Our friends over at Majesty in Motion are expanding to a new location starting February 4th. The new location is reported to have at least 2 big rooms, new flooring and mirrors to help with augmenting the overall dance experience.
If you are not familiar with Majesty in Motion, the San Diego dance company has been around for many years and has spawned many a budding dancers careers in the scene. You can learn more about them in this interview I did of them years ago.
Check out the new studio at 6380 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego CA 92115 starting February 4th!
Happy New Year to you all! Since it’s been a while I thought it was good timing to do some updates to the salsa dance venue list here on RitmoBello.com. You can access the club and venue list at this link here.
If you see any information that needs correction or to be added please don’t hesitate to email me.
If you are like most people you have certain New Year’s resolutions that you’ve set for yourself. If dancing is not one of them it’s still early enough in the year to give it a go.
For those new to salsa dancing in San Diego a great place to start is the San Diego Salsa and Latin Dancing Meetup Group. Started way back in 2005, the group is made up of many people in the salsa community from established instructors to those just stepping onto the dance floor for the first time. With 2,400+ members the group is one of largest meetup groups in Southern California and for sure the biggest when it comes to dancing salsa.
Veteran salsa dancers know that wearing the right shoe is essential for both enjoyment and safety while dancing. This holds true for both men and women. With women though the matter is even more important since many of the lead/follow elements of the dance will depend on the women’s ability to make precise movements without losing balance.
Case in point, it’s hard to execute a turn in flip flops or even non secured slip on shoes. It’s way too easy to slip, fall and be injured in footwear that is not designed to stay on you while you move quickly.
Fortunately, there are many dance shoes on the market for women that are designed for the high flying quick movements of Latin dance. These shoes feature leather or suede bottoms to make turning easy along with buckles or straps to keep the shoes securely on your feet.
E.K. Clothing offers a wide selection of these dance shoes ranging from open toe styles to closed toe styles. They even offer modified boots especially for dancing.
Check out their selection today and avoid a dance floor disaster!
It’s time again for the upcoming San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival and if you plan on taking part in any of the festivities you will want to know when things will be happening. Below is the overall master schedule of events and the individual workshop schedules for Friday and Saturday. Keep coming back to RitmoBello.com for further updates as the festival nears the Labor Day Weekend.
See you all at the 9th Annual San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival!
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido will be hosting FREE Latin music nights throughout September which will include live bands and the opportunity to partake in some great food as well.
The concerts are scheduled to take place 4 Fridays in September beginning first with Norteña music on September 4th and 11th and Salsa music on September 18th and 25th. Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet will be playing live on the salsa nights so you’ll want to bring your dance shoes to enjoy live music as shown in the video below:
RitmoBello.com and the San Diego Salsa and Latin Dancing Meetup Group will be there to support the event and we encourage you to come as well. We’ve posted on the Meetup.com calendar the 2 salsa events if you wanted to learn more about it for the 18th event and the 25th event.