Top 13 Salsa Dancing Movies

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Mambo vs Salsa

One of the questions I frequently receive from my students is what is the difference between mambo vs salsa? The question is tricky to answer, because “mambo” can mean different things in different contexts. 1) Palladium Mambo Mambo was a music genre and dance that was originally created in Cuba, and popularized in New York …

Salsa Dancing Facts

Salsa dancing is a popular form of Latin dance that is danced around the world, and you’ve probably seen people dancing it in the movies or at your local club. But there’s more to salsa dancing than meets the eye! Here are seven things you probably didn’t know about salsa dancing: 1) Salsa is the …

World Latin Dance Cup 2023

The World Latin Dance Cup (WLDC) announced today via a livestream that the 2023 World Latin Dance Cup competition will be held February 6-12, 2023 in Cartagena, Colombia. This will be the first return of the World Latin Dance Cup since December of 2019. The 2021 competition was held online due to the pandemic, and …

Female Darth Maul

Song: “Duel of the Fates” by John Williams May the 4th be with you! Our most popular video last year by far was our Star Wars salsa video that we made in celebration of Star Wars Day, so in keeping with Hollywood tradition we had to make a sequel! For this year’s video, we flipped …

El Sabroso Son Salsa La Candelaria Bogota

Song: “El Sabroso Son” by Orquesta La Palabra & Tito Puente Another year, another dance video in Colombia! I kicked off last year with a Colombian salsa video in Bogota with my friend, Andres Leiton, and I decided to keep the tradition alive in 2022 with another trip to one of my favorite cities in …

Song: “Tu Con El” by Frankie Ruiz The 2021 San Francisco Salsa Bachata Kizomba Congress (SFSBK) was an amazing experience. It was the first major salsa congress that we attended since the pandemic hit in 2020, and it was incredible to be at a congress again amongst thousands of dancers from around the world. It …

Salsa Dancer Meme

We’ve created our first NFT! NFTs or non-fungible tokens, if you’re not aware, are a way of creating unique digital assets that are stored on a blockchain. Rather than bits and bytes, which are infinitely replicable, NFTs allow for the creation of unique digital items which can be owned. For our first project we created …

Song: “San Francisco” by Alma Del Barrio San Francisco– the City by the Bay. It’s one of the most unique cities in the world, but something we often take for granted living just an hour south of it. We haven’t been able to travel as much we wanted this past year, so for this video …

Best Salsa Dancers in the World - Ricardo and Karen

Who is the best salsa dancer in the world? That’s a difficult question to answer these days since the world has exploded in salsa talent in recent years. But we polled our readers and put together this list of the top international salsa dancers. Since salsa is a partner dance, we decided to highlight the …

The 2021 World Salsa Summit wrapped up this past weekend. Held in Miami, Florida, the World Salsa Summit was one of the first in-person salsa competitions to be held in-person (in contrast to the World Latin Dance Cup, which was held online). The competition was understandably smaller than in previous years, but still attracted top …