You should be salsa dancing! Salsa is a fantastic way to have fun, meet new people, build your confidence, and even get some exercise in the process. Tampa has a great social dancing scene, but you’ll need some help to look good on the dance floor. Our beginner class is the best way to get started!
Already an experienced salsa dancer? We also offer more advanced levels. One of our knowledgeable instructors can dance with you before class to see where you belong.
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Salsa is more than steps and turn patterns. We’ve developed a systematic approach to teaching that will ensure you have a solid dance foundation which includes correct timing, lead/follow technique, turning technique, body movement, and styling. We give you the skills to social dance with anyone and look good doing it!
We make it easy to fit salsa classes into your busy lifestyle. Some schools make you wait until a certain date to start a progressive course, and then you have to come every week or you’ll miss material and have to make it up another time. Our group salsa classes are offered on a drop-in basis, which means you can come and go as you please without missing anything, and you can move at your own pace. Once you’ve mastered the skills in each level, you can be promoted to the next one, so if you learn quickly, you won’t have to wait for other people, and if you don’t, you can just keep taking that level until you have the material down.
There’s a reason we’ve been in business for more than 16 years–we’re great at what we do! Owner Erika Occhipinti (aka “Erika Caliente”) has taught thousands of students here in Tampa, some of whom have gone on to become successful instructors and school owners themselves, and she’s been a featured instructor at salsa conventions all over the U.S.