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VIP Classes Presents

Mens and Ladies Salsa Shines & Styling

With Erika Saucillo Rivera and Edwin Rivera

Learn about the social and competitive side of the Latin dances

Blending practical and theory lessons for beginners and advance dancers


Each lesson in this class is presented in order for a coherent and gradual learning experience.  This class is delivered On-Demand, so you can watch from wherever, whenever is most convenient for you.


Ask questions, receive support, and connect with other dancers from around the world. Each month a different VIP Classes instructor leads a live, open Q&A discussion in our online community, exclusively for members.


This class is suitable for dancers and artists of all levels.

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Erika Saucillo Rivera & Edwin Rivera

Edwin Rivera was featured in the movie El Cantante with Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, and on the on popular South American television show Let’s dance, Rojo Fama Contrafama. Edwin has been a producer of the Los Angeles and Salsa Festival and the World Latin Dance Cup.
He is artistic director of many congresses including the New York International Salsa Congress.

Edwin works with Fania Records on their ‘We love to see you dance’ series on youtube, and MONSTER PRODUCTS ‘The monster sound of Latin’ initiative. Edwin is an influential artist in the Latin dance and music community as a dancer, DJ, and music producer.

Erika Saucillo Rivera is “Fania Records” instructor for their dance series “We Love To See You Dance” on Youtube with Edwin Rivera. Erica is director of one of Los Angeles’s largest Salsa and Bachata teams “Quest Salchata Crew” and the creator of Fiercechata. A company with a mission to make women see their true beauty, shine their light, and embody the confidence they were meant to have through dance.

Erika trained with Ballet Folklorico for 15 years, and with Alma Latina Dance Company.

She has studied Jazz, Heels, Contemporary, Hip hop, Salsa, Bachata, Afro, and Latin Ballroom. Erika has been crowned LA’s Top Female Social Salsa Dancer, has placed 3rd in the world in Cha Cha Cha and 2nd in the world in Bachata Solo at the World Latin Dance Cup.