Ava Apple

Dance Instructors

Ava Apple, a San Francisco native, has been dancing professionally since her teens.She has performed & taught throughout the USA, Hong Kong, Italy, and The Netherlands and 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.

She has won many titles in Hustle, Salsa, and Theater Arts, and along with her partner Rodolfo Guzman, now owns Symbolic Dance & Fitness in San Francisco, Ca., and is director of The Latin Symbolics and several other dance teams.

Many well known dancers got their start in Ava’s classes and on her dance teams, including brother & sister duo Junior & Emily Alabi, Alex Lee & Chi Le, Jhon Narvaez & Liz Rojas,and Ciro & MaryAnn Martinez, to name just a few.