Salsa Level 1
Join Salsa classes that focus on authentic Cuban style Casino dance, taught in a clear, vibrant, accessible and mainly fun way by Akshar Apte! He believes everyone CAN dance and strives to make his classes as inclusive and enjoyable as possible. His goal is to create a community of Casineros and Casineras in Derby and spread his love of Cuban dance and music to you all.
Akshar picked up
his dance shoes under the tutelage of some of the best Cuban teachers in the
world in Australia and Cuba and hasn't looked back since. He's been teaching
Casino (Cuban Salsa) and Rueda de Casino since 2008 and moved to the UK in
2019. He has taught at various festivals in Australia and New Zealand, as well
as at many schools internationally.
He's in residence at Deda on Thursday nights and looking forward to welcoming you all.
Please note there is a 15 minute overlap of L1 & L2
classes to facilitate a dance practice between people who are at different
How do I book?
All bookings must be made prior to the event. Please book in advance online via our website. Due to limited capacity, we advise booking early to avoid any disappointment.
Is there car parking at Déda?
Chapel Street Car park is located directly opposite Déda. This 500-space multi-storey is reasonably priced, with evening parking for just £1.40 (parking charges apply to disabled badge holders)
Please note that there are parking restrictions on the street outside Déda and cars parked on the street may be towed.