The Salsa Medics bring fun, fitness and Latino footwork to the West of Ireland's rhythmically inclined. Operating from the Victoria Hotel in Galway City, R.Walsh's Pub (Blouser's) on James' St in Westport, and to Claremorris Town Hall in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. They impart their hot stepping know-how in Cuban Salsa, Rueda, and Bachata for beginners and beyond, and entertain with performances, parties, and a late night Salsa clubs. The shimmying double act focus on the health benefits of the Latin jig, with an aim to get foot tappers on to the dance floor with confidence and Cuban flair.
Mark (aka Dr. Salsero) has been dancing Cuban style Salsa for over 9 years now. Since then he has taken part with Carol in various competitions in Ireland and taught Salsa and Rueda in Galway, Westport and around the country in various workshops and congresses for some time now. He is also an accomplished DJ and has DJ-ed Salsa in numerous venues right across Ireland for Clubs and parties.
He went to Cuba with Carol in May 2011, in March 2013 ( trained under the Kerry Ribchester Cuban Salsa academy) and for the month of September 2014 ( trained under Casa Del Son, Havana ) to refine their teaching techniques (as taught to him by Cuban teachers) and upgrade his music collection with the latest Cuban sounds.
Mark also plays the spoons!!!!!
Carol (aka La Nurse) moved to Ireland from Spain over 14 years ago and has been dancing Cuban style salsa for over 8 years now. She has taken part in various competitions throughout the country and has taught Salsa and Rueda with Mark, in both Galway, Westport and around the country in various workshops and congresses, for some time now.
Carol is also an accomplished Bachata teacher.
Carol went to Cuba with Carol in May 2011, in March 2013 ( trained under the Kerry Ribchester Cuban Salsa academy) and for the month of September 2014 ( trained under Casa Del Son academy, Havana ) to savor the Cuban experience, refine her teaching techniques (as taught to her by Cuban teachers)
Carol also likes ice cream!!!!!
The Salsa Medics INVEST in their professional training.
We do not train by just dancing on the dance floor as other dance teachers do, we go to the top Cuban Salsa Congresses to train every year, we go abroad to take lessons from the TOP / MOST famous Cuban Salsa teachers, to ensure what we teach is exactly how it should be done.
We take pride on being the highest professionally trained teachers in Galway and Westport.
Come learn with the Best!