DANCE RELATIONSHIPS ft. Isaac and Laura Altman

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Welcome to Episode 128 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast

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Welcome to another episode of Salsa Kings Live, where we explore the dynamics of relationships in dance, business, and love. Today Isaac and Laura Altman, Salsa World Champions and founders of the World Salsa Federation join us to explain the secrets behind successful relationships in and out of dance.

Key Points:

  1. Balancing Act of 24/7 Relationships:
    • Isaac and Laura, as dance partners, business partners, and a married couple, share the challenges of being together 24/7.
    • Ground rules are crucial to maintaining a balance between personal and professional life.
  2. Separation of Roles:
    • Isaac and Laura establish clear roles at home and in the studio to ensure the smooth functioning of both relationships.
    • At home, they are husband and wife; at the studio, Isaac takes the role of the boss, and Laura is an employee.
  3. Communication is Key:
    • The significance of open communication in any relationship.
    • Expressing feelings and avoiding bottling up emotions to prevent them from escalating.
  4. Learning from Each Other:
    • Isaac likes to learn from everyone, from the beginner bronze-level student to the veteran world champion.
  5. Self-Understanding and Transparency:
    • The necessity of understanding oneself before entering a relationship.
    • Emphasizing transparency and honesty, laying everything on the table from the start.


  • Isaac: “Every relationship needs a mutually agreed set of rules.”
  • Isaac: “Not being able to separate personal feelings from business is a huge problem.”
  • Isaac: “Learning is a breath of fresh air.”
  • Laura: “He is the dreamer and I’m the realist.”

Closing Thoughts: Isaac and Laura Altman exemplify the art of balancing love, partnership, and business. They teach us the importance of setting boundaries, effective communication, and continuous learning. As we navigate our own relationships, let’s take a page from their book and dance through life with grace, understanding, and a passion that transcends the boundaries of the dance floor.

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