MZANZI Cape Town Salsa Festival!!!

This year South Africa is hosting its first International Salsa Festival right here in the Mother City! International Salsa congresses happen on every weekend throughout the year, all around the world! And this year, one of these amazing events is happening in Cape Town!  Here are some reasons as to why this should not beContinue reading “MZANZI Cape Town Salsa Festival!!!”

How to be a Social Dancing SUCCESS!

Here are some tips to remember when social dancing: 1.  Don’t Say “No” Ladies when a man asks you to dance, do not say no! This poor guy has used a huge amount of his courage to ask you.. he has put himself out there..his ego is on the line.. there are people watching.. don’tContinue reading “How to be a Social Dancing SUCCESS!”

Does your timing suck?

I don’t mean in life, for that you’ll need more than just our help! I mean in Salsa. What is the correct timing for L.A Style Salsa or Salsa-on-1? How do you find the first beat? Do the rest of the beats matter? The first beat is important. It is where it all starts, andContinue reading “Does your timing suck?”

What is Playful Dancing?

What takes a dance from being a series of spins and steps to being that 3-minute-moment you want to repeat over and over again? Is it the song? Is it your partner? Is it your own dancing? I say, all of the above and more! There are several aspects for me which takes a danceContinue reading “What is Playful Dancing?”

Albert Torres was here!

Who is Albert? On the inside Albert is just another guy who loves Salsa, he loves the music and he loves the dance. Because of his love for Salsa and his Puerto Rican heritage he now dedicates his life to promoting Salsa and Latin Music and Dance all around the world. And he is goodContinue reading “Albert Torres was here!”

That moment…

That moment when the music pounds in your heart Adrenaline surges through your every vain You connect with the band You connect with your partner across the floor You dance towards each other   Every speedy beat is expressed in your body and in his You meet in the middle You do not touch RatherContinue reading “That moment…”

The story of a Masquerader…

Arriving in the car park of Barbosa was nerve-wracking- you were wearing a mask and feeling a little bit silly… but as soon as you get out of the car another car load of people get out across the way and they too are masked! Immediately your feelings turn to hope! You smile at themContinue reading “The story of a Masquerader…”