Dance program (Eng)

Cuban Salsa dance line

Nordic Salsa Camp 2022 presents this year a super anniversary dance program with Cuban salsa, son, cha cha cha, rumba, orisha / afro, salsaton, mambo, timba and rueda de casino, under the theme: “Lets Make Magic!”, where we puts special focus on the two basic essential issues:

1. The magical moments
The magical moments in the dance – and what the magical moments mean to you – as well as what can promote the magical moments in the dance.

2. To play & improve by exploiting the potentials
How we can all become better as dancers to play and improve our dance by exploiting the huge potential of diverse possibilities that Cuban salsa offers of dance styles, body work, moves, figures, flirting , connection and play  in dance.

The goal is for us to create a vital vibrant and socially hot and playful dance floor through the week, where we all throw ourselves into the dance with full speed and put the joy of dance, passion and play in front! – And catch some of the magic moments.

The program contains 20 hours of dance workshop, divided into 7 dance levels from beginner and intermediates levels to advanced levels 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 and masterclass advanced level 5. The dance program is divided into the following blocks:

Morning Block:
11: 00-12: 15: Cuban Salsa (All Days)

Afternoon block:  (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
14.00-15.00: Playground & Student Exchange
15.15-17.20: Cuban Salsa (Beginners and Intermediates) and Salsa Mix (Advanced 1-5)

Afternoon block: (Friday)
14.00-15.00: Final workshop
15.00-15.00: Common activity

Evening Block: (Playground – Students Exchange  (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
19.00-20.00: Playground – Student Exchange with possibility among others to
practice,  what you have learned during the  workshop of the day.
Se tentative dance line program here

Cuban Salsa

Cuban Salsa in the morning block is the main workshops. Each day has a different theme within a Cuban salsa style and discipline, which is the same at all levels, which are taught differentiated and of difficulty tailored to the individual levels.  Except for beginners and intermediate levels which has its own program, “Lets move forward” with lots of basic Cuban salsa during the week.

Salsa Mix

The Salsa Mix are the complementary workshops in the afternoon block with rumba  orisha/afro, son, cha cha chá, mambo, salsaton, rueda, bolero etc. – As well as musicality, styling, flirt, Communications, guidance, etc.

The advanced levels are taught in the same salsa mix-theme, simultaneously on all levels .

The beginners and intermediate levels has basic salsa with a only touch of salsa mix. (Detailed program is in preparation)

Playground & Exchange

Playground – Student Exchange will be held in the afternoon block from 14.00-15.00 and in the evening block from 19.00-20.00. Playground is a student driven space for  play,  training, social gathering and cultural meeting, where the participants of the Camp have the opportunity to exchange and  arrange activities in dance, music  interplay, singing, cultural themes and more.

There is in forehand  prepared a tentative program for possible activities. But the program is a dynamic starting point that can be changed   based on the students’ needs,  desire, creativity and fantasy  at the Camp.


Selecting dance levels

You can register for the following 6 dance levels: Intermediate / Advanced 1 / Advanced 2 / Advanced 3 / Advanced 4 .  Further the registered participants at the level advanced 4 can in the registration form mark if they wish to participate at in advanced 5 masterclass.  

You sign up for the Camp with a dance partner at the same dance level in relation to this description below of the dance levels.  At the Camp itself, we will make a final fine-tuning of teams and dance levels.

1. Beginners:
You are a beginner in Cuban salsa and want to learn how to dance Cuban salsa.

You have completed the equivalent of approximately 20 hours of intermediate lessons and / or danced salsa for at least 6 months. You are safe in rhythm can vary your dance and are not afraid to work with the body.

3. Advanced 1:
You have completed the equivalent of approximately 40 hours of instruction at beginner and intermediate level and / or dancing salsa at least one year. Now you can dance salsa without “thinking”. The dance starts to flow, you would like to have a larger repertoire

4. Advanced 2:
You have received salsa lessons in 3 seasons corresponding to approximately a total of 60 hours of training and has been dancing salsa for more than eighteen years. You learn very quickly now, and you now have a focus on styling and body work.

5. Advanced 3:
You have received at least 80 hours of classroom lessons, supplemented by courses at festivals etc. You have been dancing salsa for at least 2 years. You are already an experienced dancer who teaches new very fast, and now wants to have complete control over your styling and body work and the incorporation of Afro / Cuban elements.

6. Advanced 4:
You are seasoned salsa dancer levels have been dancing salsa for many years and you have mastered the styling and body work. You enjoy being out of demanded such Afro / Cuban elements and want to perfect your dance compared to listen, improvise.

7. Advanced 5:
The advanced 5 masterclass level is the level for the most experienced salsa dancers. This means that you master nearly all styles, body work and rhythms in Cuban salsa, and you focus on developing your musicality and improvisation in the dance.

If you are signed up on advanced level 4, you can apply to participate in advanced 5 level. We will try to make the final selection and composition of the advanced 5 level before the start of the Camp.