Learn to Salsa Dance

Meet the Instructor

Name and age?
Agustina Sayavedra, 26.
Agustina Sayavedra at Salsa Caliente in Gainesville, Fla.


Where were you born?
In Buenos Aries, Argentina.

How long have you been dancing?
I've been dancing for 18 years.

When did you start practicing Latin styles of dance?
In 2007, specifically October 2007. My best friend invited me to a social and I fell in love with it.

Agustina Sayavedra at a Salsa Congress in Orlando, Fla.
What are your favorite styles of dance?
I love all Latin styles and ballet.

Why did you start dancing and what was your first style?
Ballet, and I wanted to look like a ballerina.

What do you hope to do with dancing in the future?
I hope to open my own studio and continue dancing forever.

Can you describe your experiences dancing in Gainesville?
I've only been here for three months, but I enjoy my job working as branch manager of Salsa Caliente Dance Studios and I take ballet classes at Santa Fe College.

What is your greatest dance related accomplishment?
Probably performing at the New York Salsa Congress for the past three years. It's my favorite place in the world.