David Paris teaches and performs a unique blend of aerial acrobatics, New York style Salsa dancing and Afro Cuban folkloric dance with his dance partner Zoe Klein. He is the producer of two instructional video series entitled "Salsa Lifts and Aerials" and "Salsa for Gringos". He studied for seven years under the two most internationally acclaimed salsa-dancing schools: Eddie Torres and Razzmtazz. Dave leads popular workshops for all levels of Salsa, lifts and tricks, Latin Hustle, and partner acrobatics.
Dave and Zoe joined forces in 2005. By day, Dave teaches 7th grade English and runs an Acrobatic Salsa kids team at M.S. 88 in Brooklyn; by night, Dave travels to all the major salsa congresses around the world including those in Spain, Italy, Germany, Holland, China Koreo, Puerto Rico, and Canada. He dreams of implementing a middle school acrobatic dance curriculum that integrates a rigorous academic program.