Welcome to the Xsalsa/Salsa and Bachata Circle


Learn to dance in a fun, relaxed environment in the Northeast of England. Singles, couples and groups are all welcome.


We teach and host party nights in Durham and Newcastle plus additional venues and parties throughout the Northeast.


All new routines and formats for 2019.....from your first steps on the dance floor to becoming a competent, confident dancer with a repertoire of moves in both salsa and bachata. Beginners always welcome.


Meet the team


Sam Mills is the founder of XSalsa (rebranded and Salsa and Bachata Circle) Sam. has been teaching for around a decade in the North East including various universities. With a background in ballroom Sam quickly took to Latin Dance and and has danced and taught for many years. An experienced and dedicated dancer, Sam's style of teaching is very relaxed and gently paced ensuring an inclusive environment.


Natalie Robinson (Naughty Natalie) has been with the team for over four years but has over twenty years experience "on and off" dancing salsa and bachata. Natalie has a sense of fun and mischief which she brings to classes and events (usually at the expense of Sam) which makes for lively evenings and lots of laughs. Natalie loves a good line up and has a particular interest in ladies styling. Natalie has been teaching over 4 years now.


Mark Hobbs (DJ Marky Mark) is an incredibly talented DJ who instinctively knows how to fill a dance floor which his vast collection of tracks guaranteed to get feet tapping. Always on the look out for new songs Mark is an integral part of the team.


Prices: Prices are £5 per night, this includes all classes and social dancing. £3 for students which the requisite card.


Where we teach:

Tuesday nights at Coho, Durham City Centre DH11SW

Wedsday nights at the Shakespeare hall, North road Durham


We also host regular evenings in Bowburn Hall, Ramside Hall

and Hallgarth Hall (near Darlington)






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