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The Directors of Latin Fire Donna, Warren, & Mike are proud to introduce our Team of dance instructors at Latin Fire.

Dedicated Instructors

Our Dedicated Instructors bring a wealth of experience to the Christchurch Latin dancing scene! Whether you are an 'Absolute Beginner' or a 'Top Rate' dancer they will show you passion and commitment in their classes to take you to whatever level you want to go to! We are also available to help with that special wedding dance. So contact us now to book in a lesson with the studio who care about every student!

Your Latin Dance Instructors

Your highly experienced dance instructors, with over 20 years of teaching Salsa, Donna and Warren, have one of the longest running South Island dance studios and are among the Top Talent for both teaching & performing Salsa dancing in New Zealand. They were introduced to Latin Salsa as a hobby in 1997, and now it has grown into a thriving, passionate business.
Their Salsa lessons have a clear, fun and easy to follow structure to help you gain the most out of your dancing. Their success in classes, performing & competitions sets the high standard they love to achieve in anything they take on.


Award Winning Instructors

Donna & Warren were honoured to receive a special award for their many years of Contribution to New Zealand Latin Dance & Music at the NZ/Pacific Salsa Congress 2009.

They have represented New Zealand Salsa in Sydney 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015 & lead their Team to 1st place positions at the South Island Salsa Competition 2008, 2009 & 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 as well as 2nd & 3rd places at the NZ Salsa Nationals 2013!! Warren was placed 1st at the NZ Salsa Solos 2014, Masters Division & Donna 1st at the NZ Salsa Solos 2015, 2016 & NZ Latin Cup 2016 & 2017 aswell as placing at the World Salsa Solos!


The Latin Fire Youth Team have been excelling at the World Salsa Solos 2017,2018 & 2019 with several Winning Titles.

Latin Fire at South Island Latin Champs 2020 were placed 1st Shine Latin Team, 2nd Salsa Team, 3rd Salsa shine team as well as many 1st, 2nd & 3rd titles for their Youth

Latin Fire at South Island Latin Champs 2021 were placed 2nd Shine Latin Team, 2nd Salsa Team, 3rd Salsa Duet Plus 1st Youth Salsa Solo, 1st Youth Latin Solo, 1st Youth Latin Team, 1st Youth Salsa Team, 1st Youth Latin Duet

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