11th Annual Connecticut Salsa Fest
Workshop Schedule
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY - 11AM - 4PM
ALL SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE W/OUT NOTICE!
SATURDAY - MAY 23, 2015 WORKSHOPS
SALSA - BACHATA - WORKSHOPS
(MAIN BALLROOM)
TIME
ROOM 1
ROOM 2
ROOM 3
11AM
JUAN & CARIDAD PORTELLA
OF CACHE, NY
SALSA ON 2
"ADV. BEG.
PARTNERWORK -TURN
PATTERNS"
MIKE ANDINO
OF ESTILO, PA
SALSA ON 1
"BEG. - ADV. BEG."
FRANCK MUHEL
OF NY
"FASTEST FEET & TECHNIC"
ALL LEVELS
12PM
SANTO RICO, NY
SALSA ON 2
"PARTNER WORK - TURN
PATTERNS"
ROBERTO FIGUEROA
OF RUMBA Y TIMBAL, MA
SALSA ON 1
“PARTNERWORK & FLOOR
TRICKS”
MARIO B OF SALSA FEVER
ON2, NJ
SALSA ON 2
“INTER. ADV.
SHINES”
1PM
YAMULEE, NY
SALSA ON 2
"TBD"
KATHLEEN ECCLESTON OF K’
VIVA, PA
SALSA ON 1
“LADIES STYLING”
JOSE MALDONADO
& LORETTA CHIANESE
OF PA
SALSA ON 1
“INTERMEDIATE”
2PM
APRIL GENOVESE OF NY &
LATIN MOVES, CT
SALSA ON 2
“LADIES STYLING”
SALSA Y CONTROL OF MA
SALSA ON 1
“ADV. INTERM. ADV.”
JHONATAN RAMOS OF CALI
SALSA PAL MUNDO, NY
“COLOMBIAN SALSA –
SALSA CALENA”
ADULT BACHATA - HUSTLE - KIZOMBA & ALL YOUTH WORKSHOPS
(LOWER LEVEL ROOM 1 & 2)
TIME
BACHATA / HUSTLE / KIZOMBA
 
YOUTH WORKSHOPS
11PM
EDUARDO HAZAEL
OF LATIN MOVES, CT
“BACHATA”
ALL LEVELS
 
YANINA JOHNSON
OF MAMBO REVELATION, MA
"HIP HOP"
ALL LEVELS
12PM
WILLIAN SANTANA
OF FUSION SALSERA, VNZLA
“BEG. KIZOMBA”
 
MIKE GARCIA & MEHGAN B
OF MOVIMIENTO DANCE CO., NY
"FEEL THE FLAVOR"
ALL LEVELS
1PM
SIMONE ASSBOECK
OF LATIN MOVES, CT
“HUSTLE – DISCO”
ALL LEVELS
 
LOUIS "TITO" CASIANO
OF RUMBA Y TIMBAL, MA
"TRICKS & PARTNERING"
ALL LEVELS
2PM
 
 
BRIANNA WALSTON
OF LATIN MOVES, CT
"HIP - HOP"
ALL LEVELS
CUBAN WORKSHOPS - SATURDAY
(PAVILION)
 
Beginners*
Intermediate/Advanced**
Special Workshops***
11AM
“The Founders”: A
Window into the History
of Casino, Rueda & Salsa
“The Founders”: A
Window into the History of
Casino, Rueda & Salsa
“The Founders”: A
Window into the History of
Casino, Rueda & Salsa
12PM
Intro to Cuban Salsa
& Movement
Salsa Suelta
Footwork Challenge
(Populares Fusion)
Cuban Movement & Styling
1PM
Intro to Casino
(Cuban Salsa Partnering)
Casino Partnering
(Smooth Styling &

Complex Patterns)
Cuban Turn Patterns
for Salseros:
Innovate your Partnerwork
2PM
Intro to Rueda de Casino
Rueda de Casino
(Advanced Group Moves)
Rueda Fast Track
for Dancers Pt. 1
SUNDAY - MAY 24, 2015 WORKSHOPS
SALSA ON 1 & ON 2 - WORKSHOPS
(MAIN BALLROOM)
TIME
ROOM 1
ROOM 2
ROOM 3
11AM
JUAN & CARIDAD PORTELLA
OF CACHE, NY
SALSA ON 2
“CHA – CHA SHINES”
MIKE ANDINO
OF ESTILO, PA
SALSA ON 1
“ADV. BEG.”
MARIANO NERIS
OF MAMBO REVELATION, MA
“MUSICALITY ON 2”
ALL LEVELS
12PM
MARIO B
OF SALSA FEVER ON2, NJ
“SALSA SHINES”
ALL LEVELS
ROBERTO FIGUEROA
OF RUMBA Y TIMBAL, MA
SALSA ON 1
“TBD”
FRANCK MUHEL
OF NEW YORK
“AFRO-CARIBBEAN ROOTS
& CULTURE INTESIVE”
ALL LEVELS
1PM
JOSE CABRERA
& FARRAH BENOIT,
OF P’KANTE DANCE CO.
SALSA ON 2
“PARTNERWORK”
KATHLEEN & LUIS
OF K’VIVA, PA
SALSA ON 1
“PARTNERWORK”
AL ESPINOZA
OF LIQUID SILVER, FL
“SPIN CLASS”
ALL LEVELS
2PM
APRIL GENOVESE
OF NY & LATIN MOVES, CT
SALSA ON 2
“LADIES STYLING”
JOSE MALDONADO
& LORETTA CHIANESE
OF PA
SALSA ON 1
“ADVANCE”
FUSION SALSERA
OF FUSION SALSERA,
VENEZUELA
“TRICKS & LIFTS”
ALL LEVELS
ADULT BACHATA - HUSTLE - KIZOMBA & ALL YOUTH WORKSHOPS
(LOWER LEVEL)
TIME
BACHATA / HUSTLE / KIZOMBA
 
YOUTH WORKSHOPS
11PM
WILLIAN SANTANA
OF FUSION SALSERA, VENEZUELA
“KIZOMBA”
 
DIAMOND RIVERA
OF NEW YORK
“ON 2 SHINES
& BODY MOVEMENTS”
ALL LEVELS
12PM
SIMONE ASSBOECK
OF LATIN MOVES, CT
“HUSTLE – DISCO”
ALL LEVELS
 
DANA COLON & BENJI DIAZ
OF RUMBEROS, CT
“SALSA ON 2 PARTNERWORK – PACHANGA”
ALL LEVELS
1PM
ALFRED & ALEKSANDRA
OF RHYTHMOLOGY, NY
“BACHATA PARNTERWORK”
ALL LEVELS
 
MICHELLE MORALES
OF YAMULEE, NY & CT
“BODY MOVEMENTS
& SHINES”
ALL LEVELS
2PM
X
 
BRIANNA WALSTON
OF LATIN MOVES, CT
“HIP-HOP”
ALL LEVELS
CUBAN WORKSHOPS - SUNDAY
(PAVILION)
 
Beginners*
Intermediate/Advanced**
Special Workshops***
11AM
Intro to Rumba
Cuban Rumba
(Guaguanco & Colombia)
Rumba Percussion:
Learn to Jam!
12PM
Intro to
Afto-Cuban
Orishas
Afro-Cuban
(Orishas & Congo)
Afro-Fuse
1PM
Cuban Son
The "Original"

On2 Salsa
Cuban Son Technique
(Smooth Partnering & Tornillos)
Salsa/Son Percussion:
Learn to Jam!
2PM
Rueda de Casino
(Fun Group Moves)
Rueda de Casino Challenge
(Cool Moves & Fusion)
Rueda Fast Track
for Dancers Pt 2