Salsa & Bachata lessons In Los angeles

EXPERIENCE the life-changing power of latin dance




Signing up for private Latin Dance lessons with Liz Lira provides you with the unique opportunity to practice under the queen of salsa dance herself! Liz's history as a 25-time world champion of Latin Dance can be attributed not only to her passion for the dance but her focus on building a strong foundation rooted in principles of ballet. Liz has choreographed for shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars, and numerous movies, television shows, and commercials.

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We are so excited to take you to the 1920s and host this lavish affair where Latin dance meets swing. Dress to impress, get ready for magical surprises, and get ready to dance all night long!

Featuring DJ Charlie, DJ Dr. Nate, and Swing legend Chester Whitmore, this is a party you don't want to miss.

June 4, 2022

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Join all of us at Liz Lira Dance Academy on a journey of self-exploration to recognize your full potential and connect to your intuitive powers to fulfill the life you've always dreamt of.

This 5-day, 4-night experience will help you purify and cleanse your life for new beginnings, find natural strength, love yourself, and expand your potential by balancing the best of the eastern and western world.

September 15 - 20, 2022




The following classes are now offered for weekly sign up, with the exception of Wednesday Salsa and Bachata six week series. Students are required to register online, and spots will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Class Pass is also available, with only one class credit allowed. Unfortunately, during this time we are unable to offer class refunds, and can instead offer credit towards the LLDA boutique or private lessons. 


Come join us for Liz Lira Dance Academy Burlesque with Devon! Build strength, dance technique, and connect with yourself all while getting a kick-butt workout! The focus will be on self-expression, self-empowerment, dance history, and learning a sassy burlesque routine.

Monday 7-8pm with Devon Katrina


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Learn a fun way to social dance On 2. You will learn the all the main steps, history, and the style on the Mambo for the social dance floor.

Monday 8-9pm with Orlan Mat


Learn a beautiful fusion of Bachata, Zouk, and Kizomba, utilizing isolation, body waves/rolls, modern combos for social dancing. 

Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm with Orlan Mat


A ladies styling class to help you connect with your body, add Latin flavor to your movement and learn the essential hand and hip movements involved in ladies styling.

Wednesday 9-10pm with Ruxandra Calistru

In this intermediate/advanced salsa partnering class, you will work with your partner to learn new turn patterns and improve your lead and follow for use in choreography and on the social dance floor


Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm with Liz Lira + Henry Salazar



Sensual, Modern, Urban and Traditional Bachata perspectives to look and feel more confident, more sexy and more present on the dance floor.

Thursday 7-8pm with Zweli Barton



Learn intermediate salsa moves fit for the social dance floor with Orlan Mat. This class takes a special focus on musicality and partner connection.

Friday 7-8pm with Orlan Mat


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A technique-focused class to improve your salsa dancing using the exclusive Liz Lira Method. Improve your posture, balance, turn patterns, and coordination to build confidence on the dance floor. This class is a unique opportunity to benefit from exclusive training with Liz Lira.

Saturday 1:30-2:30pm with Liz Lira

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A technique-focused class to improve your bachata dancing using the exclusive Liz Lira Method. Improve your posture, balance, turn patterns, and coordination to build confidence on the dance floor. This class is a unique opportunity to benefit from exclusive training with Liz Lira.

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm with Liz Lira

Learn the most beautiful partnering Bachata Sensual, utilizing social dance moves, combos and styling to become more confident leading and following in the sensual style.


Sunday 1-2pm with JP Santana 



Join the confident dance method!

This virtual course is based in my Confident Dance Method, which will help you build incredible self-esteem and completely trust your deepest inner knowledge and intuition. This program is based on my own journey from feeling stuck and lacking in self-confidence, to where I am now: living my life purpose, connecting more deeply than ever to myself and others, and living every day with joy and passion.

Click the link below to learn more and reserve your spot!

Learn 3 innovative methods to build confidence on and off the dance floor with Salsa dance champion Liz Lira.

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