Marcus Gonzalez is a name in the world of Mambo on 2 that has become synonymous with grace, perfection, dynamics, invigoration, poise, and talent. As founder, co-owner, and instructor of Salsa Salsa Dance Studio, Marcus Gonzalez has certainly earned his reputation as a phenomenal dancer, magnificent mentor, and sensible and successful businessman. He began his Mambo dance training in 1998 with Carlos Vasquez, owner of La Salsa De Hoy Dance Studio in Brooklyn and trained with many reputable dancers thereafter including the legendary Eddie Torres. He has graced many stages, screens, and newspapers in New York and New Jersey including appearances with Arelis Beato’s Tropical Image Dance Team, and Marisol Ramirez, owner of Latin Fever Dance Studio.
Naturally capable of putting any student in their comfort zone regardless of background or dance level Marcus devoted his talents to the founding of Salsa Salsa Dance Studio in 2004. Marcus is known and loved for his ability to maximize the potential of any student who trains under his instruction. As perfectly stated in a 2008 interview with BCAT television, “Whether you’re a mambo master or a salsa square, Marcus Gonzalez has the right moves to set the inner dancer within you free.