Juan is a popular instructor in Australia. He teaches at various venues and schools. Read Juan’s profile.

Juan has been featured as a world bachata instructor on the I Love Bachata website in Europe and in Salsa Gang website from San Francisco, USA as a Salsa Stud.

September 2008

NEWS! NEWS! Juan will be touring around Australia. Juan will be going to Melbourne and Brisbane to promote bachata while teaching workshops and classes.

Check out the Bachateros Australian Tour for more details


Juan will be teaching the Beginners salsa course and the Advance Open course at Salsa Republic.

Beginners, every tuesday at 7:30pm

Advance Open, every tuesday at 8:30pm.

Check out the Club Salsa for more details

Friday, 28th of August

Juan and Samantha will be performing at the opening night of the Australia Salsa Classic. Performances will be around 11pm. We hope to see you there! plus we have to show support for all the competitors that night.

Check out the Australia Salsa Classic for more details

Saturday, 16th of August

Juan is teaching a Bachata Beginners/Improvers workshop at Salsa Republic at 8pm.

Beginners Bachata and Body Movement Workshop
If you want to learn bachata or you already have experience dancing it but want to improve your body movement and body isolations, this workshop is for u! We will focus on the bachata step, Dominican style and European style, as well as concentrating on stationary bachata and leading with body movements.

Sherylanne: 9212-6739 / 0402 993244, email: salsarepublic@bigpond.com
Juan Ruiz: 0421 448 780, email: jiruiz78@hotmail.com

Saturday, 9th of August

Juan and Sam will be performing at the 101 Party, it’s their anniversary, so it’s going to be a huge night!

Want more details? check the event page

August (every tuesday)

Juan is a guest salsa instructor at Club Salsa. Juan will be teaching every tuesday evening for the month of August:

– Salsa Beginners

– Salsa Beginners II

– Salsa Open Advance

Thursday, 7th of August

Juan and Katrina will be teaching a brand new bachata choreo at Latin Motion. Bachata Int/Adv Choreo at 8:45pm starting the 7th of August for 14 weeks.

The choreo will be performed at the Latin Motion Christmas Concert.

Saturday, 2nd of August

Juan and Sam will be teaching bachata workshops at Salsa Republic.

– Bachata Int/Adv: learn new moves and sexy turn patterns

– Bachata Modern: this is for people very comfortable with bachata who want to take their dancing to the next level. We will introduce new steps and moves. It’s a must!

For more information go to the workshop’s page

Friday, 1st of August

Juan and Sam C will be performing their brand new choreo at La Cita on friday 1st of August. More details to come.

Thursday, 24th of July, 2008

Juan will be teaching Bachata at Latin Motion. This is the last class of the current term. We will be rewieving the moves learned previously. Open Bachata at 8:45pm.

Thursday, 17th of July, 2008

Bachata/Zouk and Samba night at Coolabar this thursday, 17th of July.
Bachata Int Class by Juan Ruiz at 7:30pm

Class $17 with entry to the club

Club entry: $8

More events, workshops and class details coming soon