The Latin Dance styles of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Zouk are popular in the Wellington Region, most schools concentrate on Salsa and offer introductory classes or courses in Zouk, Bachata, Merengue, Samba & Reggaeton.  There are a number of salsa and zouk schools in the region with most situated in Wellington City.
NOTE: No school mentioned on this page is associated with this page, some schools operate under similar names to this site.


Salsa Magic

Salsa Magic offer 5/10 week courses in Cuban Style Salsa, Linear/L.A. Style Salsa and Rueda de Casino. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6pm. Salsa Magic’s classes take place at the Whiteria Performance Center on Vivian Street.

Salsa Magic also teach an introductory class at the regular salsadrome and tango bar dance party, check out the events page to see when the next dance party is happening.

Salsa Magic Website:

Dança – Home of Kizomba in Wellington

Dança run Kizomba classes in Wellington on a Sunday evening with the occasional workshop focussing on a particular aspect of the dance, or another style.

Dança Website:

Salsa Therapy

Salsa Therapy offer 5 & 10 week courses in Cuban Style Salsa incl. Rueda de Casino, Linear/L.A. Style Salsa, Bachata and Zouk-Lambada, workshops focussing on particular aspects of Latin Dancing are run on demand, private classes are also available. Classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursday depending on the level and type of dance.

Salsa Therapy Website:

Cuban Fusion – Cuban Salsa Specialists

CubanFusion run Cuban-style Salsa classes for Beginners to Advanced on Tuesday and Wednesday nights upstairs at the Wellington Rowers Club down on the waterfront.  The classes run on a continous 5-week cycle all year long.  See website for start dates and full details.

They also run a practise session on Friday nights for intermediate/advanced students at the Tarrant Dance Studio in Cuba Mall.  See website for details.

CubanFusion has a Social Club which is free and runs after class on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and on the second Sunday of every month (or thereabouts).  See the calendar for details on Club nights.

Being a member of the CubanFusion Social Club Facebook Group is the easiest way to receive invitations to and updates about CubanFusion events such as Club nights, parties, gigs and classes and other related things.

CubanFusion Website:

Salsa Addiction

Salsa Addiction offer Cuban Style Salsa classes in Raumati South on a Wednesday Night and Paraparaumu on a Thursday Night. Courses offered include beginners 1 & 2, improvers and are 4 weeks in duration.

Salsa Addiction Website on Salsa Wawa:

Wellington Salsa School/Wellington Tango School

Wellington Salsa School teaches Linear and Cuban Salsa in Wellington, offering day-time and night-time classes in the Wellington Region.  They also run daytime Salsa and Tango classes at Victoria University

Wellington Salsa School Website:

Wellington Salsa (Amanda High)

Wellington Salsa is run by Amanda High and offers classes in Linear and Cuban Salsa.

Wellington Salsa Website: