SalsaKnox Dance Company

🧍‍♂️💃🏼 Want to Learn Salsa Dancing?  

We Teach A 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners, So That You Can Meet People and Have Fun (Without a Partner and Even With 2 Left Feet )🦶🦶

 Meet People

Have Fun

No Partner Needed

LIFE IS TOO SHORT...It's Time To Get Moving And Try Something New.... 

You never know...maybe you will meet your new best friends....maybe you will experience the joy that everyone else is talking about....and maybe just can find your happy place just like so many others!  Don't be held back. You were designed for more.

Make New Friends And Join The Fun
​​With The 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners!

Meet New People

Ditch the isolation and boring routines when you become part of our Salsa Tribe

Have Fun Learning Salsa

Learn Salsa with our Easy to Follow Step by Step classes that will have you moving and grooving to the best Salsa Music

No Partner/Skills Needed

We rotate everyone, so you never need a partner when you come!





🧍‍♂️💃🏼 Want to Learn Salsa Dancing?
We Teach A 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners,
So That You Can Meet People and Have Fun
(Without a Partner and Even With 2 Left Feet )🦶🦶

At SalsaKnox Dance Company, we know you are the kind of person who wants to have fun, meet people, and dance!  

In order to be that way, you need to find activities where there are other people just like you looking for the same things.  The problem is that in today's virtual and isolating society, it's so hard to find a great community of people that come together in a shared space to meet, enjoy music, learn dancing, and connect...which makes you feel stuck.   

We believe that anyone who is seeking a healthy lifestyle and fun can find the joy they are looking for in our Salsa Dance Community in Knoxville, TN. We understand how it feels to want to meet people and have fun but unsure where to start.  Maybe you are new to the area or maybe you have tried other ways to meet people and not found the right environment

That’s why we have helped over 20,000 people in the past 15 years not only learn salsa with our step by step easy to learn framework but also meet others and find their dancing tribe. 

With over 200 5-Star Reviews, we continue to put our customer first, as it's not just about learning salsa, it's about building relationships and bonds with others....who knows, you might meet some of your favorite people! With a diverse crowd from all professional walks of life, we pride ourselves on providing an atmosphere that is welcoming and fun!

Here’s how it works.  First, register today online.  Next, come to class on the first day of your Salsa Dance Cycle.  Finally, meet other absolute beginners at class and start having fun again.

So, click the button below today to register for our next 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners, so you can stop being bored in life and start experiencing the fun and exciting life you deserve.  


  • ​More than 20,000 happy Salsa Dancers
  • ​More than 15 years serving the Knoxville Community
  • ​More than 200 5-Star Reviews

Locally and Nationally Recognized for over 20 years


What others are saying about us

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  • 4 Weeks of Salsa Lessons For Absolute Beginners ($148 Value)
  • 4 Weeks of Salsa Lessons Live-Streamed ($148 Value)
  • ​​4 Weeks Recorded Lessons ($397 Value)
  • ​​BONUS #1: Facebook Private Chat Community ($197 Value)
  • BONUS #2: All Access YouTube Practice Drills ($197 Value)
  • ​BONUS #3: Salsa Music Playlist for Practicing ($197 Value)
  • BONUS #4: 24/7 Phone/Chat Access to Owners ($497 Value)


TODAY: $77!
BUT...wait...that's not all...
Purchase today with our $40 OFF coupon, and get all this for the crazy price of only:



These Incredible Bonuses...

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BONUS #1: Online Salsa Bootcamp To Practice at Home

Practice Salsa in the comfort of your own home with this online course.  We teach a full at home Salsa Course that will help you even more to learn Salsa faster and easier than ever before! You can pair this course with your in person classes for faster results.  ​

($97 VALUE)


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BONUS #2: Online Bachata Bootcamp To Practice at Home

Learn This Dominican Style Latin Dance "Bachata" to help you improve your dance skills while you are learning Salsa dance.  This course will help you become an overall better Latin Dancer, as most Salsa Dancers also know and dance Bachata in any dance social around the world. 

($97 VALUE)


BONUS #3: Online Cumbia Bootcamp To Practice at Home

Learn Cumbia at home, so that the next time you attend a Latin nightclub, you can dance all the styles that will be played.  No more sitting and waiting just for the next salsa song.  You will be able to dance to any Latin song with the correct skills.

($97 VALUE)





What You'll Learn During The 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners!

Week 1:

Fundamental Basic Salsa Steps

Fundamental Salsa Steps and Techniques, so you know where your feet go and how to step on the correct beats. 

You'll learn the basic steps of Salsa, such as the Forward and Backward Basic, Side Basic, and Cross Body Lead.

Week 2:

Proper Posture and Partner Connection

Learn the Basics of Leading and Following! During the BootCamp, you'll also be taught proper posture, maintaining a strong connection with your partner. This is important for smooth and coordinated movements.

Week 3:

Basic Turn Patterns

It's time to spice up your basics with some fun turn patterns! You'll learn to execute basic turns, including the Inside Turn, Outside Turn, Hammerlock, and Cuddle. These will add flair and excitement to your dancing.

Week 4:

Musicality and Timing

Dancing is all about feeling the music, and during the Bootcamp, you'll learn how to match your steps and body movement with the rhythm of the music. You'll also be introduced to different styles of Salsa music so that you can adapt your dancing accordingly.

Your Instructors

During The 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp

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As founders of the first Salsa dance company in Knoxville, Waldo and Jacqui have dedicated over 15 years to teaching and inspiring more than 20,000 individuals through salsa. Their expertise is not just in teaching dance but in creating a community where individuals find confidence, joy, and a sense of belonging.

Their success is a testament to their belief that with passion, patience, and perseverance, anyone can embrace the joy of salsa dancing. They continue to be pioneers of the dance community, inspiring countless individuals to dance their way to a happier, healthier life.

Waldo y Jacqui's impact extends beyond the dance floor. They have fostered an environment where students not only learn salsa but also build self-esteem, cultural awareness, and a supportive network. They believe that dance is a powerful tool for personal growth and community building.

Their journey began with a shared love for dance and a vision to bring the vibrant energy of Salsa to Knoxville. With backgrounds rich in choreography, performance, and instruction, they have established a reputation for excellence. Their classes range from beginner to advanced levels, catering to the diverse needs of their students.

Waldo y Jacqui Solano, the dynamic duo behind SalsaKnox Dance Company, are renowned figures in the world of Latin dance, particularly in pioneering Salsa and Bachata Dance in Knoxville, Tennessee. Their journey in dance and instruction is not just about steps and rhythms; it's a story of passion, dedication, and transformative experiences.

So, Are you Ready To Give Salsa Dancing a Try?

Using Our Proven Easy To Follow Techniques and over 40 years experience To Create A Salsa Dancer In You For Life...



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Join Our Salsa Community Now

Learn, Dance, Grow with SalsaKnox

Step into a world where rhythm meets passion. Our SalsaKnox salsa community is not just about learning dance steps; it's a vibrant space where friendships are forged, confidence is built, and the joy of dance is shared. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, our expert instructors, led by dedicated professionals, guide you through every move. Join us for an experience that goes beyond dance - a journey of cultural exploration, personal growth, and unforgettable fun. Let's salsa your way to happiness together.  


1. What types of in person large group classes does SalsaKnox offer?
We offer large group classes in Salsa and Bachata, and we have beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

2. What other types of instruction do you offer?
We offer private lessons, semi privates (1-4 people), performance classes, ladies styling teams, men's styling teams, and online live instruction, and online courses.

3. How can I start learning Salsa if I am an absolute beginner?
There are 3 options to start learning Salsa as a Beginner with SalsaKnox Dance Company.

Option 1:
If your main goal is that want to learn how to dance salsa while building community with others and making new friends, in person large group class is the way to go by joining: The 4 Week Salsa Bootcamp: For Absolute Beginners. These bootcamps are Mondays at 7pm at 4028 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN, and online registration must happen prior to attending the course.

Option 2:
If your main goal is to learn faster and also meet others on your same journey in a small group setting, Semi Privates are the way to go. A semi private consists of 1-4 people on your same beginner level working with a private instructor, so you can learn fast, just like in a 1:1 private lesson. Dates and times are more flexible to suit your needs.

Option 3:
If your main goal is to learn as fast as possible and to get private instruction to help you specifically grow in your needed areas, Private Lessons are the way to go. In a private lesson, you work 1:1 with a certified instructor, and you have the ability and flexibility to choose which styles you would love to learn: Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue, etc. Dates and times are more flexible to suit your needs.
Option 4: If you want to learn or improve but the ideal of a large group class is not for you or you live outside of Knoxville, TN area, you will love our LIVE ONLINE CLASSES or ONLINE COURSES.

4. Do Waldo y Jacqui personally teach the classes?
Yes, Waldo y Jacqui personally teach you in your classes. With over 40 years of experience, this duo loves to teach and give you inspiration on your dancing journey!

5. How does SalsaKnox accommodate different skill levels in classes?
We create different leveled classes to accommodate the different skills of all our students: Salsa Bootcamp For Absolute Beginners, Salsa Intermediate, and Salsa Advanced. We also have Men's Team, Ladies Team, and Partner-work Teams for people interested to perform and go to the next level.

6. What should I wear or bring to a salsa class?
Wear comfortable clothing, and shoes without rubber on the bottoms that are fitted to the foot well. We do not recommend tennis shoes or shoes that flip flop around. We do recommend these comfortable Fuego Dance Sneakers.  CLICK HERE to save 10% on your next order:  

7. Do I need a partner?
Absolutely not.  Everyone rotates in our classes. 

8. How does salsa dancing contribute to personal growth and community building?
The owners of SalsaKnox Dance Company, Waldo y Jacqui Solano are always looking for ways to grow themselves in self development and all areas of their lives, and we love to take that knowledge to inspire our students to do the same. We have witnessed first-hand how salsa dancing builds confidence and social connections, allowing our students to grow inside and outside of the dance floor.

9. What safety measures and policies are in place at SalsaKnox?
In order to ensure safety of our students, we always emphasize proper lead and follow techniques, connections, etc. We promote proper dance etiquette to provide a healthy and safe experience for every student. Click Dance Etiquette to view learn how to behave on the dance floor. We also provide many modifications during instruction for people who have issues with feet, knees, hips, or other areas of body.

10. Who is this for?
Our classes are for anyone wanting to learn or improve how to dance Salsa or Bachata, join a positive community, meet others, and learn how to have fun again!

11. What are the refund policies?
All purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.

12. What is the best way to contact SalsaKnox Dance Company?
​(865) 535-7059