Rumbanana Salsa Group - Cuban Casino Salsa Team in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Learn to Dance Cuban Salsa

Rumbanana Salsa Group offers four-week courses in Cuban Salsa (called Casino in Cuba) and a Cuban group dance called Rueda de Casino. Classes are social and fun, and connect students to the greater Cuban Salsa, music-loving community.

Upcoming classes:
  • Level 1: April 3-24
                Tuesdays, 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Level 2: April 3-24
                Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Level 3: April 4-25
                Wednesdays, 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Level 4: April 4-25
                Wednesdays, 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Level 5: April 4-25
                Wednesdays, 8 - 9 p.m.

Cost $40 for a four week class. 

Anyone 16 and older may take classes. No partner is necessary.​

Class location: All classes are held at Impulse Bar & Grill - 1425 NW Monroe Ave. (second floor) in Corvallis. 

Refund policy:  Our classes are non-refundable after the first week. To request a refund within the first week of classes, please contact Mike at 

Got questions?  Feel free to contact us at

About Mike  Eskeldson
Director of Rumbanana
All classes are taught by Mike in a format that is fun and social. Mike has studied and danced Casino (Cuban Salsa) and Rueda de Casino for close to two decades, and now teaches and performs all over the world. Mike is the instructor of all the community and university classes in Corvallis, Oregon.
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Level 1 - Beginner
An introduction to Cuban Salsa (Casino) as well as the beginner motions of Rueda de Casino. Foundation motions include Guapea, Dile Que No, Vacilala and Enchufla plus a ton of Rueda moves. No experience required ... meant for a total beginner in Cuban Salsa. Check out the curriculum.

Level 2 - Intermediate Beginner
Level 2 continues to build on the fundamentals of Cuban Salsa (Casino) by adding basic motions, such as Exhibela, Adios and Siete. Plus, the class includes more Rueda de Casino motions. Check out the curriculum.

Level 3 - Advanced Beginner
Level 3 rounds out our "fundamentals" courses, and includes the last set of fundamental motions for Cuban Salsa (Casino), such as Guancola and Ronde. It also adds more Rueda de Casino motions. The class focuses on building good rhythm and a solid foundation for couples' dancing. Check out the curriculum

Level 4 - Intermediate
Level 4 polishes those fundamental motions of Cuban Salsa (Casino), and incorporates how dancers can develop good lead and follow techniques, Casino style and flavor, footwork and body motion, and attaining a higher level of skill in both rueda and couples dancing. Check out the curriculum

Level 5 - Intermediate
Level 5 helps you better develop your Casino style and fine-tunes elements of social dancing, rhythm - especially for Timba - and adds more higher-level Rueda de Casino motions into the mix. Check out the curriculum

Cuban Salsa classes in Corvallis with Rumbanana.
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