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Amanda Hawley

Amanda Hawley

Amanda Hawley is an Award Winning Teacher of Salsa & Bachata based in the East Midlands. She is an accomplished dancer, performer, choreographer & promoter.

Amanda is known for her excellent standard of teaching Bachata & Salsa, she has taught throughout the UK at the major dance congresses.

“I believe in teaching rhythm & understanding so my students learn to perform great moves and effective Salsa freestyling techniques for Salsa and Dominican Bachata.”

Amanda’s devotion to dance is matched by a passion for sharing her knowledge and teaching the different Latin styles. Amanda’s passion for dance is infectious her style is patient, fun, accessible & supportive as only a woman who leads and follows can be.

Her warmth emanates to those in her classes, transforming the shyest of newcomers to accomplished Latin dancers with her gifted approach, which is perhaps why among her peers, Amanda is considered the best female Bachata Teacher within the UK today.

Amanda is a professional teacher of Latin Freestyle and Cuban Salsa & Dominican Bachata, however she’s also qualified to teach Zumba fitness, Fit Steps and provides cabaret duo performances and Latin entertainment for corporate events.

“I endeavour to bring the best outside Latin dance teachers and performers to my students so that they may benefit from their teaching, charisma and shared experience.”

Amanda has studied various styles of Latin dance, she regularly visits the Dominican Republic to study with Champion Salsa & Bachata dancers, ensuring she continues to have highly developed knowledge, understanding and style in authentic Bachata Rosa, Campo & Street, Merengue and a fusion style of Latin Salsa incorporating aspects of Cuban, Puerto Rican & Colombia which is fun & highly energetic.

Every 1st Friday of the month Amanda throws an amazing Friday Fiesta party in Nottingham open to all dancers, levels and abilities which also provides her students with an enviable social life that is always open and welcoming to others.

Also look out for Amanda on your travels as she regularly teaches guest Salsa & Bachata classes up and down the country as well as well as her appearances at various UK and international Salsa Congress and Latin Dance events.