As a child, Jamie Lesser watched Strictly Ballroom ninety-seven times and dreamed of being a salsa dancer. Living in New York City as an accountant, his life seems to make sense. He works all day and returns home without much human interaction. One nightafter receiving a raise and feeling cocky, he decides to watch salsa dancing at a nearby club, and bumps into Elissa, a gorgeous Dominican girl and falls head-over-heels in love. When Elissa stops calling him without explanation, Jamie returns to his former bleak and lonely life, which soon disintegrates into chaos as he loses his job, his apartment and his self-esteem. He moves in with his estranged sister who quickly proclaims the Big Shot-Caller upstairs is calling on him to follow his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose Jamie enters salsa classes, and competition and soon finds joy and triumph, in this inspiring New York City story about love, loneliness and following your dreams.