Havana Estudio PLT (SSM: 201504000047)

Havana Estudio is known for our quality, some of the best dance programs for social dancing and street style dance (Salsa / Bachata / Rueda de Casino). Established by Sherrie Dekorte on 18th April 1998, we continue to update with the latest trends in Salsa, Bachata, and Rueda all over the world, and bring you the best at our studio!

It’s been a year since we re-opened Sep ’21, we are blessed with incredible instructors, and more incredible students with a passion and determination to learn and have fun!

Find a class suitable for your needs and schedule – and join us!!

Salsa classes are on Tue, Wed, Thu, & Sun. Bachata classes are on Mon & Sat. Swing classes are on Mon & Wed, and is expanding more soon. Yoga is on Sat morning. check out our latest class schedule.

Fill out our Online Registration form and save some time later!

Dance Classes for Newbies

join our March 2023 intake session!
  • Salsa Level 1 (Tue 8pm) – new class intake – starts 11 Apr – contact Aisha 012-201-8690
Salsa Level 1 – Sun 3pm – class starts 12 Mar 2023 – NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY – contact Aisha 012-201-8690

New Intakes / Open Classes / Other Class News

  • Bachata Level 1 (Thu 8pm) – join our Mar 2023 intake – starts 23 Mar, Thu 8-9pm – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Salsa Shines (solo work) are either Tue 8pm (Lvl2) or Sun 2pm (Lvl3) – contact Sam 012-280-6969 – some students do both for full immersion!
  • Spins, Body Movement, and Afro-Cuban (solo work) is Sun 5:30-6:30pm – contact Aisha 012-201-8690!
  • Rueda Lvl2 “Advanced Beginners” (cuban style Salsa danced in a wheel) is Wed 8pm – Lvl1 started 7 Dec 2022 – requires minimum 9 months Salsa experience plus 3 months Rueda experience – pls discuss with Sam 012-280-6969.
  • Do you have some Salsa or Bachata or Rueda or Mambo On2 experience? contact Aisha 012-201-8690 to join our on-going Salsa classes (under 1 year experience / Fundamentals) and Sam 012-280-6969 for all others
Bachata Lvl1 starts 23 Mar 2023 – come join our free trial 16 Mar 2023 – contact Sam 012-280-6969. New students also welcome – join our March intake!
Rueda Lvl2 “Advanced Beginner” – Wed 8pm – started 7 Dec 2022 – Salsa experience required – contact Sam 012-280-6969

(picture above: Sam, Yuki, and KL Caliente Jr at our studio party Social #190 26th Nov 2022)

Shines is either on Tue 8pm or Sun 2pm – some Salsa Experience required – contact Sam 012-280-6969

(picture above: Sam, and some students during the Sun 2pm class)

Ladies Styling currently on hold. Special Season for “Spins, Body Movement, and Afro-Cuban” (Open Level) – every Sun 5:30-6:30pm – contact Aisha 012-201-8690

(picture above: Aisha dancing with her students in a Choreography at our studio social)

Class Schedule

full list below last updated 12/03/23 – simplified schedule here – or just contact us to help you schedule you time and our classes!
  • Salsa Level 1 “Basic” (partnerwork) classes are on Tue 8pm – starting 11 Apr – contact Aisha 012-201-8690
  • Salsa Level 2 “Beginners” (partnerwork) classes are on Tue 8pm / Tue 9pm / Wed 9pm / Thu 9pm – contact Aisha 012-201-8690
  • Salsa Level 3 “Adv Beg 1” (partnerwork) classes are on Sun 3pm / Tue 9pm – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Salsa Level 7 “Advanced” with Sam & Aisha on Sun 4:00-5:15pm – by invite only
  • Ladies Styling Class (Open Lvl) – to be announced. contact Aisha 012-201-8690 – next intake coming soon!
  • Bachata Level 1 “Basic” classes are on Thu 8pm – started 12 Jan – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Bachata Level 2B “Beginner 2” with Shahnaz & Sam on Sat 2pm / Mon 8pm – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Bachata Lvl3 “Adv Beginner” (Open Level) on Sat 3:00-4:15pm with Priscilla & Sam / Mon 9:00-10:15pm Shahnaz & Sam – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Bachata Choreography “Bachateros De Havana” with Priscilla & Sam is on Sat 4:30-6:00pm – by invite only
  • Rueda De Casino Level 1 “Basic” on Wed 8pm – starting 7 Dec 2022 – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Rueda De Casino Choreography “KL Caliente” is on Wed 9:00-10:30pm with Yuki & Sam – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Salsa Shines Lvl2 “Fundamenals” (solo work) are Sun 2pm / Tue 8pm – Salsa experience recommended – contact Sam 012-280-6969
  • Salsa Performance Class with Sam & Aisha – by invite only
  • Bachata Performance Class with Sam & Priscilla – by invite only
  • Ladies Styling Performance Class with Aisha – open to all

Class Prices

last updated 0110/22


  • our Salsa & Bachata socials is every last Sat of the month!! next studio party is Social #194 on 29th April 2023!! (poster below was last month’s social – we will update it soon!)

next closure / major holiday – TBA

next closure – not for a long time! πŸ™‚

newbies, returning students, and students from other studios are welcome!! contact us via Whatsapp, Telegram, call, or check out our social media!

Newbie Level 1 Classes

Aisha’s Salsa Lvl1 class Sun 2pm (Oct’21)
  • no experience required
  • Special Lvl 1 Discount Rate! RM120 / 4 classes, expires after 4 weeks

Salsa Level 1 – next intake:

  • Tue 8pm starting 11 Apr 2023

please contact Aisha 012-201-8690 to get some info / discuss your registration / class fees

Bachata Level 1 – next intake:

  • Thu 8pm starting 16 Mar 2023

Please contact Sam 012-280-6969

Complete Level 1 (Basic) and then continue with Partnerwork Lvl2 and above or Shines Lvl2 classes

Core Partnerwork – Salsa & Bachata Classes

Sam’s Salsa “Adv Beg” class Tue 9pm (Oct’21)
  • experience required / different levels available
  • rolling enrollment – contact our instructor(s) and we’ll get you to join a good level for you, ASAP!
  • RM40 drop-in or RM240 / 8 classes, expires after 8 weeks (best rate!)

Salsa partnerwork classes

  • Lvl 2 “Beginners” – Tue 9pm / Tue 8pm / Wed 9pm / Sun 3pm (Aisha)
  • Lvl3 “Adv Beg” – Sun 3pm / Tue 9pm (Sam)
  • Lvl7 “Advanced” – Sun 4pm (Aisha & Sam) – by invite only

Bachata partnerwork classes

  • Lvl 2A – Mon 8pm (Shahnaz & Sam)
  • Lvl 2B – Sat 2pm or Mon 9pm (Shahnaz & Sam)
  • Lvl3 “Adv Beginner” (Open Level) – Sat 3:00-4:30pm (Priscilla & Sam)

Solo Shines / Spins / Ladies Styling Classes

Sam’s join-anytime Shines class Tue 7pm (Nov’21)
  • expand your salsa repertoire
  • RM40 drop-in or RM240 / 8 classes, expires after 8 weeks (best rate!)

Shines / Salsa solo classes

  • Shines Lvl 1 “Basic” – currently not offered, students need to complete Salsa Lvl1 (4 classes) or some salsa experience before doing Shines Lvl2
  • Salsa Shines – Tue 8pm (Lvl2) / Sun 2pm (Lvl3)

contact Sam 012-280-6969

Ladies Styling class

  • future classes will be announced soon

contact Aisha 012-201-8690

Spins, Afro, & Body Movement class

  • Sun 5:30pm

contact Aisha 012-201-8690

Specialty Classes

Dips, Lifts, Tricks workshop (Dec’21)
  • Rueda Lvl1 class starting 7 Dec 2022 – Wed 8pm with Yuki, Sam, and KL Caliente
  • seasonal programs, expands on our Core classes – look out for our Xmas workshops on our social media
  • not part of VIP and other packages

Performance Classes

Rueda De Casino group performance “Chaca Chaca” by KL Caliente (Nov’22)
Bachata Ladies Styling performance “Entre Tu Y Mil Mares” by Ludmila (Oct’22)
Shines Class “Mi Ritmo Llego” by Sam (Sep’22)
Ladies Styling “Yo Soy El Punto Cubano” by Aisha #aishastyling (Aug’22-Sep’22)
Bachata group performance “Indigo” by Bachateros De Havana (Aug’22)
Couple Performance “Nada De Nada” by Sam & Aisha (Jul’22)
Salsa group performance “Tres Maria” by Tumbao (Season 2) (Jul’22)
Couple performance “Ku Impikan Binting / Se Traba” (Medley) by Sam & Aisha (Jun’22)
Spins & Styling class performance “Pirulero” by Aisha #aishastyling (Mar’22)
Ladies Styling class performance “Caramelo” by Aisha #aishastyling (Jan’22)
Salsa group performance “Sera Que No Me Amas” by Tumbao (Season 1) (Dec’21)
  • students are selected for performance training based on their consistent attendance & progression shown during regular weekly dance classes
  • performances are on a project basis / short time-frame project-based scheduling
  • students from other studios are welcome

Class Schedule

schedule by dance type – updated 12/03/23

Contact Us

  • Aisha 012-201-8690 (Salsa / Ladies Styling / Privates)
  • Sam 012-280-6969 (Bachata, Salsa >1 years, Shines, Rueda, Privates, Performances, Rental, General Enquiries)
  • Iylia 012-329-1915 (Swing)
  • Monika 012-201-5070 (Yoga)

Social Media

Student Testimonials

“best instructors for Salsa and Bachata”

Joesephiine Chor ’17

“.. so passionate about sharing his knowledge with his students. Love the classes!!”

Malini Tharumalingam ’19

“Amazing society and teachers! Great for beginner, intermediate and advance dancers. Absolutely recommend this studio.”

Fadi Al-Zawadi ’18

“very conducive place to learn salsa with a dedicated team of instructors, well-structured syllabus, friendly peeps and good vibes!”

Loo Chee Lum ’13

“definitely the place for even absolute beginners , see how salsa πŸ’ƒπŸ» changes your life – it’s magical ❀️”

Mayin Chan ’18

“Friendly and motivating teachers like Sam make learning salsa and bachata a whole lot of fun! Amazing place with dedicated instructors and classmates!”

Sheena Dina Rizal ’16

“The Best salsa school 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟”

Natalie Pangadiansjah ’18


Havana Estudio was established by Sherrie De Korte on 18 April 1998

About Us

Artistic Director Sam Sopiee heads the Salsa, Bachata, Shines, Rueda, and Performance programs. With our Directors Aisha (Salsa, Afro, Spins, Ladies Styling), and Priscilla (Bachata), and our associates at Naturosuisse Consult, KL Swing, LindyKL, etc

New programs in 2023: Mambo on2 (launched in Feb’23), Chacha / Pachanga / Boogaloo, and more!

No pendaftaran SSM: 201504000047, previously LLP0003827-LGN.

Get In Touch

General Enquiries (wa/tg)
+60 (12) 280-6969

Admin (wa/tg)
+60 (12) 901-8690

Drop By

56A Jalan Datuk Sulaiman
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur

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