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Randy Despaigne

More Than Salsa founder and director. Randy Despaigne brings his latin experience from Cuba to the UK. Randy has more than 10 years experience of teaching and performing in Cuba as a principal dancer with dance companies Tropicana, Parisien and Havana Rakatan. He has also spent several years delivering workshops, private events and Cuban salsa classes in Spain and the UK. After moving to London he took part in Sadlers Wells Theatre and spent time working and teaching with different companies such as Oi Brasil and Cubanendo. Randy is excited to share his passion for dance and authentic Cuban flavour. More Than Salsa Cambridge offers Cuban salsa classes, Afro Cuban, Regueton, Samba and other latin classes. We also offer workshops for children and corporate events.

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Veronica Leonor

Artist, director and teacher, More Than Salsa. Veronica was born in Argentina, then later moved to Spain. She is a latin dancer, dance teacher and Montessori assistant. She has more than 15 years experience teaching and dancing in Madrid, Lisbon, Cuba, Brazil and London, along with working on Spanish TV and touring for different companies. Ballet, jazz and contemporary were her foundation but after a Brazilian workshop she moved in to Brazilian samba and Cuban salsa. Veronica moved to Cambridge when she became a Mum and had the opportunity to discover a new passion, working with the Maria Montessori Institute. She is a child protection and DBS checked teacher, and has delivered dance workshops to children around Cambridge.