Dance School

Teacher

Habana Dance – founded by the professional and competitive latin dancer  Ernesto Martinez, is dedicated to teaching salsa cubana at all levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced).

As he completed his dance education in Havanna, Ernesto Martinez teaches also the traditonal Son Cubano, Rumba, Kizomba, Modern, Salsa Cubana (Casino Style), Cuban Afro-dance, Palo Monte and Yoruba. He also is a Zumba instructor and teaches hip hop and reggaeton.Since 2000 he has lived in Zurich.

Ernesto Martinez comes from a famous Cuban family of artists and musicians and travelled around the world as a member of the Cuban state dance company „Raices Profundas“. In 2005 he founded Habana Dance, his own dance school in Meilen and Horgen. In 2009 he won the Swiss Championship and attained the European vice champion title in salsa and bachata. Moreover he received numerous awards in Switzerland and abroad. Today Ernesto Martinez holds Swiss citizenship and has 19 years of experience in event management.

Ernesto Martìnez - Tanzlehrer

Zumba Lizenz

Ernesto Martínez ist lizenzierter Zumba Instruktur.

Regular Zumba®Zumba® ToningZumba® Gold - für SeniorenZumba® for Kids

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Prices

  CHF
1 Hour for 1 person  90.–
1 Hour for 2 person 160.–
1 Hour for Marriage Show-prepaid 160.–
1 Hour Private Fitness Training 130.–
1 Hour Teacher Learning

150.–

Diplomacy for teachers Learning Cuban Cultur  

bei einem 10er Abonnement 2 Stunden gratis

Composition & content of dance classes

Salsa Cubana / Casino 1

In the Level I class (beginners), dancers will learn the terminology, fundamental step patterns and concepts of salsa, bachata and merengue. No previous experience is required. The dancers will be taught in open classes. More experienced students should take Level II, where the fundamentals are matched with more complicated moves.

Salsa Cubana 2 and 3 / Casino 2 and 3

In the level II (beginners), dancers will learn fundamental step patterns and more complicated moves in bachata and merengue. A little previous experience is required. The dancers will be taught in open classes.

Salsa Cubana 4 and 5 / Casino 4 and 5

In the intermediate level fundamental step patterns are required. Dancers will learn isolated movements of hips, shoulders and arms. More complicated moves in bachata and merengue.

 

HABANA Classes, advanced level

 

Habana A

Figures (dance turns)of salsa cubana

Influences of cha-cha-cha in salsa cubana

Habana B

Figures (dance turns) of salsa cubana

Influences of son in salsa cubana

Habana C

Figures (dance turns) of salsa cubana

Influences of rumba in salsa cubana

Habana D

Figures (dance turns) of salsa cubana

Influences of afro cubana in salsa cubana

Habana E

Figures (dance turns) of salsa cubana

Influences of mambo in salsa cubana

Cha-cha-cha and Son

The dancers will learn the fundamental step patterns and more moves.

Isolated moves of hips, shoulders and arms. Group and line coordination.

Teenagers and Children

The teenagers and children are taught in open classes. No previous experience is required. The dancers will learn the fundamental step patterns, isolated moves of hips, shoulders arms and rhythm. Concepts of dance (group and line coordination).

Habana Dance Fitness / Zumba Fitness

Your fitness training to the sound of latin music and international hits. The step patterns of salsa, merengue, bachata, cha-cha-cha, reggaeton, zumba and many more, are easy to learn and give you an energy kick and a lot of fun and Fitness. Zumba stimulates the burning of fat and shapes your body. Enjoy the Cuban lifestyle with Ernesto Martinez.

Reggaeton

No previous experience is required. The course is taught in open classes. The dancers will learn the fundamental step patterns and isolated moves of hips, shoulders and arms. Group and line coordination.

Lady Styling & Man Styling

Previous experience in salsa is required. The course is taught in open classes and concentrates on the improvement of your personal dance style with special elements. You learn isolated moves with steps, hips, shoulders and arms.

Group and line coordination.

 

 

Consultation

Consultation Boby + Soul: 

Your body is your home, Tu Cuerpo es tu Casa, Dein Körper ist dein Haus.

We would be pleased to advise you as well as the dance classes on the following topics........

 

Fitness Trainer, Ernesto Martínez Ramos

Ernesto

Craniosacral Ostoepathie, Cristhina Rosamilia

Critina

Nutritional Advice, Metabolic Typing, Brigitte Bohren

Brigitte

Specialist psychologis for psychotherapy FSP, Brigitta Horst-Pfenninger

 Brigitta