Florida
Florida

Gainesville, FL

Darren Stuart runs Salsa Caliente studio in Gainesville, FL, where the Univeristy of Florida is located. Darren and a number of other instructors teach Casino Rueda there, by dividing the students into many levels each with a teacher.  His website is Smoothsalsa.com and the email is: dasalsero@hotmail.com.

Miami, FL:

Salsa Racing Studio, run by Henry Herrera has a number of teachers who give Casino Rueda lessons along with Henry.  His website is very complete and has the schedule, directions to his classes, etc:  SalsaRacing.com.  By the way, Henry runs the annual Rueda Congress which has been taking place in November.  That site is: SalsaRuedaCongress.com.

Salsa Lovers Dance Studio is run by Rene Gueits.  Rene has a staff of teachers and they run classes at all levels on the floor at the same time. You test from one level to the next and cannot proceed until you have placed into a given class.  The website has the information on where and when classes meet:  SalsaLovers.com.  And Rene runs the annual Miami Salsa Congress which has a good deal of Rueda dancing along with one on one Salsa.  The website is:  MiamiSalsaCongress.com.

SalsaPulse.com is run by Stefan Vale who has taught and still teaches Casino Rueda intermittently in Miami.  Stefan is primarily interested in the use of Casino style moves in one on one Salsa dancing and he focuses on that in his classes.

Ricky Torres teaches Casino Rueda in Miami. His email is Salsacentraldancestudio@yahoo.com

Patty Garcia who has been teaching Casino Rueda moves for years (since she was a young teen) was the president of the U. of Miami's sizable Salsa group when they began.  No doubt she has graduated since, but the group's website is:  Salsacraze.net and the email is dance@salsacraze.net.

The Salsa-Casino Dance Studio in Miami is run by Ramani Nicola. (Don't confuse this with the Julian's Atlanta school which has the same name without the hyphen!) This Miami school teaches at the famous Café Mystique and Ramani himself did the calling when the world record for the largest rueda circle was broken in August 2005.  The email is: ramani3219@yahoo.com and the website is: Salsa-casino.com. (Again, note the hyphen.)

Carlos Tellez is president of SalsaHeatWave and teaches Rueda.  His site is Salsaheatwave.com and the phone is 954-3927693.  The email is info@salsaheatwave.com.

Another Miami group that teaches Rueda is is Rumba Nama. Their website is Rumbanama.com and the director is Lisis Pages

An organization with the website: Bestofdance.com teaches a number of dance styles, and they include "Casino Salsa."  The phone there is 305-1661897; the email is info@bestofdance.com.

Luz Pinto is the director of Latin Heat Salsa Studio which teaches Casino Rueda.  The phone for further information is 305-8689418.

Erik Suarez and Vivian Campa of Salsa Fever Dance Studio teach Casino Rueda. The phone for more info is 305-7257016 and the email is salsafever@yahoo.com.

Tampa Bay, FL

Leo Florin from Salsamania Dance Studios teaches Casino Rueda in Tampa Bay. He can be reached at
305-345-1972 or at info@salsamaniaonline.com. The website is www.salsamaniaonline.com.

Casino Salsa Tampa instructors: Billy & Yachira also do Cuban Salsa. Here is their info:
Website: www.CasinoSalsaTampa.com.  Phone #: 813-391-1084  The email is: CasinoSalsaTampa@gmail.com and the address is: 3932 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, Fl 33614  The facebook page is: : www.Facebook.com/CasinoSalsaTampa


Another Tampa group is: SALSAventura, with instructor: Carlos. They can be reached at 813-545-9619 or by email: SALSAventuraFL@gmail.com.


Hialeah, FL

Casino Rueda is taught at the Salsa-Fusion Studio (website: www.salsa-fusion.net) in Hialeah. The phone is 305-3058963 or 786-6638443 if you want to call for their class schedule. The email is: zary27@yahoo.com.

Orlando, FL

Mike Barbieri teaches Rueda; the website is Salsaorlando.com. The phone for more information is 407-2750943 and Mike's email is: mike@salsaorlando.com.

Jacksonville, FL

Yoeny and Yodeny, the Martell twins who moved to Florida from Cuba, formerly taught in Cuba and now teach Rueda in Jacksonville. They teach at A Social Affair Dance Studio.  For more information, try the sudio (904-2629709 or www.asocialaffair.net) or write to these emails:  Fionna292001@yahoo.com or sombrascallegeras@hotmail.com.

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