Monthly Archives: November 2010

Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon

I usually go to this club not because I live nearby but it’s a charming place with nice little touches to it that makes it stand apart from the regular salsa clubs. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 2

I came on a Wednesday with a friend and kept an open mind as to the expectations of this place. I arrived around 7.15pm and was surprised to see only a handful of people who scattered around the tables eating their evening dinner from the buffet. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 3

In the intermediate classes that I have attended in Shboom (San Ramon) which comes after the beginners, I found some of the moves and techniques can be too advanced for the audience. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 4

Shboom really shines when they bring in a live band on a couple of occasions during Wednesday nights. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 5

During the live music night, you need to be careful about some of the techniques you use when dancing with some of the followers.
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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 6

My previous visit to Shboom was during a bachata night where the theme was bachata and they played predominantly bachata music throughout the night. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 7

He later got the crowd to partner up and form a circle so he could show the partner moves of bachata and rote partners every now and then. Continue reading

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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 8

he dance party got underway after our classes and the DJ was spinning all the bachata dance tracks. Whilst I was dancing, I was aware of the techniques that I had just picked up in class and tried to adhere to this but all the time feeling a bit uncomfortable.
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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 9

On that night they were hosting a gala of performances and the teacher made sure that the crowd knew what was in store for them.
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Salsa Venue Review – Shboom San Ramon – Part 10

I decided to stay for a few more dances before calling it a night but thought that the DJ should have played a few salsa tracks in between the bachatas.
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