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2019 Latin Dance Starter Courses


Join us as we cover Latin Dance Starter's eight weeks of classes, social nights, coffee invites, and supporting learning videos.

You can book online via the timetable below. If you need support don't hesitate to message, email or call us. 


Term 4A Dates: 23 Sept - 17 Nov Enrolments are now closed

Term 4B Dates: 14 Oct - 1 Dec Enrolments are now closed

You can still enrol into Salsa Fast-Track. Message us for details.

I missed the first week! Am I too late to join? Simply check the timetable below which lets you know enrolment opening and closing dates. 




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.


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
  • Included Intro Offer: 14 day automatic pass to trial our other Starter Courses, activates on your first class
  • Money Back Guarantee (see below)


  • $192 per person. Pay in full upfront or a 25% deposit of $48.00
  • Refunds/Money Back Guarantee: We're committed to delivering something you'll love. Fully refundable 24 hours prior to start of course. Money Back Guarantee - if you decide it's not for you by the end of your second class simply let us know before you leave the Studio & we'll refund you in full! Non-refundable after second class.


I missed the first week! Am I too late to join? Simply check the timetable below which lets you know enrolment closing dates. 

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. 

Term A and B? We run Latin Dance Starter Courses twice per Term. All students are invited to supplementary Starter workshops and the end of term Starter Festiva, giving another opportunity to meet your entire Starter cohort for the term.


Email: dancing@riorhythmics.com.au
Phone: 07 3844 1824
Reception Hours: 3.30pm - 8pm Mon - Thu | 5pm - late Fri 
Please leave a voicemail other hours and we will call you back.

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

Don't doubt yourself! 

This course is designed specifically for people new to Latin Dance & our Academy places the highest value on community - being welcoming, inclusive, open, pursuing dance dreams and celebrating the social joy of social Latin dance.

Whether its all about fun & social dance, or whether you wish to take on the lifelong journey of developing your dance abilities, our teachers, Academy offerings and our community are here for you.

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.

Why not dance on the sand at sunset? 

Now you are ready to join Latin Dance Starter and explore how dancing feels for you and become one of those people who celebrate having social dancing in their lives!