The popularity of salsa dancing has spread all over the world, and you can find salsa dancing pretty much anywhere on the planet, from its roots in South America and the US to Europe, Asia, and even Africa! Here you can find all the salsa sites that are specific to certain regions of the world.
This is a website on the Santo Rico Dance School in New York City, a comprehensive salsa and mambo dance instruction outfit. This school was founded by Wilton Beltre, a member of the Eddie Torres Dance Company. You can purchase dvds, view the class schedule and look at an...
Shani Talmor is a former member of the Imperio Azteca dance company. She currently teaches at Pearl Studios in New York City. Her instructional salsa dvd can be purchased through her website.
The website of Silke Heleine, a dance instructor based in the South Bay, where you can find out about the many dance classes that Silke teaches, including salsa, international latin, burlesque, and zumba. You can also find information about Silke’s dance team, the Latin Bombshells.
The website of the SJSU Salsa Club, a student organization at San Jose State University that offers free salsa lessons and dance events throughout the semester. On the site you can find info about upcoming events as well as photos from past events.
Spartan Mambo is the official college salsa team of San Jose State University. Directed by Max Shpungin and Takeshi Young, they are the winners of the 2011 College Salsa Congress and 2-time finalists in the San Francisco Salsa Congress team competition.
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The homepage of Symbolic Dance & Fitness, a dance studio in San Francisco offering salsa and other dance classes throughout the week. The site is also the home of The Latin Symbolics, a dance team directed by Ava Apple.
Taste Fridays is a salsa dancing event held every Friday at Cafe Cocomo in San Francisco. The event to “stimulate the senses”, combining food, drinks, live music, and Latin dance lessons to create a unique salsa event. You can find out more information on their site.
The website of Tekila Rock, a weekly salsa dancing event in Sunnyvale featuring live salsa music every week. You can find a listing of upcoming performers on their site, as well as make reservations and contact the event organizers.
The website for the crowd-funded documentary “The Last Mambo”, which chronicles the history of salsa in the San Francisco Bay Area through interviews with prominent local salsa dancers and musicians who helped to shape the Bay Area salsa scene.
The website of Tianne Frias, World Salsa Championships finalist and the co-director of RicaSalsa Dance Company based in San Francisco. On her site you can find info about Tianne’s salsa classes, schedule private lessons, and browse her gallery of photos.
The Time 2 Dance Academy has programs for adults and youth. Located in the Bronx, lessons include salsa and mambo instruction. The studio’s site has a schedule and a “classes offered” area.
Tosalsa.com is a web resource for the growing Toronto salsa scene. It provides articles, salsa videos, current events and a photo gallery. There is also a section dedicated to Latin music.
TucsonSalsa.com is an online resource for the Tucson salsa scene. The site presents local band, class and venue information. There is a forum, search function and an articles section.
The Tumimambo Dance Company was formed by Jesse Yip who teaches salsa dancing at the Beyond Dance Studio in Cranford, New Jersey. Tumimambo also offers its choreography services. The Tumimambo website has a class schedule and a photo gallery.
The website of the US Salsa Open Championships, one of the largest salsa competitions in the US, held every year in the Bay Area. The website features photos and results from past competitions as well as dates and rules for the upcoming competition.
The Salsa Utah website belongs to a dance school in South Salt Lake, Utah. You can register for classes through the website and browse other salsa events. The site has an online store selling dance shoes.
The website of the Wayne Wallace Quintet, a Latin Jazz band based in San Francisco, California. On their site you can find a schedule of upcoming performances, photos, bios, and more.
This dance studio offers 8 levels of salsa (covering LA, Cuban, Colombian, and NY style moves) taught by two-time World Cuban Salsa Champion Diego Sanchez. Find a class schedule and class and instructor descriptions on the website.
The Yamuleé Dance Company’s director is Osmar Perrones, formerly the senior choreographer at the Santo Rico Dance Company. He has taught workshops in several countries. The company’s website has class information and biographies of its professional dance team.