UnitedSalseros New Level 1 Class in The Annex @ Dupont & Spadina (Next to Dupont Station)
w/ Senior Instructors Jody Gribble & Kevin Gomes

We are excited to announce that UnitedSalseros will be opening a 10-Week Level 1 salsa class Downtown.  Located at Spadina & Dupont - Just 1 min walk from Dupont Subway station!

The UnitedSalseros teaching method has been proven to build high level Salsa dancers in a fun environment.  Whether your goal is to improve as Social Dancer, Performer or Instructor, UnitedSalseros has been established as a leader in developing strong fundamentals. We boast an excellent track record in training some of the highest level dancers.  Our teaching style is unique with a strong focus on developing somatic movement through a fun and easy-to-understand system. 


LEVEL 1 - No partner or previous experience necessary.

In LEVEL 1 we focus on many of the core fundamentals for advanced social dancing. We do this through a carefully selected series of moves (the 10-key steps) bundled with concepts of centering, elasticity and weight transfer for natural movement.  Our LEVEL 1 class is suitable for complete beginners or students with some dance training that are interested in refining and developing their fundamentals further.



Classes are on Wednesdays beginning May 27th and ends Aug 5th.

Every Wednesday from 7:30 - 8:30 (Sharp)

*Please note that these classes start and end ON TIME!  

Start Date: May 27th, 2015 

June 3rd (7:30-8:30)

June 10th (7:30-8:30)

June 17th (7:30-8:30)

June 24th (7:30-8:30)

No Class: July 1st

July 8th (7:30-8:30)

July 15th (7:30-8:30)

July 22nd (7:30-8:30)

July 29th (7:30-8:30)

Aug 5th (7:30-8:30)



(Early Bird Deadline is May 13th)

10-Week Level 1 Salsa Class - $160 ($175 after May 6th)

(10 hours w/ 2 Senior Instructors Jody Gribble & Kevin Gomes)

*Contact Jody directly to Register or for information.



Wu Xing Martial Arts
374 Dupont St,  2nd Floor
Toronto, ON 

(less than 1 min walk from Dupont subway Station)




Email Jody Gribble at



We have been collectively performing and teaching with UnitedSalseros for over 10 years.   In that time, you notice a few things.  One is that quality instruction is absolutely critical to progress.  Instead of writing our own bio's, we shamelessly asked our students to tell us what they think about us: 


As someone who started taking lessons with Jody and Kevin when I was a complete beginner, I have experienced first hand how they tailor their teaching for every level. Their ability to assess and critique areas for improvement is incredible and I walk away from every class with individualized and useful tips that I can practice at home or social dancing.  Their knowledge on timing, musicality and technique is vast; I know I can ask any question and they will be able to break it down in a way I can understand and apply to my dancing. I get excited to go to class knowing that Jody and Kevin are teaching because they are welcoming, friendly, patient and you can tell they love what they do. I can honestly say my dancing has improved significantly because I've had amazing teachers like Jody and Kevin. Whether you are a beginner or have danced for years and are looking to take your dancing to the next level, I cannot think of two better teachers than these two.

- Laura Tan

I first enrolled with United Salseros West because of the convenient location and United has a great reputation in the salsa community. I've been dancing for several years and have been fortunate enough to learn from other schools as well. But learning with USW has exceeded my expectations. Jody and Kevin are wonderful instructors who are genuinely passionate about the art and their students. They have created a fun atmosphere that fosters enthusiasm and friendship. I really enjoy the rapport they have with one another - Jody and Kevin's teaching style is complementary and I appreciate that the ladies and the men can get a unique perspective from each of them. The fundamentals that they teach are constantly practiced so I can develop better habits. 

 I'm looking forward to continuing to learn from Jody and Kevin. Highly recommend!

- Kae Karen 

I've been dancing since 2008, and every school has their own strengths. The difference I see with Jody and Kevin is they are truly passionate about teaching the crucial elements of dance. As well trained instructors they pay very close attention  to every student's development and ensure you improve on every aspect of technique. They both have great dynamics in a fun and encouraging way. They always motivate you to dance with them and ensure you practice what you learned in class and do the very same at events. I look forward to continuing this amazing new dance journey as joining United Salseros West has renewed my inspiration.

  - Jane C

I’ve had the opportunity to learn and gain constructive feedback from Jody and Kevin.  What I enjoyed most about their instruction and what I believe differentiates them from others is their ability to simplify concepts and steps, clearly demonstrate the technique and partner with me to show me how the movement should ‘feel’.  It is also apparent during partner work that they’re highly experienced and well trained dancers who have a deep understanding of body mechanics. 

In class, during a few seconds of partner work, Kevin could ‘feel’ where there were gaps in my dancing, pinpoint the issue and patiently work with me to resolve and smooth it out.  Jody was always quick to notice and correct posture and technique while also explaining what the consequences were if I continued with my not so correct technique so I am aware of the cascade affect.   It’s their attention to the little details and concise explanation that I value in their training.  Whether you’re looking just to social dance or perform, I truly believe training with Jody and Kevin, who excel at both, is a great investment in your salsa career.

- Judith Tran

UnitedSalseros is one of the highest quality schools in all of Canada. The amount of time that is focused on the fundamentals far exceeds what is normally taught. UnitedSalseros instructors have a history of producing more high calibre dancers than any other school that I know of in Canada. All UnitedSalseros instructors are highly proficient on their own as it is, and Mississauga is truly fortunate to have to have two Senior Level Instructors, Kevin and Jody, teach in their area! 

- Tarek Gharib

Great classes, you will have so much fun with them but more importantly you will actually learn something you don't forget next week.

- Andrew Kim 

Every now and then, a fellow dancer would ask me why I dance differently.  I would ask them to show me the pattern and I am confused to they're perspective on  "Forward Basics"

I casually told them that my Dance Instructors (Kevin) told me the importance of moving naturally.  I use it so often that others are amazed on how different I dance.  I am just doing my Basic Step.

- Erwin Sansait 

Jody is absolutely amazing.  She has a great eye for detail in making corrections, and inspires me to work hard to become a better dancer!  She will always come to class prepared, and her ability to explain movements with structure and multiple analogies will allow anyone to effortlessly dance with grace.

- May Lee


Email Jody Gribble at