She is an LA based professional ballroom, Latin, salsa, swing and tango dancer, instructor and choreographer. Currently she teaches at the University of Southern California, the Westmor Dance Studio, and the Hollywood Dance Center.
She has a B.A. in Theatre, and a Musical Theatre Minor from the University of Southern California.
She teaches beginning salsa at the Hollywood Dance Center on Saturdays 12:30 – 1:15pm.
She teaches intermediate salsa at the Hollywood Dance Center on Saturdays 2:00 – 3:00pm.
Artistic Director and Choreographer of the Bachata Caliente Dance Company.
Co-Producer of the LA International Bachata Festival.
Trained in the Dominican Republic and Cuba, Leslie has been dancing Bachata and Salsa for over a decade.
“Best Female Bachata Instructor”
“Best Bachata Dance Team”
2012 Golden Salsa & Bachata Awards
Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor.
He has been teaching salsa for the past 5 years in some of the most popular venues in LA and the greater LA area. He teaches beginner and intermediate salsa.
He teaches salsa in the following locations :
Zanzibar – Santa Monica
Mama Juana’s – Studio City
Vasilios – Downey
Arthur Murray – Beverly Hills
Les Noces Du Figaro – Downtown LA
Monsoon Cafe – Santa Monica
Hollywood Dance Center – Hollywood
Lola has taught nationwide at latin dance festivals.
She began dancing at 6 years of age, and is trained in salsa, bachata, merengue, ballroom, and kizomba.
She is an instructor for iDanceAcademy.
Dancer and instructor of Dominican descent based out of LA.
His nickname is “Sooo Nasty”, due to his unique smooth/sensual style of dance.
He is an instructor of the Que Rico Dance Company.
He teaches Bachata and Salsa, and beloved for his charismatic personality.
Instructor for the Que Rico Dance Company.
Partner of Demetrio Rosario.
Studied dance at Glendale Community College and UC San Diego.
She has been with the Que Rico Dance Company since 2011, and is known for fusing bachata with other dance styles.
Aubrey has been trained in multiple forms of dance – jazz, ballet, contemporary and hip hop.
She has spent 2 seasons as a Laker Girl!
She is the partner of Jorge Contreras, and teaches with the Que Rico Dance Company.
Tibor F. is a Kizomba instructor for the iDanceAcademy.
He was trained in Germany, and has several achievements in both national and international competitions. He graduated from Glendale Community College in Spring 2014.
He has appeared in music videos for both Enrique Iglesias and Pharrell Williams.
Instructor, Choreographer, and Dancer.
Has appeared in the 2011 remake of Footloose and Beyonce’s Who Run the World music video.
Her LA Salsa group lessons are every Tuesday night and Saturday afternoons.
Each salsa class in drop-in, however, Danella encourages attending the first week of the month.
Has been recognized as one of the most versatile Bachata instructors worldwide.
Has mastered both “Dominican” and “Modern” styled forms of Bachata.
Nicknamed “Que Rico”.
Creative & Artistic Director of Blackbird Dance Company and the Blackbird School of the Performing Arts. She has been choreographing for over 10 years.
Has a Master Degree in Education and Cultural Studies.
She believes in spreading joy of movement while gaining professional skills and confidence in accomplishments.
She teaches salsa to both children and adults.