Intensive salsa dance bootcamp with Colombia’s best dancers.

We offer a fully curated experience with a personalized dance plan, private instructors and dance studios, private accommodations, local experts, and a community of local dancers to show you an unforgettable time.

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Who we are

We are a community of lovers of latin dance and latin music who learn, share, and dance together. Our 1 week, 2 week, and 4 week salsa dance bootcamps are designed to give you an opportunity to unplug from the world and fully focus on leveling up your salsa dancing through private instruction with national and world champion dancers. You can either come for an Individual or Couple Retreat or join a Group Retreat

Community We are a community of over 25 competing professional independent dancers in Medellin and Cali Colombia, who came together out of the love of salsa dancing and sharing it with the world. Meet our champions!

Colombia This is our home and we are proud of it! Colombia is a country of such beauty that has only recently become an accessible tourist destination. We are so excited to share our culture, our land, and our joy with you. Learn more about Colombia!

Experience We pride ourselves on providing the best possible experience to visitors, both in dancing, but also visiting our lovely country. Read our Customer Reviews!

Dance with us

Ever dream to dance like Sergio and Jessica - World Champions of Salsa On-1? Now’s your chance!


Instructors cover all levels, from beginner to champion


Our retreats are in Medellin, Cali, and Cartagena Colombia


Our community has won over 100 titles on local, national, and international levels


The only community run by independent by dancers, for dancers

Meet the dancers

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Salsa Cali-style & on1

Sergio is the reigning world champion of salsa on-1. He is a high energy dancer who loves to help students reach their own potential through dance

Salsa Cali-stye & Bachata

Lucia came straight from the salsa capital of the world: Cali, Colombia! She reached final stage in the Mundial of Cali in 2016

Salsa on2 & chacha

Esteban is a champion dancer. He won 1st place in the Colombia Salsa Festival 2017 as “solista”, and 2nd place in on2 and Chacha

Salsa on1 & Bachata

Yessica is a world champion salsa dancer with over 19 years of dancing and 10 years teaching both on-1 style salsa and sensual bachata.


Individual / Couple Retreats

Private retreats are for people who want to come and do their own thing. Whether you come by yourself, or with your dance partner, this retreat is custom made for your needs. You can come for as long as you want, though with most people staying between 2 - 8 weeks. You can also stay in just one city or move around. We are in Medellin, Cali, and Cartagena. All Levels Welcome.

Don't worry, this sample day is only an example and you don't have to wake up at 8am if you feel like staying in bed 🙂

  • 8am. Wake up to the beautiful sunrise in Medellin and have a famous Colombia coffee, arepas, and a tinto (our famous coffee).

  • 10am. Have your first class with Sergio, Colombian champion salsa dancer from your apartment, focusing on new salsa moves in the “on-1” style.

  • 1pm. Grab a delicious lunch at our favorite vegetarian restaurant, Verdeo. Then take a walk around the beautiful parque presidenta, read a chapter in the Gabriel Garcia Marquez book you just picked up

  • 2pm. Second salsa class of the day, this time with Marcela, another champion salsa dancer this time focusing on body work and styling in “on-1” style

  • 9pm Meet up with the Salsa Classes Medellin crew for dinner and then a night of dancing at the local hotspots like Tibiri and Son Havana.

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Medellin’s pleasant climate gives the city its nickname – the City of Eternal Spring – with fresh flowers sprinkled throughout the cityscape. Don’t be fooled by its pleasantness - the salsa scene is hot here, being home to several of Colombia’s most accomplished dancers and storied salsa clubs. And with the latest peace deal, Medellin has never been safer



Colombia's third largest city, Santiago de Cali, aka Cali, is famous for its tropical party vibe, beautiful smiling people and sizzling nightlife. Here, salsa is in the water. Take a cab, sip your coffee, or just walk past any open window and you'll hear flavorful salsa music blaring out. Not only is Colombia known as the salsa capital of the world, but Cali is the capital city



Cartagena de Indias, aka Cartagena, is the darling of the Caribbean coast, a romantic UNESCO historic city who’s old town is surrounded by colonial stone walls, and lined with a labyrinth of cobblestone streets, vibrantly painted residences, and leafy plazas. Closeby are several beaches and islands to cool off in after dancing. What more could you ask for?

Group Bootcamps

We curate a group of people excited to let loose, dance, and have a great time! Join us for a 2 Week or 4 Week retreats. Groups Bootcamps offer personalized dance instruction just like Individual and Couple Bootcamps, the only difference is a fixed duration and a more social experience. All Levels Welcome.

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Administrative office

Cl. 11a #43d-4
Medellin, Colombia


Medellin, Cali, Cartagena, Bogota, Salento


Phone: +57 305 354 9993
Whatsapp: +57 305 354 9993



What the students say

  • Hannah Brown

    I have taken 50 hours of private Salsa and Bachata classes over 2 months with Salsa Classes Medellin, and I loved every second of it 🙂

    – Wei Jun from Malaysia, via Google review

  • Hannah Brown

    I have been beyond impressed. The concept is fantastic; as a student you save money and the teachers themselves make a fairer wage. The classes are absolutely private – in your own studio, with your own teacher, and with no need to change the music every five minutes!

    – Rebecca from London, via Google Review

  • Hannah Brown

    Amazing! It’s easy to set up classes, the teachers come to your neighborhood, and everyone seems to be super responsive and organized. Plus, I had a blast learning to salsa, despite my awkward, can’t-dance self!

    – Sarah from USA, via Google review

  • Hannah Brown

    I took some bachata, Cali-style salsa, and On2 salsa classes. Quality of all the instructors was very high

    – Maxime from Canada, via Google Review

What our students had to say

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