Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

Salsa Rueda Performance Workshop

12 week Salsa Rueda Performance Workshop

Perform at The 10th annual Salsa Rueda Festival in SF

Taught by the Festival co-directors: Nick and Serena

Take your dancing to the next level! Expand your Rueda vocabulary and improve your technique while having a great time with friends. Performing is one of the best ways to push past any boundaries and reach the next level in your Casino and Rueda de Casino dancing. Performing at the Festival is an amazing experience and this year will be our tenth year. 

The workshop is open to any dancer who has learned their basics in Rueda de Casino. That means being confident in DQN, Dame, Enchufla, Adios (la prima), and most of our level 1 and 2 turns at https://www.salsavaletodo.com/curriculum/

Please be comfortable working in a group and be able to commit to at least 90% of the rehearsal dates.

Friday nights at the Beat in Berkeley
7:30 - 8:30 pm, 2560 9th st. (x - Dwight)

Workshop Dates:
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8, 15
January 5, 12, 19, 26
February 2 and 9

Performance on either February 15th or 18th depending on groups schedule and preference.

Workshop cost: 12 rehearsals for $180 + purchase of own costume. 

space is limited to the first 5 leaders and followers, e-mail us at salsavaletodo@gmail.com to reserve your space.

Nick and Serena are the founders and Directors of the Salsa Rueda Festival and two successful dance companies; Salsa Vale Todo and Rueda Vale Todo. They have choreographed and performed numerous times nationally and internationally. The Salsa Rueda Festival brings Cuban dance and Rueda de Casino groups from all over the world to San Francisco every year to showcase for the community their talent and passion.

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The 9th Annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival
Feb
16
to Feb 20

The 9th Annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival

Enjoy four days of social dancing, world-class performances and shows, music from acclaimed bands and DJs, workshops and classes for all dance levels with top instructors, a beginner bootcamp, educational lectures and late night parties in the heart of one of the greatest cities in the world.

Presenting musical guests: 
"SIEMPRE FORMELL": A Juan Formell Tribute Featuring ROBERTON HERNANDEZ, PEDRITO CALVO & SAMUEL FORMELL - Saturday night

TIMBALIVE - Friday night

THE BAY AREA TIMBA ALL-STARS - Thursday night

DJs Walt Digz and Dark Rum

Over thirty world renowed instructors teaching you Casino Salsa, Rueda de Casino, Afro-Cuban, Son, Danzon, Mambo and Cha Cha Cha. Workshops are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Three nights of performances featuring your friends and teachers from all over the world, Live Rumba circle and perfomances by international instructors.

Special Beginners Track classes at a reduced price. (please note: Beginners track classes are only for people with a Beginners pass)

Timbaversity room with films and lectures.

Get your passes today for the best Cuban Salsa event in the US!

Passes and ticket info found at www.salsaruedafestival.com

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SALSA CASINO MAYAN CONGRESS 2015
Sep
17
to Sep 21

SALSA CASINO MAYAN CONGRESS 2015

Dance Timba, Son Timberas & CMV con Ritmo are pleased to announce the 6th edition of Salsa Casino Mayan Congress, which will take place from Sept 16th to 19th, 2015. 

Seeking to provide to our audience the best Afro-Casino Congress experience, this year the host venue of SCMC on its 6th edition will be the beautiful "Great Parnassus Resort & SPA Cancun”, a 24 hours All Inclusive Hotel.

Over 30 workshops of Cuban Style Salsa, Rueda de Casino, Afro Cuban Dance, Rumba, Cuban Son, Cuban Popular Folklore, Cubaton & more will be held by the best National & International instructors, and more surprises to come. 

Cuban Band directly from La Havana, Cuba: “DAVID CALZADO Y SU CHARANGA HABANERA". 

CONFIRMED GUEST INSTRUCTORES: 

• Orlando Alfonso Izquierdo "Papi", CUBA – México
• Jennyselt Galata, CUBA
• Ranses Charón, CUBA - Finlandia
• Nick & Serena, San Francisco, USA
• Vladimir Garrido, CUBA – Cancun
• Andros Alfonso, CUBA - France
& more to be confirm. 

CONFIRMED DJs

• DJ Alan – Mexico DF
• DJ Bebo – Guadalajara, Mexico.


TICKETS & PAYMENTS FORMS 

CONGRESS’ TICKETS: 

**** 1st PRE-SALE FROM APR 11th - MAY 31st ****

Full PASS: 170 USD
Performer PASS: 105 USD
Crazy Party PASS: 75 USD
4 Classes PASS: 75 USD

**** 2nd PRE-SALE FROM JUNE 1st - JULY 31st ****

Full PASS: 195 USD
Performer PASS: 130 USD
Crazy Party PASS: 82 USD
4 Classes PASS: 82 USD

**** FINAL PRECES FROM AUGUST 1st ****

Full PASS: 220 USD
Performer PASS: 145 USD
Crazy Party PASS: 90 USD
4 Classes PASS: 90 USD

** FULL PASS: Includes Welcome Pool Party, Congress Opening Party, David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera Concert, more than 30 workshops (Cuban Style Salsa, Rueda de Casino, Rumba, Afro Cuban Dance, Cuban Son, Cubaton & more) to be held by national and international instructors, Megarueda at the beach, Performances, access to all social parties from September 16th to 19th. 

** PERFORMER PASS: Same of Full Pass but only for performers. 
Dance Groups' Directors must send an email confirming performers names in order to grant the correspondent prices.

** CRAZY PARTY PASS: Includes Welcome Pool Party, Congress opening Party, David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera Concert, Megarueda at the beach, Performances & access to all social parties from September 16th to 19th.

** 4 CLASSES PASS: Includes 4 classes to be taken from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th. 
 

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Aug
29
to Aug 30

Cubanisimo at Allegros

5th SATURDAY MEGA PARTY

FEAT. Salsa Timba Bachata Semba Kizomba

SALSA w/ DJ Walt Digz
BACHATA w/ Jason Dj-El Guapo
KIZOMBA with Orlando
730 - Salsa Rueda w/  Nick & Serena
8:00 pm - Kizomba Guest Teacher
830 pm bachata by Rodchata
Door: $10 (Online $8)
www.saturdaymegaparty.com

THE BIGGEST SALSA BACHATA KIZOMBA SPOT IN THE BAY AREA
ALL AGES WELCOMED
3-PARTY ROOMS
3 DJs
3 DANCE LESSONS
LOTS OF FREE PARKING
AWSOME DANCEFLOOR

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Jul
16
2:30 PM14:30

Havanisimo! at Allegros

HAVANISIMO IS BACK IN THE BAY every 1st Friday of the Month!!!

$10 Online Advance ticket (www.rodchatatickets.com)
$12 - Door Price 

8pm - Dominican Bachata Lesson with Rodney Rodchata Aquino
9pm - Salsa Cubana y Rueda de Casino with Nick & Serena 

SALSA BAND CONCERT w/ JESUS DIAZ QBA - Aug 7th

Timba Room Party w/ DJ Walt Digz
Bachata Room Party w/ Dj Jason Dj-El Guapo
Kizomba Room Party w/ Guest 

ALL AGES WELCOMED
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING
WE ACCEPT TABLE RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE

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Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Salsa Fridays @ OMCA

Rumbache returns to the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) this Friday, July 10th!!

Friday, July 10th
Rumbache
Friday Nights @ OMCA
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA

Live Timba Performance by Rumbache
7-9pm

Free Dance Lesson with
Nicholas Van Eyck & Serena Wong of Salsa Vale Todo
630-7pm

Guest DJ from 5-630pm

Off The Grid Food Trucks on 10th Street
5-9pm

Rumbache will feature:

Omar Ledezma Jr. - Congas & Lead Vox
Jordan Wilson - Guitars & Coro
Julio De La Cruz - Piano & Coro
Ernesto Mazar Kindelán-Fairfield - Bass & Coro
Darren Smith - Tenor and Bari Sax & Coro
Patricio Angulo - Drumset with Timbal, Musical Director

http://www.museumca.org/2015/friday-nights-omca-july-10

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Havanisimo at Allegro's
Jul
3
to Jul 4

Havanisimo at Allegro's

Pre-4th Of July Celebration
HAVANISIMO IS BACK IN THE BAY every 1st Friday of the Month!!!

8pm - Bachata Lesson with Rodney Rodchata Aquino
9pm - Salsa Rueda with Nick & Serena 

DJ WALTDIGZ BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

SALSA BAND CONCERT w/ FITO REINOSO con Ritmo y Armonia

Timba Room Party w/ DJ Walt Digz
Bachata Room Party w/ Dj-Willie Love
Kizomba Room Party w/ Guest DJ Orlando Valle


LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE www.facebook.com/havanisimo
Visit our Website: www.havanisimo.com

ALL AGES WELCOMED
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING
WE ACCEPT TABLE RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE

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Jun
12
5:00 PM17:00

Salsa Fridays @ OMCA

Salsa Fridays returns to the OMCA this Friday

Dinner! Dancing! and a Show!
 

Friday, June 12th
Rumbache
Friday Nights @ OMCA
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA
 

Live Performance by Rumbache
7-9pm
 

Free Dance Lesson with
Nick& Serena of Salsa Vale Todo
630-7pm
DJ Penitani Moa from 5-630pm

 

Off The Grid Food Trucks on 10th Street
5-9pm

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Rose City Salsa and Timba Festival, April 9 - 12, 2015
Apr
9
to Apr 12

Rose City Salsa and Timba Festival, April 9 - 12, 2015

5th Anual Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival
April 9-12 at the Vancouver Hilton Hotel 
Across the river, 10 minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon. 
$50 Discount Full Pass Log on: http://belltowndancestudio.com/salsa_congress

We would like to invite you to what has become one of the highlights on the West Coast Salsa Scene, the Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival. 
Salsa Lovers, Timba Lovers, Dance Aficionados have continued to share the experience of the RCSTF and we want to make sure that you join us in April 2015. 

3 Nights of pure dancing + meeting new dancers from near and far
2 Nights & 2 Days of shows & workshops with World Famous Dancers
+YOU = an amazing weekend at the Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival

Featured Salsa Dance Artists include:
*FORTEZZA-MX
*ZAFIRE-NY
* ANITA & ADRIAN - Barcelona
* RAFAEL & CARINE - Brazil
*JOHN, LIZ & ANDREW-SALSAMANIA-SF
*FRANCISCO JR. & KATHY- LA
*ALEJANDRO & ZULMARA- LA
*CRISTIAN OVIEDO-LA

Featured Cuban Dance Artists include:
*WILFREDO GUILBIAC-Cuba/SD 
* KATI HERNANDEZ-Cuba/LA 
* DUANE WRENN-Detroit 
* NICK & SERENA-SF
* MIKE & SIMONA-OR

As well as the NATIONAL TREASURE CUBAN PERCUSSIONIST MIGUEL BERNAL

Have we mentioned that we'll have TWO dance venues?
Salsa & Bachata Room + Timba Room + dancing till 4am

Don't know how to dance? No Problem!
Join us for the Beginners Bootcamp on Saturday, April 11, 2015 and learn the fundamentals of Salsa, Mambo, Cuban Salsa, Bachata & Cha Cha Cha all in one day, then join us for the evening party as we are mesmerized by shows from our World Famous Dance Artists and then dance till the wee hours of the morning with all the attendees doing what they love the most! DANCING!

This event is for EVERYONE who is passionate about salsa music and dancing. We plan to include all of those who want to share in the spirit of what salsa represents for us. Come one, come all, to celebrate SALSA!

We are also hosting the WLDC Qualifiers for the first time this year.

Where:
Hilton Vancouver Washington
301 W 6th St, Vancouver, WA 98660
Hotel Phone: (360) 993-4500

(((( Buy your ticket for $50 special discount ))))

Log on: http://belltowndancestudio.com/salsa_congress

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SVT Timbus Flash Mob Rueda Tour of SF
Feb
18
to Feb 19

SVT Timbus Flash Mob Rueda Tour of SF

Salsa Vale Todo presents...

The world famous annual SVT Timbus Flash Mob Rueda Tour of SF

Wednesday February 18, 2015

SVTimbuses will be embarking on a 3-4 hour tour of SF for some Rueda Flash Mob Mayhem. Dance Ruedas at various famous and some not so famous San Francisco landmarks. Join Ruederos, Casineros, and Salseros from all over in some great public dancing and Ruedas. The Roving Party will end at SF's longest running weekly Timba Salsa spot: DJ Walt Digz' Baobob party.

Buses will leave the Hotel Whitcomb at 8pm and return from Baobob to the hotel at around 1:30am

ONLY 60 SEATS ARE AVAILABLE SO DON'T GET LEFT OUT!!!!

www.salsaruedafestival7.eventbrite.com

https://www.facebook.com/salsanick/media_set?set=a.10152326791906320.1073741839.785751319&type=3

https://www.facebook.com/salsanick/media_set?set=a.10150137321886320.327352.785751319&type=3

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Salsa Fridays @ OMCA- February 13th
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Salsa Fridays @ OMCA- February 13th

  • Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy salsa class by Nick and Serena, live salsa by Fito Reinoso, and Off the Grid food trucks at this free fun community event hosted by the Oakland Museum of California every second Friday of the month!

Please note the change in the time for the event this month.

7-7:30: FREE Basic Beginning Dance Class with Nick and Serena!

7:30-8:45: Fito Reinoso LIVE! in the 10th st. amphitheater 

Off the Grid food trucks on 10th street, 5-9pm.

Friday, February 13th

Oakland Museum, 1000 Oak St., Oakland

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Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

Salsa Fridays @ OMCA-December 12th

Come out to Rumbache's LAST performance of 2014!! We will be celebrating in style for one of our super fans Birthdays, Sonya M. Haggett! She knew us when we played at Maiko's under our old name!! ;)

Friday, December 12th
Rumbache
Friday Nights @ OMCA 
1000 Oak St
Oakland, CA

Live Performance by Rumbache
7-9pm
Free Dance Lesson with
Nicholas Van Eyck & Serena Wong of Salsa Vale Todo
630-7pm
Off The Grid Fpod Trucks on 10th Street
5-9pm

Rumbache will feature:

Omar Ledezma Jr. - Lead Vox
Monica Fimbrez - Coro
Sergio Durán - Coro
Bob Crawford - Piano
Ernesto Mazar Kindelán-Fairfield - Bass
Ed Morrison - Trumpet
Carlos Hernandez - Trombone
Colin Douglas - Congas
Patricio Angulo - Timbal, Musical Director

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Sunday Streets Salsa Block Party
Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

Sunday Streets Salsa Block Party

Come hear authentic cuban salsa, learn how to dance to spicy latin rhythms and see some of the Bay Area's best salsa dancers perform! Sunday October 12th, Salsa Vale Todos presents a salsa block party like the bay area has never seen before featuring Rumbaché, one of the hottest San Francisco Bay Area Salsa Bands. Rumbache, the 9-member band from Oakland, California, is well-known in the salsa scene for their exuberant stage presence and originality as they fuse salsa, timba and bomba in tightly executed and unexpectedly ways. And while you can hear them interpreting the classic and contemporary Cuban and Salsa repertoire, their fresh originals make them stand-out in a cover heavy scene. Rumbaché is the voice of youth for San Francisco Bay Area's Salsa & Latin Live Music scene, and ignites enthusiasm in dancers and musical connoisseurs alike. DJ Antonio Chavez will turn it up between sets with timba salsa, meregue, rumba, rock and more.

Salsa Vale Todo is a Cuban Salsa dance group with an emphasis on Rueda De Casino. Salsa Vale Todo was co-founded and is co-directed by Nick and Serena, who also incorporate Samba, Afro-Brazilian, Son, Hip Hop, Capoeira, Kung-Fu and other styles of Salsa into their choreographies. SVT and their directors Nick and Serena were responsible for creating the First Salsa Rueda Festival and are looking forward to a great fourth year of promoting the best Salsa Festival in the U.S.

Eats, Beats & Brews is a weekly outdoor beer garden and music event on Center Street in Downtown Berkeley, 12pm to 6pm. Everyone is invited to come enjoy refreshing brews from Drake's Brewing, listen to great local bands and savor food from around the world at Center Street’s Restaurant Row. 

Schedule:
12-6pm - Salsa lesson and demos by Salsa Vale Todo at the Salsa Instruction pavilion
12-2pm - DJ Antonio plays at the Open Salsa dancing Pavilion
2-4pm Rumbache plays at the Open Salsa dancing Pavilion
4-6pm - DJ Antonio plays at the Open Salsa dancing Pavilion

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The 2014 Casino Mayan Congress in Cancun
Sep
12
to Sep 15

The 2014 Casino Mayan Congress in Cancun

Bay Area represent!! Join Salsa Vale Todo at the 5th annual Cuban music and dance Congress in Cancun.

September 12 - 15, 2014, hosted by our good friends CMV con Ritmo and Dance Timba from Mexico City. 

In beautiful, sunny Cancun, Mexico.

Bay Area Dancers: Be sure and mark that you were referred by Nick and Serena/ Salsa Vale Todo when you purchase your passes

What more could you want!
Beach, Pool, Great Classes, Live Timba, DJ parties, dancing on the beach, Reggaton by the pool, and so much more! 

Cuban Band directly from La Havana, Cuba: "El Niño y La Verdad, Emilio Frías" 

Some of the top Casino, Rueda, Rumba and Folklore Instructors.

* Manolo Vázquez Robaina, CUBA - México
* Orlando Alfonso Izquierdo "Papi", CUBA - México
* Jennyselt Galata, CUBA
* Jorge Amado Pérez Machado, CUBA
* Ranses Charón, CUBA - Finlandia
* Nick & Serena, San Francisco, USA
* Luis Martínez "El Indio", CUBA - México
* Vladimir Garrido, CUBA - Cancún
* William Walker, USA (Kizomba & Semba).

More Info, passes and more at http://www.salsacasinomayancongress.com/casino/

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