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Caliente Salsa and Bachata Student Spotlight - Josenia

Today, let us introduce to you one of our Salsa and Bachata solo and partner dance student😍❤️‍🔥


Meet Josenia!


How did you get into learning Salsa and Bachata dance in Singapore?

Dancing is and will always be one of my passions in life. Since I moved here to Singapore for work, l’ve been looking for some activities that will help me focus, relax and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Like a dance class, that will not just help me physically and emotionally, but also mentally…and to learn something new, not to mention improve my dancing skills.


One fine day (a year ago), I found Caliente Dance Studio on Facebook, with its tagline ‘Ignite your dancing flame…’ which resonated with me so well and made me excited. There was a mention of Salsa dance class which I have only heard of but never tried. So I booked a trial dance class, and right after the trial dance class, I purchased a Latin Solo Basic dance package (Salsa dance & Bachata dance) which I really enjoyed.


I have always dreamt of seeing myself dancing like how see others do, especially on television. As the saying goes, if you can dream it, you can achieve it. Joining Caliente Dance Studio made my childhood dream come true! I started dreaming about it, thinking about it, wanting it and God Ied me here in Caliente Dance Studio. What a blessing indeed to find this wonderful place. Thank you!


What is your favourite dance class and why?

Of all the classes I’ve tried, I found Salsa dance to be more challenging. It is faster pace with a more complicated steps. Bachata dance on the other hand, has slower pace most of the time (but it really depends on the music). So far, I am taking the Solo Shines Routine class which I found much more challenging, especially when I am trying to remember the sequence of the dance choreography. It helps improve my memory. The Lady Styling class help me get out of my comfort zone by executing different lady styling sexy moves when dancing. The performance training is very fulfilling…and yes, I love Partner Dance class too which is very challenging for me, full of fun and laughter.


What do you enjoy the most about dancing Salsa and Bachata?

The studio itself is a piece of heaven on earth for me. It is peaceful and comfortable, and you’ll feel safe and secure. The ambiance is just so different, the instructors are very nice, friendly, accommodating, professional and passionate in what they do… I also love and enjoy being with other dancers, who have the same passion for dancing… the beautiful music, the steps which are very challenging. I like the humor and fun while learning here in Caliente. Being with Caliente Dancer Studio I feel the power of NOW. It lets me focus in the present moment synchronizing my steps, mind, body and soul into the music. Caliente ignited the deep-seated passion in me.


What reasons will you give to someone to start learning how to dance Salsa and Bachata?

1. Dance, because you can…

2. Dancing is a skill that anyone can learn.

3. Dancing is one of the art of staying young while growing old.

4. It’s living a life that embraces movement, acceptance, mindfulness, health, community, and purpose.

5. It’s a good form of exercise. Exercising doesn’t have to hurt. You can actually dance instead, like salsa and bachata in Caliente, which is a lot of fun, joy, and laughter. You’ll always learn something new and meet new friends.

6. It is something that will challenge and excite you

7. It will make you fit and healthy not just physically and emotionally, but mentally and spiritually as well.

8. It is something that you look forward to every week and that you’ll love forever.

9. It’s like a happy pill, energy, and confidence booster. You’ll feel better about yourself…

10. It will make you feel free, alive, healthier and you will love yourself more. It is definitely a huge part of one’s self-care.


Remember, it is never too late, and you are never too old to start trying what you always wanted to do… what you really love to do. The best time to start is NOW! Like how the saying goes: “Never think you’re too old for anything”- by Louise Hay. Just join the trial dance class, learn with us while having fun, enjoy every moment here in Caliente Dance Studio and just enjoy the journey…


Which Salsa or Bachata song do you like the most?

A lot…but…there are songs with titles reminding me of the things I really want to do in life…to stay calm and just dance…to the tune of life😜…it’s Calma by Kevin Cosmos and Bailemos by Grupo Extra


Caliente Team.

Visit us and try our Salsa and/or Bachata Trial Class in Singapore ❤️

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