Salsa Extravaganza!

Hello Everyone!

I wanted to invite you all to a salsa extravaganza!

It’s a Mysore meets Latin America evening—oooh sounds interesting!

Salsamania Dance Company, the number one dance company in the Bay Area is celebrating its 5 Year Anniversary and the evening promises to be a night not to be missed.

The evening includes a 75 minute Beginner Salsa Lesson to start out the evening. This will be followed by an hour of social dancing and performances by Bay Area Dance Teams. Following more social dancing and music by the top Latin DJs in the Bay Area (DJ Fab Fred and DJ El de la clave), there will be second performance set by the First and Second place winners of the World Salsa Championships.

This is your chance to learn a few steps, social dance with your fellow ashtangees and to see the best Latin dancing San Francisco has to offer. The salsa community is gearing up for the San Francisco International Salsa Congress being held just 10 days later at the Oakland Marriott This event promises to highlight the newest routines and talent from San Francisco.

Here are the details:

When: Sunday, November 5, 2006

Time: 7:30pm-1:00am

Location: Café Cocomo in San Francisco

Beginning Salsa Lesson: 7:30-8:45

Entry is $10 advance purchase-from Juliette Donohue.

21 and over only.

We will be organizing a car pool leaving from YIY for all of those who are interested.

Please email me with any questions.


Juliette Donohue

About Salsamania Dance Company:

Salsamania Dance Company has become one of the world’s top mambo dance companies in just five years. Founded in 2000 by John Narvaez and Liz Rojas, Salsamania is the #1 Dance Team in the Bay Area and the 2005 World Salsa Championship second place winners. In addition, they are currently quarterfinalists for the 2006 World Salsa Championships being held in Las Vegas December 13-16th.

As a non-profit corporation, Salsamania’s mission is to gain recognition in the world salsa community as having the best performance teams and training organization. Boasting four performance teams and over 80 members, Salsamania dancers follow a structured dance education program allowing them to move through several levels while focusing on core values such as teamwork, professionalism, competition and grace. At the culmination of this training are Son De Mania and Salsamania performance teams who compete and perform throughout the US and abroad.

Narvaez and Rojas have honed teaching techniques which give users a building block approach, thereby enabling students to learn and progress rapidly. Rojas and Narvaez, as well as members of Salsamania Dance Company, use these methods to teach over 400 beginner and intermediate students per week in community centers, night clubs, and dance studios throughout the Bay Area.

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