David Larson and Rebecca Brookes have been dancing most of their lives. David was a Fred Astaire instructor and instituted the ballroom dance programs at Dartmouth and UVM. Rebecca danced modern, jazz, and tap in NYC and San Francisco. Together they went to Cuba in 1999 and brought salsa dancing to Burlington. They have taught at UVM for over ten years. They currently study with Anik Jolicoeur at ADAJ Studio in Montreal. At the 2018 USA Dance National Dancesport Championships they placed 2nd in Gold Latin and are the Senior 3 national Novice Latin US Champions.