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Alba Cuba Dance

Welcome to the AlbaCubaDance website. We are delighted to bring you a wide range of Cuban dance classes, workshops and special events focusing on Salsa, Latin and Afro-Cuban rhythms and styles all year round. Designed for everyone from absolute beginner to professional levels, our activities offer you the chance to participate in Cuban dance and music events which are full of energy and fun!  Contact us for your own special events or corporate activities.


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Alternatively call Kath Bateman on 07738 363553 for more information.


Yamil Cuedo Ferrera

Originally from Santiago de Cuba, Yamil has been dancing since he can remember.  Before moving to Edinburgh, Scotland, he was a professional dancer for almost 5 years with Ballet Folklorico Cutumba, one of Cuba’s top Afro-Cuban dance and music ensembles.  With an extensive repertoire based on authentic music and historically researched dances, Cutumba is a leader in its field and has toured internationally on numerous occasions.  Prior to Cutumba, Yamil danced with la Ceiba and Sangre y Tradicion dance companies in Santiago as well as other dance groups for over 15 years.

Since his arrival in Scotland in 2009, Yamil has been teaching at Dancebase (Edinburgh), the National Centre for Dance for Scotland; DanceHouse (Glasgow); Rumba Latina (Aberdeen) and various venues around the United Kingdom. He has featured as a guest tutor at the Dublin Salsa congress; Pontins Blackpool weekends; the Scottish Salsa congress Edinburgh; the Roots of Salsa event in Manchester in March 2013; Afro-Cuban weekender in London in March 2014. Yamil has also successfully run dance workshops all over the UK, and performed at many events and special activities, including weddings, conferences and corporate activities.  His characteristic energy, big smile and Cuban warmth radiate to everyone who sees him dance!

Kath Bateman

Kath has had a love of Cuban dance and music since her first visit to Cuba in 1997. With regular visits every 3-6 months ever since then, she organises and leads Cuban dance holidaysCuban music holidays and cultural tours in Cuba and also promotes Cuban music and dance events in the UK.  Kath teaches Cuban salsa regularly at Dancebase, the National Centre for Dance in Scotland, and at other events and festivals around the country.


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1 week ago
Havana in the Fall Dunoon (2018-10-19)

Hope you can make it this weekend to Dunoon!

More details in www.origroup.co.uk. Yamil of Albacubadance is one of the event teachers, see you there!

1 week ago

See you soon Scotland, cubania with cubania.

1 week ago
Havana D'Primera - Energías Oscuras

On my way to the granary. Time for dance.

Havana D'Primera - 'Energías Oscuras' Taken from the new album Cantor del Pueblo, available. Get "Cantor del Pueblo" now: Download on iTunes: http://hyperurl...

2 weeks ago

See you tonight at the Granary. Salsa and social dance. 7:3opm to 9:30 pm

2 weeks ago
Footage shows Indonesian earthquake causing soil liquefaction

Dios mío, la madre naturaleza incómoda. Uffg.

Liquefaction has caused buildings to collapse in the city of Palu after last Friday's earthquake in Indonesia. Liquefaction is when the earth takes on charac...

1 month ago

Hi everyone, hopefully you will great this Tuesday, enjoy this lovely song. And see you Thursday night at the Granary leth salsa classes and social dance after.

1 month ago
Salsa Thursday - The Granary

Don't miss this opportunity every Thursdays at the Granary. Everyone welcome.

Become a certified salsa pro with our weekly lessons, hosted by qualified dance teachers. All levels of skill…

1 month ago
Yo no se mañana - Luis Enrique ft. Sofia Macchi (Wake Up!)

Yo si se mañana.... everyone see you at the Granary. Enjoy this track..

IG: https://www.instagram.com/sofimacchi/... FanPage: https://www.facebook.com/SofiaMacchiM... Twitter: https://twitter.com/sofimacchi?lang=es Escuchá mi mus...


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