Are YOU a salsa dancing addict?
It can happen to all walks of life and all ages. Whether you a kid or adult, student or a doctor, it can happen to you.
Hi, my name is Arren, and I’m a salsa dancing addict. It first started in September 2000 when my friend asked if I wanted to take a salsa lesson at a new dance studio that opened – the Atrium Dance Studio in Pennsauken, NJ. When I arrived, there was a group of about 30 people in the Basics 1 class. I didn’t know what this dance was, or what I was getting into. The very first steps were awkward, but soon found their mark. After we learned the basic step, Barbara Capaldi, our dance instructor, put on the music. The moves to the music came together in a way I can’t describe. I’ve been dancing salsa ever since!
Here I am with friends: Davina, Kisha, and Arren (me)
It’s over 10 years later and I’m still dancing and loving it! The driving beat of the dance makes you move. When you dance with your partner and make a connection, this dance can turn passionate and sensual.
You too can learn to dance and experience the passion.
The salsa dancing community
What makes the salsa scene different from the normal club scene? The difference is the community of salsa dancers. When you go to a salsa club, you won’t find raunchy bumping and grinding and you won’t feel like you are walking into a meat market. I have danced with people all over the United States and around the world and everyone is inviting and friendly. In the picture below, I’m dancing with a local Japanese woman at Latin Soul in Ginowan City, Okinawa. It was a wonderful experience because even though I could not speak fluent Japanese, I was able to communicate with dance.
Wherever you go, you will have the sense of feeling at home. As a dancing addict, you will find that many of your new friends will come from dancing. You will have many opportunities to make lifelong quality friendships and relationships.
Finding everything salsa
I’ve created this website with all levels of salsa dancers in mind. In this website you will find:
* A beginner’s guide
* The basic salsa steps
* The history of salsa
* A listing of salsa clubs in Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, and more
* Salsa congress information
* Information on salsa shoes and salsa clothes
* Instructional DVDs
* Help for your timing
* Articles on salsa
* Information on dance studios
* Places to dine before going dancing
* Tips and tricks
* Much, much more.
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Here are where your fellow salseros are located:
- Addicted to salsa dancing – a list of telltale signs
- Are you addicted to salsa dancing? Here are the telltale signs of your salsa addiction.
- History of Salsa Dancing – The Origins of Salsa Dancing
- If you don’t read history of salsa dance, you might not find the origin of this Latin dance
- Salsa Dancing Addict Site Blog
- Salsa Dancing Addict features the salsa basic steps, beginners guide, salsa performances, salsa articles, club information, salsa clothes, shoes, and DVDs.
- Salsa Blog
Read my Salsa Blog where I share my thoughts and experiences about salsa dancing
- Arren’s Salsa Dancing Journal
- Read my salsa dancing journal as I share my experiences and thoughts as a salsa dancer
- Your Beginners Guide to Salsa Dancing. Let’s Go Dance Salsa!
- Here is your Beginners Guide to Salsa Dancing – Interested in Salsa Dancing? Come find out the who, what, when, where, and whys to salsa. Find out how to learn salsa.
- Salsa Dance Steps… Do you know your moves?
- Learning the basic steps is critical for building the foundation for intermediate and advanced salsa dance steps.
- Let’s Learn how to dance salsa
- Here are tips on how to dance salsa. These tips should help you out with salsa dancing! From timing, position, and hand positions.
- Salsa Timing – Find The Salsa Beat
- Having trouble with salsa timing? Can you find the salsa beat? Don’t use the salsa timing cd until you read this!
- Salsa dance lesson – Find a salsa dancing instructor
- Start taking a salsa dance lesson with one of these salsa dancing instructors in your area. You can learn salsa affordably in a group class or take a private lesson to speed up your progress.
- Where is that salsa club? Let’s go salsa dancing!
- Find a salsa club in your area and go out salsa dancing. Salsa dance clubs offer a free class before the beginning of the dance. It’s great way to meet new people.
- Dinner and dancing guide in the Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York area
- This is your dinner and dancing guide in the Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York area. After dining, go out salsa dancing.
- Salsa Dancing Website
- Find salsa dancing website links here, from the US to the entire world. Links to salsa clothing shops and salsa shoes and dresses.
- Salsa Clothes For You! Salsa shoes, dresses, skirts, tops, and pants for women, girls, and men.
- Salsa clothes for women, girls, and men. Let’s find your salsa shoes, skirts, clothing, tops, bags, brush, and accessories! Salsa dresses have special skirts that won’t fly up, but allow you to move freely.
- Salsa Dance Shoe – Finding your salsa dancing shoe and accessories
- Find salsa dance shoe and accessories for salsa dancing. Here’s what we recommend for your next set of Latin salsa shoes.
- Online Dance Lessons. Learn dance online!
- Come take online dance lessons and learn salsa, bachata, mergengue, cha-cha-cha.
- Salsa DVD Instructional Videos
- Looking for Salsa DVD instructional videos? We’ve got all you need right here! From Beginner to Intermediate and Footwork Styling and Body Movement!
- Muddy Salseros Mud Run
- Muddy Salseros is going on the 2012 MS Mud Run. Please help support our team and donate to a good cause. Salsa Dancing Addict will match up to $1000 donations and distribute it as pledges to our team members.
- Salsa Congress News 2013 schedule – salsa workshop, social dancing, and performances
- Get your salsa congress news 2013 here! Find out where the next salsa congress is. Salsa workshops with top instructors will improve your salsa dancing. Evening salsa dance socials are at every congress.
- Salsa Newsletter for Salsa Dancing Addict
- Salsa Newsletter for Salsa-Dancing-Addict.com. Sign up for our newsletter for special events, coupons, and updates to our website.
- Salsa Dancing Questions and Answers
- Have salsa dancing questions and need answers? Post your question here to have it answered!
- Salsa Articles And Salsa Dancing Stories
- Salsa articles and salsa dancing articles for the salsa dancer in you. Features salsa club reviews, salsa store reviews, and salsa stories.
- Salsa Music – What is it?
- Salsa music is a symbol of possibility. When people from different countries were combining the rhythms and voices of their cultures, something was bound to happen. Eventually one sound was heard.
- Salsa Performance Groups For Your Entertainment
- Watch salsa performance groups. Salsa dancing at its best!
- Salsa Dancing Pictures I’ve Taken. Come see!
- Here are some salsa dancing pictures I’ve taken. Get a glimpse of photos and images of salsa dancers at a salsa dance.
- Contact Salsa Dancing Addict with Comments or Suggestions
- Contact form for salsa-dancing-addict.com suggestions or comments
- Salsa Dancing Addict Sitemap
- Sitemap for Salsa Dancing Addict website. Find salsa clothing, salsa shoes, instructional dance videos, performance videos and more