Dance, Traditional activities in Eastern Cuba
Spanish courses, dancing classes and various other specialist activities can be organized at Ateneo, a cultural organization set up in the late 19th century by lawyer Antonio Bravo Correoso. Bank on CUC$5 for two-hour lessons on salsa dancing, percussion or guitar/ tres (a guitar with seven strings and an integral part of son of Carlos Bourbon of Ballet Folklórico Cutumba fame. There are 11 or so teac).
Ask about practice sessions at the studios of the Conjunto Folklórico de Oriente and the Foco Cultural Tumba Francesa at General Banderas. Traditional dancing also takes place at other focos culturales (cultural shows) around town most evenings.