Barb teaching Salsa in Bowie, MD. for Women's history Month.
Above: Barb & Glen taught and performed Salsa and then Latin dance at a Woman’s History month program at the Bowie Performing Arts Center. 3/11

Salsa dance class at a conference in Washington, DC
Above: A national organization of dance professionals called DanceUSA held its annual conference in Washington, DC, in June 2010. Barb and Tamara were asked to co-teach Salsa on Friday night.
Salsa dance class at a special event
Above: Teaching at Artscape in Baltimore, MD. 7/06
Salsa dance class at a club
Above: Teaching at the "Barking Dog" Nightclub in Bethesda, MD. 1/2/07
Salsa dance class at a club
Above: Barb and Cedric from DanceInTime taught Rueda at the Barking Dog in Bethesda, MD. Summer 2009

Salsa dance class at a special event
Above: Barb teaches Salsa Rueda at the annual Meetup picnic in Virginia 7/07
Salsa dance lessons in Maryland
Above: Celebrating Vince Ford's birthday at the Baltimore Rueda class, 6/07

Above:Barb’s Latin Dance class at George Mason University, posing before doing a performance at the school’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. Fall 2011

Above:Barb teaching Salsa at Hollywood Ballroom. Fall 2011


More Information...

To see the schedule and basic class info, click on the "Classes" tab above.

They are informal, lively, and cover all levels. Most are drop-in. The classes are very well taught.

Teens are welcome to join the class.  The classes are not aimed at smaller children, but they are welcome to hang out & watch.

Click here to read an article about the spirit of Salsa Rueda dancing.

Barbara Bernstein's Biography

Bernstein has a background in ballroom, Salsa & Rueda, and foreign folk dance, and has taught at studios, nightclubs, athletic facilities, and parks and recreation departments.  Click here to read about shows that she produced for the Kennedy Center, the Verizon Center, the Washington D.C. Convention Center, and World Bank Red Carpet Galas.

Barb loves to teach and was formerly a Mathematics instructor at a small liberal arts college.  She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Maryland with expertise in teaching methods.  She has created many teaching aids to help students learn.

To help students with rhythm and timing, Bernstein produced "Rhythm Reminder," an instructional CD.  Click here for more information.  She has also written articles on dance topics for websites and electronic publications. And Barb is the organizer of the Baltimore Salsa Meetup Group.

For her efforts, on 3/31/04, Barb received a "Tribute To Women in Salsa" Award.  And she was chosen to judge the "World Salsa/Rueda Championship Contest" at the 2004 and the 2005 Salsa Rueda Congress in Miami.  She also judged a competition and taught a "Mega-class" at the Salsa Rueda Competition in Vancouver Canada on April 9, 2005. In more recent years, she has judged high school and college level dance competitions.

She appeared with team members on the DC Fox 5 Morning News.  To see a funny clip of that show, click here:   

Barb's team has performed and Barb taught a workshop at the Miami Salsa Congress in 2007 and 2010.  DanceInTime teams have also performed in 2008, 2009, and 2010 at the New York Salsa Congress; in July 08 in Puerto Rico; and many times at the Philadelphia Salsa Congress and the DC Salsa Congress.  

The team performed in 2013 and 2014 at the Salsa Rueda Festival in San Francisco. Plus, she & a partner, Glen, taught workshops in Dublin, Ireland at the St. Patrick's Salsa Festival on March 19, 2011.  She taught in London as well, during May 2015.

She has conducted scores of Hispanic Heritage Shows for offices, school, and organizations all over the Washington DC metropolitan area and beyond.  She also conducts programs for Women's History Month/Women's Equality Day, and private events, as well.

For an article in La Voz profiling Barbara Bernstein, click here.  

And to see another article on a credit dance class, visit:

Dance in time teaching Salsa.
Above: Barb has students in a middle school clap the dance rhythms of Salsa, Cha Cha, & Merengue. Spring 2011
Cuban Salsa Circle
Above: Barb teaching Cuban Salsa workshops with Glen in Dublin, Ireland at an International Salsa Festival 3/19/11.
Salsa Rueda circle
Above:Rehersing their cuban salsa presentation for a quinceanera. This group of teens came to the DIT classes regularly to prepare their dance performance.
Salsa dance lessons in Maryland
Above: Catonsville, MD class, 12/06

Salsa dance classes for a school program
Above: Sean Climer and Barb Bernstein teaching and demonstrating Cha Cha, Salsa, and Merengue at a high school in Annapolis, MD. 3/10

Salsa dance lessons in Maryland
Above: Classes prior to an Avalon party. 3/08

Salsa dance class at a club
Above: DanceInTime teaching Rueda at Red Maple, a Baltimore nightclub.

Salsa dance class at a special event
Above: DanceInTime Rueda Team at the Dance DC Festival, 9/30/2006
Barbara Bernstein at the Miami Salsa Congress 2010
Above: Barbara Bernstein relaxing before a performance at the Miami Salsa Congress 2010
Tri States
Above: Barb and a student from her Cuban Salsa workshop at the Tri-States Dance Weekend event. 9.23.12.