Edie - The Salsa Freak
HometownUnited States, Los Angeles
Edie, The Salsa FREAK is one of the most sought after instructor / performers in the world.
She has traveled to over 60 countries teaching the world to dance, and has been the first American to teach in 18 of those countries. She is currently on world tour, taking the world by storm with her powerful dance style, precision, and amazing speed.
Edie was recently awarded the International Lifetime Achievement Award at the International UK Salsa Congress in England and voted by her peers and students, Best International Instructor at the Los Angeles Congress, British International Salsa Festival (two years running), and Switzerland Congress in Zurich. She was the Guest of Honor at the Curacao Salsa Festival and the First Annual Swiss Congress. She has taken first place in numerous dance competitions, notably the famous Mayan competition out of Los Angeles, California, and the International Salsa and Hustle Pro Salsa Championships in Miami, Florida.
Edie's passion is to share her talents with both students and audiences throughout the world with her teaching talents, stunning performances, instructional DVDs, and down-to-earth Internet advice columns and stories. She has also been the Master of Ceremonies at many events throughout the world, and has appeared on television and movies in several countries.
Her World Famous Salsa Bootcamps are held on weekends all over the world for those who want to learn and Stylize their Salsa in just ONE DAY.
Twice a year, Edie hosts a four-day dance camp called the Salsa Mambo Festival with Dance Sport California in Palm Springs, California. It is held every New Years Eve and last weekend in July. It is aimed primarily at teaching people how to dance Salsa at ANY age level.
Her entire instructional DVD series is a documented catalog of her progression as a professional dancer with a list of stylized moves, combinations, and turn patterns that will keep students challenged and entertained for years to come.