INtoSalsa, Indy's premier Salsa guide
Erin is an Indiana native. During her childhood
and teen years she was a gymnast. She competed for five years before
leaving the sport to pursue her first love - dancing. She was trained
in classical jazz and ballet by her mentor, choreographer, and instructor,
Amy Beatty. For the next four years she performed in various ballet
and theatrical productions, and festivals.
While in college, Erin became the dance instructor for her old gymnastic
team. At the same time, she began experimenting with different styles
of dance. She had the experience of partner dancing for the first time
doing Swing dance. But, she never was fully won over until one night,
in 1999, when she walked into a smokey night club and discovered salsa.
At that point, she knew she found her home in the dance world. Since
then, she has worked hard to combine her jazz and ballet training with
Erin met her partner, Yang, in 2002 and the sky has been the limit ever