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Winner 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Certificate of Excellence - TripAdvisor
Whether you’d like to learn to dance, meet new people, and/or stay in shape while having fun, below are some reasons why DANCEFREE is #1 for Salsa classes, Bachata classes and more in Medellín, Colombia. If you have questions, feedback and/or suggestions, please feel free to write to us via WhatsApp at +57 316 288 70 63, call us at +57-4 204 03 36, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or visit us at DANCEFREE, Calle 10A #40-27, El Poblado, 2 blocks from Parque Lleras, and we are always happy to help you in any way we can.
Private classes with the most options and personal attention, a first-time discount, and package discounts:
We offer package discounts and an additional first-time discount on private classes, so the more you buy, the more you save.
No minimums. You may buy as few hours as you’d like.
We offer private dance classes 7 days a week from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM depending on our instructors' availability.
You have 90 calendar days to use the private class hours you purchase, may choose from female and male instructors or a combination of the two, and may change instructors and rhythms whenever you'd like.
We have the most teaching experience. Our instructors teach up to 1,800 hours of private dance lessons per instructor per calendar year.
We can teach in Spanish and English. If learning in English is important to you, we are happy to help you choose from instructors who have some ability to communicate with you to those who can teach you entirely in English.
We have about 5,000 square feet (460 square meters) of dance space in addition to a separate, private office for Spanish and English language tutoring. We also have a comfortable, covered garden area that you may use while waiting for classes so arriving early is convenient and relaxing for you.
Choose from Salsa, Bachata, Tango, Kizomba, Merengue, Porro, Reggaeton, Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Bolero, Cumbia, Hip Hop, Dancehall, Stretching and more. You may also use your private class hours for private Spanish tutoring with Colombian instructors.
We offer a free consultation, upon request, to review your understanding of dance, musicality, etc., and help you understand how you can get from point a to point b to achieve your goals. We are happy to show you what you can learn by dancing for you and help you choose and adjust the path to learning dance that best works for you. You can literally see and understand what we can teach you before you start.
Free well-being appointments. Our active private class clients receive free well-being appointments at DANCEFREE, including nutrition counseling, subject to availability. If you would like a well-being appointment at DANCEFREE, please inquire in person at the reception or contact us via WhatsApp, phone or email.
The most affordable group dance classes with the most instructors and the most opportunities to practice in a real social setting:
We have 3 to 6 professional instructors in every DANCEFREE group dance class.
You can practice before and after every group dance lesson at no additional cost.
Our group Salsa classes and Bachata classes are for all levels, from beginner/1st-timer to expert.
For our group dancing classes, you do not need to bring a partner, enroll or make a reservation and you can arrive and start on any date.
You can pay by the day or the month. Our popular monthly membership for group Salsa and Bachata classes in Medellín is the least expensive we know of in the world, with more instructors and more opportunities to practice than imaginable before DANCEFREE.
There are typically 40 to 150 students in our group dance classes.
Bar for Salsa, Bachata and more with great music, the most space for dancing, no minimum consumption, birthday discounts, and no cover if you enter early:
Bar for Salsa, Bachata & more every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 PM until as late as 4:00 AM (www.dancefree.com.co/bar).
No cover if you arrive before 9:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except when there is a special event.
No minimum consumption.
Live music most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning at 10:00 PM.
Special discounts for birthdays at www.dancefree.com.co/cumples.
You can view our Bar menu online at www.dancefree.com.co/carta.
Free opportunities, including dance classes, languages exchanges, no cover bar if you enter early, and more:
Our mission is to make dance, fitness and languages accessible to everyone, regardless of their social and economic background, and to make the world a little bit happier. We’ve already donated more than 50,000 free dance classes to Colombians and foreigners from approximately 100 countries. And, we offer free language exchanges, no cover if you enter early (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except when there is a special event) and no minimum consumption for our Bar for Salsa, Bachata and more, free dance shows, etc.
Our current free opportunities are:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays there is a Free Language Exchange from 8:00-9:30 PM, a free Dance Class (typically varies between Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba) from 8:00-9:30 PM and then Bar for Salsa, Bachata and more / Rock until as late as 4:00 AM (Free if you enter before 9:00 PM).
In the Free Group Classes (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00-9:30 PM) there is one level for everyone. The Group Classes that are not free (every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00-9:30 PM and every Saturday from 5:00-6:30 PM) have 3 to 6 instructors and 3 levels: New to Beginner, Beginner to Intermediate, and Intermediate to Advanced.
No minimums and no sign-up or registration fees:
For private classes, purchase as few hours as you like. For group classes, arrive and start on any date, you don’t need to make a reservation or bring a partner, and there are no sign-up or registration fees. For our Bar, there is no minimum consumption.
Female, male, English- and Spanish-speaking instructors:
For private classes, you may choose from female and male and English- and Spanish-speaking instructors and may change instructors and rhythms whenever you’d like.
The most opportunities to practice:
We offer the most opportunities to practice what you’ve learned in a real social setting.
Committed to the best service in the world:
We always want to provide the best service in the world and are 100% reliable. If at any time we make an error, we will make it right, learn from our error and work continuously to improve our service for you and everyone else.
We offer service 7 days a week in English and Spanish in person and via WhatsApp, email and phone. And, we are always happy to call you via WhatsApp phone and at any local number.
Drop by at any time. Our reception is always available and happy to help you during business hours, 7 days a week. And for private class clients, we are happy to assign you a dedicated person to understand your preferences, schedule your classes, and answer any questions you may have.
“Winner 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Certificate of Excellence” — TripAdvisor
“A hugely popular dance school offering salsa and bachata classes in a large space in El Poblado. Teachers are enthusiastic and professional and both private and group classes are available. At night it turns into a disco so you can practice your moves.” — Lonely Planet
National and world champions
About one-third of DANCEFREE's instructors are current national and/or world dance champions with as much patience and kindness as talent.
Free well-being appointments:
DANCEFREE cares about our staff’s and your well being. Our employees and active private class clients receive free well-being appointments at DANCEFREE, including nutrition counseling, subject to availability. If you would like a well-being appointment at DANCEFREE, please inquire in person at the reception or contact us via WhatsApp, phone or email.
Stay organized and save time:
We consistently improve our technology to offer you the best experience, such as automated email reminders of your classes within 15 minutes of being scheduled and daily, weekly and on-demand email summaries of all of your already-scheduled classes.
Flexible payment options:
We accept payments in person via cash or card, at any Bancolombia and via the App Bancolombia, and via PayPal.
We always email you an official receipt, which may be used for tax deduction purposes at your discretion.
No physical copies of your personal information:
So it remains confidential, all of your personal information is stored securely and electronically with no physical copies.
We are compliant with all Colombian laws.
We love our staff:
Our employees receive full compensation packages, including health, pension, paid vacation, maternity leave, etc., receive free well-being appointments at DANCEFREE, and have access to a no-interest payment plan for their life’s necessities (e.g., orthodonture, clothing, phones, etc.). And although we have a long way to go, it is our commitment to continuously improve until we are a role model for employers around the world.