Category: Dance

Performance Videos from the 2016 Chile Salsa Bachata Festival (Santiago, Chile)

I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Chile Salsa Bachata Festival in Santiago, and had such an amazing time watching the performers throw down on stage.  Over the past few months, it’s truly been such a pleasure witnessing the artistry of the performers in South America, and seeing how they interpret the music that we ...

What Type of Salsa Should I Learn Before Going Out Dancing in Medellin, Colombia?

“Wait a second, if I learned how to dance salsa at my local club, shouldn’t I be able to dance with everyone, anywhere they play my favorite salsa music?” The quick answer is NO. For those that are unaware, there are multiple ways that salsa is danced around the world. Though salseros may enjoy dancing ...

Why You Need to Upscale Your Youtube Video Uploads to 2048×1152

While I wouldn’t necessarily refer to myself as a ‘Pixel Peeper’, I do try to provide the highest quality videos and images to my audience when uploading to my social media outlets (Youtube, Flickr, etc). Recently, I began uploading 26 performance videos that I’d taken on the Aventura Dance Cruise to my Youtube channel and ...

Soooo…Does 4K Video Live Up to the Hype? A Quick Look at Some Salsa and Bachata Performances Shot in 4K with the Panasonic G7

In preparation for my sabbatical to South America, I’ve been thinking a lot about what type of creative projects I’d like to work on during the 6 months that I’ll be down there, and decided that one of my primary focuses would be adding original video content on my Youtube Channel. Anyone who’s had their ears on the floor regarding ...

Salsa and Bachata Performance Videos from This Past Weekend at Salsamania (NYC)

I consider myself lucky to not only be a part of such a vibrant dance community here in New York, but that I get to witness such a great level of live performers on a consistent basis.  Here are the performances from this past weekend (10/10/15) at Salsamania. *If you’re unable to see the embedded ...

What are the Top Travel Blogs that You’d Recommend for Someone Planning a Sabbatical to South America?

After living in NYC for the past 11 yrs, I’ve finally decided to head back home to the sunny skies of Los Angeles…but before I go, I’m planning to head out on a 5-6 month sabbatical to South America and this is where I could use some help from the blogging community. I’ve actually been saving ...

A Surprise West Coast Swing Demo by World Champions Jordan and Tatiana (NYC)

Ivonne with WCS Champions Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollman It’s been over a decade since I first moved to New York, and while I might not agree with the many New Yorkers who claim that NYC is the ‘Center of the Universe’, I will say that it is definitely a place where having exceptional experiences and meeting extraordinary ...