Top 13 Salsa Dancing Movies

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Song: “La-La (Means I Love You)” by La Fuerza Gigante So we made our first sequel video! Our first salsa dancing trio video, Tu Con El, has been one of our most popular videos to date, so when Imaan approached us about doing a sequel we immediately agreed. We wanted to continue the storyline from …

A group of organizers for the International Salsa Museum (ISM) held a press conference yesterday outside of the Kingsbridge Armory where they hope to open a museum dedicated to salsa music and dance. The ISM is a non-profit organization that seeks to “educate, increase the public’s awareness, and preserve Salsa music’s rich cultural history” through …

Update: The 2022 WLDC was cancelled, but dates for the 2023 World Latin Dance Cup have been announced. The World Latin Dance Cup announced on their Facebook page today that the competition will be returning in-person again from April 11-17, 2022. The 2021 competition was held completely virtually this year due to the pandemic, with …

The much anticipated musical In The Heights released this week in theaters, featuring several dance scenes featuring incredible salsa performances. The film is based on a stage stage musical of the same name, and is set in the predominantly Dominican Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City. In The Heights is directed by Jon M. …

Star Wars Salsa Dancing

Song: “BS Mambo” by Salsón May the 4th be with you! It was a lot of fun putting together our latest salsa video– and also a lot of work! We filmed the video at the Algodones Sand Dunes two hours east of San Diego, where some of the scenes from Return of the Jedi and …

Song: “Tu Con El” by Frankie Ruiz When Imaan Taghavi from the Omni Movement approached us about doing a collab, we quickly landed on the idea of doing a trio– two leads dancing with one follow. For the story we decided on two suitors competing for the attention of the same woman. The classic salsa …

Salsa dancing isn’t just for humans anymore! A number of pet owners have taught their dogs how to dance salsa, with some even doing partnerwork and following turn patterns! Here are some of the best videos of salsa dancing dogs from around the web: Salsa Dancing Dog with Partnerwork Stuart the Salsa Dancing Dog Salsa …

Johnny Pacheco Fania Clarinet

Johnny Pacheco, considered by many to be the “godfather of salsa music” passed away today at age 85 from an undisclosed cause. Pacheco, originally from the Dominican Republic, moved to the Bronx in the 1940s where he developed his talent for music. Pacheco attended the Juilliard School in New York City, and started his own …

Different Styles of Salsa Dancing

If you’re new to salsa dancing, you may not be aware that there are actually a few different types of salsa dancing that are danced around the world. The music that they are danced to is usually the same (although there are a few exceptions) but that the styles are different enough that if you …

Top Salsa Songs DJ Felipe

Want to get into salsa music, but don’t know where to start? Not to worry– we sat down with veteran salsa DJ Felipe Martinez, aka DJ EldelaClave, and asked for his top picks. Born in Colombia and raised on the sounds of cumbia, cha cha, and salsa, DJ EldelaClave is one of the most popular …