Edgars Menikis

 Bachata classes in London


Minimum age: 16

Monday: Bachata

  • Level: General
  • Time: 20:00 – 21:30
  • Fee: £14

Tuesday: Bachata

  • Level: Improvers
  • Time: 18:30 – 20:00
  • Fee: £14

Classes bookable HERE from one week ahead.


Edgars is a talented dancer and instructor with over 20 years of teaching experience in Latvia, Ireland, and London.

Starting his dance career in Latvia, he quickly became a successful Street Dancer and Choreographer for music videos and DJ shows.
Later on, Edgars also went to train in Ballroom and Latin styles, Salsa and Zouk.
He is currently involved in various dance projects around the city, including stage shows.

Above all, Edgars believes that dance should be fun and open to all. He encourages dancers to bring in their own style. “It is important to me to see smiles on my students’ faces”. That is why he constantly uses his sense of humour to help his students to feel relaxed and experience every dance routine with a positive attitude.

Class description


Bachata is one of the most popular Latin dance styles and is often danced in salsa social dance venues. … Similar to Salsa, it is upbeat, sensual, and full of exciting turns and hip action. In this fun and casual 60-minute class, you will learn:

• Basic Bachata Steps

• Simple Turns and Combinations

• Basic Leading and Following Skills

Both singles and couples are welcome. To make it a fun social experience and help you understand the roles of leading and following, we rotate partners in class. Rotating is encouraged but optional.