Monday Night Salsa Classes at the Rockit Room!

May 8, 2009 by  
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Rockit Room
SalsaCrazy's ROCKIT ROOM Class!

May Session Tickets Now Available

SalsaCrazy's Rockit Room class continues… In Style!

Join us for an amazing salsa session in the Richmond.
Sign up for May Classes Now!

Learn to Salsa Dance…  Get Crazy!

The Rockit Room
406 Clement St (at 5th Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94118

Tuesday night Salsa Classes Glas Kat Club SF

May 6, 2009 by  
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Alison with Beginners at 7:45
Ricardo with Intermediates at 8:30pm

Glas Kat Mr. Maracas: Salsa Dancing
Every Tuesday Night + Live Music

Salsa dancing all night long!

Glas Kat SupperClub

Salsa Dancing Every Tuesday & Always Amazing Live Salsa Music!

Dance performance by Alison Hurwitz and Jesus Ortiz. Music by Los Boleros.

Summer Intensive with Ricardo and Tianne

May 5, 2009 by  
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 $375 for 5-10 hours a

week of salsa instruction

June 8-July 31 2009

Studio Gracia
19 Heron St, San Francisco CA
Want to join us? email Ricardo at
call Ricardo (510)612-0985
Tianne (415)571-6478




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Cuban Dance Classes in the Bay Area, San Francisco

Learn to Dance Salsa, Cuban Style!!

Classes Start

Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 3:30pm

3316 24th St. San Francisco

Classes start on Saturday, April 4th
and Sunday, April 5th
Saturdays: Afro-Cuban Folklore
3:30–5:00 pm | all levels | $12

Sundays: Cuban Popular (Listening + Dance)
12:00–2:00 pm | all levels | $20

1605 Church at 28th St., San Francisco

Classes start on Thursday, April 2th

Thursdays: Afro-Cuban Folklore
7:30–9:00 pm | all levels | $15


At Oakland Veteran's Hall, 200 Grand Ave. at Harrison, Oakland
Classes start on Tuesday, April 7th

Tuesdays: Cuban Popular (Listening + Dance)
7:00–9:30 pm | all levels | $25

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About Roberto Borrell:

bio from Roots of Timba Project
Roberto Borrell learned traditional and popular Afro-Cuban dance, percussion, and song from master musicians and dancers while growing up in la Havana Vieja, Havana, Cuba. He is a respected dancer and percussionist of Afro-Cuban Yoruba, Abakua (Calabar), Rumba, Arará (Dahony), and Palo (Congo). He also a master dancer and teacher of Cuban popular dance styles such as son montuno, danzón, and cha cha cha.

Mr. Borrell led the Afro-Cuban folkloric group Kubata in Cuba for 10 years before coming to the United States in 1980, where he founded a new company under the same name. Kubata, then based in New York City, performed Roberto’s productions for 10 years in many major East Coast venues, such as the Smithsonian, Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall. He also was founder and musical director of the famous New York-based Son Grupo, part of Kubata productions.

Borrell danced in the front line of the Folklorico Nacional de Cuba for several years and, in major United States venues, has performed and recorded both as a dancer and percussionist, with legends such as Tito Puente, the Machete Ensemble, Chocolate Armenteros, “Cachao” Lopez, and Richard Egües.

Mr. Borrell was the co-founder, percussionist and musical co-director of the 11-member Orquesta la Moderna Tradición, one of the only ensembles in the United States that is dedicated to the performance of classic Cuban dance music: son, guaracha, cha cha cha, and especially the lilting grooves of the danzón.

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2 Day Salsa Dance Workshops, San Francisco

Attention Salsa Dancers,

Advocates, Enthusiasts and Spectators!!

March 21-March 22

Join Luis Aguilar along with his world class, salsa and internatinal latin champion partner Anya Katsevman for their intense 5 hour workshops saturday March 21, and 4 hours on Sunday March 22, fulfilling all of your salsa dance needs.

Together we will derive the essence of salsa dance with the concepts of male/female shines showcasing how same steps can vary to suit your gender, technical application enabling all to execute any turn pattern with ease, and share the secrets behind our style.

3 Workshops Saturday March 21.

Location: Dance Spectrum 1707 South Bascom Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008

Workshop 1.
On2 Beginner & Intermediate
From 1:00- 2:30 PM
Technique, Musicality, Shines & Turn Patterns

Time 2:30-3:30
Special All Levels Workshop
Male/Female Characterization

Workshop 3.
On2 Intermediate & Advanced
From 3:30PM-5:00 PM
Technique, Musicality, Shines & Turn Patters

2 Workshops Sunday March 22

Location: Glas Kat Super Club
San Francisco, CA

Workshop 1.
On2 Beginner & Intermediate
Technique, Musicality, Shines & Turn Patterns

Workshop 2.
On2 Intermediate & Advanced


Technique, Musicality, Shines & Turn Patterns

Luis Aguilar and Anya Katsevman

About Luis & Anya:

Anya and Luis are quickly becoming New York's hottest new salsa talent. After taking 2nd place in the International Salsa Competition held in New York City this August they have put themselves on the map. Since then they won the San Fransisco Salsa Congress and came fourth in the ESPN World Salsa Championships along with leading the Dancesport all stars to a fourth place finish in the team devision. Born in Kiev Ukraine Anya Katsevman has been living in the United States for 15 years. She began her training at the ripe age of eleven. After watching her brother become National Champion, Anya developed her own competitive drive that hasn't stopped since. She has won over 20 prestigious world titles in the international Latin dance arena over the past 12 years.

Luis debuted in 2000 with the Salsa Mania Dance Company in San Francisco. Since then, he has performed with such giants in the Latin music industry as El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, the Tito Puente Orquestra, Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Jose “El Canario” Alberto, Oscar de Leon, Eddie Palmieri, the Spanish Harlem Orquestra and Sonora Carruseles. In addition to his impressive performance credits, Luis has taken 1st place in many Latin dance competitions and Congressos such as The San Francisco International Salsa Congress, the Bay Area Salsa Dance Competition. With their combined backgrounds Anya and Luis make a dynamic duo that brings a fresh new element to the salsa dance floor.

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Salsa Dance Fridays at Vima Studios, San Francisco

Vima Dance Studio presents:


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Vima Dance Studio
560 Third Street
(between Bryant and Brannan)
San Francisco, CA 94107

Tel: 415-977-0203

Group Class Fee: $14.00

Friday at 7:10 pm Beginning Salsa with Dian Sitap-Meechai

Friday at 8:10 pm Open Level Salsa with Rafael Dominguez

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About Vima Dance Studio:

Vima is the Greek word for "step." Step into Vima and take your first "vima" on the dance floor. Visit us for an introduction to social dancing and, who knows, maybe even become the star competitor of tomorrow!

In the artistic environment of our dance studio, our friendly and talented teachers share their experience during private lessons and group classes in Ballroom, Latin and Swing dances: from hot Salsa and sexy Rumba to dreamy Foxtrot and elegant Waltz, and lots more.

Dance SF Presents Wednesday Night Salsa Lessons at Rasselas Jazz Club






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Evan Margolin / SalsaCrazy

Never thought you could salsa? Think again! This class is for you…

Evan Margolin (aka "SalsaCrazy") has been teaching salsa for over ten years, known across the world for having fun, social, and step by step "club style" salsa dance classes.

As producer and instructor of the bestselling salsa dance videos in the world, having taught over 100,000* people how to salsa, he's created a true, step by step methodology for teaching people how to salsa dance that is both fun, and accessible.

These classes are fun and social, a great way to meet new people while learning a new skill. No Partner Necessary!


Brand  NEW Venue: Rasselas Jazz ClubIn the beautiful back Salsa room!
1534 Fillmore Street – San Francisco, California 94115

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Latin Dance 12 Week Series at JasDance, Santa Rosa

Learn to Latin Dance at JASDANCE ACADEMY!

JASDANCE Academy (Fifth Street Fitness)

515 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, CA


Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 7:30pm
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 7:30pm

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uJASDANCE Academy will be starting the "Salsa" L.D.P. 12-week series that includes Bachata, Rumba, Salsa and Cha-Cha-Cha. In order of rhythmic complexity we will be teaching the above dances, respectively.

The program will offer you the best technique for partner dancing in both the social and professional arena. The objective, to bring your level of dancing to new heights.

The Latin Dance Program is designed for Beginner/Intermediate dancers but is open to all levels and dance backgrounds.

You will have the opportuniy to stay on with us on a month to month basis for training.

Because we believe in giving back to our community; we are making it affordable, plentiful and fun.

The Latin Dance Program will include Bachata, Rumba, Salsa and Cha-Cha-Cha.  This 3-month series offers training in rhythm, technique, partnering and styling for thorough undertstanding of these latin dances.  The ability to differentiate these dances is pivitol to improving your partner dancing skills.

Technique for:
Lead and Follow (Frame and Connection)

Core Training and Alignment

Body Isolations
Latin Hip Action
Ladies/Gentleman Styling
Rhythm & Musicality
Lifts & Tricks
And Much Much More

We will provide a complete schedule and Lesson plan at the first session.

To Register for this Class Please Visit

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Unique Opportunity to Learn to Dance from Griselle Ponce, Sacramento

Yemaya Salsa Dance Presents,

Dance Workshop with Griselle Ponce!!!

January 31st, 2009

Eastern Star Ballroom
2719 K Street
Downtown Sacramento
Phone: (916) 524-0211

Visit for registration.

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About Griselle Ponce:

Griselle Ponce, an award winning Instructor, and A role model to the Latin Community, is one of the top New York/New Jersey area dancers and choreographers.  Former Model of Television show Sabado 47.

Born, July 7th 1979, and raised absorbing the sounds that emanated in and around the Beautiful Island of Puerto Rico.  From an early age Griselle started conquering many talen shows and beauty pageants; needless to say Mrs. Ponce was born for the stage.  Today at the age of 29, Griselle has traveled extensively around the world, from National to International tours.  Performing around the world, from cities and countries such as Italy, Germany, Korea, Israel, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Mexico just to name a few.

In 2002, Ponce Founded her very own Runway on 2 Dance Modeling and Studios.  After having trained many talented students Griselle put together an ensemble of Runway on 2's finest students and created her dance company Taima' "Las Hijas del Trueno" an Afro-Puerto Rican Ballet.  Together they deliver some of the most exciting and energetic dance routines around the world.

In December 2005, Griselle released her first Instructional DVD titled Lady's Styling by Griselle Ponce (Beautiful style with a touch of class).  The DVD became a hit and has sold all over the world.  Today, Griselle has been spending more time at home after Opening up her very own dance school "The House of Dance", withtwo important missions, to share her passion of the art of dance with the new generation and to serve as an outlet for youths to channel their energies into a positive skill that would enrich their cultural identity.

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DanceSF Salsa Classes Are Back!!

Register NOW with Dance SF

for your New Years Salsa Dance Classes!!

Starts Monday January 5th, 12th, 19th (3 Week Series!)

Rockit Room
406 Clement Street
between 5th and 6th Ave
San Francisco, CA

To Register Click HERE

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About Evan Margolin:

Evan Margolin (aka "SalsaCrazy") has been teaching salsa for over ten years, known across the world for having fun, social, and step by step "club style" salsa dance classes.

As producer and instructor of the bestselling salsa dance videos in the world, having taught over 100,000* people how to salsa, he's created a true, step by step methodology for teaching people how to salsa dance that is both fun, and accessible.

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About the Rockit Room:

Rockit Rooom is dedicated to bringing San Francisco the best in emerging music from the Bay Area and around the world.

Upstairs you will find one of the greatest sounding and most intimate music venues in the nation. Recently renovated, Rockit Room provides a top-notch sound system, giant stage, hardwood floors, full bar and comfortable seating throughout the venue.

Downstairs, find a warm neighborhood bar with all the amenities, including two pool tables, a foosball machine, multiple lounge areas, three flat screen TVs and an iTunes jukebox.

To Register Click HERE

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On2 Salsa Workshop with Salsa World Champs!!

Workshops with Oliver and Luda!!!!

Learn to dance On 2 with these 5 Time World Salsa Champions and "Dancing With The Stars" pro's.

PB&G Dance Studio (next to Dance Spectrum)
1701 S. Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA

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TUESDAY – November 25th from 6:30 – 9:30pm  –  $45 in advance

Review musicality, learn how to get the perfect lines, and practice ideal body movement, Transition from on1 to on 2

WEDNESDAY – November 26th from 6:30 – 9:30pm – Advanced/Master Class – On2 – $45 in advance

Attend both classes for $75 when paid in advance.


About Luda and Oliver:

As children, Luda Kroitor and Oliver Pineda (both 22) were paired up in a Lambada Club because they were the smallest in the class and they’ve been dancing together ever since. They won the 2001 IDO World Salsa Championship and have competed in DanceSport in Japan and London and are now both professionals.

Although they have had a breaks from each other in the past, they eventually got back together because, ‘it was just such a good partnership’ says Oliver, and, ‘we couldn’t find anybody better than each other’. Luda describes herself as a fiery dancer, which Oliver thinks goes well with his certain suaveness that comes out on the dance floor.

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La Style Salsa Workshop with Peter Araiza!!


Learn LA Style Salsa this Weekend!!


Saturday Nov. 22nd 4:00-6:00pm 

Studio to Dance
6190 Bollinger Rd.
San Jose, CA 95129 

Sunday Nov. 23rd 2:30-4:30pm

Dance Mission Theatre
3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 


$30 for one workshop / $50 for both workshops

For more info email:

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Bachata Workshops with Bachata King, Rodchata. Sacramento

Sacramento Ultimate Bachata Workshops

November 15th, 2008

Sac Cultural Arts Center
6520 44th Street #308
Sacramento, CA 95823
*1:30pm Bachata Dance Theory & Practice (Tradicion y Moderna)*
*2:30pm Bachata Applications Moves, Intermediate to Advanced*
$25 each workshop or $40 for both

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About Rodchata:

Rodney “Rodchata” Aquino is a world renown Latin Dance teacher. Solely responsible for contributing and popularizing bachata and salsa dance in San Francisco Bay Area, RODCHATA, as bachateros intimately calls him, has been in the Latin Dance scene for over 15 years and is considered one of the foremost authority in salsa and bachata dance.

A certified instructor, his dance background includes Latin International Ballroom, salsa (on1, on2 mambo, and Cuban son, Casino), chachacha, merengue and bachata (traditional and modern). His 1st encounter of the bachata dance was in the East Coast in the 90’s. He embarked himself into dancing bachata and studying the culture ever since.

Contact: Roxana –

Tel: (916) 428-3210

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NEW Salsa Dance Class, Wednesdays, San Jose

NEW Salsa & Bachata Classes


Salsa & Bachata Classes with Edwin

Susan Studio
2146 Ringwood Ave San Jose, CA 95031
Tel: 408-835-1889

Salsa dance lessons ALL LEVELS
Beginners 7:00 – 7:45 PM
Intermediate 7:45 – 8:30 PM
Modern Bachata Dance LEssons 8:30 – 9:15 PM

*Social Dancing from 9:30 – 12:00 AM
$10 for all lessons and dance
$6 for social dancing ONLY

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Salsa Aerobics & Body Isolation Workshop with Pantea, Sunnyvale

Salsa Aerobics & Body Isolation Workshop


For Ladies and Men

Get Your Heart Pumping and Your Body Grooving, Burn Fat, Tone & Tighten Your Body, all while Learning to Express Yourself Through Music & Dance.

What is Salsa Aerobics?

Salsa Aerobics is a high energy dance workout class. "90 minutes of pute and intese workout to Latin rhythms, Salsa Aerobics delivers a whole-body, beat-driven workout, as well as provides great body isolation exercises, to help you loosen up in the body and experience the freedom of moving; performed to rhythms such as Afro-Cuban, Salsa, Merengue and Reggaeton.

Like regular aerobics, Salsa aerobics helps you improve flexibility, coordination, increase stamina, strengthen your cardiovascular system, tone & tighten your body, and shed excess body fat.

We complete the dance workout with a cool down with stretches to lengthen the muscles, leaving you refreshed and relaxed.

Every Saturday:
11am-12:30pm All Levels

1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale
(on the corner of Fair Oaks & Tasman)
(408) 745-7827

The cost of the workshop is $12.00
Drop-in / No registration is necessary
No partner is necessary

Experience the explosion of fitness and expression while the music takes control of your body.

Let the rhythm of Latin music shake you hips and burn unwanted calories, boost your physical endurance and range of motion all while learning the latest Afro-Cuban, Salsa, Samba, Merengue, and Reggaeton dance steps…you will forget that you are exercising.

Remember to bring a hand towel, water; and all you energy, dress comfortabley, try to wear either jazz sneakers, or tennis shoes…..AND PREPARE TO SWEAT!

This workshop is recommended for dancers of all Latin styles, backgrounds, and levels. For men, this workshop is the closest thing that comes to Men's styling, so DON'T MISS OUT 😉

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Special Opportunity to Learn Salsa Rueda with Duane Wren and Maribel Vasquez

Salsa Vale Todo and Salsa Rueda Social is pleased to present:

Direct from their international travels and performances

Duane Wren and Maribel Vasquez

Internationally recognized instructors and

performers of Salsa Casino, Rueda, Rumba,

Afro-Cuban and Son.

Join us for this great opportunity to study with these wonderful instructors and performers.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Time: 7:00 – 10:00pm

Dance Mission

3316 24th Street (corner Mission)

San Francisco, CA

7-8pm: Beg/Int Salsa Rueda Workshop

8-9pm: Int/Adv Salsa Rueda Workshop

9-10pm: Performers/Instructors Workshop

$15/1 hr, $25/2hrs, $35/all 3 hrs

check out their Salsa Rueda Social feature page at:

Duane and Maribel's site at:

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About Duane:

New Orleans , La native duane Wrenn was born to dance. Learning Salsa at 26 years young, duane excelled quickly and now dances as if he has always known Cuban blood flowed in his veins. President of the successful Energetic Soul Studios in Clawson , Mi, duane has a B.S. degree in Exercise Science and is a highly accredited Fitness Consultant. After working as a Personal Trainer to the stars duane has focused mainly on developing his unique dancing style. He now resides in Detroit , Michigan . Over the last six years duane has put his knowledge and experience to use developing several unique classes from dance to aerobic and strength. With over 500 special appearances both locally and abroad his experience and track record speaks for itself.

duane created a Salsa aerobic class with an accompanying video aptly named Energetic Salsa (TM). This basic video teaches its viewers 7 main variations of the basic salsa steps. duane is also the creator of Energetic Soul°sa T where he combines linear and circular styles of Salsa dancing. This is what duane refers to as " Mi receta y Mi Sazon" .

duane is considered one of the top instructors of Afro-Cuban Salsa (Casino) style dancing in the Midwest . His background ranges from Cuban Rumba, Son, Capoeira, and Break dancing. duane specializes in Casino style dancing with an Energetic Soul*sa Twist.

Maribel Vasquez is a world class Salsa dancer. Born and raised in Southern California she showed a talent for dance from an early age, expressed first through her Mexican cultural heritage as Cumbia. In 1997 Maribel moved from California to Ann Arbor, Michigan where she enrolled at Washtenaw Community College and completed her Associates Degree in 1999.

A pivotal moment in her dance life came when she met Energetic Soul Studios Master Instructor duane Wrenn in 2001. Maribel engaged in a very serious and rigorous course study of Cuban style Salsa which eventually led to her becoming duane's personal dance partner performing nationally and internationally for such events as the International Hustle Salsa Congress, Salsa Rueda Congress in Miami and the Vancouver Rueda Congress. In addition she is a senior member of the Energetic Soul Supreme Dance Team, not only performing but also helping to teach the team.

As part of her extensive training directly under duane, Maribel has advanced to the level of Top Senior Instructor at Energetic Soul Studios teaching group and private lessons. She regularly assists duane as he teaches workshops locally and throughout the country. Maribel has also been called to teach her own Lady's Styling Footwork Workshops at the Chicago Salsa

Congress and to instruct at the Mega Mix Rueda de Casino Workshops. She also appears as a featured dancer on the Energetic Soul Studios Instructional DVDs.

Maribel's background includes Salsa, Casino, Rueda de Casino, Soul*sa, Cuban Rumba, Bachata and Merengue. Always looking to expand her skills she also dances Cha Cha, Hustle, Swing, Ballet and more.

Yemaya Salsa Fall Dance Lesson Specials, Sacramento

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Yemaya Fall Salsa Class Specials

2724 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818

(916) 471-6508 – General Info
(916) 524-0211 – Booking/Team Info

Beginning Salsa Lessons

Tuesday 6:30 – 7:30

(Progressive class – begins on the first Tuesday of each month)

This is the very beginner salsa class for those students who have never taken a salsa class before or want to improve their basics before advancing.
Cost:  $10 drop-in or $25/4 lesson package

Fall Special

Bring a friend and get one additional lesson free
Dance Card Specials

Salsa Classes Only

Regular Cost:
5 Lessons – $45
10 Lessons – $80
20 Lessons – $140
Fall Special
Bring a friend and get $10 off your dance card
(friend must also purchase dance card to receive discount)

Class Descriptions

  • Intro to Social Dancing
    This class is for students who wish to learn a variety of popular Latin social dances in a typical salsa club. Students will learn basic Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Cha-Cha-Cha.
  • Beginner 1 (Progressive – Begins on the first Tuesday of each month)
    This is the very beginner salsa class for those students who have never taken a salsa class before or want to improve their basics before advancing.
  • Beginner 2
    The Beginner 2 class is an extension of Beginner 1 with the introduction of footwork/shines and more patterns for the beginner’s repertoire. Beginner 2 students must complete at least one Beginner 1 monthly series.
  • Intermediate 1
    The Intermediate 1 class is for students who have completed Beginner 1 and Beginner 2 or have been dancing salsa for at least three months. Students will learn more footwork/shines and more advanced patterns.
  • Intermediate 2
    The Intermediate 2 class is for students who have completed Intermediate 1 or know most of the footwork/shine terminology. Students will learn more challenging patterns and turns, and be introduced to upper body styling as well as learn choreographed footwork.
  • Styling & Body Movement (open to all levels)
    The styling and body movement class is for students who wish to add more styling and more movement to their dancing. This class is challenging but open to all levels of salsa dancing as all can benefit with additional styling and body movement.
  • Advanced
    The advance class will feature footwork/shines with styling and body movement. The patterns will include complex turns for leaders and multiple spins for followers. Styling will also be taught in addition to footwork/shines and complex patterns.

  • Salsa Footwork/Shines (open to all levels)
    The salsa footwork class is open to all levels who want to dance and learn from basic to advanced salsa footwork/shines, while getting a cardio workout at the same time. No partner is necessary.

Afinkao Dance Co. Presents Shines & Body Movement Workshop, Friday!!

Shines & Body Movement Workshop

Friday, September 19th, 2008

6:00 – 7:30pm

8th Street Studio
2525 8th Street ( Cross Street is Dwight Way)
Berkeley, CA

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About Afinkao Dance Company:

Afinkao Dance Company strives to be innovative by interpreting musical rhythms through movement with the goal of awakening what sleeps within us all – the PASSION FOR DANCE. By cultivating the unique talents of our dancers we hope to entertain and inspire our audiences locally and around the world.

Afinkao Dance Company was formed in May 2005 in pursuit to combine Afro-Cuban, Mambo, Jazz, and Hip-Hop genres to create soulful, yet playful performances. Under the direction of Jaycee Labio, Afinkao tries to bridge the gap between the younger and older generation of dancers. Afinkao Dance Company is composed of former Mambo Romero Dance Co. dancers, along with other Bay Area talents who have diverse dance backgrounds. Our main focus is to integrate and harmonize traditional rooted dance styles with contemporary movements. We hope to express flavorful and emotional dance movement through our performances, adding to the ever-growing dance talent in the Bay Area.

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Confirmed Instructors and Performers

More to be announced…….

duane Wrenn and Maribel Vasquez (Energetic Soul-Michigan)

Manuel Suarez (CultuCuba- Oakland)

Julian Meija (Salsalanta – Atlanta)

Sidney Weaverling and Ryan Mead ( SF/Bay Area)

Sandra Moro Sleeper (Street Salsa – Austin)

Royland Lobato (CultuCuba – Oakland)

Cora Barnes (Timbea – Oakland)

Serena Wong (Salsa Vale Todo – SF)

Mike and Simona (Rumbanana – Corvallis)

Ahmed and Katherine (Starlight Dance Studios-NY)

DJ Waltdigz (Anejo Prod. – Bay Area)

Ernesto Cardenas (Havana – Oakland)

India Gomez ( Bay Area)

Chris Rogicki (New York)

DJ Dark Rum (Anejo Prod. – Bay Area)

Isaac and Mary (Salsa By The Lake – Oakland)

Saoco D.C. ( D.C.)

Jose Barroso ( San Francisco)

Victoria-Hadar (New York)

Marcos Ravelo (Havana/Calgary)

Leslie Vazquez and Reinier Fernandez (CMV con Ritmo-Mexico City)

Salsa Nick (Salsa Vale Todo – SF)

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Schedule of Events.

(subject to minor


Friday Feb 20: Welcome Dinner (Cynful Eats) and Timba Salsa dance party with Anejo Productions.

Saturday Feb 21: 17 Workshops, Salsa, Rueda and Afro-Cuban Performances and Live Music with Rumbache and Jesus Diaz y Su QBA

Sunday Feb 22: 17 Workshops, Salsa, Rueda and Afro-Cuban Performances and Salsa Cubana dance party with Anejo Productions.

For more info and to register visit

Wednesday Night Salsa: Cuban/Miami Style

Wednesday Night Salsa: Cuban/Miami Style

With Salsa Nick and Serena

Wednesday : 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Nick and Serena in working on your club skills

(after Oct 8th this class will be from 9pm to 10pm)

Salsa Partnering for small crowded clubs

Cuban/Miami Style Salsa

@Duniya Dance Studio

3380 19th St/Mission
San Francisco, CA

$10 !! Wow!! Great Deal!!!

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About the Class:

This Class will focus on all the skills you need to lead and follow in the clubs of San Francisco, New York, Miami, Havana and beyond……

This is not a Rueda class, it is a Salsa partnering class with a Miami and Cuban style base.

The First Wednesday of the month we will start a new progressive learning series. Beginners and New students feel free to drop-in at any time.

The Curriculum is listed below for experienced dancers who wish to polish up their skills.

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Salsa Partnering Level One

Week One

pa'l medio

llevala pa abajo

son montuno

exhibe (dos exhibe)



Week Two

dile que no



enchufla doble


enchufla pero no dqn


Week Three




exhibe con alma

paseal pa' arriba


Week Four

dos y una


adios con la hermana

adios con la prima

adios con la familia


Salsa Partnering Level Two

Week One


enchufla con candado

el uno



Week Two


la complicada


el piso

yogurt en 4

una media

Week Three

el dos

medio sombrero



enchufla doble con alarde

Week Four

dos y una comp.

el dedo




Salsa Partnering Level Three

Week One

enchufla y casate

70 miami

montuna rusa

7 con coca cola



Week Two

coca cola pa afuera

doble cero

dedo guapo y botal

juana la cubana

enchufla con mambo y rumba

Week Three

7 moderno

vacilense los dos

70 comp.


dedo doble

Week Four

sombrero doble


la julie

jackie chan

vacila con hijo


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