Salsa originated in the Caribbean, specifically in Cuba and Puerto Rico with influences of Son, Rumba, Pachanga, and more. It has since spread its influence worldwide and has become immensely popular. Our current sub-style of Salsa has been heavily impacted by renowned dancers in New York such as Eddie Torres & Adolfo Indacochea.Visually, Salsa is characterized by its dynamic movements that showcase intricate turns, rhythmic hip and ribcage movements, and quick footwork. Both partners require a strong connection and communicate through both physical and visual cues.The Salsa scene in Chicago is currently very "niche" but full of passionate, well-trained dancers with a deep appreciation for the dance and it's music. Dancing Salsa helps improve stamina, coordination, and musicality.

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