Archives

president@ucrsalsa.com, Author at The Salsa Club at UCR

Building Confidence Through Dance by Carolyn Hall

Posted on by president@ucrsalsa.com in Stories | Leave a comment

Building Confidence Through Dance by Carolyn Hall The Salsa Club at UCR Re-Founding President 2012-2013 Music has been a huge part of my life since I can remember, but dance was always a bit of a challenge for me. I have found that I can physically and emotionally connect with any type of music (besides Screamo) with no need to understand the language that it is in. Many different languages have surrounded me throughout my life. I had babysitters who …

This Poem is Salsa By Joaquin Magos

Posted on by president@ucrsalsa.com in Poetry | Leave a comment

This poem is ours.   It’s Sky blue heels, the ones with criss crossing straps. It’s unbuttoned dress shirts exposing chest. Dresses that bloom like daisies during spins.   This poem wears fedoras, keeps towels in its back pocket, dances in white shoes that blur fluorescently as it spins   This poem is a combo built over a life time of lessons. it can dance on 2. show its advance level, But chooses not to.   This poem has taught, …

Salsa Dancing, A Love Story By Joaquin Magos

Posted on by president@ucrsalsa.com in Stories | Leave a comment

By Joaquin Magos The Salsa Club at UCR Re-founding Vice President  2012-2013   For me Salsa Dancing is a love story. Not one of those love at first sight type of things but it did help me find love and it has made me smile. Just to start every Latino thinks they already know how to dance Salsa, but they’re wrong. Salsa has steps, it has a fundamental foundation that must be learned before anyone can say they know how …