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Tue, Jul 09




Don't miss Ava Apple's pop-up class on Salsa and Latin Hustle next Tuesday, July 9th! With a lifetime of dance experience and numerous titles, Ava is ready to share her expertise. She's taught everyone from Junior & Emily Alabi to Jhon and Liz and Nexus is thrilled to host her. One night only!

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Time & Location

Jul 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Nexus , 3845 S Higuera St Lower Level, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA


About the event

Join Ava Apple for a special pop-up class on Salsa and Latin Hustle next Tuesday, July 9th. Ava, a San Francisco native, has been teaching and performing since her teens, showcasing her talents globally and winning numerous dance titles. Co-owner of Symbolic Dance & Fitness, she has trained many renowned dancers and directs The Latin Symbolics dance teams.

Ava Apple, a San Francisco native, started dancing as a child, and has been teaching & performing since her teens. She has performed & taught throughout the Americas, Hong Kong, Italy, The Netherlands, and Israel, and has danced competitively throughout the US in Salsa, Hustle, Theater Arts, American Rhythm, and West Coast Swing, winning many titles along the way with her various dance partners. Her dance training includes many genres/styles and many renowned instructors – Just a few of which are listed here Salsa/Mambo – Eddie Torres, Addie Rodriguez, Ceci Chevere Ballroom & Latin – Bob Dean, Rhona Pick, Gene Jennings Jazz – Judith Simone, Joseph Taylor, Pamm Drake Flamenco – La Monica, La Tania, Virginia Iglesias, Miguel Santos Various genres of Folk Dancing – Puerto Rican, Italian, Filipino Ballet – Maria Balagot, Kathy Mata Tap – Jeanne Pounds, Pamm Drake

Ava has received awards for her contribution to the world of Salsa & Latin Dance at The 2002 West Coast Salsa Congress, The 2003 SF Salsa Congress, and The 2003 Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 25th Anniversary celebration.

Along with her partner Rodolfo Guzman, Ava is co-owner of Symbolic Dance & Fitness, and is director of The Latin Symbolics dance teams of the West Coast.

Many well known dancers got their start in Ava’s classes and on her dance teams, including World renowned brother & sister duo Junior & Emily Alabi, the high flying duos of Alex Lee with his two partners – Chi Le, & Kim Nodora, Salsa power couple Jhon Narvaez & Liz Rojas - directors of Salsamania Dance Co., and Ciro & Mary Ann Martinez – directors of La Evolucion Dance Company, to name just a few.

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