Confirmation of Course Dates & Locations

It has come to our attention that certain schedules (amongst which the year-schedule and the try-five schedule) as distributed by UM SPORT in the past few weeks contain an error concerning the locations and dates of our courses. While they are fixing this we confirm the following dates and locations as correct for the people who currently have an erroneous copy:

Salsa: Wednesday 10th of September, 19.30-22.30 @ Oude Harmoniezaal Heugem, Heugemerstraat 76.
Wednesday 17th of September, 19.30-22.30 @ Oude Harmoniezaal Heugem, Heugemerstraat 76.
Salsa Schedule (all 12 lessons) (linked).

Oriental: Wednesday 10th of September, 21.00-22.00 @ Kumulus Room B46, Herbenusstraat 89.
Wednesday 17th of September, 21.00-22.00 @ Kumulus Room B46, Herbenusstraat 89.
Oriental Schedule (all 12 lessons) (linked).

Latin/Ballroom: Thursday 11th of September, 20.00-23.00 @ Danscentrum Bernaards, Brusselsestraat 97.
Thursday 18th of September, 20.00-23.00 @ Danscentrum Bernaards, Brusselsestraat 97.
Latin/Ballroom Schedule (all 12 lessons) (linked).

The full course schedule is available under “Agenda” in the menu.

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14-15 update


Just a quick heads-up to current and upcoming members. Membership fees have been lowered to €15,- per ½ (academic) year.

Course calendar is available for both Latin/Ballroom and Salsa. Oriental is still on! We’re just waiting for location confirmation to publish the schedule.

Registration open for 52nd European Tournament for Dancing Students

A mainstay in the life of many a student dancer, the European Tournament for Dancing Students is a semi-annual social Latin/Ballroom tournament. These days the tournament regularly serves the dancing (competition and social party), food and sleeping needs of 500 to 700 student dancers. Do you want to experience this? Then contact the teamcaptain through teamcaptain(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

As far as the level of dancing is concerned. If you’ve followed about 20 Latin/Ballroom lessons you’ll be able to compete in the lowest of 4 classes, the Amateurs class. With more experience you’ll be able to place yourself for the higher classes such as Professionals, Masters and Champions. In these you’ll be expected to dance with more technique and dance additional dances such as Samba, Viennese Waltz, Slowfox and Paso Doble. When you are nearing competition level you’ll register in the open class, where dedicated competition dancers battle it out for first place.

You can find a lot of other information on the website, (, or just post your question in our Facebook group.

Salsa Men’s & Ladies styling workshop

For those of you who want to go a bit further than only doing the salsa steps, this is your chance. During this workshop you’ll learn how to improve your dancing skills by making everything you do a bit more fancy! :P So for the men this means doing more than only looking at the woman you’re dancing with. For the ladies this means being even sexier than you normally already are (if this sounds as a bit too much, stick with ‘fancy’).

Salsa class

This will all take place Monday the 28th of April at ‘Stichting Trefcentrum Wittevrouwenveld’ (Edisonstraat 4). We’ll start at 20.00h and the workshop will take 2 hours. The lesson will be provided by Jason Leckie (dancepartner).

Costs will be €7,50 for members and €10,- for non-members

After the workshop we can dance a little more till 23.00h, so you get to practice your new moves!

If you want to follow this workshop, please sign-up during the lessons or send an email to accie(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

Kisses Isanne, Lisa, Naomi

Course Registration

All our courses have started again. As usual our first few lessons you can try out for free and without the necessity of a UM SPORT Membership Sports.

Latin/Ballroom takes place on Tuesdays at the L’Empereur, Stationsstraat 2, starting at 19.30.
Salsa takes place on Wednesdays at the Oude Harmoniezaal Heugem, Heugemerstraat 76, starting at 19.30.
Oriental Dance also takes place on Wednesdays, but at Kumulus, Herbenusstraat 89, Room B46, starting at 20.30.
(see the full schedule here with dates, starting times & locations)

If you like the lessons you can register at our secretary during the evening or by e-mail (secretaris(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) Also check our information pages: