Salsa dancing is a partner dance associated with salsa music. It is very energetic and high strung. There are not a lot of dangers for a salsa dancer but injuries are very common. You may need to travel to your different shows but many of them stay in their hometown. Some advantages are weight loss, confiedence, flexibility, and coordination. A salsa dancer's education requires the basic steps of the salsa dance, and how to speak Spanish. Universities that will teach you to salsa dance are University of Nottingham and Oklahoma State University. The salary of a salsa dance teacher is $72,000 a year and or $25 to $50 a class.