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What is Hills Latin Dancing?

Hills Latin Dancing was the first Latin Dance school in the Rouse Hill/Kellyville/Windsor/Stanhope Gardens/The Ponds/Schofields/Quakers Hill/Blacktown/Marsden Park areas.

We offer Beginner and Intermediate classes for Salsa, Bachata & Merengue.

Why should I join Hills Latin Dancing?

Why should I learn to dance?

  • Meet New Friends
  • Grow Your Confidence
  • It’s Great Exercise
  • Learn A New Skill
  • It’s Fun!
  • Cheap Prices
  • Helpful Instructors
  • Easy-To-Follow Moves. Everything is broken down
  • Small-Medium Class Sizes
  • 1-on-1 Attention

Where are your classes held?

Rouse Hill Community Centre
39-41 Clower Ave, Rouse Hill NSW 2155

When are your classes?

Click here for the timetable and to book

Do you have any weekend classes?

Unfortunately not. We do however do Private Lessons on Saturdays.

How much are your classes?

Group Classes:

$25 per person – Casual Rate

$120 per person for 6 Weeks (That’s only $20 per class)

$240 per person for 12 Weeks (& a FREE T-Shirt)

Payment Plans Available!

Private Classes:


Do you offer Private Lessons for Wedding Dances?

We sure do! Click here to find out more about our Private Wedding Lessons and to book one now.

Do I need a partner?

You do not need a partner to attend any of our classes. There are always other students and instructors to dance with.

What do I wear?

Wear something you are comfortable in.
Dance shoes are not required either. If you are looking for some comfortable dance shoes though (female/male), click here to find out more about Fuego Shoes. Use the code ‘hillslatindancing’ for 10% off.
We also do sell Female Latin Heeled Shoes too. Click here to visit our Shoe store.

What do I bring to a dance class?

Just yourself, a bottle of water, a payment method and maybe a sweat towel.

If you have dance shoes, bring them along too.

What do I bring to a Social Night?

Bring along your dance shoes (if you have any), a water bottle, a payment method, some nibbly food for everyone to enjoy in-between dancing and maybe a sweat towel, if you plan to dance all night.

Do I have to book for Social Nights?

Preferably yes! Please click here to find out when our next social night and where to buy tickets.

It is $20 for all night (6:30pm-9:30pm) if you buy online. $25 at the door.

Can I come to a Social Night if I have never attended one of your classes before?

Absolutely! Our instructors will be able to teach you a few moves to use on the dance floor throughout the night so you feel comfortable.

Do you do any other classes besides Salsa & Bachata?
Yes, we also run a Swing class every Thursday night at 8pm.

What is Merengue?

Merengue is a type of music and dance originating in the Dominican Republic. The dance has a 2-step beat. It is popular because it is a simple dance involving just stepping on the beat. Anyone can dance Merengue.

Click here for an example of Merengue music.

Click here for an example of Merengue dancing.

We teach a little bit of Merengue at the end of our Intermediate classes. We do not offer it as a Private Lesson though.

If you want to learn about Salsa & Bachata, visit the bottom of our Home Page.

How do I book in for a Group class?

Click here to book in for any of our classes.

How can I practice outside out of your Group Classes?

You can, of course, practice at home. We film the moves we teach you at every Group Class and upload them to our Private Facebook Community Page, which you will be able to join once you attend your first class.

We also offer monthly social nights, where you can practice your moves with your partner, friends and other students and instructors.
If you want to enhance your learning, you can also book in a Private Lesson with one of our instructors for only $95/hr.

Where can I buy dance shoes?

If you are looking for comfortable dance shoes (female/male), which are good for your knees and other joints, easy to turn with and look cool no matter what age you are, click here to check out Fuego Shoes. Use the code ‘hillslatindancing’ for 10% off.
We also do sell Female Latin Heeled Shoes too. Click here to visit our Shoe store.

How are you keeping us COVID safe?

We are wiping down all surfaces before, after and during each class, providing hand sanitiser, contact tracing and you can also choose to wear a face mask and/or dance by yourself to keep your distance from others. Just let an instructor know if you choose to do this.

Do I have to wear a face mask?

It is completely your choice whether you would like to wear a face mask during our classes. We believe it should be a personal choice.

Do you welcome the unvaccinated?

Yes! We welcome everybody. We do not discriminate against anyone based on their vaccination status, age, gender, sexuality, religion or previous dance experience.
Everyone is treated equal.

Do you teach kids too?

Unfortunately no. Currently for our Group Classes, our minimum age is 16. If you are younger than 16 and would like to join, please contact us and we might be able to make an exception.

Who are your instructors?

Our main instructor and owner is Lauren Yeates.

Lauren has been dancing ever since she was little. With over 20 years dancing experience, she is trained in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballroom and Latin Dancing. In 2019, Lauren came 2nd in Cha Cha, 3rd in Rumba and Tango at the ASDAC Ballroom Jack & Jill competition in Canberra. Dancing is her life. She could not live without it.

You can email Lauren at hillslatindancing@gmail.com

Her assistant instructor is Alex Alonso.

With his family being Spanish, Latin is in Alex’s blood. He is the King of feeling the beat. When Alex isn’t dancing (which is very rare), he works in IT and loves to study and exercise.

You can email Alex at hillslatindancing@gmail.com

Do you offer any classes for disabled or elderly?

Yes we do! We offer a Seated Dance & Exercise Class as a Private Lesson at your home. Perfect for the wheelchair-bound and elderly. This class improves flexibility, mobility, strength and circulation. Click here to find out more.

If you can’t find your question here, please contact us.