Want To Learn Salsa?

Smooth Salsa is a Birmingham based team of Instructors run by Michael Pottinger who has been teaching salsa in Birmingham since 1997 with his dance partner and dear friend, Maxine Stephens.

Smooth Salsa consists of a number of friendly Instructors who can offer quality tuition in the dance styles listed below.

Why Learn Salsa?


  • Fun way of meeting people!
  • Great way to stay in shape!
  • No dance experience required!
  • No dance partner required!
  • Friendly Sociable atmosphere!
  • UKA Accredited Teachers!

Smooth Salsa offer dance classes nearly everyday of the week, just scroll along the menu bar above to the classes tab to find a day and class that suits you.

We can also offer teacher training, so you too could be an accredited Dance teacher with UKA.

Bringing a new night of Salsa to Bournbrook & Selly Oak Social Club, Birmingham!

Salsa Party with Smooth Salsa!

Bournbrook And Selly Oak Social Club,

After the success of the Smooth Salsa party on Friday 31st May 2019, Smooth Salsa has secured more dates at Bournbrook. As far as I could see, everyone who attended seemed happy, which made me feel happy & the venue was extremely happy with the results of the whole night!

New night of Salsa In Wolverhampton!

Smooth Salsa is happy to announce the introduction of another monthly party in collaboration with Salsa-Versity.

This night is usually held every 3rd Friday of the month!

Smooth Salsa & Salsa-Versity will also be offering weekly Salsa classes every Tuesday evening too, more info can be found on the classes page.

Bringing a new night of Salsa to Moseley, Birmingham!

Salsa Party with Smooth Salsa and Muchasalsa!

Smooth Salsa and Muchasalsa have come together to bring you yet another top night of Salsa, with sprinkles of Bachata, Kizomba and Cha Cha. This new proposed night will take place in the heart of Moseley within the newly renovated Coach House Bar and Restaurant.

Click on the promotional flyer above to navigate to the Special Events page for more info or simply use the navigation bar at the top of the page!

Private Tuition Available

Smooth Salsa also offer 1-2-1 private tuition too for those that are keen and want to develop a little quicker. Our aim is to provide you with high quality tuition whilst maintaining a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

So if you fancy a change on a special occasion contact us or if you are looking for a regular dance class in the Birmingham area then take a look at the days we teach to see if we can accommodate you.

Available For Private Parties

The Smooth Salsa team can also provide fun lessons for Weddings, Private Parties and Corporate Events if you are looking for a burst of life and positive energy for an event. It's a great way to get employees to connect and relate in a fun, relaxing environment.

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Monthly Party

Smooth Salsa Monthly Parties

Our parties have been growing steadily over the past 10 years putting Smooth Salsa on the Salsa map with many agreeing we provide the best Salsa parties in Birmingham. The Smooth Salsa team are a friendly bunch & it shows at our parties, in our classes & we always aim to please.

We offer a number of different parties each month so please check the Special Events page for more information.

Click on the promotional flyer above to navigate to the Special Events page for more info or simply use the navigation bar at the top of the page!