Nelson Fritz has an ear for salsa music and a heart of passion and love towards the salsa community.
Not only does he enjoy dancing to Latin rhythms, but he also enjoys teaching it. Nelson has served as salsa instructor of various prestigious salsa schools like Salsa Mia, where he instructed students for 2 years. He also taught at Salsa Casino a.k.a Salsa Racing, at Cafe Mystic. He has worked side by side with several dance studios such as Salsa Mia, Salsa Lovers, Nuevolution, Salsa Driven, Salsa Craze, Elite International Dance Academy and to name a few.
Being an instructor has opened up doors for Nelson to share his passion with others. His passion has led him to work with different salsa teams who carry the same vision. He was Co-Founder of the Miami Salsa Scene from 2007-2011. He taught salsa to non-dancers and entertained many in the salsa community by providing different venues with a friendly atmosphere, live music, and professional DJ’s playing salsa, bachata, mambo, cha cha and merengue. He has also worked closely with Singer Melina Almodovar and participated in several Salsa Festivals such Hollywood Circle in Broward and North Shore Band Shell Located in Miami Beach as Host/MC.
Nelson Fritz has worked at various venues in the MIMO District which include the Bank Loft Rooftop, Boteco Brazilian Bar, Le Café, Moonchine Lounge, and at The Well Lounge located at the Forge in Miami Beach. He’s also set up salsa dancing events in venues at Downtown Miami, such as Villa 221 and Bongos once located in the American Airlines Arena.
When not on the dance floor, Nelson Fritz aka “NegroFino” is a Salsa Event Coordinator, Masters of Ceremony, and Salsa Instructor. No doubt you’ll see him soon, doing what he does best, bringing Salsa dancing to you in your neighborhood!
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