Christian Rojas acknowledges that nobody has ever seen a sad salsa dancer on the floor. He’s well aware of how all types of dance — and he teaches it all, but specializes in Latin rhythms: salsa, bachata, cha cha cha, mambo, rumba, guaguanco, jazz and hip-hop — affects the chemistry in our bodies. During one of his classes, you can’t possibly frown and dance at the same time. He’s a firm believer that a sure way to bid adios to your woes, increase your metabolism and get in shape is through dance. And he does exactly that by connecting Miami to its salsa roots, with plenty of tumbao, eye-poppin’ accessories and big smiles; SalsaLovers.com.
As the way we do business constantly evolves, a familiar force in the Miami area is taking on the challenges of an unpredictable future. For Miami Business School, students from all backgrounds are adopting an ethos that business is much more than dollars and cents.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we tracked down a few of Miami’s leading Hispanic entrepreneurs to get a glimpse into what it means to be your own boss and how to effectively balance an ever-changing world where a regular 9 to 5 just won’t cut it.