When did you join RicaSalsa?

"April 2001."

Why did you want to join? Tell me the story of how you came on board.

"I wanted to join, because I saw it as an opportunity to bring my dancing to a higher level. I would also get the chance to perform and try something new. I came on board one Friday night while eating dinner with Ricardo and Sarah and talking about the upcoming L.A. salsa congress, the Alberto's and Roccapulco's dance troupe competitions. That's when Ricardo asked me if I wanted to join RicaSalsa."

Where are you from? How long have you lived in the Bay Area?

"I am from Panama City, Panama. I came to the U.S. on 1995 and went to Chico State. I moved to the Bay Area on July 2000."

When did you start dancing salsa?

"September 2000."

What do you like most about dancing in the troupe?

"I like dancing along with a group of friendly, nice, and highly talented people."

Complete this sentence: You know you're a salsaholic when...

"...you practice salsa moves at your work office."

Do you teach?


What do you do when you're not dancing or working?

"Go mountain biking; Go out with friends. "

Tell me 3 things you like about your RicaSalsa dance partner.

"Nashely: Nice and friendly. Angelica: Nice and hard working."

Please describe your dance performance history, including any awards, competitions, shows, etc.

"RicaSalsa is the first group I have performed with."

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