GARY THOMAS (Latin Motion, Birmingham)

Gary is a well-respected, Midlands-based salsa/mambo instructor and DJ. He has been dancing for 8 years and is largely responsible for making New York On 2 style popular in the West Midlands. Whilst Gary has a special interest in New York style dance and has studied in New York under the guidance of the top On 2 instructors, he also dances Salsa On 1, Cuban and La Rueda.

Gary has taught and DJed at numerous events around the UK and further afield, the main ones being:-

British Salsa Congress, Skegness
Latin Motion/SalsaUK’s SalsaJam, Birmingham
Salsology, Manchester
Encuentro Latino’s Sunday Social, York
Latynvybz, Nottingham
Flip & Bounce, Derby
The Mambo Collective, Sheffield
Salsa Inferno, Manchester
Salsa in the Park, Manchester
Salsa South West, Torquay
Dance Addiction, Wolverhampton

Gary teaches his own weekly classes for all levels in Birmingham and works regularly, as a teacher and resident DJ, for award-winning salsa promoters, Latin Motion. Gary has recently formed a teaching partnership with Kate Moore, a Manchester-based teacher/dancer, and together they’ve been invited to teach in the UK and abroad, including a mini-tour of Southern Spain.

As a DJ, Gary uses his dance experience in his choice of music. He plays a variety for everyone but especially likes to play Big Band sounds from New York and Puerto Rico such as Willie Rosario, Bobby Valentin, Louie Ramirez and the great Tito Puente.

tel : 00 44 7790 111 530
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