We had a great time dancing in the street during Fondren’s Zippity Doo Dah weekend in March 2012.
WAPT in Jackson included Salsa Mississippi in a special on dance and fitness in the state.
“The smooth moves of the dancers at the Salsa Mississippi Dance Studio in Fondren may look easy, but dancers said that a salsa workout is better than the gym.
“‘It works your legs, your arms, places you didn’t even know it would work,’ dancer Joe Spencer said.
“’When you dance with a partner, you are constantly moving. You are sweating. Your heart rate is racing and you are having fun,’ instructor Sujan Ghimire said.”
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“After moving to Mississippi, Sarah and Sujan were surprised to find they could make a living off of their hobby – dancing. Although the dance community in Jackson was limited, Sarah and Sujan opened a successful dance studio called Salsa Mississippi, and they’ve built a home surrounded by a community of friends and dancers.”
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The Jackson Free press featured this article about Salsa Mississippi.
“Salsa—or salsaaaaa as it should be said (and loudly, too)—means “sauce” in Spanish. The word has become associated with a style of music and dance with a racy uptempo and a sexy, spicy attitude. Cuban in origin, but culturally adaptable, the salsa dance movement started simmering in the United States in the 1950s and got really hot by the mid-1970s.”
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