Thursday night salsa resumes 7th January 2021

Casa Cubana is pleased to announce that Thursday night salsa is resuming on January 7th.

What’s staying the same:

– Same venue – the Italian Club, North Hobart. Meals and drinks available.

– Same classes and social dancing structure.

– Social dancing still free.

– Same great times to be had!


What’s different:

– Contactless payment available (and preferred)

– Small price increase to $12 per class, $18 for both.

– QR code check in required for contact tracing purposes

– Hand sanitiser galore!


We still need to be COVID safe, so if you have any cold or flu-like symptoms please stay away and follow government guidelines for testing.


We look forward to catching up with everyone in 2021!

See here for further details on classes.

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Salsa suspended.


It is with much regret that Casa Cubana is suspending its weekly Thursday night salsa classes and social dancing at the Italian Club, from and including this Thursday the 19th. Salsa at Salamanca every Saturday outside Machine Café is also suspended, as are the Launceston road trip and transition block course, until further notice.

With the current COVID-19 virus around the world and now in Tasmania, our feeling is that we all need to act to reduce the spread of this infection. For a virus that is spread by respiratory droplets, contact from surfaces and clothing, and from close proximity with other people, salsa dancing would pose a high risk of transmission if and when it comes into our midst. National guidelines recommend keeping your distance and not meeting in large groups. Suspending classes is one extra step we can take to help keep our community safe.

Although we will miss dancing with you all, our hope is that we can stay safe and resume dancing once this whole thing blows over. Keep an eye out on our facebook page for when things resume…..hopefully in the not too distant future!

The Casa Cubana Crew
Nick, Pip, Michael, Brad, Zoe, Makrina, Imma, John, James, Nenagh, Nik

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Coronavirus – salsa still on!

Smilie, Smiley, Emoji, Mouth Guard, Respiratory Mask

Some of you may be wondering what the status is of Thursday night salsa given the current situation with coronavirus.

Casa Cubana takes the health of of our dancers seriously, and as such we are monitoring the situation closely. At the moment the current advice is that public events should proceed, but it is strongly recommended that people that are unwell should not attend. This is particularly so for people who have recently travelled from overseas.

So on that note, classes and social dancing will continue as normal until further notice. We ask that people heed the advice above as well as exercise good hygiene practices by washing their hands with soap and  water before and after class, and after dancing with anyone socially.

See you on the dance floor!

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AfroCuban & Cuban Dance Festival – Sydney 11th – 13th October 2019

Casa Cubana are hoping to have a group attend this event later in the year, as it’s always more fun with a group!

You may have heard of this event previously as the Australia Rueda de Casino Festival & Championship, and while it’s had a re-name. it will still be an amazing weekend with dance instructors from around Australia and the world coming together to provide a variety of dance classes, as well as amazing performances and parties.

If you are keen to attend and would like to take advantage of any deals in registration fees or accommodation we can wangle, please have a chat with Casa Cubana teacher Makrina.

More details on the festival here

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Dominican bachata workshops start 21 March 2018



We had so much fun the last time we did some Dominican bachata workshops, so we’re going to have another session:

South Hobart Badminton Centre
Wednesdays 7.30-9pm 21st March – 11th April inclusive.
Teachers: Casa Cubana, Pip and Nick
Contact us at
Registrations close Sunday 18th March

To register complete the form here.

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