Jim Schuchman has been passionate about Casino Rueda for almost 20 years. He started out under the
direction of one Cuba’s greatest, Henry Herrera, in 1997. By 1999, he graduated to Master’s Level at
Miami’s famed school, "Salsa Lovers." From there he co-founded "Minneami Salsa," with Carol
Tonkin, an award winning group that has been teaching, competing and performing Casino Rueda in the Minneapolis area and
nationally for over 17 years.
Recognized in Wikipedia as one of the premier choreographers of this dance, his influence has touched thousands. Jim brings to Salsa Rueda Passion his considerable teaching experience and unmatched enthusiasm for the dance.