Salsa is a popular form of social dance that originated in New York with strong influences from Latin America, particularly Cuba and Puerto Rico. The movements of salsa have its origins in Cuban Son, Cha cha cha, Mambo and other dance forms, and the dance, along with the salsa music, originated in the mid-1970s in New York.
Salsa dancing originated in New York in the mid-1970s. It evolved from earlier dance forms such as “Cha cha cha” and Mambo which were popular in New York, and incorporated elements of Swing dancing and Hustle, as well as elements of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean dances such as Guaguanco and Pachanga.
About the instructor:
When Nick began dancing salsa he discovered that he had a passsion for social dance styles. Nick’s goal is to share this passion with others.
About the class:
This is a beginner level class and will focus on teaching the fundamentals. The lessons will be easy to follow and understand. The method will be to establish fundamentals and provide a foundation choreography to build on.
Our lessons are all about easy to understand and execute instruction in a fun, comfortable and social environment. We put special emphasis on ensuring our male/female ratios are even so you get the most out of your class learning time. Any evening of the week you will find thousands of Torontonians attending salsa lessons and dancing the night away in one of the many amazing salsa venues in the Greater Toronto Area.
Anyone who has fallen in love with salsa dancing will tell you it is a life-changing experience. It changes the way you view the world, the people around you. So register for the class today!