Sidney Weaverling is co-director and co-founder of Rueda Con Ritmo. She first studied dance as a teenager, and after several trips to Cuba she began teaching Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino in 1999. She is a longtime contributor to the currently thriving Cuban Salsa scene in the SF Bay Area, has taught and performed across the United States and internationally, and now leads dance study trips to Cuba with Ryan several times a year. As a former student of theater and film, Sidney is a talented director with a keen aesthetic vision. A natural dancer and a thorough teacher, Sidney not only has a beautiful and fluid style of movement - she has the teaching experience and attention to detail that enable her to effectively and efficiently transform and inspire dancers at any level.