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Kizomba Workshop with Christian Jean-Francois

Todo Latino is bringing Multi Award winning Teacher & Best Selling DVD Artist Christian Jean-Francois to Nottingham, Christian, has had a long career in the music and dance industry he founded Latin Quarter and Kizomba Central. He teaches Kizomba, Semba, Salsa, and Rueda de Casino. His popularity and innovative teaching methods have won him Multiple Awards, he is the current winner of “Kizomba Teacher of the Year” 2015 with Latin UK Awards (LUKAS). Formerly “Best Male Kizomba Teacher” 2011 with Kizomba Link and Runner up “Kizomba Teacher of the Year” 2014 with Latin UK Awards. He is the Author of “Introduction to Kizomba Act 1” which is the current top selling dance instruction DVD on Amazon.

Christian will be teaching a generic style of respectful kizomba, suitable for dancers of different backgrounds, which will be respected on any social dance floor.

This Workshop comes in two parts – Practical & Follow Up

Christian will be teaching the fundamentals of Kizomba – He will be following his award winning DVD’s content, helping everyone who attends the workshop to confidently get onto a social dance floor and execute the basics well.

Christian’s DVD “Introduction to Kizomba Act 1” will be included in the workshop price so that you can have a reference & resource when you’ve done the workshop – Something to take home to practice with – So hands on Teaching on the day from the best in the Country as voted by dancers of the UK followed through with his best selling DVD for future reference.

Saturday 3rd of October

1pm til 5:30pm
Comfort breaks each hour with music & a slightly longer mid afternoon break for re- fueling & practice time

As Christian is such a renowned teacher this workshop is bound to bring new insight & understanding to dancers and teachers with various levels of Kizomba experience.

Additional DVD’s will be available on the day at the reduced rate of £15 –

Spaces are limited to 20 male and 20 female places and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

You do not need to have a partner to book.

Workshop Passes

Cost in advance – £40 pp which includes 1 x DVD
£65 Cost for a couple + 1 x DVD

Additional DVD’s will be available to purchase on the day at a discounted rate.

Christian has worked with the United Kingdom Alliance (UKA) to establish International standards for the teaching of Kizomba. This enables Instructors to become qualified and students to achieve medals for Kizomba dance providing both incentives and rewards at all levels of ability. Christian also holds an Adjudicator License with The British Dance Council.

Dominican Republic

Brought to you by Latin Tours.

Do we have a treat for you? Yes we do :) – we are going to the Dominican Republic for 10 days of Bachata Heaven.

You will be staying in Boca Chica on the golden Southern Coast with its white sandy beaches and relaxed way of life.

The accommodation is the Don Juan ALL INCLUSIVE resort—right on the beach!

Enjoy daily lessons with local Bachata teachers and the lovely Miss Amanda Hawley, who is reknowned throughout the UK for her love of Dominican Bachata.

So what is included:

  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Food (All Inclusive)
  • Alcohol and soft drinks
  • Workshops
  • Club Entry
  • Selected Excursions


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Dominican Bachata Festival

You will have 6-10 live bands, live bands confirmed so far include Ramon Torres, Kiko Rodriguez and Eudis.

Price: £1649 per person (based on 2 sharing)

The Festival has 13 Dominican instructors and 2 international instructors.

Rodolfo Montaño Castro, Yocasti Puntiel, Andina Medina, Junior Aquilo, Yeny Ventura Gonzalez, Virginia Tejada, Wilson, Yonathan, Carlitos, Julio la Salsa, Yeri La Ley Factory, Carlos Cinta, Bachata Ambassador Ves

How to Book

Please book your holiday through the Latin Tours website using the button below. Latin Tours have a range of flexible payment options to suit you.

Book Holiday

Todo Latino Fiesta (21.08.15)

August welcomes Pierre Henry to Nottingham for his Teaching and DJ’ing debut – as always our music policy on the night is 50/50 Salsa & Bachata from 10pm til 2am.

As our wonderful guest teacher’s class will be Bachata he will be teaching the 9pm lesson – His lesson will looking at how Bachata dancers from different styles and abilities can dance together in an appropriate way to the music we hear.. Our aim is to not only bring together Authentic, Modern & Sensual dancers on the same floor – but to narrow the divide even further and dance together, ensuring that our events remain suitable for dancers of all styles and abilities one floor.

  • 7:45pm – Doors open
  • 8pm Beginners Salsa – Improvers Salsa with Amanda
  • 9pm Improvers + Bachata Pierre Henry & Amanda
  • Beginners with Ángélø Wadgê Bërrøspï
  • 10pm til 2am – dancing and music for all styles of Salsa & Bachata played professionally for your pleasure.

See you on the floor my lovelies…

Door price £10 (NUS £8)
No entry after mid-night


The UK Dance Congress is a massively popular event is selling out fast, as it has a beginners stream incorporated into it, I think it would be a great congress for first timers – There are lessons at all levels in lots of styles.

I’m currently looking for interested dancers, please don’t think that you have not danced enough, it really doesn’t matter.

The sooner we book the more we will save so for that reason I’m asking for a £50 deposit.

Please transfer your deposit to me with the tag UKDC15” —and your name.

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The sun might even shine for us, which would be a great bonus :)

Cuba Fest Bognor Regis

Hello Todo Family,

We’re off on our travels again, this time we’re heading to Eastbourne on the South Coast for Cuba Fest – This event is in an amazing venue – has awesome teachers and 3 rooms of parties in a beautiful venue every night.

When I have an idea of the size of our group I will research the group travels V’s car share options, so please don’t worry if you don’t drive or you’re coming alone—the Todo Family will take care of you.

If you use Facebook please remember to RSVP on our Facebook event page so I can keep track of numbers and who is coming.


To buy your pass please transfer £79 for a 3 day pass or £69 for a 2 day pass to me – please mark it with your name.

I will also need your email so please include this in a short message to me ( once you’ve transferred the money to me marked “CubaFest” with your name to my account.

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It looks like that the venue’s rooms have now all been booked, however there are lots of other local hotels near to the venue if you’re still seeking somewhere to stay.


Festival Venue

The Cavendish Hotel, 38 Grand Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4DH

Tel: 01323 410222
Fax: 01323 410941

Scottish Salsa Congress

The 8th Scottish Salsa Congress – this is the Mammoth of the Scottish Salsa Events and the Award Winner of the LUKAS 2014 award as the best dance festival of 2014.

Places are limited and LAST YEAR THE HOTEL WAS SOLD OUT AND FULL PASSES SOLD OUT. So Please book your early bird price passes and hotel bookings online now or contact and payment for passes can be made.

Full Workshops & Party

Includes All Workshops, Shows and Parties on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Saturday Pass

Includes All Saturday workshops and Party

Sunday Pass

Includes All Sunday workshops and Party

Nottingham Riviera

Free and fun introductions to Latin dancing

The Riviera returns to Nottingham City’s Market Square and Todo Latino will be offering FREE tasters of a variety of fun and vibrant Latin dances to come and try out.

Come and dance some Salsa, Bachata & Merengue with us in the sunshine on the decked out Nottingham Riviera after work with a stocked bar available for the adults.

Every Wednesday Evening this Summer

We’re here all Summer every Wednesday evening from July 22nd giving you the opportunity to get your groove on and learn a new fun style of dancing alongside others who may have never done any Latin dancing before. This event it suitable for all ages so please bring along your friends and dance!

If you’d like to sign up for the complete course we have classes and courses running all year round in Nottingham at the La Tasca Restaurant located on the corner of Weekday Cross.

Todo Latino Nottingham Riviera

After Event

From 10pm we’re on to Das Kino for our regular Latin dance social.



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