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.
Billionaire philanthropist, entrepreneur and contemporary art collector Jorge M. Pérez unveiled his highly anticipated experimental arts center, El Espacio 23, with an intimate preview event for local community leaders and South Florida cultural luminaries
Turkey with stuffing. The Christmas ham. Blackeyed peas, cornbread and collard greens for good luck in the New Year. Enough holiday food. It’s time to remember that we live in the south and nothing is more tropical than delicious, nutritious avocados.