News and Announcements


NEW class: Beginner (Level 1) Dominican-Style Bachata

The authentic bachata dance is the original way of dancing bachata, originating from the Dominican Republic where the music also was born. Learn fundamental bachata footwork and partner work with a traditional Dominican flavor. You will learn how to lead, create your own patterns, dance to syncopated beats,  execute turns and have fun with your partner. Drop-in fee is $15. No partner is required.

This class is every Thursday from 6:45PM - 7:45PM



NEW class: Beginner (Level 1) Cumbia

Learn the fundamental footwork and partner work of this fun Colombian dance. We will teach you how to lead, follow and have fun with simple combinations. Drop-in fee is $15. NO partner is required. See you on the dance floor!

Join us for class on Saturdays at 5:30PM


SALSA NIGHT at: Smiley's in Bolinas Resumes in JUNE!

A fun evening of salsa social dancing at Smiley´s Historical Hotel and Bar. FREE Salsa Beginner Lesson with Mark and Kat from Salsa Marin, followed by an evening of social dancing to salsa, bachata, reggaeton, cha-cha-cha and merengue. $10 cover.  No Partner necessary. 

Party starts at 8:30PM. Address is: 41 Wharf Road, Bolinas, CA 94924

This event takes place on the FOURTH Saturday of every month staring in June.  See CALENDAR for dates and details. 


July 20th Salsa Concert with RICARDO LEMVO at the Marin Other JCC

Summer Night's outdoor concert series presents international salsa icon Ricardo Lemvo.  His Afro-Cuban rhythms and pan-African styles will keep you dancing all night!  Complimentary salsa lesson with Salsa Marin before the show.

This event will go from 7PM-10PM

Address:  200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903

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July 26th Salsa/Bachata Social Dance Party!

Our social dance party returns!!! This time in celebration of Instructor Mark Ellis' Birthday! Plenty of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, Merengue and Cha-cha-cha. Don't miss it! This is the best salsa party in Marin! Party: $5 (Students who come to class this day get in FREE)   Double parking is allowed.   Bring a friend!  The more, the merrier!

Address: 425 Irwin St. San Rafael, CA 94901