Giving Thanks for Friendships

Giving Thanks for Friendships

Salsa dancing brings together people from all walks of life. We are so fortunate to have made many friends as well as having brought people together that have become close friends and sometimes more than just friends. What’s unique about friendships while Salsa...
Is There Such a Thing as Dance Etiquette?

Is There Such a Thing as Dance Etiquette?

Joe Wieder wrote a great piece about dance floor etiquette and we agree with him 100%. We seldom touch on this very important topic. Dancing is supposed to be fun… right? So below is a list of things to do and not to do to make the best of your dance night out:...
I Hated Dancing!

I Hated Dancing!

Because I’m a dance instructor, most people assume I’ve been dancing since childhood. That is no the case. Maybe “hate” is not the exact word I used but if memory serves me, the words were more like “I don’t like dancing”....
I Hate Veterans Day

I Hate Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a sad day for me (this is Luis by the way). Men and women who serve our Country in war come home and are remembered/celebrated once a year? Who in the world chose ONE day to be Veterans Day anyway? It feels similar to Valentine’s Day to me. Why...
The Hold Is Not a Hold

The Hold Is Not a Hold

Every Salsa lesson we teach includes a description of some sort of hold, be it closed hold, double-hand hold, right to left hold etc. It never occurred to me, ’til today, that in Salsa, we don’t “hold”. I don’t really know where the term...
From Beginner to Better Salsa Dancing

From Beginner to Better Salsa Dancing

If you’ve ever attended any of our Salsa dance lessons, you may recall us saying that if you “master the core basics you are on your way to becoming a proficient dancer”. When you’re get started, the very first thing we teach you are the...