"I am a teacher at heart. It is my way of serving others and it drives me.

Teachers unlock potential and can help students to see their most noble selves.

Teachers change the world one heart at a time."  - Adalia



Thank you for considering our Apprentice Instructor Training program. We are looking for warm, friendly, professional, student-focused, community-oriented individuals to join our team. Apprentices play a special part in the growth of the Aroha Afro Latin Dance community as they will assist Adalia with dance instruction and tasks related to classes and events.


The Apprentice Training is based on the Aroha Way and students will be trained to teach the lead and the follow for Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba. Those who enter the Apprentice Training will pay a monthly fee which covers training, free entry to any Aroha Afro Latin Dance event, discounts on; merchandise, guest instructor master classes, and for family members.


Our philosophy regarding the training of others is that the sharing of knowledge and experience is critical to the longevity of any organization. We also wish to further the goals of those who have a desire to contribute to society through the arts.


Apprentices Teach Private Lessons:
  • Adalia will provide thorough Instructor Training.
  • Adalia will test Apprentices at each stage of movement.

  • Adalia will grant approval for an Apprentice to teach private lessons up to the stage of movement they have mastered.

  • *An Apprentice can charge for private lessons and Aroha Afro Latin Dance takes no percentage.


Apprentices Host Monthly Socials
  • Adalia will approach local businesses interested in hosting a Latin Dance event.

  • Adalia will provide music needed for the social.

  • Adalia will train Apprentices to teach a 30-minute Intro Lesson

  • *An Apprentice will take ownership of the social and would do all of the marketing and promotion of the event.

  • *An Apprentice will charge for and teach an Intro Lesson at their event and any monies earned goes to them.




Adalia’s Contact: 8433042034


Please send Adalia, via email, the following:

  • Why do you want to be an Apprentice?

  • What are your dance goals for the future?

  • Read THE AROHA WAY and share two principles that resonated with you and why.


Please email Adalia to find out your monthly Apprentice fee, and how many hours per month you will train PRIOR to answering the questions below VIA EMAIL:


  • Question #1: “How many hours per week do you spend training with your and fellow Apprentices for your current monthly Apprentice fee?

  • Question #2: If there are five weeks in a month, how much money per hour are you spending to learn how to dance and teach Salsa and make good money on the side teaching privates and small / medium size groups, weddings, parties, dance gigs, and corporate events and YOU keeping 100% the money you earn? (no percentages required to Aroha Afro Latin Dance)

  • Question #3: What is your telephone number?

Your Apprentice Contract:

Contact Adalia via email for delivery of your Apprentice Contract. Once you have read and signed your contract, please text Adalia.


YOU’RE ALL DONE!! We’ll see you at your first Apprentice Training!