Rueda de Casino

Rueda de Casino is a dynamic form of Salsa dancing that is danced by a group of couples in a circle, switching couples, performing group figures and having fun with the dance.

Here is an example of how it is done in Cuba:

These weekend workshops are meant to complement our Beginner to intermediate Salsa courses and introduce you to Rueda de Casino.

We will hold two levels:

  • Introduction to Rueda (Saturday)
  • Rueda Improver-Intermediate (Sunday)

The Details

Time: Saturday-Sunday, 18-19.4.2020, 15:00-17:00,
Location: Dance School Academia Jangada – Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin
Workshops Price:

One WorkshopTwo WorkshopsLast Date
Early Bird 20 Euro 38 Euro 18/03
Normal Price 22 Euro40 Euro09/04
Last Minute 25 Euro46 Euro

“Bring Your Friends” Discount: If you bring 2 new students – 25% off, 3 new students – 50% off, 5 new students – free of charge. Credit can apply for other La Candela activities. The new students should be new to La Candela activities.
Student Discount: 10% off. A valid student card should be shown.

  • The course will open with a minimum of eight participants. In case it doesn’t open, a full refund will be given.
  • The course has a maximum capacity and we try to maintain the ratio between leaders and followers. To secure your place sign up early on.
  • Cancellation Policy

Who are these workshops for?

The workshops are meant to complement our Salsa Core-Technique Program and introduce the students to Rueda de Casino.

Saturday Workshop requires a Beginner level of experience (usually 4 to 10 Classes). We expect you to know the following figures:

Sunday workshop requires to know the basic Mechanics of Rueda de Casino, and we will go through some common Rueda Figures. It is recommended to know the following figures:

The Teacher

Your teachers will be Ido Flaishon, and Maria Teresa Chietera. Maria will teach the intro level of Rueda on Saturday, Ido will teach on Sunday the next level.

Ido, originally from Israel, where he was teaching Cuban Salsa for a senior teacher. Ido is an avid Cuban Salsa and Folklore dancer. He started learning in Israel and continued his dancing educations with Cuban teachers in Europe and Cuba itself. Ido is an experienced highly technical teacher that will provide you with a good technique while still keeping the atmosphere fun and easy. (more info here)

Maria started studying Cuban Salsa in 2005 passing from different schools in northern Italy and since then she never stopped dancing. For several years she took part in competitions of a regional and national level and she performed in shows as a member of the New Style Dance Rueda group. Over the years she went on investing in her big passion for attending a number of international dance Festivals. (more info here)

Sign up

To sign up or for any question, You can contact me through email or via phone 01763-444-9686

In Salsa we have two roles: a leader and a follower. Typically men choose to be leaders, and ladies choose to be followers. That said you may choose whichever role you wish to learn.