Fanny Salsa Dance

Fanny has been dancing and teaching salsa since 2008.She frequently attends salsa congresses and festivals where she participates in workshops, classes, performs and shares the dance floor with some of the biggest names in the world of salsa.

December 2022

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Although grooving to your favorite song in the shower isn’t considered a workout, taking a dancing class is. Owner of Baila Salsa Dance Company Fanny Olaya, makes Latin dancing not only enjoyable, but also easy. You don’t have to own the dance floor to feel the beat and work out your body. There is something so freeing about expressing yourself through body movement, especially dance. This form of alternative workout engages your whole body, while also aiding in stress relief and posture refinement. Fanny shared with us that

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Fanny Olaya moved to the United States from Lima Peru about 17 years ago and she’s been teaching salsa for all but four of those years. “The first time I tried salsa dancing was when I was eleven at a friend’s party. I always heard the music, I loved the music, but I didn’t know how to dance,” said Fanny Olaya Baila Salsa Dance Company. “So my friends asked me to dance, and I was like, I don’t know. They started teaching me right

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A place where a mixture of different rhythms can be felt, is right in the heart of the Queen City. Salsa is one of the most popular Latin dances practiced worldwide. When visiting the Agustín "Pucho" Olivencia Community Center, in Buffalo, guests will notice different backgrounds, speaking the same language through dance. "It's a big part of our culture. Dancing, for us, means gathering with your loved ones, family, identity and joy," professional Salsa instructor, Fanny Olaya said. "The roots of Salsa are African and Cuban. They were combined in

Solace in Dance Fanny Olaya is a salsa instructor in Buffalo, NY who uses dance as a medium to share Peruvian culture. Fanny Olaya currently lives and works in Buffalo as a salsa instructor. Nevertheless, she refuses to forget her birthplace of Lima, Peru. Life in Peru was exciting. With her father’s career as a journalist, Fanny had the chance to travel more than most, oftentimes to unusual places. As a bustling, cosmopolitan capital, Lima itself was full of endless adventure for a young girl like Fanny. In those