Turn HRPK’s Pier 76 into your own personal dance floor at Sunset Salsa!
We’re extending our salsa season — join world-renowned dancer, instructor and producer Talía Castro-Pozo and her lineup of incredibly talented friends at our weekly dance parties. Celebrated as “The Woman of Salsa” by Latina Magazine, Talía is trained in everything from Ballroom to Jazz. Whether you’re a novice or an advanced dancer, the night starts with beginner Salsa lessons before transitioning to a sizzling party.
Every Thursday this season, dance the night away under the shimmering NYC lights and sensational HRPK skies — all while learning a new move or two! As always, follow our social channels for announcements of special guests, weather cancellations and more.
6:30 PM Beginner Lessons
7:15 PM Open Dance
Our 25th Anniversary event season is presented by Hudson River Park Friends, the Park’s designated fundraising partner. HRPK Friends is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park.
Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks, and we rely on private funds for our free programs, maintenance and operations. That means your donations are essential to ensuring our event season remains free for the public. Show your support today.
More about Talia Castro-Pozo:
Formerly the youngest Soloist from the National Ballet of Peru, Talia relocated to New York City to expand her dance abilities, study acting & manage some of the most successful Ballroom dance studios for over a decade. She is the Producer of multiple salsa events around New York City. Her vast connection to the entertainment industry, combined with her warm, fun and inclusive approach to dance events, enables New Yorkers to fall in love with Latin Dance & Latin Culture.
Talia is also an accomplished Dancer, Actress & Choreographer, she’s been the face of hundreds of commercials in the US and abroad as well as in Films & TV shows. Talia is currently playing “Mona” for the TV miniseries “Fleishman Is In Trouble.” You can catch her choreography work in 4 episodes of Season 3 of The Godfather of Harlem. She starred in the movie “Isn’t Romantic” as the principal dancer, “Falling in Rhythm,” “Summer of Sam” and “Tango Finish” Off Broadway.
She has been featured on NBC’s The Today Show with Patrick Swayze, Tiki Barber, Marc Anthony and Pitbull. Her dance events and dance projects have been also spotlighted in The New York Times, Time Out New York, ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS, Univision, Telemundo, and celebrated as “The Woman of Salsa” by Latina Magazine.