La Mezcla – Fundraiser for Mexico

More than a month ago

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT- ALL PROCEEDS from our October Edition of LA MEZCLA will go to victims of Mexico’s earthquake
Join us on SUNDAY OCT. 1st – 5pm class, 6-10pm social

We will start at 5PM with a beginner lesson, followed by our monthly social – LA MEZCLA
DJ Enrique – plays an amazing mix of SALSA~BACHATA~CUMBIA~CHA CHA CHA

Special guest performances tba…

ALL ages~ALL levels welcome – this is a NO Alcohol party…
$12 suggested MINIMUM donation – includes beginner lesson taught by Ava & Rodolfo

Workshops w/ Oscar & Thalia of Yamulee Houston

About half a year ago

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Two workshops w/ Special Guests Oscar Martinez & Thalia Vasquez, followed by our monthly social – LA MEZCLA – where we will celebrate our studio’s SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY!

Sunday May 7th
Workshops w/ Oscar & Thalia of Yamulee Houston
2-3:30 Cha Cha Cha!
3:30-5 – Salsa/Mambo On 2
These workshops are for Intermediate level dancers and above.

5-6 Beginner lesson free with party admission
All ages social – Salsa Bachata Cha Cha Cha Cumbia. Special guests Oscar & Thalia, and Yukiko & Carlos from Los Angeles

Workshop prices
If paid by Wed. May 3rd – $20 per workshop ($40 for both)
FIRST FIVE to register for BOTH workshops will get FREE admission to LA MEZCLA that evening.

Pay via PayPal to
or via Venmo to @ava-apple

La Mezcla

About half a year ago

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Salsa & Bachata, with a touch of Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia y mas
Every FIRST SUNDAY at Symbolic Dance & Fitness
Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3 – NOTE – NO La Mezcla in January
5-6pm Beginner lesson
6-10p Social dancing – music by DJ Enri, and special guests

Admission $12
Full time student ID $10
Age 18 and under $8
La Mezcla is an ALL ages/ALL levels/NO Alcohol dance social

Workshop w/ Aubrey Ares 4/2

About half a year ago

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Ladies Styling Workshop w/ the AMAZING Aubrey Ares

Sunday April 2nd at 3pm, followed be our Monthly Social LA MEZCLA. Aubrey will be our guest performer at the social!!!
And…. all ladies who attend the workshop will get in FREE to the social (before 6:30)
La Mezcla

$30 if paid in advance
Send payment via PayPal to or via Venmo to @ava-apple
Please specify that you are paying for Aubrey Workshop

Team Try-Outs this Sunday

Almost a year ago

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SALSA & BACHATA Team Try-Outs for all of our teams, all levels – Beginner through Advanced
Ava and Rodolfo invite you to try-out for our February-July season. We have teams at all levels – come to the try-outs which are run like a class, and then we will discuss which team you will fit best with.
We direct SF Touch,
Yamulee Project SF,
and The Latin Symbolics
Try-outs for all teams this Sunday, Jan. 29th
SALSA Try-Outs 1pm
BACHATA Try-outs 2pm

Please dress comfortably in workout clothes, and of course bring your dance shoes. For beginners, if you don’t have “dance” shoes yet, that’s ok – wear something with a leather sole if you can.
Int/Adv dancers – bring heels and flats

Watch this vid!

Beginner Bachata – performing optional, but encouraged. Choreo by Island Touch
Salsa On 2 Intensive Social/Performance Training – performing optional, but encouraged. Choreo by Ava & Rodolfo
Int. Bachata – Choreo by Jorge & Tanja/Island Touch
Yamulee Project SF (Int/Adv. level On 2), choreo by Osmar Perrones
Ladies Bachata – Beg/Int, Choreo by Tanja/Island Touch
The Ladies of The Latin Symbolics – Mixed levels, Choreo by Ava & Audrianna
The Latin Symbolics – Adv level, with Lifts, choreo by Ava & Rodolfo, and TLS team members

The Latin Symbolics 25th Anniversary Party – Sun. Dec. 4th, 2016

Over a year ago

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Ava Apple & The Latin Symbolics 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Join us SUNDAY Dec. 4th, 7pm at 1015 Folsom, SF
Tickets $15 in advance/$20 at the door
Advance tickets here
or stop by the studio to purchase
Doors open 7pm
Beginner Salsa lesson at 7:30pm w/ Antonio Mars & Mireille Ruiz
21 & over
Performances by Junior & Emily, Dave & Zoe of Paradizo Dance, The Latin Symbolics, Yamulee Project SF, Afinkao,SalsaMania, Sabor Latino SF, Daniel & Desiree World Team Project
and VERY SPECIAL guest DJ Jimmy Anton from NYC!

For info on workshops with Junior & Emily on 12/3

Lift workshop w/ Dave & Zoe on 12/4

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Yamulee Project SF – Try-Outs 1/29

Over a year ago

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TEAM TRY-OUTS This Sunday 1/29 at 1pm
Choreography by Osmar Perrones, Team directed by Ava Apple & Rodolfo Guzman
Yamulee Project SF is an Int./Adv. level Salsa “On 2” team, with lifts and tricks

Some of the Events that our teams will be participating in/performing at…
NY Salsa Bachata Festival

Reno Latin Dance Fest
To learn more about Yamulee click here

Click here to see why you should join us!

SF TOUCH – Bachata Teams

Over a year ago

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Auditions for all  our SF Touch Teams will be held on January 29th at 2pm, 2017 for our Feb.-July season

SF Touch Bachata Coed Beginners
SF Touch Bachata Coed – Int.

Ladies Touch SF – Beg./Int. Ladies only Bachata Team
Learn awesome choreographies by World Renown dancersJorge Ataca Burgos & La AlemanaTanja Kensinger, and get expert dance training from Ava Apple & Rodolfo Guzman – Owners of Symbolic Dance & Fitness and directors of The Latin Symbolics

When you join a “Touch Team” you join the Island Touch “Family” – which means that whenever you visit a city that has a Touch Team, you are welcomed at socials, rehearsals, and even to perform with other teams at events and congresses.
Joining a team is a 6 month commitment.
Team members get discounts to Bay Area Bachata clubs, discounted classes at Symbolic Dance,
performance & travel opportunities, a fun family/team and much more!
ALL levels, ALL ages are welcome to our try-outs! 
You are welcome to try out for more than 1 team!

Watch this vid for a few reasons why you should be a part of SF Touch
Join our Dance Fam!

Check out some recent performances
SF Touch Salsa

SF Touch Bachata

Ladies Touch SF


Touch Salsa and Bachata at Sentimiento party #1ladies of SFT Bachata June 2015 Just Dance Ballroomfull team 12 2013Holiday Party invite


SF Mambo Monthly Social

Quite a long while ago

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Every 2nd Sunday of the month – join us for a Salsa/Mambo social from 5-9:30pm
Each month will feature a different guest teacher from 5-6pm,
followed by our social/party until 9:30pm
All ages – all levels are welcome!
$10 admission


Open Practice/Private Lesson Space

Quite a long while ago

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We often have open practice space available – $5 per person, per hour, shared use of space/music – please check our calendar for available times