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Looking for Salsa in St. John’s, Newfoundland?! YES, it does exist!

Hi everyone,

Welcome to our Salsa in St. John’s webpage! Here you’ll find everything Salsa St. John’s, Newfoundland! Feel free to contact us if you have a Salsa or Latin-themed event you’d like to see posted on our site or if you’d like to help organize our events!

this page last updated Dec 7, 2022

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Keep checking our facebook group or pages for updates on Salsa and Latin Dance lessons and events here in St. John’s, NL…the links are on our home page!

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A little history…

Salsa in St. John’s is a community group of Volunteers, Dancers, and Businesses with the sole purpose of networking and promoting anything Salsa or Latin Dance! Salsa in St. John’s was originally created as a facebook group in July 2008 by Judy D as an informal volunteer-run dance information and event sharing group. It’s a place where members can see/write on the wall and view the “upcoming events” documents for any salsa or Latin dance events. If you’re curious to see or join our fb group, here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SalsainSt.Johns/

Past events directly organized by Judy D via Salsa in St. John’s were often fundraisers for multicultural organizations or for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  Most recently, Judy has handed over leadership of the organization to Stacy Ryan, Latin Dance instructor and owner of Bailamos St. John’s.

Dedicated group members continually work to find new venues and organize new events for Salsa in St. John’s in order to keep our salsa dance community alive! Updates on Latin dance news is available via our Salsa in St. John’s fb group and fb pages. Links for both are found on the home page of this website.

If you are interested in hearing more about our organization, or in giving us a helping hand, please email judy.salsa”AT”gmail.com or message Stacey via https://www.facebook.com/BailamosStJohns

Here’s some local salsa info and other interesting dance tidbits…

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SALSA LESSONS:

–>Lessons with Bailamos ST. JOHN’S – instructor Stacy Ryan’s fb page https://www.facebook.com/BailamosStJohns

Offering Dance Instruction in Salsa & Bachata, Public Social Dance Events, Performances and more. For information on registration, send message to fb page: https://www.facebook.com/BailamosStJohns

–> Mun Ballroom & Latin Dance Club http://www.munbldc.com/

–> Jim Russell, Ballroom and Latin Dance Instructor – Drop-In sessions in various locations. For more info contact Jim on fb:    https://www.facebook.com/jim.russell.9847

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DANCE EVENTS and ORGANIZATIONS:
Know of other dance groups or events in the city…send a message to add a link to our site!

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…………..And some other dance info…—–>

–> TANGO on the Edge (TOTE) email http://tangoontheedge.ca/

Práctica – “A practice session for tango dancers.”

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A fanpage for fans of salsa and the Cuban culture:
http://www.facebook.com/LatidosProductions?sk=info
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LINDY HOP finally came to town! The new MUN Swing Club, see their group for more info:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/224978010883244
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Bollywood Jig class registration info:  https://bollywoodjig.wordpress.com/

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SALSA TRAVELERS INFO:
-> “Salsa Festivals in Canada” has links to world wide salsa events for salsa lovers who may be traveling: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=22185852319

-> Website for a new travel guide, “My Seductive Cuba” by Chen Lizra:
http://www.myseductivecuba.com/
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DANCE CLOTHES/SHOES:

-> The Music Collection and Dance Corner, 2 locations:
– 444 Torbay Road, St. John’s
Phone/Fax: (709) 738-2982
info@musiccollection.ca
– Glenhill Plaza, 74 Old Placentia Rd, Mount Pearl
Phone/Fax: (709) 368-0789
mountpearl@musiccollection.ca

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This page was last edited on Jan 21, 2018. Please check with various organizers for most up-to-date info. Thanks!

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