City Academy won “Best Salsa School” at the Lukas Awards
Our salsa trainers Magda Sobolewska and Dani K teach a range of salsa classes at City Academy.
Magda started her dancing journey as a rap/ street dancer, taking part in numerous competitions, TV programs and shows across Europe.
She went on to train in Ballet and Ballroom and after moving to London in 1997, Magda trained in Contemporary and Musical Theatre.
Once Magda discovered Salsa she became addicted from day one. Magda has performed on a stage, private and corporate events.
She is very passionate tutor and she shares that passion with the students.
Originally from the French Indian Ocean island Mayotte, Dani started dancing on stage at the age of 11, and grew up with R’n’B, Hip hop and Zouk, singing and dancing.
He first became a salsa tutor in Bordeaux, France, and was widely recognized in the Paris salsa scene for his abilities. On moving to London, he grew to be one of the main London Salsa instructors & DJs, a popular choreographer and performer nationally and internationally.
His classes and workshops specialise in Salsa (on one and on two), partner work technique, leading, timing class, and musicality, drawing from other dances such as Street Dance, New York, Cuban and LA style for Salsa.
Dani K, is also the founder & director of ALCADANZ – a UK awards winner for Best UK Promotion company – and the Choreographer of OTRADANZ, also award winner for Best UK Salsa performer.
In 2013 Dani won four awards for Best UK Promotion company (Alcadanz), Best UK Club night (Sabor), Best UK Salsa school (City Academy) and Best UK Salsa performer (Otradanz). In 2014 he was also runner up for Best UK Tropical DJ.