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events & workshops

After a long year of staying home and doing out part to fight COVID-19, we are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Below you will find some of our upcoming events in 2023 - some in person, and some virtual. We at Liz Lira Dance Academy are so excited to be able to connect with you all again this year in a fun, safe, and healthy way!

When In Rome

Saturday, June 17th 2023
6pm - late

Liz Lira Dance Academy, Los Angeles


A celebration of Liz Lira and Francisco Vasquez

Ahhh Rome - one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In celebration of the birthdays of salsa legends Liz Lira and Francisco Vasquez, as well as students Nairi, Christian, Pedro, and Grace, we are travelling back in time to the Greco-Roman period.

The Romans excelled at architecture, gladiator games, and celebrations, so this is our "when in Rome". A celebration of birthdays, dancing, and community. There will be a special guest appearance by The Emporer (don't forget to pay your respects and honor Him - protocol is to bow and not turn your back to him!).

We hope you can join us for a night of endless laughter, memorable moments, and dancing the night away with 2 Rooms, live salsa band Son Del Sabor, International DJ Corwin, and International DJ Calz!

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Cuba Retreat |  Vive La Vida

NEW DATES November 25-December 3 2023


On this yoga adventure, you will experience the amazing culture of  Cuba with legendary yogi Scott Hobbs, 25-time world champion Latin dance star Liz Lira, Dr. Ramon Yera who has been facilitating medical and cultural trips to Cuba for over a decade, and RDY’s Kevin Montgomery.

You will return with an overwhelming sense of joy and memories to last a lifetime.

Space is limited as we strive to keep our participant-to-leader ratio low for a more intimate experience on all of our adventures, so sign up early!

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Credits to @photojenicart Rachel Nyguen



Join us every Friday night at the Warehouse for an amazing salsa class by world champion Liz Lira (or academy staff), and dancing all night with DJ Charlie!

Every Friday

Class begins at 9pm

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