dancersAnnual Summer Series

Latin dances benefiting local nonprofits

* All are welcome!

* No partner or previous experience necessary!

* Supported by all local Latin dance instructors

* Created by Event Directors & Dance Partners Michael Rodriguez & Erica Silber

(Click here for more on nonprofit services & event directing)

Have fun and make a difference just by dancing!!!

Event Sponsors
Meli & Chico's Salsa Dance Northampton Michael Rodriguez Dance Amherst Salsa Shall We Dance Anastasia's Social Dance School "Erica Silber Written Wings" Eastworks Nash Gallery Amherst Media Power WSPR 1270 am La Nueva Popular 1490 am


Pre-Event Open Dances with Lessons

August 1, 8, 15, & 22 Eastworks suite 147 air conditioned! 7:00–8:00 Beginner Latin Dance Lesson and Practice 7:30–8:00 Intermediate/Advanced Lesson 8:00–11:00 Open Dance with DJ Alexaver, coaching available throughout Michael Rodriguez, Dance Coach 37 years with Erica Silber and Guest Instructors * Merengue * Bachata with Tango * Cha-Cha * Rumba with Tango * SALSA with Tango * * Dance by feel * Sensual pauses and holds * On and off rhythms * $10 checks payable to Prison Birth Project To support without attending, donate at or click the button below:


Benefit Dance

August 29 Eastworks suite 160 air conditioned! 7:00–11:00 pm Latin music with DJ Chico * cash bar * door prizes * silent auction * raffles * guest dancers* Wear red to show solidarity with people living with HIV/AIDS! $15 Checks payable to AIDS Foundation of Western MA To support without attending, donate at or click the button below:


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