Marchant & Davina's MAD Salsa Bootcamp Weekends are a revolutionary concept in salsa dance education. This is a unique opportunity for you to train intensively in an intimate friendly environment, where you won't get lost in the crowd. These residential weekends consist of 2 full days of workshops taught by Marchant & Davina Birch who are highly respected in the salsa world for their progressive and excellent standard of teaching.

"Don't think I can put into words how much I enjoyed this weekend. Two amazing teachers - the best. I have learnt so much. Everyone was friendly and relaxed. Enjoyed the fact that this was a small group."

The bootcamps are limited to 40-50 people (see each bootcamp for individual limit), with an even ratio of men & women. During the evenings there are social/practice sessions with a 'Salsa Surgery' when Marchant & Davina will give individual help with your dancing. There are various different levels/types of bootcamps to enable you spend a weekend learning with dancers of a similar level. Please read 'which bootcamp is for me' and the full details of each bootcamp to enable you choose the appropriate one for you.


2014/15 BOOTCAMPS ... Booking open !


31st October - 2 November 2014


5-7 December 2014


23-25 January 2015

These truly are weekends for the salsa mad... those of you who want to work hard, with a hunger to learn, and develop your dancing. The aim is for you to achieve growth and development in your dancing over the weekend, and leave with a real sense of achievement. You can find testimonials from previous weekends on each bootcamp page.

"It was nice to do actual dance training, which you don't usually get to do in regular salsa classes."

The bootcamps are held in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth in the south of England, which is easily accessible by road, rail and air.


  • A weekend of learning - exclusively with Marchant & Davina

  • 2 full days of workshops

  • A comprehensive & thorough timetable to cover many aspects of dancing salsa

  • Continuity & progression through all workshops

  • Intimate & friendly learning environment

  • Individual attention

  • Salsa surgery

  • Social & Practice dance sessions

  • Time for relaxation & socialising

  • Package includes en-suite accommodation, dinner, breakfast and full use of leisure facilities (where available).

  • Standard price is £ per person for the weekend, inclusive of all the above. Price based on 2 people sharing double/twin room.


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