My Garlic Serenade

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By Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!

OK. So I was dancing with this guy the other night…..

…. and his breath smelled like DINNER.

HIS Dinner.

I almost lost it.

I could almost tell you specifically what he ate, and yes, it included GARLIC and ONIONS. I didn’t realize this however (as most of us don’t) until we were about 10 seconds into the song and HE STARTS SINGING OUT LOUD TO THE MUSIC – like he’s serenading me or something! He was really starting to enjoy this, and I was really getting more and more annoyed… (more…)

Your Competition Experience

An inspiring message from a budding Salsa FREAK
An Inspiring Email from a Budding Salsa Freak

Dear Edie,
I had my first private lesson yesterday at Metronome and after that was over I spent about $60 on salsa CD’s at Ritmo in the Mission! Once I have a little more material, I will have to send you my own personal addict story!

On a personal note, I just want to commend you, it is so incredibly awe inspiring to see someone doing the things in life they really love. So many people my age are a slave to the grind, working pay check to pay check. To see someone who has such a p***ion for (more…)

The Sacrifice Dance

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By Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!You’re on the dance floor… a KILLER SONG comes on and you’re looking for ANYONE to grab and dance.

… damn, everyone’s taken.

Suddenly you see a Beginner/Intermediate walk slowly up to you and YOU JUST KNOW what is going to happen. Inside, you feel like running’ you’re dreading every second of it’ you take a huge breath, and hold it in, hoping to GOD Almighty they keep walking past you to the bar’ suddenly they stop right in front of you. You give a pathetic (more…)

He Died Dancing

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By Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!“He thanked me for this wonderful Valentine’s Gift.” As a tear started to fall down her cheek…

It was a few years ago on Valentine’s Day. I was at some Salsa club, in some country some place, dancing up a STORM with a few of the best World-Cl*** leads I’ve ever known.

I decided to take a breather and watch the incredible dancers on the floor for a song or two.

I noticed an older gentleman walk up to one of the women standing on the sidelines of the dance floor, who just waiting (LONGING) to be asked to dance. She was nothing glamorous nor (more…)

About Last Night… What Happened to YOU?

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Addicted to Salsa

.. as if you’ve stopped reading already.
OK, ok… OK!!!
You went out dancing SALSA last night…
You listened to SALSA on your way home.
You dreamed about SALSA all night..
You listened to SALSA on your way to work…
NOW you’re reading about SALSA
at YOUR DESK…

Are you Addicted or WHAT?

(admit it!)