In the salsa community, the salsa dance company is vital for their innovative contributions to the style, but perhaps one of the most prominent aspects of the salsa dance company is how truly dedicated they are to spreading salsa internationally. These dance groups, which are typically made up of professional men and women dancers from around the world who are versed in a variety of Latin dance styles, serve not only to showcase the salsa dance and perform it for those who enjoy it, but also to teach the movements and various aspects of this increasingly popular dance style to people the world around. In the various annual salsa congresses that take place internationally, salsa dance companies are regularly invited to instruct at demonstrations and workshops, and as a result, salsa as a true art form continues to expand globally.
There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of salsa dance companies in the
world, and while you may suppose that these groups are only found in
countries where Latin culture is predominant, they can actually be found
in countries around the world. From Milan to San Francisco to London
to Hong Kong these groups bring the joy of the salsa movement to the
masses and demonstrate that this movement is far more than just a
While there are many, many salsa dance companies, each offering something new and exciting to the world of salsa, there are several groups that have become well-known around the world. Some of these include:
There are, of course, others groups who are also recognized internationally and consistently asked to instruct or perform. However, the three mentioned above is a good cross-section and should give you an idea with regard to the amazing versatility and originality that these salsa dance companies offer, and moreover, a glimpse into why these groups are so important to the future of the salsa movement.