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Four Easy Steps to reach the FUN STAGE quickly in Salsa Dancing for Beginners

I first started dancing Salsa in 2001 because my neighbors took pity on me seeing that I was a hermit always tinkering in front of a computer. Since then, I have been dancing salsa almost every week in various venues … Continue reading

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Submitting your very own posts to the SalsaCruz blog

Writing for SalsaCruz We encourage all readers of our SalsaCruz blog to write to us with interesting articles and posts that they want to see in the Blog. This could be anything related to Salsa, your experience in social events, … Continue reading

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Interesting article on Dating in the Salsa Dancing Scene

Salsa is a fun and healthy activity and its a great way to meet other people and in particular meeting singles if you are looking for a date. Continue reading

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Salsa venue that people have been raving

salsa venue that people have been raving about, Shattuck Down Low. It was drizzling a bit and I came through hwy 13 that changes into a winding road called Ashby Ave and meanders into south of Berkeley. Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA

Shattuck Down Low is located in Berkeley, California and is off the Hwy 17. It’s a small venue offering live salsa bands on Wednesdays and has a drinks bar and plenty of seating. It’s also very good value. Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 2

<<< Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 1 As you enter the venue, you have to go down a flight of stairs where a couple of people greet you to collect the money and stamp your … Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 3

<<< Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 2 There were already about 25-30 people lined up on the dance floor taking the class and I joined right in. The class instructor was John Narvaez of Salsa … Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 4

<<< Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 3 Later, we moved to the partner class where we were shown the turn for the follower followed by a quarter turn by the man and then bringing the … Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 5

<<< Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 4 I sometimes enjoy the classes that I do before the main dancing event starts because you can always learn something knew and besides it allows you to socialize … Continue reading

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Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 6

<<< Shattuck – Down Low Salsa Venue, Berkeley, CA – Part 5 After our class, we had some DJ music and were treated to some special performances by Salsa Mania dance troupes. The performances on this occasion seemed somewhat better, … Continue reading

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