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Team

  • Franklin Diaz

    By Ralf on December 3, 2018
    The Dominican Republic, an island of sweet rhythms and white sand beaches, is also the birthplace of Franklin Diaz. Franklin’s future was decided from the early age of 4. Falling in love with movement and sound, he taught himself to dance. He is the product of a musical family composed of instrumentalists and vocalists, nurtured by music of his culture. […]
  • Karel Flores

    By Ralf on December 3, 2018
    Born into a family of artists in Mexico City. Karel Flores was exposed to the life of dance, music and acting at a very young age. After moving to New York City in 2006 to become a professional dancer, her career began to really blossom. As a former lead dancer with Yamulee Dance Company and now as a solo artist, Karel […]
  • Nahir Romano & Kike Utrera

    By Ralf on December 3, 2018
    Nahir Romano Buenos Aires, Argentina Dancer – Choreographer in different styles, Classical dance, Jazz, Contemporary, urban rhythms, Arab Dance, and Latin. Formed in the Danzas school Nro 1 (Argentina) for 10 years. Bachata World Champion (Barcelona-Spain) 2013 National Champion (Argentina) 2011-2013-2015 He has taught workshops since 2013 in many countries such as: Spain, England, France, Italy, Israel, South Korea, Chile, […]
  • Bersy Cortez

    By Ralf on December 2, 2018
    Bersy Cortez, dancer, model and professional actress, was born in Caracas, one of the main salsa cities in the world, where she started general and salsa dancing studies at the age of ten years old. With only fourteen years old, she was teacher and choreographer of an amateur dancing company and at the age of sixteen years old she became dancer of the most important […]
  • Dancefloor

    By Ralf on December 2, 2018
    Dancefloor is a dance company created in March 2009 by BoogTom (South Korea) and Fred (France). Dancefloor concept is to integrate harmoniously its hiphop foundations to its salsa dance. In 2013, Kouame enters the company and a new african influence is brought to the Dancefloor style. In 2014, Corinne and Laetycia join the company and bring a feminin touch and […]
  • Sara López

    By Ralf on December 2, 2018
    Sara López is an influential instructor and performer in the Kizomba dance scene. Sara López was born in 1986 and started dancing at the age of five.  She studied ballet for 15 years and obtained an honors certificate from The Royal Ballet of London. While at the Royal Ballet she supplemented her training with flamenco, contemporary dance, and various jazz […]
  • Tony Pirata & Lydia Laprade

    By Ralf on December 2, 2018
    Tony Pirata grew up in Lisbon until his family settled down in France. He was 16 when he began to dance with an equal passion for kizomba, semba and kuduro. Kizomba and semba however got the upper hand. He makes these dances his own by inventing new techniques and adding his individual steps into the standard basics. Enriched by his numerous journeys around […]
  • Mitsue

    By Ralf on December 2, 2018
    Founder of MITSALSA Dance Company. Started Ballroom dancing at the age of 16 and became a professional dancer one year after. At the age of 19, Mitsu won level “A” at the All Japan competition. Made a career switch from competitive dance to Salsa in1998 at the age of 20. She performed at the LA salsa congress where she has […]
  • DJ Dmitri Matalka

    By Ralf on April 14, 2018
    Dmitri was first introduced to salsa and inspired to dance and collect music in 2001. His love for Latin music inspired him to do more than just dance; he started his DJ-ing journey after years of collecting music and he is one of the 1st salsa and Latin DJs in Jordan. He has been DJing at various international festivals and he […]
  • Adolfo Indacochea & Lorenita

    By Ralf on August 1, 2017
    Adolfo brings his full energy to the COLADA Latin Dance Congress in Bangkok. Adolfo Indacochea is an explosive and energetic dancer who is known all around the world for his smooth and unique style. This unique style combines traditional mambo with elements of jazz/modern, flamenco, and ballroom dances. His sense of musicality and flow is evident through his choreography and improvisations. In […]