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Ruth C.


Latin Connection Dance Owner


Oakland, CA
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Organizer since:

August 4, 2011


Are you interested in making your life more fit, fun and social?

Always! Whether you are young, old(er), fit or coming back into an exercise program, dancing will keep you young at heart, mentally and physically by fighting the "chair syndrome". My teaching method will have you dancing in less than an hour! And you will be laughing and meeting so many new people you will not have time to worry about it being good exercise.

What do you think about the fact that most people that find Latin social dance later in life say that it "changed their life"?

Recent articles have noted how dancing can make you smarter and possibly helps ward off Alzheimer's. Salsa dancing has kept many people happy and social even when life changes or it gets you down. Lots of people come to Salsa dancing because of it's popularity right now. But, more than that, many start because they never danced and hear about how much fun it is, easy to meet people and just "get out there". Ruth Caspary has been noted among the best of the Bay Area's dance teachers for the reason that she provides a non-threatening, welcoming and respectful atmosphere. Many students say coming to Ruth's classes has changed their lives - either physically by losing weight, mentally with a space to de-stress or emotionally with meeting new friends and becoming a part of a bonded community.

Do you think joining a community of dancers will make you feel like you have a new Family?

Whenever I have traveled, I look for the Salsa dance hot spot. Eventually I meet a whole new family that become good friends and see each other again when traveling. I can honestly say that Salsa and Bachata dancing has opened up a new avenue of meeting life long friends that I would not have previously known about. Thus I have a new family of friends that I can rely on to share the fun and enjoyment of dance.


Ruth Caspary has been instructing people in Latin and Ballroom dances for over 17 years and now back to the Bay Area. East Bay! This Meetup shares my love of teaching social dances such as Salsa and Bachata in Oakland AND I am an "amazing Teacher".

What Ruth C. is saying about this Meetup Group

The classes are great, nights out are fun and there are new adventures in Oakland with Salsa and Bachata announced all the time!

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