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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    How to claim salsa class injury compensation


    Exercise has to be fun, otherwise you won’t keep it up or enjoy it for any period of time. That’s one of the reasons why lots of people are getting into dance classes. These can involve all kinds of different dance methods, enabling you to learn something new and get fitter at the same time. Of course, you will also have a great time learning the process and dancing with other people.

    Salsa classes have certainly taken the UK by storm in recent times. This particular dance style hails from Cuba, and it has come a long way to reach our shores before enthralling lots of people here. Thankfully most classes are great fun and very entertaining too. They are also very safe to enjoy and you can rest assured you will complete the process without any concerns. However, this is not always the case.

    Are you being taught properly?

    Every salsa class should be taught by someone who has extensive experience in teaching dance classes, particularly salsa. They should also be qualified as instructors, so you can be assured of getting proper advice and support throughout the lessons. If this is not the case you could end up trying moves that are not safe or easy to do. You might be injured if you are given bad advice or advice from the instructor that does not take into account any health conditions you have previously warned them about.

    There is also the problem of where you practise your salsa dancing. Some people have won salsa class injury compensation because they have been injured in some other capacity. For example, if the class takes place in a large hall, that hall should be fit for that purpose. If it is not, you may be injured as a result. For instance, the floor could be very polished and slippery, or there could be tripping hazards at various points that are not easy to see or avoid.

    Could you win salsa class injury compensation?

    Suffering an injury during a dance class can really ruin the whole experience. Indeed it could keep you out of dancing for many weeks to come, depending on the injury itself. It might even affect your work or personal life. So call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 to see if you could claim salsa class injury compensation.

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    Date Published: November 7, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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