spice and flavour to your dance and join our new footwork classes.

In this class, you must know the basics step to join, this class isn’t suitable for beginners dancers. You will learn the latest flow and hottest footwork steps to have you shining on the dance floor.

From 19:30 – 21:00 at Studio 68 London

Who are these dance classes for?

  1. People who already know the basics of Salsa and Bachata.
  2. People who are passionate to keep learning more footwork
  3. People who want to stand out from the crowd
  4. People who are willing to add more style and flavour to their dance.
  5. People who want to improve and understand more musicality
  6. People who are looking to find and develop their own dance style
  7. People who want to have fun and join a community of dancers

Every Tuesday, learn and improve your Salsa and Bachata in our new partnerwork dance classes.

We’ll focus on professionally teaching Crossbody Salsa and a mix of Bachata Moderna and Sensual making sure you learn the correct technique for each movement, the fundamentals, isolations, flow, and many different ways to connect with your dance partner and the music.

From 19:30 to 22:30 at Southbank Club – Studio 2 (Nine Elms Station)
 

Who are these dance classes for?

  1. People who are beginners and want to learn salsa and bachata
  2. People who already know Salsa and Bachata and are passionate to keep learning more.
  3. People who want to learn unique bachata combinations
  4. People who are willing to add more style and flavour to their dance.
  5. People who want to improve their leading or following
  6. People who are looking to add more flow between combinations
  7. People who want to improve their individual and partnerwork technique

Learn With Experts

Daniel Carbonero

CEO, International Dance Teacher

Ayesha Chan

Marketing Director & Dance Teacher

Private Lessons

Pick a package that best fits your interest and goals. All plans include studio hire and have an expiry date*

bronze

Salsa or Bachata Lessons

2 Privates (Studio Hire Included)

Studio with mirrors and wooden floor

Valid for 1 month / Save £10

silver

Salsa or Bachata Lessons

5 Privates (Studio Hire Included)

Studio with mirrors and wooden floor

Valid for 3 months / Save £60

gold

Salsa or Bachata Lessons

10 Privates (Studio Hire Included)

Studio with mirrors and wooden floor

Valid for 5 months / Save £120

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Welcome to Cumbayé, where we encourage everyone to pursue the best version of themselves, our philosophy is connecting people through Latin dance and self expression.

We are here to help with your dance journey, motivate and mentor you with your dance goals and bring out the best in you as a dancer. Join a beautiful community of people that love dancing passionately and want to push their boundaries and make their dreams come true.

If you are looking to get quality training with motivated people, a good mentor that can lead you further, experience as a performer, learn how to use the stage and more then this is for you, remember we have fun and travel with the team, but we also work hard and need your commitment to be part of the team at least for one season.

The director of Cumbayé is Daniel Carbonero and he will be personally leading and supervising all our teams together with his dance partner Ayesha Chan. Enjoy this unique opportunity to have Daniel supporting you as your mentor and take advantage of his years of experience as choreographer, professional dancer, performer and competitor.