2019 Latin Dance Starter Courses


We believe everyone can dance, and that partner dance brings benefits from health, to friendships to connection and joy. It can change your life.

Eight weeks, six styles, supplementary workshops, social nights and a dance floor that has been danced by over 50,000 others since our doors opened.

Whether to fulfil a long-held desire or simply to try something new that's social, meaningful and fun Latin Dance Starter will deliver.


Choose the course day of the week you wish to enrol into.

I missed the first week! Am I too late to join? 

Not to worry!  As we offer the course multiple times a week you can still join a few weeks into the course and make up your missed classes. You will also fit right in if you miss the first class and you won't miss any of the social coffee and festiva invitations. We have workshops and mini-courses you can take if you wish to expand your dance experience.


  • Enrol Now | 5.40pm | Latin Dance Starter 8 weeks, Week 1 has commenced, you can enrol until 24 Feb Enrol Now 


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Eight weeks | One hour class per week | Special content | $192

Discover how our Latin Dance Starter course delivers a unique concept of how you can learn Latin dance and be empowered to become a confident, versatile, social dancer.

You will explore the basics of 6 of the most popular Latin styles:

  • Salsa,
  • Merengue,
  • Forró,
  • Bachata,
  • Zouk Lambada and
  • Samba

Learn the differences in the music and movement for each style as well as basic steps that will see you feeling the challenge, joy and rewards of Latin Dance and our vibrant community.

Throughout the course we will have:

  • Teacher-hosted coffee invitation for your class to a nearby cafe
  • Free party entry giveaways to come to Saturday Night Latin Mix
  • Free end of course social party including snacks, social dance, time to chat and some fun with your instructors for all starters across all term starter courses on a Saturday night
  • Invitation to Starter-level Workshops and Mini-Courses to add to your experience, social dance skills and to meet other students and instructors

... And occasional additional surprises to celebrate special events at the Academy such as our annual balls, cheoro courses, fun nights for public holidays and special themed parties.



Why not dance on the sand at sunset? 



Your Course is part of a vibrant Academy and team of instructors. You join that community and we also provide:

  • Support emails
  • Learning Videos
  • Make Up Classes if you miss a class
  • Recommended Spotify Playlists
  • Member prices for weekly Parties
  • Access to Private coaching and lessons with your instructors
  • 14 day automatic pass to trial our other Starter Courses



  • $192 per person. Pay in full upfront or a 50% deposit of $96. 
  • Refunds: We're committed to delivering something you'll love. Fully refundable 24 hours prior to start of course. Refund less a $25 cancellation fee within your first two classes. Non-refundable after second class.



I missed the first week! Am I too late to join? Not to worry! As we offer the course multiple times a week you can still join  a few weeks into the course and simply make up your missed class.

You can also get a private lesson to catch up if you start after 4 weeks.

Location Studio 1, 163 Boundary Street. Upstairs above the French Patisserie. Studio 2 is a 1min walk up the street. Everyone comes to Studio 1 when commencing their course.  

Do I need a partner? You are welcome to bring a partner, a friend, a brother or sister! But, no - bringing a partner is not required at all :)

What should I wear? Be comfortable and wear what suits you, you need footwear that slides on wooden floors (dance shoes not required, flats and street shoes are fine).

Is there parking? Street parking's available on Boundary St. and nearby local streets. Buses run frequently along Boundary St.

Is pricing for partners? No pricing is per person. Bringing a partner is not required. :)

How long are lessons? Lessons run for one hour and are taught by one to two instructors, supported by Student Supporters

Pricing: The course is $24wk inclusive of all stated benefits. $192 in full.

Payment Method: Pay in full upfront or 50% of the course fee now and the balance in-studio. 

Need to miss a class? We understand & we're flexible. Make-up a missed class in an equivalent class within your course period where available. 


Email: dancing@riorhythmics.com.au
Phone: 07 3844 1824
Reception Hours: 3pm - 8pm Mon - Thu | 5pm - late Fri 
Please leave a voicemail other hours and we will call you back.