Salsa Academy



Stepping Out offers a dedicated Salsa on 2 department by partnering with the Salsa Academy and Bongo Loco.

The Salsa Academy (directed by renowned salsero Nelson Flores, with support from his partner, Veronica Castilla) and Bongo Loco (a New York Salsa enterprise started by Nicholas Messina) focus on New York style Salsa on 2. The Salsa on 2 division takes students from the very beginning to a highly advanced level of Salsa dancing.

Please note that there is a separate price structure for Salsa on 2 students. Prices are based on a per class basis: Youth (Under 16) receive 10% OFF. High School & College Students, SAG & Equity Members with a current I.D. will receive 25% discount on Group.

To signup for a class, please call us at (646) 742-9400) 

$20 1 class (drop-in)

$68  4 class card, good for 4 weeks from the 1st day of class

$120 8 class card, good for 8 weeks from the 1st day of class

Please note that class cards are not transferable between the Stepping Out Studios, Salsa Academy and Bongo Loco programs. If you wish to participate in all programs you will need to purchase separate packages.

The academy schedule is 6:30PM-7:30PM for the following dates:

Every Monday and Wednesday with Nelson Flores.

In addition, to support all of our Salsa students as well as the NYC Salsa community. Stepping Out Studios regularly runs four Salsa parties a month:

  • Second FRIDAY of the month, 9:30pm on – EN VIVO

  • First SATURDAY of the month, 9:30pm on – TODA La NOCHE

  • Third SATURDAY of the month, 9:30pm on – NOCHE DE DESCARGA

  • Second and Fourth SUNDAY, 6 pm – 10pm – LA VIEJA GUARDIA SALSA; 10pm-2am Palladium Sunday Social

  • First, Third and Fifth Sunday, 6pm - 10pm - Jimmy Anton