About Our Teams

 

Our dance teams were created to meet the needs of our students. We currently have five teams of all ages and levels. Currently our teams are:

  • Yemaya KIDS TEAM
    Wednesday 5-6pm Age 7-12 years old Veronica Freeman

    Yemaya STUDENT TEAM
    Sunday 5-6pm Beginner Level Veronica Freeman

    Yemaya TRAINING TEAM
    Sunday 5-6pm Beginner/Intermediate Level Erika Hardoyo

    ESU INTERMEDIATE
    Monday 8:30-10pm Intermediate Juan Solis & Samantha

    ESU LADIES TEAM
    Monday 6:30-7:30pm Intermediate Samantha Littlefied

    LADIES OF YEMAYA
    Sunday 4-5pm Intermediate/Advance Cecilia Brown-Andagan

    Yemaya / ESU MEN'S TEAM
    Sunday 4-5pm Intermediate Cecilia / Juan Solis

    SALSA LIBRE
    Sunday 2:30-3:30pm Amateur Erika Hardoyo

    ESU ADVANCE
    Sunday 11:30am-1pm Advance Juan Solis & Samantha

    Yemaya SEMI-PRO
    Sunday 1-2:30pm Semi-Professional Level Emelie Andagan

    Yemaya PRO
    Thursday 8:30-9:30pm Professional Level Emelie /

Team Performance Highlights

The Yemaya Salsa Dance Company has performed all over California and Nevada. Performance highlights include:

  • 4th Annual Reno Bachata & Salsa Festival (2012), Peppermill Hotel & Casino, Reno, NV
  • "Latin Dancing with the Stars" (2011), performances & choreography for the Christopher Cabaldon (Mayor of West Sacramento), Phil Serna (Sacramento County Board of Supervisors), Julissa Ortiz (Good Day Sacramento), etc. Sacramento, CA
  • Yemaya Dance Studio Grand Opening (2011), Sacramento, CA
  • Latin Symbolics Holiday Party (2012), San Francisco, CA
  • "Havana Nights" (2012), Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga, CA
  • "Salsa Vania" (2011), The Knitting Factory, Reno, NV
  • "Summer Salsa Extravaganza" (2010), Renaissance Mariott, Palm Springs, CA
  • "Fall Salsa Fest" with Ismael Otero of New Jersey, Orquesta Borinquen, Sacramento Latin Music Project, Prodigy Dance Co., Yemaya & more (2011), Yemaya Dance Studio, Sacramento, CA
  • San Francisco International Bachata Festival (2011), Hyatt, San Francisco, CA
  • CSUS 'Salsa Loca', (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Sacramento, CA
  • Yemaya's, "Fania Night, a Tribute to the Music of Fania" (2010) Spotlight Dance & Fitness, Sacramento
  • Latin Symbolics "Dancing in a Salsa Wonderland" (2009), Cheryl Burke Dance Studio, San Francisco, CA
  • Auditions "America's Got Talent", JJ and Andrew (2010), San Francisco, CA
  • WEAVE Event (2011), Sacramento, CA
  • Reno Dance Sensation (2010), Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV
  • San Francisco Salsa Festival (2010, 2011), Westin Hotel, San Francisco, CA
  • 2nd Annual "Noche de Gala" (2010) Prodigy Salsa Dance Co., Fresno, CA
  • 3rd Annual "Noche de Gala" (2011) Prodigy Salsa Dance Co., Fresno, CA
  • Festival Latino! (2009) Matheson Performing Arts Center, Mendocino, CA
  • Reno International Bachata Festival (2010) Silver Legacy, Reno, NV
  • Bachata Cravings Sacramento (2011), Yemaya Dance Studio, Sacramento, CA
  • Bachata Cravings (2010), Sacramento, CA
  • 3rd Annual San Diego Salsa Festival (2009) Four Points Sheraton, San Diego, CA
  • 1st US Salsa Open (2010), San Francisco, CA
  • St. Anthony Parish Festival (2010), Sacramento, CA
  • Noches de Estrellas (2009) Freeborn Hall, UC Davis
  • Las Vegas Salsa Congress (2008) Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
  • Spotlight Winter Showcase (2007) Sacramento, CA
  • Spotlight Annual Spring Show "Floorcraft" (2008), Davis, CA
  • Oasis Bar & Grill (2009), Fair Oaks, CA
  • Monterey Salsa Getaway (2008), Pacific Grove, CA
  • Latino Law Students Association (2009), UOP McGeorge School of Law, CA
  • Festival de los Niños (2008, 2009), Sacramento, CA
  • "Good Day Sacramento" (2006, 2008, 2011) Studio performances/interview, Sacramento
  • "March Salsa Madness" (2009) Workshops/performances, Chico, CA
  • Cinco de Mayo celebration (2008, 2009, 2010), Elk's Lodge, Sacramento
  • "Sacramento and Co." (2008) News 10 Studio Performance, Sacramento, CA
  • West Coast Salsa Congress (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005), Los Angeles, CA
  • Maja Fashion Show (2007, 2008) Doubletree Hotel, Sacramento, CA
  • "Stars at Sea" (2007) Royal Caribbean Cruises, Mexican Riviera
  • San Francisco Salsa Congress (2002 - 2012), San Francisco, CA
  • Salsa with the Sacramento Kings (2003, 2004), Arco Arena, Sacramento, CA
  • Festival de la Familia (2001-2012), Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
  • Sacramento County Fair, Cal Expo (2006), Sacramento, CA
  • Club 21 (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), various performances, Sacramento, CA
  • Las Vegas Salsa Congress (2005), Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, NV
  • "Good Morning Sacramento" KTXL 10 Studio Performance/Interview (2006)
  • "Latin Thursdays" @ Pearl Champagne Lounge (2008, 2009), Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno, NV
  • Oakland Raiders "Fiesta Latina Day" (2006), Oakland, CA
  • KCRA Studio Performance (2004), Sacramento, CA
  • March Salsa Madness (2006), YWCA, Sacramento, CA
  • Woodland Tomato Festival (2008), Woodland, CA
  • "September Salsa Fest" (2006), YWCA, Sacramento, CA
  • Salsabor I, II (2001, 2002), San Jose, CA
  • Cafe Cocomo (2003), San Francisco, CA
  • Dirty Dancing "Havana Nights" movie promotion (2004), Sacramento, CA
  • Glas Kat (2005), San Francisco, CA
  • V101 Picnic (2003), Elk Grove Park, Elk Grove, CA
  • "Neighbors & Health", Kaiser Permanente (2002), Stockton, CA
  • Camellia Festival (2001, 2002), CSUS, Sacramento, CA
  • Festival of the Trees (2007, 2008) Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Reno Dance Sensation (2006), Grand Sierra Hotel & Casino, Reno, NV
  • Elite Studio of Dance Showcase (2006, 2007), Cosumnes River College
  • Spotlight Dance & Fitness Showcase (2006, 2007)
  • UNIVISION Studio Performance (2001, 2004, 2007)
  • "Sabor Latino", UNIVISION (2006)
  • "The Latin Show" (2006), San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose, CA
  • Dance Team Competition (2005, 2006, 2007), Roccapulcos, San Francisco, CA
  • New Year's Eve Extravaganza (2005), Palm Springs, CA
  • Cesar Chavez celebration (2004, 2005, 2006) Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
  • Salsa Summer Splash (2006), Palm Springs, CA
  • Cinco de Mayo Festival (2003, 2004, 2005), Rocklin, CA
  • Saturday Salsa Social @ Spotlight Ongoing since 2008 every 1st Saturday of the month, W. Sac.

And numerous events (weddings, fundraisers, dance workshops/socials, schools, etc.) throughout California and Nevada. We are an exciting group to watch and are available for hire. For booking information, contact us!

Contact:
(916) 402-5967 (call or text)
yemaya_salsa@yahoo.com (class/team information)
yemayasalsa@gmail.com (booking information)

Also check out some past event flyers.