Testimonials & Reviews

Mirka G. (Novato, CA)

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As a non-Latin girl I was always fascinated by Latin music, especially Salsa... I joined Mark's group classes and all I can say....What a great and fun experience! Now I finally believe I can also become a great dancer.

Mark is amazing! Great skills and very professional. Passionate about dance and teaching. They make you look good on the floor!
You will absolutely have a great time!

Leila D. (San Francisco, CA)

We had the most amazing time taking lessons with Mark and his partner Cat. They are strong, clear instructors but also easy-going and super fun. Can't wait to dance with Salsa Marin again soon!

Gina A. (Irvine, CA)

Mark is a fantastic and professional instructor. He creates safe space for his students to learn, builds up dances from their building blacks, and follows up with reviews that cement new learning. My husband and I took classes from Mark before our wedding, and after just 4 private lessons we were ready for our first dance, which - thanks to everything we learned from Mark - was one of the best highlights of the day!

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Andrew V. (San Francisco, CA)

Fantastic instructors and environment. Come learn salsa, sharpen your skills, meet wonderful people and have a blast! Thanks to Mark and Kat for clear and helpful explanations. 5 stars!

Todd M. (Richmond, CA)

What fun classes! Mark makes everyone feel comfortable and the other students are really nice as well. The whole group often goes to the Seahorse  in Sausalito afterwards to keep dancing. So glad there is a place for salsa in Marin again!

Emily R. (Los Angeles, CA)

Salsa Marin offers not only excellent classes, but it offers a fun and open community of dancers of all levels. Mark keeps things very fun and makes sure you leave feeling more confident and knowledgeable than when you came in. Typically the group on Fridays heads down to the Seahorse in Sausalito for social dancing afterward, which is a fun way to practice the moves you've learned in class. I highly recommend checking this out if you've ever been interested in learning a partner dance, felt a passion for salsa music, or are just looking for something new to try! PLUS, it's a bright spot of Latino culture in Marin! Something to be treasured.

Rachel M. (San Francisco, CA)

I love this studio and Mark's teaching. He can handle any level. So glad I discovered this studio shortly after moving to Marin. I join in the group class on Fridays and love the challenging moves but also the fun he infuses into every class. I highly recommend them for any level. I even started to book a private class here and there.

Diego A. (San Rafael, CA)

Salsa Marín is a great place for those who  want to learn how to dance salsa if you are one or you just want to improve than you ought to go there, and Mark is a good teacher  he will help you  how to be a good leader also if you are a lady Kathy will help you too .  Este lugar es súper

Dina A. (Vallejo, CA)

Just recently, I discovered that salsa is not just a dance, it's a therapy for me.During one hour I forget about every thing, it's all about having fun! My husband and I have never tried salsa before, we started at zero grounds. Mark and Carrie have so much patience and explain so well that we quickly got the basics down, now we are looking foward for every Friday, for the new moves and fun. We enjoy every minute of it and hope we can move like our instructors one day :)