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Monte Cristo Social Club
136 Missouri Street, San Francisco, California 94107
Join us for San Francisco's latest monthly Salsa social every 3RD SUNDAY! Simultaneous Salsa and Bachata group classes (all levels) at 4PM, followed by social dancing with renowned DJ Enrique Franc and full bar until 8PM. Catering to all levels of dancers, beginners warmly welcome!
4PM Group Classes (Salsa with Carolyn Barreno OR Bachata with Vishnu Vardhan, both are All Levels)
5PM-8PM Social Dancing w/ cash bar
$15 admission, includes group classes. To register in advance, click the Ticket Information: Find Tickets (under event date & location above) and select Salsa Social from the drop down.
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Carolyn teaches Salsa and ballroom dancing in San Francisco and San Mateo. She is known for her thorough, patient instruction, teaching her students more than just steps, but the technique and understanding to really dance. Carolyn began teaching in 2005 at Vima Dance Studio. From 2009-2012, she danced with RicaSalsa’s pro team, under the direction of Ricardo Tellez and Tianne Frias. In 2013, Carolyn began competing in the Professional Rising Star American Rhythm ballroom division, where she has already enjoyed a number of distinctions, including 2016 & 2015 World Rising Star Rhythm Finalist, along with various championship titles. While dancing competitively, she retains her passion for the fun and spontaneity of social dancing, and loves bringing the joy of social Salsa, Mambo, ChaChaCha, and Bachata to her students. She also teaches in San Francisco. Learn more at dancewithcarolyn.com.
Michelle is the owner of the Metronome, one the Bay's most established dance studios, having served San Francisco with the gift of dance since 1991. Michelle took over ownership and management of the Metronome in 2011, rescuing the studio from near closure. She has since kept this fine studio running, including shepherding it to its new home at 136 Missouri St. Michelle is a trained competitive ballroom dancer, formerly ranked fifth in the nation in International Latin. She teaches ballroom, salsa, and social dancing to students of all levels. Learn more at metronomesf.com.
DJ Enrique currently DJs the 3rd Saturday Salsa Social at Allegro, is a regular guest DJ at Latin Wednesdays at El Valenciano, and has DJ'd alongside the best DJs in the Bay area. Enrique's 10 years experience and knowledge will keep you dancing all night with upbeat Salsa, melodic jazzy Mambo, and hard hitting Guaguanco, as well as the new newest Bachata hits.
Special guest instructor Vishnu teaches Bachata lessons at the Santa Rosa Bachata Nights (every Thursday ). He also teaches begginner/adv beginner Bachata in Dublin every Friday. He has been a Salsa/Bachata performer since 2012 and performed at various events and congresses.