Salsa Classes, every Sunday @ Heartz Club

June 25, 2008 at 5:55 pm 43 comments

Salsa classes every Sunday at the Heartz Club on Moi avenue from 4pm till 6pm. After 6pm its going crazy with the greatest freestyle salsa dancing in Nairobi till 9pm.
Cost: kshs 300 for the classes from 4pm till 6pm including the open dance floor till 9pm. kshs100 without classes from 6pm onwards.
For more details call Benji on 0722906645

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  • 1. faith  |  November 25, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    i have always had an interest to do salsa.so when is it appropriate for me to join you guys. though am a terrible dancers.

    u guys have got a good reputation on salsa.

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  • 2. Alan Orth  |  December 9, 2008 at 11:05 pm

    Wow! Are these still going on? I will totally come…

    Alan

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  • 3. Nadine  |  December 28, 2008 at 4:19 pm

    What about other dances, like Argentine tango? Does anyone know something about dancing classes in Nairobi? I once heard about a dancing school but never managed to get more details about it. Would very much apprecate any info!

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  • 4. Anne  |  January 21, 2009 at 11:26 am

    Hi Nadine,

    There are 2 salsa schools i have heard of in Nairobi….There is one behind Yaya Centre in Hurligham called Destiny Dance, and there is another one i saw once in a Magazine, nairobi Academy of Dance and Fitness Arts (or smthing akin to that) don’t know where its located but i have a number 0722 228 331.
    Been meaning to join as well………never quite got round to it……

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  • 5. Lilo  |  February 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    Great…..am coming there soon, to Learn salsa…has always been a dream

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  • 6. Rie  |  February 20, 2009 at 10:23 am

    I have been to the salsa classes at hertz, being a student and there are so many instructors ,i found it so unfair whenever there was the free dancing after 7 where the instructors danced only with the well advanced ladies , why leave your students out ,who do you want them to dance with ,there fellow students who no nothing ,is that developing or encouraging them .
    I did a salsa class in Europe ,and whenever there was that free dancing time ,it is a rule that the instructor get a moment to dance with their students ,these gave me growth ,courage,and felt i fitted in the group ,and it made me dance salsa even more.
    Benji and your guys ,you make the students who feel better,neglected in your formed group of dancers, bring them in ,don’t just dance with the professional dancers and forget to encourage your students………….don’t show greediness here.What one can learn in 2 months you make it be 5 months ,so that they remain nothing and continue to take classes.

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    • 7. Susannah  |  December 8, 2011 at 11:03 am

      Rie,
      I must admit I come from the Uk and have danced lots but not in Kenya, the only dance I had when I visited was with someone who had taught and he told me to go back and take lessons as I was not good, it had nothing to do with the different lead techniques that you have here. I didnt dance again, my confidence was shattered the only reason he danced with me was because a mutual friend had asked him to.. I did see that there was no integration of the teachers, they just wanted to show how good they were dancing with the good dancers.

      Come on Heartz share the love of salsa and your knowledge in the social dancing, freestyle isn’t only for those that are good, it teaches confidence, and enjoyment of the dance. Make sure you dance to the level of the person you are dancing with whether beginner, intermediate or advanced.

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  • 8. ambrose  |  June 10, 2009 at 7:54 am

    I went to mexico once for 7 months and those guys have an amazing culture…….

    They dance…… not just dance….. but dance salsa…. naturally…… you know what……

    I WANT hahaha!!! I WANT………

    Will visit soon…. I don’t have a partner to dance with though…. can I get one……

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  • 9. Anne  |  June 10, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    Ambrose i sooo envy you, am not much of a salsa dancer, always say will take up classes but i never do……shyness i guess and i have never gotten any recommendation of a good school/teacher. Now that you have been to the country why salsa flows in the blood, mind telling me what flamenco is? is it similar to salsa.

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  • 10. eunice ipamba  |  August 24, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    hi? i stay i nairobi and am intrested in salsa dance. i will appriciate if you send me all the requirements. thanx

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  • 11. Lucy Nyakiore  |  August 28, 2009 at 2:44 pm

    Hey…are the classes still on…would be very glad to learn salsa…

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  • 13. benji  |  September 7, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    Hi guys, the classes are still on every Sunday so you are all welcome… And rie, thenks for the feed back we’ll consider it!!! See you all soon!!!

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  • 14. Edna  |  September 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    Is 300 per pair or per couple

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  • 15. Sheryl  |  November 23, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    Hey, my friend and I wanna know how to dance salsa. CAn you please send me the quotation and lemmi know an estimated time frame for me to become a pro? I’ll appreciate.
    Are there like semesters or something ama i’ll just come whenever?

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  • 16. shix  |  November 25, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    how long dos i take a learner to get the basics and be perfect in dancing?

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  • 17. moses  |  January 7, 2010 at 1:58 pm

    hi, am interested in learning salsa. just need to know whether it’s structured like in stages, and how long it would take for each stage?

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  • 18. ras  |  January 7, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    How long are yoor classes supposed to take on avererage?

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  • 19. anna  |  January 12, 2010 at 11:02 am

    ….hey thr,
    bn doing salsa for quite a while now 2yrs maybe but am stuck at the intermediate stage for a long time.am a fast danser and wan2 start advenced stage.. i have a passion of dancing salsa.watchng the advanced students dance meks me wan2 dance like them,tho most of them dance to display what thy’ve bn taught..no1am nt hating bt salsa is meant to be fun…how can you sort me out?

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  • 20. Benji  |  March 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    Hey guys…Am the organiser of the above salsa nights and I just wanna answer the majority of the questions by saying that we are at Heartz every SUnday still and will be for a very long time if not forever. The other thing is that i cant specify how long it will take one to learn coz people have different learning capacities obviously. However we give an approximate of ten classes for one to have an idea. WIthin that time you will have learnt the basic steps and a few moves to carry you through a night of dancing. The classes are 300 per couple for 2 hours and they are divided into 4 levels:- beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced. Whichever level of dancing u’re at you will be sorted! For more info, email me at Kangoleke@gmail.com or call +254722906645. Thanks!

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  • 21. Betty  |  March 10, 2010 at 10:45 am

    This is great, am really looking for something to occupy me during the weekend….my question is i don’t have a partner, so if i came with a girlfriend would we still pay 300/= as a “couple”??
    Would love to join. And the classes run only in sundays?

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  • 23. Daniella Achieng  |  April 30, 2010 at 7:21 pm

    Pliz ad LOOOOVEE 2 join ur classez???

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  • 24. Karimi  |  July 19, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    what if i come alone without a partner, what happens?? joining u soon

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  • 25. Lyn Kiama  |  July 23, 2010 at 11:06 am

    am so joining u guys soonestest!

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  • 27. Freda  |  July 28, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    What time do the classes begin and are they on every Sunday?

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  • 28. Risper  |  September 17, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    Hi,
    is it 300 even if you dont have a partner?

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  • 29. twist  |  September 28, 2010 at 11:52 am

    This is AWESOME!..joining soonest possible.Promise i’l be there

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  • 30. Lotus  |  September 29, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Yey! Coming to Nai this sunday! Was just looking for places, Thanks B for your wonderful blog!

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    • 31. taffgee  |  September 29, 2010 at 6:21 pm

      you got a partner? IF you are a guy we could oartner

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  • 32. taffgee  |  September 29, 2010 at 6:19 pm

    am coming in full swing…is it 300 per session?? the session lasts how long ?

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  • 33. Angie Githieki  |  October 25, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    Hi, am interested in taking salsa lessons. Where is Heartz Club, which building on Moi Avenue?

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  • 34. Paras  |  November 19, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    Could you tell me where are the Salsa places and which days and time in Westland area. Also could you tell me which is the best Cuban Salsa place in Nairobi.

    I am planning to come for holiday and want to make advance enquiry before I come over

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  • 35. John  |  December 1, 2010 at 7:25 pm

    Yes, I also wanna know:

    where is the best Cuban Salsa dance place in Nairobi and

    is there somewhere to dance in Mombasa?

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  • 36. koja  |  December 17, 2010 at 10:07 am

    iv always admired this for along time,it’s like a dream come true,watch me out this a must come.

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  • 37. Nancy  |  June 6, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    Hi, I like the club, the lessons are cool! thought my dancing is still questionable…. The time for lessons, could you change it from starting 4pm – 6pm, to starting 4.30pm -6pm. because I have been there for lessons 3 times and it always started at 4.30pm

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  • 38. yvonne musonye  |  September 11, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    would lyk 2 inquire if saturday klasses cld be provided or if klasses cld also be organised wen sam 1 is free, on a personal basis…wld rly lyk 2 start klasses even sunnest..may be next weekend~ 18 th

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  • 39. Maureen  |  April 22, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    r the classes stl on?

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  • 40. Julia nyaga  |  September 14, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    I always love salsa classes and i attend every Friday! but i still need some more lessons to be more perfect and hope to join club hertz very soon!

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  • 41. Jacque  |  September 21, 2012 at 8:58 am

    Am over 45 years, was just wondering if salsa dance can work as a form of exercise? And if so, can you organize a class where the old folk like me can do that instead of going to the gym.

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  • 42. carren  |  October 23, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    hey Benji….i have the passion to know n dance salsa….and i would like to join you….plz brief me on wat to do….gratitude

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  • 43. Ann Gitonga  |  October 18, 2017 at 11:44 pm

    Are the classes still on? I wanna join.

    Reply

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