About us

Salsa Austin's main instructor is Alvaro Gomez, an award winning Salsa dancer/teacher from Cali, Colombia. Here is some information about his dance background:


  • Completed course in Folkloric Dance at Escuela de Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia.

  • Completed course in Free Style Dance at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia.

  • Completed course in Latin Dance at Comite de Corporacion Vallecaucana, (CVC), Cali, Colombia.

  • Completed course and received Certification in Salsa-Samba from Centro Latino Americano de Baile  “LIDEZ”, Cali, Col.

  • He has taken Argentine Tango courses in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Awards and Other Recognition:

  • Over 25 years experience in teaching Latin dancing.

  • Numerous T.V. appearances in several cities such as Atlanta, GA, Dayton, OH, and Washington, D.C.

  • Winner of multiple Salsa contests both in Colombia and the United States.

  • First Latin American dancer to perform in the White House  .

  • Performed for the Organization of American States.

  • Awarded the Austin Community Education “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” award in April, 1992.

  • Former member of the University of Texas Competitive Dance Team.

  • Former salsa world champion.

  • Represented Colombia directing Cumbia dancing groups performing in Georgia, Ohio and Washington DC.

My Key to Success:

  • In my spare time I sell and promote the BEST COFFEE IN THE WORLD THROUGH THE BODY GOLD COMPANY. It is called the miracle coffee that promotes good health. It is the only coffee in the world that pays to consume. The magic formula: dance and drink coffee or tea with Ganoderma Lucidum fungus which helps your health and can generate profits! Registered, approved and patented in the U.S. and is already sold in over 30 major countries around the world! For more information, contact us today.

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