Salsa Events Going On Today:
(Salsa dancing events for Thursday, February 11, 2016)
Event Type: Salsa & Zouk Lessons, Salsa/Bachata/Zouk Social
Location: San Francisco
Description: Salsa & Zouk lessons every Thursday at 8:30pm followed by dancing in a fun and casual atmosphere at the Balançoire Restaurant & Club in SF (formerly at El Valenciano). Salsa Holic Ron teaching West Coast style salsa on the main floor and Anthony & Collyane teaching Zouk upstairs, no partner or experience necessary. Food served until midnight and new drink specials at our full bar every week until 2am.
Event Type: Salsa Rueda Class
Cost: $8 ($4 for students)
Location: Santa Cruz
Description: Salsa Rueda classes every Thursday night at the Louden Nelson Center in Santa Cruz. Two classes at the same time: into/beginner and beginner/intermediate. No partner required, and half off for students!
Event Type: Salsa Dancing Social
Cost: $10 for lessons, $5 for the party
Description: A salsa and Timba party every Thursday night at the Shashamane Bar & Grill, hosted by DJ JuanLove. Monte Negro is a fun atmosphere, where you can relax, enjoy a great cocktail and tear up the dance floor to the best Timba, Salsa Dura, Regaeton, Bachata, and Cumbia. Salsa Rueda dance class with Sean Foster from 8pm.
Event Type: Salsa Lessons
Description: Beginners, pre-intermediate, "bridge", and pre-advanced salsa lessons held every Thursday in Oakland taught by Salsa With Juan. The studio is open for salsa and bachata practice from 9-10pm, with DJ music. Free with paid class that evening or $5 drop in.
Event Type: Beginning/Intermediate Salsa Lesson, Social Dancing
Cost: $15 for 1 class, $20 for 2 classes
Location: Santa Rosa
Description: Salsa lessons and dancing every Thursday night at the Society: Culture House in Santa Rosa. Doors open at 6pm for food and cocktails, dance lessons begin at 7pm, and dancing continues until 10:30 in the evening. Salsa lessons by Irene Silva and Jesus Cruz of Santa Rosa Salsa. No partner or experience necessary.
Event Type: Salsa Dancing
Description: Salsa dancing and other Latin music at Vinnie's Bar & Grill in Concord, every Thursday night. Free street parking and a full bar.
Event Type: Beginner Lesson, Intermediate Lesson, Dance Party
Cost: $10 ($7 student, $15 band nights)
Location: Mountain View
Description: A cool bar & lounge located in Mountain View with a great instructor and chill atmosphere. Plenty of seating, a full bar, and live bands of Friday nights. Music is a mix of salsa and bachata, with a sprinkling of cha cha and merrengue.
Event Type: Beginner/Intermediate Salsa Lesson
Cost: $8 Members, $12 Non-Members
Description: Thursday night salsa lessons with veteran salsa instructor Garry at the Allegro Ballroom in Emeryville. Focuses on intermediate patterns and partnering. Extra practice time is available after the lesson for an additional $5.
Event Type: Salsa Rueda Lesson
Cost: $5 per 30 min class
Description: Beginner salsa rueda classes with Karen and Michael every Thursday at the Ashkenaz in Berkeley. Classes from 7-9pm, progress from Intro to Salsa Rueda to Rueda Level I & II. Back Studio is in the back of the ground floor at Ashkenaz, behind the main room. If the side door is locked, enter in the main entrance and tell the staff you are here for the salsa class in the back studio. Or ring buzzer at side door and we will buzz open the door.
Event Type: Beginning and Intermediate Salsa Lesson, Salsa Dancing
Cost: $13 lesson only, $15 lesson and open dancing
Description: Salsa lessons and open dancing every Thursday night, hosted in the East Bay at Dublin's 4 Ever Dance Studio.
For even more salsa events, check out our Salsa Calendar.
Posted February 4, 2016 by Takeshi
The World Salsa Summit is an international salsa and Latin dance competition organized by Billy Fajardo and held every year at the Deauville Beach Resort in Miami.
This year the competition runs from Thursday, February 4th to Sunday, February 8th, and dozens of competitors from the Bay Area are flying out to compete at the event. Salsa By The Bay will be in Miami to provide live coverage of the event as well as live competition results.
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Posted January 5, 2016 by Takeshi
Many of you know longtime Bay Area salsa dancer Amanda Hanes. She is a beautiful, bubbly 25 year old with a heart of gold. And she needs a liver transplant very very soon.
Please help us raise funds for Amanda. Your donations will go towards her medical bills for her liver transplant.
This is her story:
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Posted December 14, 2015 by Takeshi
The World Latin Dance Cup is an international Latin dance competition organized every year by Albert Torres Productions. This year’s competition took place from Monday, December 14th to Sunday through Sunday, December 20th at the Deauville Beach Resort Hotel in Miami.
Dozens of competitors from the Bay Area competed at the WLDC this year, and as usual we provided live coverage of the event as well as results from the competition. See below for the winners of the 2015 World Latin Dance Cup.
2015 World Latin Dance Results
Posted October 24, 2015 by Takeshi
Tonight! Join the Bay Area in celebrating the 15-year anniversary of Salsamania dance company, one of the top salsa teams in the Bay Area!
The party will be held at Space 550 in San Francisco, with lessons from World Champions John and Liz at 8:30pm, followed by dancing until 2:30am. Special dance production by Salsamania dance company at 11pm. Don’t miss it!
Posted September 11, 2015 by Takeshi
In case you missed it, here is the video of the salsa dancing mannequin that went viral last week on Facebook:
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